Articles by author: Zaid Rahman

Main Street’s Looking Pretty Sunny These Days

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, the Dow dropped 3.94% after an August inflation report indicated a 0.1% month-over-month rise. Tech stocks bared a large brunt of the losses, with Meta dropping 9.4% and the Nasdaq composite closing at 11,633.57, or down 5.16%. The overall loss of 1,200 points erased recent gains the DOW had made […]

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How Construction Companies Can Increase Profitability Through Cash Flow

Traditional lending for small businesses leaves much to be desired. For one, it is expensive. Businesses such as construction companies rely on loans to complete projects as they are required to invest capital upfront to order supplies. Business lines of credit from traditional banks or credit unions charge interest rates ranging from 3% to 25% […]

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Architecture & Design
The Challenges of Working Capital for Small and Mid-Size Construction Businesses

Record inflation, rising interest rates, and myriad supply chain issues are an amalgamation of challenges for any business in today’s climate. For small and mid-size construction companies, any of these issues are difficult to manage, let alone face all three. Throw widespread labor shortages into the mix, and the situation doesn’t get any easier.   […]

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What a Supply Side Recession Means For Labor

A Goldman Sachs report from August 2022 indicates the U.S. could slip into a recession by the middle of 2023. However, they predict a mild recession that would see only a 1% increase in the current unemployment rate. Unlike demand-side recessions that hit the economy hard, often resulting in layoffs, Zaid Rahman, Founder & CEO […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Residential
Draper At Home Announces Residential Sales Director
February 27, 2024

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper At Home has announced the appointment of a Director of Sales — Residential. Chris Sitarov will be responsible for Draper At Home Regional Residential Sales Managers throughout the United States. Sitarov joined Draper in 2019 as the Architectural Regional Sales Manager for the Mid-Atlantic states and was most recently Director of […]

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AI
Proactively Protecting Schools with Intelligent AI
February 27, 2024

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Matias Klein, Founder & CEO of Kognition AI. During the conversation, they discussed leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance security in educational settings. Matias shares his journey from aspiring healthcare professional to tech entrepreneur, emphasizing the role of AI […]

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Embedded Payment Processing
How Embedded Payment Processing Is Shaking Up the Travel Experience
February 27, 2024

Through embedded systems, hoteliers can ensure guest data stays within their purview while providing a more comprehensive guest experience from beginning to end. By Warren Dehan The hotel payment processing experience is ready for a shakeup. Improving payment processing in hotels has been a major barrier for independent operators, and yet the closer payment processes […]

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