Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

SIFE Cape Breton places at Regional Exposition

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

As you may or may not know, I am President of SIFE Cape Breton, which is an organization functioning as a society under the Students’ Union at CBU. SIFE or Students In Free Enterprise encourages students to form teams on their campus and apply business concepts learned in the classroom to develop outreach projects that improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need in their community.

Some members of SIFE Cape Breton

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Sweet tooth?

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Open since 2009, Time Machine Candy Works is a locally owned and operated candy shop located on Charlotte Street, in Sydney. This past Monday, there was a demonstration on the delicious candy offered at the unique candy shop. I had the pleasure of attending, and marching around and yelling with some of my fellow classmates.

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Are You Smarter Than a CEO?

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

And want a chance to win over $1000? Well there is a fantastic competition for Atlantic Canadian  students called “Are You Smarter Than a CEO?” This is created for students to put their business skills to use and compete to solve real problems faced by real businesses!

There are four CEOs and they all have specific problems. You get the chance to watch the four video presentations given by each individual company. So here is your chance to prove you are smarter than a CEO

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Consumers’ Privacy Rights in Jeopardy

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Balancing customer’s rights to privacy and how businesses use customer’s information collected through technology will be a huge issue in upcoming years, with technology progressing at such rapid speeds.

The use of different technologies, specifically Radio frequency identification (RFID) will play a huge role in this. After learning about RFID tags in one of my classes, I was shocked at how much an organization can learn from each purchase we make, and how frequently these RFID tags are being used, without the consumer’s knowledge.

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