"Why Unemployment Checks Affect Wages"- What Happens When Unemployment Benefits are Extended?

"Why Unemployment Checks Affect Wages"- What Happens When Unemployment Benefits are Extended?

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

Unemployed workers become more desperate for a job as their unemployment benefits get close to running out. This usually means they’re willing to accept lower pay for a job. It’s a fact that employers often exploit, and one reason that wages can vary dramatically among workers at the same company with the same productivity.

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"Out of the Crowd"- An Article on Illustration for Pages Magazine

"Out of the Crowd"- An Article on Illustration for Pages Magazine

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

Until seven years ago, the cover of BusinessMiami, the alumni magazine of the University of Miami School of Business Administration, most often bore a photograph of one or more of the alumni or faculty members featured in that given issue. Sure, we tried to keep it intriguing, posing the individual in a context associated with his or her specialty — say a search and rescue worker in uniform with her canine partners, or health care MBA students and alumni in their lab coats. But too often we had to work with business people in business attire in business settings. Yawn.

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"Drowning Out 'Whisper Ratings' "- A Short Research Article for University of Miami

"Drowning Out 'Whisper Ratings' "- A Short Research Article for University of Miami

By Rochelle Broder-Singer 

When a firm wants to issue a security – say, a bond or a bunch of mortgages packed together – it hires a credit rating agency to review the underlying assets and give the security a credit rating. Investors use the rating to make decisions about whether, and how much, to invest.

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"Balancing Accounts"- An Article for Business Magazine

"Balancing Accounts"- An Article for Business Magazine

By Rochelle Broder-Singer

When Hillelene (Bluming) Lustig (BBA ’55) was a student at the School of Business, there were only two other women studying accounting with her. “It was a different world back then,” says the 78-year-old, who still works as a CPA. “In my era, most women either became a nurse or a teacher.” None of it would have happened, though, without the help of a great-uncle.

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"Eureka Moments" - Highlighting Florida inventors for Florida Trend Magazine

"Eureka Moments" - Highlighting Florida inventors for Florida Trend Magazine

BRIGHT IDEAS

By Rochelle Broder-Singer | 9/2010

Outside the halls and laboratories of its universities, Florida is home to a thriving community of inventors working to turn their ideas into commercial success . The creations of some, such as Ronald Sargent, who lives in Fort Lauderdale, are high-profile: Sargent invented both the Porta Potti camping toilet and the "Dancing Water" fountains at Walt Disney World's Epcot park. Other inventors, such as Thomas Arthur of Medley, create high technology: Arthur invented a "medical systems integrator" that combines displays from multiple pieces of medical equipment onto one flat-screen display. Yet other inventions reflect Florida-born inspiration: ImpactShield, a hurricane shutter made from a fabric that stretches over windows, was invented by Miami's Cameron Gunn. The History Channel's "Modern Marvels" selected ImpactShield as one of the top inventions of 2007.

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BusinessMiami – A Magazine for the University of Miami School of Business

BusinessMiami – A Magazine for the University of Miami School of Business

As publications consultant to the University of Miami School of Business from 2000-2018, Rochelle ran the school's twice-a-year, 45,000+-circulation, magazine for alumni, students, donors, faculty, staff and community. Members of the RB Editing & Writing team wrote for the magazine, copyedited it, assisted as managing editors and more.

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Atrium Magazine for Gulliver School

Atrium Magazine for Gulliver School

We helped Independent K-12 institution Gulliver School plan, write, edit and produce the 68-page Spring 2018 issue of its magazine for alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff and donors. RB Editing & Writing served as managing editor and copyeditor of the magazine, with several of our writers contributing as well. We also oversaw the graphic design firm, which worked with an exciting magazine design. 

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