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We often decide what we’re going to do with our lives amidst the wild and crazy college years. Somewhere between sophomore and junior year, when I was growing into my own body and mind, I found marketing to be my passion, however, that was far from my starting point. At three years old, I wanted Business2Community


Business News

US productivity up 3.3 percent in spring, labor costs fall
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined. Worker productivity increased at an annual rate of 3.3 percent in the April-June quarter, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. That was a rebound from (more »)

Career Development

How to Present Yourself Like an Executive
Business2Community
In business, no man or woman obtains a top job, lands an extraordinary deal or develops a significant following without a combination of poise, authenticity and confidence in their abilities.That combination of poise, authenticity and confidence is the foundation of what is referred to as executive (more »)

Business News

The Fed Is Still Worried About Low Inflation
Business2Community
According to newly-released minutes from the Federal Reserve’s July meeting, officials are still concerned about slow inflation and might hold off on raising rates until prices inch up. While inflation might sound bad – higher prices! – it also signals a healthy economy. Stagnant prices mean wages (more »)

Career Development

Why You Should Never Burn a Bridge (Except When You Should)
Business2Community
How many times have you heard the old adage, ‘never burn a bridge’? Whether you work in a specialized field or a small state (ahem Delaware), the likelihood of you crossing paths with ex-bosses and colleagues is high. Ending a work-related relationship on a sour note can prove disastrous for your career, (more »)

Business News

Success Stories: Single Mothers, Small-Business Owners
Business2Community
Every entrepreneur will face challenges in getting a small business started. Now, add in the responsibilities and time demands of being a single mother, and the path gets that much more challenging. But inspiration can often come from those that have experienced such struggles. Here are a few examples (more »)

Career Development

5 Annoying Career Clichés Your Parents Kept Repeating That Turned Out to Be True
The Daily Muse
Alright, so maybe eating a bunch of carrots didn’t keep you from needing glasses, and no, you never actually went blind from sitting too close to the TV. But, that doesn’t mean that all of the advice your parents gave you is completely bogus. In fact, your folks probably dished out their fair share (more »)

Interviewing

5 Tips for Getting Your Recruitment Right
Business2Community
Having a reliably effective recruitment process is hugely important for businesses of any size and in any industry sector. In fact, being able to attract and retain the right sort of talent can even be the difference between success and failure for some companies. So here are five tips to have in mind (more »)

Job Search Advice

Survey: US businesses hired at steady pace in August
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added jobs at a steady pace last month, with construction and manufacturing showing solid gains, a private survey found. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 190,000 jobs last month, up from 177,000 in July, but below (more »)

Interviewing

4 Questions That Will Cost You the Interview (and What to Ask Instead)
The Daily Muse
“Are there any questions you’d like to ask me?” It’s easy to write off this part of the interview as being less important. After all, it’s just a formality, right? You’ve already impressed the hiring manager with your amazing answers, enthusiasm, and poise. But this section can actually make—or break—your (more »)

Job Search Advice

How to Remain Professional in Your Job Search—Without Boring the Hiring Manager to Death
The Daily Muse
My absolute favorite boss (who was one of the best marketing strategists I’ve ever known) used to hammer the following into the heads of us junior marketing associates: “You will never bore anyone into buying something from you. Not ever.” (Which was interesting when you consider that we sold truck (more »)

Interviewing

3 Very Avoidable Mistakes That’ll Totally Kill the Mood in Your Interview
The Daily Muse
Right after graduate school, I sought out as much career advice as I could get my hands on. It wasn’t long before I thought I had completely demystified the interview process. And because of that, I thought I could get any position I managed to get an interview for. But when it came to those jobs—especially (more »)

Job Search Advice

So You Want to Be Your Own Boss? What You Need to Know Before You Start
Business2Community
If you read my previous article on how to deal with getting fired, you would know that I lost a very high paying and high-level job during my younger years. At the time I actually had a side business, but was not interested in being self-employed; I actually enjoyed being the boss in some else’s organization. (more »)

Personal Finance

As stock prices sink, ordinary Americans keep their heads up
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as anxious investors send stock prices plunging, many Americans are sounding a rather different note: They're staying calm and carrying on. Some wonder if they may have to work a few extra years to recoup some of their shrunken retirement (more »)

Tech News

Does Your Startup Idea Have What it Takes?
Business2Community
Though execution is certainly important when it comes to startups, all the determination in the world can’t save a business idea that is essentially flawed. If you take a structured approach to evaluating your idea before the execution phase, you have a better chance for success. Image by Pixabay user (more »)

Personal Finance

4 Shockers About Social Security That May Make Your Brain Explode
Huffington Post
On the occasion of the Social Security Act being signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt 80 years ago, we thought we'd highlight some of the crazier things about the nation's retirement safety net -- and who better to point out the cray-cray than one of the system's most vocal critics? 1. "Social (more »)

Tech News

5 Employee Collaboration Tools to Make Your Job Easier
Business2Community
We’re pretty lucky — long gone are the days of depending on endless email chains and face-to-face discussions to collaborate effectively. It seems like I’m hearing about a new collaboration tool every month. In fact, according to Wrike, 77% of companies use project-management software for employee collaboration. (more »)

Personal Finance

7 Ways To Save For Retirement Even If You're Broke
Huffington Post
The numbers aren't pretty: More than a third of Americans haven't saved a nickel for retirement. About 36 percent of workers have less than $1,000 in savings and investments that could be used for retirement, not counting their primary residence or defined benefits plans such as traditional pensions, (more »)

Tech News

Smartphone Lovers More Likely To Forget Things, Walk Into People
Huffington Post
Did you forget your wallet at home today? Miss an appointment? Bump into someone on the street?  If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, there's a good chance that you're spending a little too much time staring at your iPhone.  New research from psychologists at De Montfort University in Leicester, (more »)


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