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Phoenix Sales Jobs Benefit from Cyber Monday
Tons of Phoenix sales jobs (http://lazboyjobs.com
) were supported by Cyber Monday this year.
A recent report from the National Retail Federation
found that 122.9 million consumers were planning to shop online
for Cyber Monday, the Monday following Thanksgiving and Black Friday. This is up from the $106.9 million people who shopped last year.
"With promotions like flash sales that only last an hour or deep discounts on selected lines, shoppers know they can win big on Cyber Monday," Shop.org Executive Director Vicki Cantrell said in a statement. "In addition to putting the finishing touches on their websites retailers have invested heavily in mobile apps and related content as the appetite for Cyber Monday shopping through smartphones and tablets continues to rise."
Some highlights of the report include:
- 78.4 percent of retailers planned to have special promotions for Cyber Monday.
- 87 percent of consumers, or 107 million people, planned to make purchases from their home computer.
- 15.9 percent of Americans, or 76 million people, planned to shop from work on Cyber Monday.
- 14.5 percent of shoppers, or 17.8 million people, planned to use a mobile device to shop.
- 46.9 percent of consumers planned to shop early in the morning, while 38.1 percent planned to shop in the late morning, and 28.1 percent planned to shop in the early morning.
"Shoppers are looking for value this holiday season, and they know they can get it on Cyber Monday," Phil Rist, executive vice president of strategic initiatives for BIGresearch, said. "Consumers have done their research and are ready to make the most of all the channels retailers offer this year, whether that's a website or a smartphone or tablet device."
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IT Jobs Phoenix Focusing on Data Protection
Those with IT jobs phoenix (Click here
) are becoming more concerned with the security of company data.
"Security Pros & 'Cons': IT professionals on confidence, confidential data, and today's cyber-cons," a new report from Websense, found that serious data breaches and other tech-related gaffs can often cost the IT professional their job, something to keep in mind if you're looking for IT jobs Phoenix (http://jobs.bestwestern.com).
The report is based on a survey of 1,000 IT managers and 1,000 non-IT employees in the U.S., U.K., Canada, and Australia about the latest threats to corporate and personal security, including modern malware and advanced persistent threats.
Here are some highlights of the report:
- 86 percent of respondents said their job would be at risk if a security incident were to occur, including if a CEO or other executive's confidential data is breached (36 percent); data needed for compliance is lost (34 percent); and if confidential information is posted on a social networking site (34 percent).
- 24 percent of respondents said a CEO's or other executive's confidential data had been breached, while 34 percent said data need for compliance was lost, 34 percent said confidential information has been posted on a social networking site, and 37 percent said data has been lost by employees.
- 20 percent of respondents said data affected by regulatory compliance was compromised.
- 20 percent of respondents have seen confidential information on social networking sites.
- 34 percent of respondents said they wouldn't tell their bosses if they accidentally compromised data.
- 72 percent of respondents said protecting company data is more stressful than getting a divorce, managing personal debt, or being in a minor car accident.
- 14 percent of respondents said losing their job would be less stressful than remaining in their current role.
"This survey shows that companies need to
recalculate their assumptions about how well their data is protected," Tom Clare, senior director of product marketing for Websense, said in a statement. "When
asked about real-time protection solutions in place, many respondents
listed product and vendor names that don't offer real-time protection at
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Physical Therapy Jobs Arizona Get Help from New App
A new application may help those with physical therapy jobs Arizona
do their job better.
Blue Whale Apps recently unveiled the Motion Doctor iPad app, which features more than 60 high-quality videos to serve as a reference for physical therapists or anyone else looking to maintain a healthy and pain-free body.
The videos - which are categorized by body part, activity, sport, and occupation - will show therapists and patients how to properly perform exercises during treatment or at home while watching the video on the iPad.
"While this app is not intended to replace a physical therapist's services, we feel it is important to teach consumers how to properly maintain their bodies and prevent injuries," Dr. Desiree Caucci, PT, DPT, said in a statement.
Physical therapists work with patients
suffering from a number of conditions to help them regain mobility and prevent permanent disabilities. The app - which has already been named to the iTunes 'New and Noteworthy' and 'What's Hot' lists - can help them better achieve this goal.
"With the widespread adoption of smart phones and iDevices such as the iPad, the medical community at large must continue to keep up with the rapid pace of mobile technology," Gregg Weiss, CEO of Blue Whale Apps, said. "The Motion Doctor iPad app brings physical therapy exercises to consumers who can now practice these routines anywhere.
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Nursing Jobs Arizona Benefit from High-Tech Devices
Those with nursing jobs Arizona (Click here
) and throughout the nation are increasingly turning to technology to do their jobs better.
The 2011 Nursing eBook & Smartphone Survey from the Springer Publishing Company
found that nurses are becoming more likely to use technological devices, such as iPhones and Kindles, in their personal and professional lives.
"These findings indicate the rapid growth
of mobile technology use among those in the health care industry, as well as the growing demand for eBooks and mobile applications that serve the professional development and reference needs of nurses," Paul Schwarzer, vice president of digital business development at Springer Publishing Company, said in a statement.
"This trend presents a wealth of new opportunities for industries serving the health care professions," he continued. "Springer Publishing Company, for one, is happy to be meeting the growing needs of this community by making virtually all of our titles available as eBooks and launching an aggressive digital product development program."
Here are the results of the survey:
Highest level of nursing education:
Primary employment setting:
- Master of Science in Nursing - 40.5 percent
- Doctorate in Nursing - 38.6 percent
- Not applicable - 12.2 percent
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing - 6.8 percent
- Associate of Science in Nursing - 1.9 percent
Do you own a smartphone:
- College/University - 74.2 percent
- Hospital - 14.6 percent
- Other - 5.2 percent
- Medical office or clinic - 3 percent
- Private practice - 1.1 percent
- Nursing home - 1 percent
- Home healthcare - .5 percent
- Government office - .5 percent
What brand of smartphone do you use:
- Yes - 74.6 percent
- No - 25.4 percent
Have you downloaded or installed any nursing medical applications:
- Apple iPhone/iPod Touch - 43.7 percent
- Android - 29.8 percent
- Apple iPad - 22 percent
- Blackberry/RIM - 19 percent
- Windows Mobile - 4.1 percent
- Symbian - .4 percent
Favorite nursing/medical apps:
Do you own an eBook reader:
- No - 46.4 percent
- Yes, have downloaded free apps - 27 percent
- Yes, have downloaded free and paid apps - 22.7 percent
- Yes, have downloaded paid apps - 3.8 percent
What brand of eBook reader do you own:
- No - 58.5 percent
- Yes - 41.5 percent
Have you purchased any nursing or medical eBooks:
- Amazon Kindle - 61.4 percent
- Other - 19.1 percent
- Barnes & Noble Nook - 16.8 percent
- Sony eReader - 2.2 percent
- Kobo - .4 percent
What social networks or websites do you use:
- No - 68.6 percent
- Yes - 31.4 percent
- Facebook - 68.4 percent
- YouTube - 44.3 percent
- LinkedIn - 37.3 percent
- None - 16.3 percent
- Nurse.com - 14.4 percent
- Allnurses.com - 12.2 percent
- Twitter - 10.7 percent
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