industry

Industry related topics in the realm of corporate culture, business, and the workplace.

George Herman7 days ago
How One Ad Agency Made HelloFresh A Household Name
Some companies just magically rise to fame overnight, don’t they? In the case of HelloFresh, it certainly seems so to buyers. This company went from being known only as an affordable alternative to Bl...
Nicola P. Young7 days ago
How Pure Growth Is Changing the Way Marketing Is Done, and What You Can Learn from It
The success of a product or company should never be limited by their ability to pay for expensive ads. This is the philosophy behind the guerilla marketing movement of the 90s, in which lead thinkers ...
How One Marketing Campaign Made Jockey Become Relevant Again
Among ad agencies, there are very few things that can be as challenging as breathing new life into an aging company. No industry is this more difficult than in fashion, where relevance is everything a...
David Wyld9 days ago
This Is Us
Ahhhhh. The Christmas shopping season is upon us! And for those who manage in retail, we know that means dealing with frenzied stores, frazzled customers, and fresh on the payroll employees. The vast ...
5 Rules for Submitting to Literary Magazines
So you've written something; congratulations! You have produced something beautiful from nothing, and you're now ready to share it with the world. So... what now? Well, now it's time to find a place t...
David Wyld21 days ago
Uber Me to the Hospital, Stat!
It is one of those great juxtapositions of the modern age, where classical economics meets social media. And yes, they can agree! That's why as a management consultant/professor, one of my all-time fa...
Sierra Lynn23 days ago
I Was a PINK Girl at Victoria's Secret. Here's How That Went Down
In 2018, I got hired on the spot to work in a huge mall at one of my favorite stores, Victoria's Secret. It seemed like it was my dream job at the time, but now I would never go back. I ended up quitt...
Sofia Sinna month ago
When Customers Attack!
At some point in a dancer's career, she will be assaulted in some way shape or form. Yep, I bet you didn't realize that to be a very true reality of the business. It's almost a weekly occurrence. I gu...
Kaylee Lundgrena month ago
Ethics
In my field of study there are many ethical dilemmas that could happen. One of the biggest dilemmas I may encounter over my time of business is finding the best product but trying to keep the price do...
Pending ....a month ago
Getting to Know a User’s Intent For Better SEO | Digital Marketing
Identifying the intentions behind a user’s search intent can be incredibly difficult. Deciphering these, however, can have a huge impact on your search engine optimisation efforts and even increase th...
Andrea Hernandeza month ago
Working as a Waitress
As a teenager in high school, this is probably one of the best jobs you could work part-time. Personally, I only worked the weekend and always made around $250 to $300 (of course it varies by area, re...
Eugene Nelson Jra month ago
Good Customer Relations Vs. Bad Customer Relations
United Airlines has taken customer service to new levels and beyond. Their employees know what it means to keep their customers happy and what it takes to keep them coming back for more. When I first ...
Ada Zubaa month ago
Stores and Their Secrets
Have you ever gone shopping, walked into the store, and felt like you had to buy something because you walked into it? Well, I have and I tend to spend most of the money when there is a sale. However,...
Eli Carbaugha month ago
Surviving Serving
It’s hard to live by the ultimate, and frustrating, motto “The customer is always right” when we god damn know better. Working in the serving industry I have had multiple moments when I think to mysel...
Stefanie G2 months ago
Unemployment; New Life
This week marks 8 weeks without working, and it has truly given me time to focus on ME. Thinking about a 12 hour shift right now gives me a headache and anxiety. When looking for jobs in the past I wo...
Kate I.2 months ago
What Working in a Fast Food Place Is Really Like
We've all heard horror stories about working at a fast food chain such as McDonald's, Wendy's or KFC. The horrible customers, terrible management, awfully low pay... I could keep going on and on, but ...
Anya Leigh2 months ago
Joys of Writing
Writing is an entrancing thing. The author puts their thoughts into words others can relate to. How bloody fantastic is that? Imagine someone’s mind projected onto a screen. You can see all the mindle...
Riley Raul Reese2 months ago
10 Signs You're a Bad Boss
I remember when I worked at an ad agency that did a lot of work with pharmaceutical companies. They had great revenue, had a decent assistant manager, and also would occasionally order sushi for the g...