industry

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

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 Reboa11 days 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 Macfarlane12 days 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 B14 days 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 Vedmorea month 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 Ayala2 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 Kurien2 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 Reboa2 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 Harriman2 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 Thielmann2 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 McDonald2 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...
John Gordon3 months ago
5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Chef...
I started working as a chef in the United Kingdom 5 years ago and have undergone the trials and tribulations necessary in order to become the chef de partie of a large scale commercial kitchen. They s...
Rebekah Raynard3 months ago
The Life of a Short, Angry, Brutally Honest Line Cook
This industry sucks. I say that with all the love in the world. But as much as it may suck; where would all of us tattooed, pissed off pyromaniacs who need a place to swear work? None of us are happy ...
Rachael Garnett3 months ago
Leaving London
I moved to the capital when I was 18—young, full to the brim with anticipation for the adventure of starting my acting training at drama school. Blinded by the stunning views of the River Thames at ni...
Todd Jeppson3 months ago
The Hiring Disconnect
Changing Millennial Perspective
Peter Ellis3 months ago
My First Day in Hell #RetailTales
Like a lot of young adults, my first real job was in retail. I had a summer job a couple of years prior at my parents' workplace, but this was the first one I had applied for myself and wasn't handed ...
Sarah Phillips3 months ago
Coding, Marketing, and Why You Should Blur the Line Between the Two
Marketing in 2018 isn't what marketing was in 2005. It probably won't be what it is in 2025, either. Marketing is constantly changing. Where it was once a career based on creative skills, now it is on...
Stan Kubler3 months ago
Great TED Talks to Inspire Company Culture
TED Talks gather some of the greatest thinkers from around the world and explore complex issues and ideas. They distribute these actionable talks around the world for free, in hopes of inspiring its l...