Archive for February, 2013

More Than Money [Infographic]

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

After years of businesses getting a bad reputation for being all about money, places like Google, Intel, and Johnson&Johnson are setting a new standard for being about much more than that. They are known around the world for being corporations that value their employees as well as the environment.

This infographic presented by Best-Business-Schools.org explains how exactly these three businesses are proving to be about more than just money.

More Than Money: The Human Side of Business
Image source: www.best-business-schools.org

The History of the ATM [Infographic]

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

When was the last time you withdrew cash from an ATM? Last weekend? Today? How about this – when was the last time you thought about where the ATM came from, or how it became what it is today? Never?

If you’ve ever wondered where the technology came from that allows you to get cash from anywhere, at any time, check out this infographic. It details the history of the ATM, from its birth in 1962 New York as a cash deposit machine called a bankograph to incredible modern innovations, such as the first biometric ATM developed in Poland in 2010.

It goes further to talk about how the ATM is affecting the world, creating an continuously rising demand for cash despite the growing popularity of mobile payments. Do you like using cash? How often do you find yourself using ATMs? Check out this great infographic and leave a note in the comments!

Michael Jordan Turns 50 [Infographic]

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

A birthday is a time to reflect on the past, relive memories, and dream about the future. And when you’ve had an especially exciting and full past, like Michael Jordan has, you might want to spend a little more time reliving memories.

That’s why our friends at Top10OnlineColleges.org presented this infographic with 23 things about the life and awesomeness of Michael Jordan.

Happy Birthday, Michael. 23 Things About #23
Source: Happy Birthday, Michael! 23 Things About #23

The Future of Money [Infographic]

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

What would it look like to have a global currency? Is that even necessary? The numbers coming in tell quite a story about the currency problems our world is facing, and some experts say that forming a global currency is the only way to dig us out of the hole we’re in.

This infographic is presented by the folks at MoneyChoice.org and explains what kind of financial currency crisis other countries have gone through and what our future could look like if something doesn’t change soon.

The Future of Money: A Global Currency
Created by MoneyChoice.org

The Highest Paid CEOs in Charity [Infographic]

Monday, February 18th, 2013

With all the giving charities do, one must wonder how much the employers are actually receiving in compensation.  The numbers might surprise you. People such as Ralph W. Muller (CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System/Penn Medicine) received over two million dollars in compensation for the year 2012.

If you’re curious to see what other CEOs of charities are paid, check out the infographic below. Presented by BestMSWPrograms.com, this infographic also gives you some insight into what these charities and non-profits are all about.


Source: BestMSWPrograms.com

Friends of the IDF [Infographic]

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

We all feel more comfortable knowing that we have someone watching our back. Well, that’s exactly what the Friends of the IDF do for the Israel Defense Forces.  Started by a group of holocaust survivors, the FIDF has taken up the business of making sure Israeli soldiers and their families are taken care of in many ways.

Education, financial assistance, and even food is provided by the FIDF to those in need. To learn more about this important organization, check out this infographic below.

FIDF summary
© Friends of the IDF

The Post-PC Revolution [Infographic]

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

There are currently more than one billion smartphones in use. That’s one out of every 6.7 people on the planet. So it’s no wonder that everything is going mobile these days. In fact, Google estimates by 2013 more people will use mobile phones than desktop PCs to go online.

Mobile commerce is growing at a rapid pace as well. By 2016 mobile commerce is expected to grow to five times it’s current size. Also, Gartner predicts that in 2016 there will be 448 million mobile payment users in a market worth $617 billion.

Check out the infographic below to learn more about the transition from PC to mobile.

The Anatomy of a Great Resume [Infographic]

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

When it comes to applying for jobs, you want to make sure your resume stands out amongst all the others. So in a way, you want to make your resume sexy.

HR managers can receive up to 100 resumes per job opening, that means unless your resume stands out it’s going to get lost in the shuffle. This infographic presented by TopCounselingSchools.org takes a look at what makes a great resume. Check it out below to learn more.

Are Computers Breaking Our Hearts? [Infographic]

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Relationships can be stressful enough, but tack on the stress technology causes us, and things could get ugly. Studies have shown that people believe computers and technology in general could be causing stress in their relationships.

Fourty-five percent of males and 37 percent of females agree that time spent on computers is causing stress in their relationships. Check out the infographic below presented by Crucial.com to learn more about computers effects on relationships.

Eating Safely in NYC [Infographic]

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

People are becoming more aware of what they are eating and where the eat. Consumers are looking for restaurants with quality food and a clean, sanitary environment. One way that they can seek these places out is to look at their letter grade.

The letter grade system was created to inform the public about a restaurant’s inspection results, improve sanitary conditions and food safety practices, and reduce illness associated with dining out.

Check out the infogrphic below presented by LetterGradeConsulting to learn more about the NYC letter grade system and how it affects customers and restaurants.

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