Archive for July, 2012

17 Jul 2012

State ID badges will need to be modified for voter identification use – Patriot-News

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The article discusses a new voter law in Pennsylvania that requires voters to show a valid state ID in order to vote. It explains how state employees, who used to be able to use their state ID badges as their ID, will have to get new badges with expiration dates on them in order for […]

17 Jul 2012

Court Challenge Looms as Debate rages over Voter ID Law

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From the York Daily Record: Due to recent incidences of fraud many voters are now required to show a photo identification when they are voting. This can be a challenge for many of the older citizens who have never possessed a photo ID for whatever reason. Some citizens believe this is taking away their rights, […]

17 Jul 2012

Tips For Getting More Tweets As A Conference Speaker

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Here are nine tips that will help get your more tweets as a conference speaker: 1. “Sound Bites” When creating your presentation, put it together in tweetable sound bites. 2.Remind people to tweet, both at the beginning and end of your presentation. 3. Write your username on conference name cards. 4. Suggest that people tweet […]

17 Jul 2012

The Texas Voter ID Law – Does it Discriminate Against Blacks, Hispanics?

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The National Journal reports: The perception that voting fraud is going on is only perpetuated by the elected officials like Sen. Tommy Williams in the article. I heavily doubt that Sen. Williams grandfather name is being used for voter fraud. I hope he knows other people in the world have alike names. Oh wait, I […]

17 Jul 2012

Some Believe Voter ID Laws Are Designed to Keep People From Voting

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U.S. News & World Report reports: Photo ID laws were intended to prevent fraud at the voting polls. However, 20 million Americans do not have photo identification cards. Unfortunately the people who tend to fall into this group are the elderly, young high school and college students and African-Americans. These people represent one out of […]

16 Jul 2012

Economic Woes Cause A Lack of Talent Search

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One issue with the current economy is that a number of skilled positions are going unfilled. It isn’t an issue of not having jobs available, as much as it is finding the skilled works to fit these jobs. The economy is going to have a hard time recovering if we aren’t able to match prospective […]

13 Jul 2012

Who Strikes First in Salary Negotiations?

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Kris Dunn provides help to get the best salary for your job offer. This article discusses some pros and cons of using a tactic of “first strike” when in salary negotiations with a potential employer or candidate (if you are the employer). The author advises being the first to set the tone of the negotiations […]

12 Jul 2012

LA County sheriff recalls 200 badges given to local politicians – Los Angeles Times

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THE ACTION FOLLOWS THE RELEASE OF A PHOTO, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ARREST OF THREE CUDAHY OFFICIALS, OF A WOMAN IN NIGHTCLUB WEARING A COUNCILMAN’S BADGE. THE LOS ANGLES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, WHICH HAS FACED CRITICISM FOR HANDING OUT OFFICIAL-LOOKING CREDENTIALS TO CIVILIANS WITH NO LAW ENFORCEMENT DUTIES, IS RECALLING AN ESTIMATED 200 BADGES THE […]