The Washington, D.C. area offers many advantages for those looking to begin or continue their career. Washington, D.C., is home to more than 1,000 international firms from 50 countries. More and more multinational companies are coming to the National Capital Region to take advantage of what our region has to offer. According to Inc Magazine’s Best of the Inc 5000 list published in 2012, Washington, D.C., has the second largest number of companies in America. And just this week, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that our area’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.3%.
The Washington, D.C., region is growing each day,...
Earlier this week, the Thai independent documentary “Boundary” or “ฟ้าต่ำแผ่นดินสูง” (literally “Low heaven, high ground”) on the Thai-Cambodia border dispute around the ancient Hindu temple Preah Vihear was banned from commercial release by a sub-committee of the Thai national Film and Video Board (see previous coverage) for endangering “national security and international relations” and misinforming...
When it comes to the hotel and B&B industry, what’s the secret of making guests feel at home? That feeling of cosy, comfy surroundings where the atmosphere is relaxed, warm, and friendly? A sense of belonging?
A sincere welcome goes a long way… Sincerity, warmth and caring are the keywords to ensure a guest’s feelings of belonging. It goes beyond words – it’s all about actions!
As a manager who welcomes the guests on arrival, you need to be genuine, positive, and reassuring. A warm hearty handshake makes a guest feel like they’ve made the right choice to stay. Introduce yourself, and...
Kingston, ON – April 5, 2013 – The Commerce graduating class was out in full force to celebrate the end of their four-year journey. The Dean’s Scene — an evening of presentations, a few speeches and a reception in the Bio-Sciences building — brought together the Commerce Class of 2013, faculty and staff for the festivities.
Class Valedictorian Ben Jain gave a thoughtful and rousing speech, and the following awards were presented by Dean David Saunders.
* Comm’74 Award — for contribution...
By Keegan Cassady, MBA candidate May 2013
Does your Global MBA program take you to Brazil? Does it house you in five star hotels, right off the beaches of Rio de Janeiro? Does it dine you on the finest cuisine that Brazil has to offer? George Mason’s global MBA program does, starting this year. Innovation, as they say, is Tradition.
Every year, each Mason MBA cohort takes an excursion to some marvelous port of call. The focus is chiefly becoming the BRIC’s: Brazil, Russia, India, and China, those fastest booming...
More controversy for Japan party over sex comments
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Burma leader frees prisoners ahead of US visit
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Cyclone Mahasen fizzles as it hits Bangladesh
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Australian politician knocked down by kangaroo
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2 Malaysians get 24 years for Cambodian maid death
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Japan mayor in sex slave furor admits he ‘lacked sensitivity’
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Indonesia extends forest-clearing ban for 2 years
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