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2011-08-15 08:20:00

When it comes to finding a job, who you know is as important as what you know. Work experience generally helps people foster the kinds of personal contacts that can lead someone to new career opportunities, but a study from North Carolina State University shows that this is really only true for men. The study finds that work experience doesn't improve women's chances of finding a job through social contacts. "The study finds that work experience is important, in large part because it helps...

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2010-02-22 10:10:00

Why are there so few black coaches in big-time college football? New research from North Carolina State University shows that it really does come down to who you know, and how well you know them. But the findings go against conventional wisdom, showing that black assistant coaches may be better served by making connections with a diverse group of acquaintances rather than forming a close-knit  circle of friends. "African-American coaches have a more difficult time advancing in their...

2010-01-05 06:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- RedVision, a national provider of real property research solutions, announced the hiring of Steve McDonald as Director of Government Partner Programs. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100105/NY32201) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090313/NY83335LOGO) "RedVision has long advocated the need for public and private sector cooperation as it relates to land records sale and access. We believe having Steve on our executive...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.