Today, we have an array of new widgets and reference materials to add to the "Cool Tools" section of our sidebar, along with a few new weblog discoveries to add to our ever-growing list.
Want to know what the cost of a poor hiring choice is? Compute the cost of a bad hire or calculate the cost of turnover - it generally makes good economic sense to invest in and keep your current work force happy.
The U.S. Small Business Administration bills itself as the voice for small business in the federal government, as well as the source for small business statistics. If you are curious about statistics related to the size of firms, or how many nonemployer businesses there are, this site offers some good research data.
Among its many fine resources, the Insurance Information Institute offers a comprehensive Glossary of Insurance Terms.
Actuarial News by Tom Troceen is a stylish weblog that is "a resource for both aspiring students and seasoned actuaries as a place to gather information on current events that affect how we do business and where we are headed."
Medlogs is a medical news and weblog aggregator that displays headlines and excerpts from than 80 blogs by docs and medical professionals. Great source.
Construction Law Blog by Dave Seitter is "dedicated to the explanation and clarification of the often complex legal issues involved in the day-to-day operation of a construction related business."
Unintended Consequences is Doug Simpson's weblog of "research on the collision of law, networks and disruptive technologies."