industry

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

Samantha Le2 days ago
Nail Technicians
There's been a video going around on Twitter of a nail technician being verbally harassed by a White woman as she was getting her nails done. The video shows the woman stating that the nail tech neede...
Coralia Mugnier10 days ago
Edinburgh Green Building Seminar: Reality and Lessons from Practice
The 7th of March I had the pleasure to go to a seminar at the University of Edinburgh launched by SEDA (Scottish Ecological Design Association), and the EAA (Edinburgh Architects Association). The eve...
Radha Kishan11 days ago
Predictions in the Future of HR
Are we going to have fewer headhunters and more software driven talent acquisitions? How are we going to more effectively track job performance? Is the HR industry changing for the better or worse? In...
Ellie Reeves14 days ago
The Rise of Digital Publishing
The growing market for digital publishing is showing no signs of slowing down. New writers are discovering an organic and accessible publishing power with a near unlimited audience. Amazon, e-books and applications like Create Space have opened up fresh avenues for authors to gain recognition for their work.
Milica Markovica month ago
What Makes Art "Good?"
We always think of art as being aesthetically beautiful and culturally revolutionary. The real question is, what actually makes it good? "Good" art is produced by individuals who want to share their u...
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Edward Anderson2 months ago
The Demonization of Self Publishing Needs to Stop
Sometimes I see something on Facebook and it makes me want to throat somebody. Maybe that's not the best way to start an essay, but it's true! So the other day I was scrolling through Facebook and saw...
Maura Dudas2 months ago
How Do You Break the Vicious Circle That Is Hospitality and Retail?
I have had a pencil, crayon, pen, or charred piece of wooden stick in my hand for as long as I can remember. The first thing I ever sat down to draw was an illustration on a McDonald's Happy Meal box ...
Join the Big Box Revolution
According to Big Box Co, 50% of small businesses fail in the first year. Why? Because of lack of experience and skills, regardless of how good the concept might be. Enter Big Box Co. Big Box Co have c...
Anne Reboa2 months ago
'The True Cost': How Fast Fashion Is Affecting Our Youth
The documentary The True Cost is an eye opening documentary which explores the idea of fast fashion, and its varying affects on our environment, on factory workers, and can also be a way to look at ho...
Leigh Macfarlane2 months ago
Inspiration's Directional Arrow: Setting and Genre
This abandoned barn is located adjacent to the daycare where I work the early morning shift. I discovered it at 8:30 am, while leaving for the day. It was the day after a snowfall, and everything abou...
Charl B2 months ago
Secrets in the Pharmacy
So it's official, I hate my job. I am over worked, under appreciated, under trained, unbelievably stressed that it's making me ill. Bullied by a co-worker that needs to retire, failing to meet unreali...
Johnny Vedmore3 months ago
The SAS Radisson BLU Cardiff — How to Kill a Dying Man — A Personal Review Part 2
I walked back from the Radisson Blu Cardiff still in shock from being fired. They had just destroyed my potential career with no care for the repercussions. Why should they care? Who am I to them? I w...
Summer Ayala3 months ago
The Perfect Talent Series
You are a walking business and the product is you. How valuable are you to another business that seeks that one in a million talented person? Do you have any skills? No, I'm not talking about, "I'm fr...
Denny Kurien4 months ago
Why I Charge $2000 plus for a Logo Design and Branding...
Hello everyone— allow me to introduce myself. My name is Denny Kurien and I work as a designer in advertising. I'm now the creative director of my own agency. As you can see from my video, I wanted to take people through the nuances of designing a logo for a brand (in this case, an interior design firm—called Metford Design Consultants). A logo is not just an arbitrary symbol or work-mark I pulled out of thin air. Neither is it a pretty picture to make the client's business look good. It has to ...
Anne Reboa4 months ago
The Struggles of Working at a Tanning Salon
I worked in a tanning salon for about two years and I loved it. I loved the atmosphere, the knowledge of tanning and tanning products I had gained, and of course- tanning for free and those employee d...
Glenn Harriman4 months ago
Y'all Come Back, Now!
My wife and I were sipping morning coffee today and she commented on how the level of customer service in restaurants has changed here in the South. Not for the better, mind you. To be transparent, we...
Michael Thielmann4 months ago
Click-bait and Culture
The Internet is a land of many facets, and differing levels of quality and integrity can be found amidst the sordid strands of the Web. Much like mass producing cheap products, many content creators f...
Caitlin McDonald4 months ago
A Tale of Two Conferences
I went to two technical conferences recently which couldn’t have been more different in their approach to diversity and the quality of the material presented. Top Tips for Conference Organisers: Don’t...