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Everything You Need to Know About Network Operations Centers

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What is a NOC Engineer? In our ever-increasingly connected world, the role of computer networks has become paramount in the overall architecture of business operations. For larger organizations, the importance of having reliable access to computer networks can mean the difference between success and failure.   What is a NOC?   NOC stands for “network operations center,” a central location where monitoring, maintenance, and control over access to a network is managed. Most often set in a separate room with a large video display and rows of desks for NOC specialists and engineers, personnel monitor the network from the video…

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What is Ergonomic Office Furniture

By | Industry Information, Office Space Design

The Lowdown on Ergonomics Ergonomics. It’s that word that any furniture retailer and manufacturer will throw out there to express how a user will feel comfortable using their product over others. But, what many people don’t know is that ergonomics is in itself a science. Researchers the world over—and throughout history—have worked to make people more productive, happier, and ultimately more safe through the study of ergonomics. We decided to lay down some facts on ergonomics, so that the buzz word you read when looking at office furniture means something more than just “comfort.” The Definition According to the International…

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What Are The Top Industries in New York City?

By | Industry Information, Trading

New York City is in many ways the economic capital of the world. In terms of single metropolitan areas, it is the most influential market in the country as companies all around the nation and the world have made their headquarters—or major centers of operation—in the city. Nearly all these cardinal industries have large office complexes, employing literally millions of workers in varying capacities. From Wall Street to Madison Avenue, there is no shortage of office buildings where some of the highest-paid and prestigious professionals in their fields conduct their day-to-day. We’ve put together a list of the largest industries…

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10 Tips for How to Get Back to Work After the Holidays

By | Office Best Practices

2018 is here, and the time to get back to work is nigh. Often, we take time to reflect on the previous year and figure out what we want to do to make the new year greater than before. Even more often, we’re returning from vacation wishing, honestly, that it would never end! But, we at Saraval Industries think that what is key to making your 2018 a great one is creating a new perspective for yourself. Here are ten suggestions for how you can make 2018 a year of making yourself anew, from jazzing up the office space to…

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Standing Desks Health Benefits and Does this Craze Have Legs?

By | Office Best Practices, Office Space Design

You’ve heard it before. Standing desks are quickly becoming an integral part of the office. Modern offices are sometimes only using standing desks, while traditional offices are quickly catching on to the craze. But, it’s more than a craze. Doctors around the country are increasingly recommending using standing desks because their health benefits help combat the new-age notion that “sitting is the new smoking.” While it’s important to factor in your own circumstance while considering a lifestyle change, the word is in that standing desks could have major health benefits, both wide-ranging and long-lasting. The ergonomic benefits and long-lasting health…

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Cryptocurrency’s Effect on Investing Trends

By | Trading

Investors were skeptical when cryptocurrency first appeared on the market, as an open-source software in 2009. Many are still skeptical. However, the impact of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin can’t be overlooked. The original cryptocurrency and perhaps biggest success story, Bitcoin has seen a meteoric rise in value over the last few years — and anyone who invested early and held onto their Bitcoins is surely pleased with their decision today. But are Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies smart investment moves, or is this a bubble that’s about to burst? It depends who you ask. What is cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is a form…

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Investment Banking vs Corporate Finance

Comparing Careers in Investment Banking vs Corporate Finance

By | Trading

Understanding Differences in Job Responsibilities, Hours and More Investment banking and corporate finance both present attractive career options — they can both be lucrative, challenging and exciting jobs that present plenty of opportunities for growth. Finance students will find either option very promising, as success is all but guaranteed as long as you’re willing to work hard. The background and skills required are similar, and oftentimes professionals in finance will move from one field to the other at some point in their careers. Differences in job responsibilities One big difference between corporate finance and investment banking is that the corporate…

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What You Need to Know About Buying Used Office Furniture

By | Office Space Design

Need to refresh your office — or are you in the process of putting together a new office space for your startup? Either way, office furniture is a major investment that requires careful planning and budgeting. One excellent way to save money on your office decorating is by buying used office furniture. Read on for more information about the benefits of buying second hand, as well as what you need to know in order to get the best results. Why buy used office furniture? The bottom line is… your bottom line. Buying used office furniture saves you money. Office furnishings…

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How to Brand Your Office Space

By | Office Space Design

In business these days, brand is everything. Companies will pass up no opportunity to express their brand through advertising, copywriting, co-branded blogs, guerilla marketing events and more. The more solidified and consistent your brand expression is, the more your customers will think of your company. Yet many companies neglect the opportunity to express their branding in their own headquarters, even as they’re pulling out all the stops on all other channels. In this article, we’ll make the case for why it’s important not to neglect branding in your office space, and offer a few tips on creative ways to brand…

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Career Paths in Investment Banking

By | Trading

After wrapping up an undergraduate degree, most students are eager to get out into the real working world and start making money and putting their hard-earned skills to use. But that entry level position is just the beginning of a long career likely full of twists and turns. As with many career fields, the investment banking career ladder is long — and how many rungs you climb depends on your talent, your ambition, and a dose of luck. The grunt work Financial analysts are largely considered the grunt workers of the banking world. Analysts spend a great deal of time…

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