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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

Census Bureau Report Shows Positive Signs for Minority-Owned Businesses
Business2Community
A new report shows that there are encouraging signs for minority business owners. In fact, minority-owned businesses are outpacing the results of non-minority-owned businesses in several categories. But, as the numbers show, there are still significant gaps between the two. This comes from the U.S. (more »)

Career Development

3 (Selfish) Career-Boosting Reasons You Should Become a Mentor Today
The Daily Muse
The benefits of having a mentor in the office are pretty well-known now. You’ll gain knowledge, contacts, insight into the company culture, a wise and experienced sounding board, someone to recognize your talents, a sense of belonging—the list goes on and on. But, as it turns out, mentoring is not just (more »)

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

How My "Stupid" Career Decision Led Me to My Dream Job
The Daily Muse
Nine years ago, I made a stupid decision. I left a great job at an extraordinary company, Capital One. But, I’d been there for a decade and felt worn out at the ripe old age of 35. With responsibilities, a family at home, and plenty of stock options waiting to vest, I should have asked for a six-month (more »)

Interviewing

How-To Guide to Deep Dive Company Research
Business2Community
Whether identifying companies to target or preparing for an interview, research is a critical component to any successful career strategy. Most career coaches and interviewing experts agree that researching a company is key to formulating astute interview questions; in large part because employers (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 Tips On Acing A “Meet The Team” Interview
Business2Community
When you’re going through the interview process for a new role, depending on how successful you are, you may be invited to a “meet the team”-style interview where you will get acquainted with the people you’ll be working with if you’re successful. These type of interviews are normally much more informal (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

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

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

3 Times It's Actually Smart to Spend Money on Your Career (and 3 Times It's Not)
The Daily Muse
You’ve heard the saying that sometimes you need to spend money to make money. This doesn’t only apply to your finances, however; it applies to your career, as well. If you want to move up professionally, you often have to invest in yourself. So, I buy up when necessary, because I want to put my best (more »)

Tech News

Apple wants to guide your news consumption with News app
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants to be a central part of how you consume news. The iPhone maker has forged partnerships with CNN, National Geographic and others — more than 50 companies so far, representing hundreds of outlets. Apple will launch a News service on iPhones and (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

Airbnb Wants To Tackle Income Inequality And Climate Change
Huffington Post
Airbnb may become the biggest platform for political organizing that Chris Lehane has ever gotten his hands on.  The home-renting service last week hired the longtime Democratic strategist as its first-ever head of global policy. Lehane previously spent recent years working with billionaire hedge fund (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

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 »)


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