Herring Cove Beach

“…People with boats can go wherever they want, using their electronics to help them find the fish, but the shore fisherman has to make a best guess and hope it’s right.”

Night Fishing on the Coast

“It feels out of scale–standing on (or on a rock maybe 100 feet from) the shore of the Atlantic Ocean and casting out a matter of yards. Sometimes it seems ridiculous to think that I can catch anything from a water body so vast. Is there even one fish in the area to see the lure I’m casting out? At least in a small lake you know that the fish are there, it’s just a matter of whether they are biting or not. Out here, there may not be a fish within a mile of my lure, and I would be none the wiser.”

Finding a niche for a small state

“…With modern technology, businesses and their employees can be connected from anywhere, so it’s easy to pick a new home for your company based on cheaper taxes, lower wages, or whatever else a company is looking for…”

What is the cost of a bad hiring decision?

Cost of bad hiring

43% of respondents from the National Business Research Institute study said that “the need to fill the positions quickly” was the main reason that bad hires are made.

Does increasing the minimum wage work in the long term?

economy, minimum wage

So, if you bring lower wage jobs into the same wage range as other middle-class jobs, does that mean that the two groups are now in competition with each other?  Does this mean that qualifications and standards for employment in those once low-paying jobs will go up too?”