The Road to a Successful Business Career

March 15, 2013  |  Business, Educational  |  No Comments

The most sought-after degree today has grads landing their first jobs within six months of graduating. Business degrees make up 22 percent of the 1,650,000 bachelor’s degrees awarded in 2009-2010. This is over two times as many degrees as the second most sought-after field. Read More

The Economics of Becoming a Consultant

December 10, 2012  |  Business  |  No Comments

Consulting can be a great career move, both financially and mentally. Setting your own hours, fees, and choosing clients offers great opportunities for making it big while still keeping it small. It’s not all winter vacations and cat videos in the beginning though, the start up takes a lot.

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Getting Fit to Lead – Habits for Successful Leadership

November 27, 2012  |  Business  |  No Comments

There are some things, in human nature, that will never change.  We like to rebel against overbearing authority and we like to do our best work for leaders whom we can respect.  These things have been always been true.  Yet, in a world that seems to be running faster every day, it is vital for businesses to modernize their management styles and keep up with leadership trends.
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Zombie Businesses: Four Companies That Came Back To Life

November 26, 2012  |  Business  |  No Comments

In today’s economy it’s not uncommon to hear about companies going under. Some of our favorites have come and gone, while others have, against all odds, stood the test of time. There are four companies that stand out from the rest, that near the brink of death, were ressurected and brought back to life. Read More

Men in Pink Collar

November 20, 2012  |  Business  |  No Comments

In today’s society, gender roles in work field are becoming obsolete. The term “pink collar” was popularized in the 1970s to describe jobs which are service-oriented jobs traditionally occupied by at least 70% women. However, today’s men are opting for these jobs in their non-traditional fields. Almost 30% of full-time female employees work in pink collar occupations such as nursing, teaching, social work, administrative assistance, and dental hygienist.
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