Category: Business

Women Remain Sidelined in the World of Finance

Posted on: January 11th, 2014 by

Women are supposed to have broken through the glass ceiling; everything is supposed to be fair and equal in the corporate world. Alas, reality doesn’t always conform to what is supposed to be. Huffington Post reports on a recent American Economic Association study, which found that men are still using their connections to get in […]

7 Surprising Facts About Marketing

Posted on: December 7th, 2012 by

Businesses are always seeking new ways to broaden their consumer base.  If your business is offering the right product, oftentimes all you need are some creative approaches to market your brand name.  In today’s society, marketing your product or services effectively can make or break the operations of an organization.  Did you know, many businesses […]

3 Ways A Background Check Can Be Illegal

Posted on: October 16th, 2012 by

With a competitive job market and information technology all around us, it’s easier than ever for employers to use background checks when hiring or giving promotions. That doesn’t mean that it’s always appropriate. In certain cases, a credit report, criminal history search or other background check can be illegal and leave you vulnerable to lawsuits. […]

3 Awesome Ways To Get Your Resume Noticed

Posted on: October 12th, 2012 by

You are not special, you are not unique, and you are definitely not the only one. Have you ever had these thoughts about yourself? We’ve all gone through times where we questioned our abilities and capabilities. Usually these thoughts tend to surface when writing or adjusting our resumes. We sit down, pull our a piece […]

Less Is More When Writing A Resume

Posted on: June 19th, 2012 by

For better or worse I spent much time in my past writing resumes so I “sorta” became an expert on the art of writing effective resumes.  I too wanted to cram every bit of information in front of the reader so they could pick out some tidbit that may be helpful to their organization so […]

Better Business Bureau Ratings

Posted on: May 24th, 2012 by

When you see a BBB logo on a website with an A+ and you think, this site must be safe to shop at. Hold everything, not so fast, wait a second, what exactly does an A+ rating from the BBB mean?  The BBB has been around almost 100 years and is made up of over […]