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August 2017 Stats

Check Your Inbox

In the fast moving online world, emailing almost seems old fashioned. However, the electronic mail has become a mainstay and is also still relevant when it comes to marketing products to consumers. According to data recently compiled by Magnetic, 44 percent of people in the United States and Canada checked their personal email one to three times a day.






The Happiest Countries

Happiness, not just economic growth, is increasingly seen as a proper measure of social progress and the advised goal of social policy. According to the World Happiness Report 2017, the Norwegians are the happiest people on the planet, followed by the Danish and Icelandic. What the Nordic countries have in common is a rather even distribution of wealth.






The Highest Paying Companies

The tech companies' ongoing quest and competition for talent shows in the salaries they’re paying. This sector clearly dominates the top 10 of best paying U.S. companies compiled by Glassdoor. Seven out of ten firms featured on the list are in the tech biz. However, the top two are consulting firms, which reflects the high entry barriers to the top jobs as those firms seek candidates who bring with them their personal contacts and have forged their own reputations.


In this Issue

The Unseen Damage

The fires that raged through Sonoma and Napa counties last October have the potential to create lasting psychological effects on individuals and communities, straining an already stressed mental healt...

Being Heart Safe

Imagine this: You’re in your office working at your desk and a coworker approaches in distress, collapsing in front of you. What would you do? Your mind would probably race: Is this a heart atta...

How to Stay Fit and Healthy

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? That’s the question once posed by Satchel Paige, who became a legend in his lifetime, known as perhaps the best pitcher in baseball...

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