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

Mama Mood2 months ago
Avon, Scam or Real Business? (2019)
Let me kick this off, I am an Avon Representative and I need to tell you a few things. I want you to know how much money you can realistically make. (Hint: It won't be much, especially in the beginnin...
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Tobias Gillot2 months ago
What Do Court Reporters Do?
You're watching an episode of a police or legal procedural. The court case is at a pivotal moment, and a single word is at issue. The judge asks for something to be read from the record. You're in cou...
David Wyld2 months ago
Dollar Store America
We are in the midst of not the much ballyhooed "retail apocalypse," but a real revolution in the way America shops. Online and offline—and indeed, often trying to merge the two channels into one - we ...
Jeremy Frommer3 months ago
Vocal's Position in Tomorrow's Digital Landscape
Having recently celebrated Vocal’s second anniversary as a platform, I realized that as our technology evolved so has our management group. Jerrick has matured into a cohesive and talented executive t...
David Wyld3 months ago
Yes, Someday We May Be Saying the Same Things About Amazon, Google, and Walmart!
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." —George Santayana “History doesn't repeat itself but it often rhymes.” —Mark Twain "It's like deja-vu, all over again." —Yogi Berra Hum...
David Wyld3 months ago
It's All in One Name
Drive around the interstate highways of the South and you see a lot of one thing. No, we're not talking about McDonald's or truck stops, though there are certainly plenty of those at seemingly every e...
Nicola P. Young4 months 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 ...
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
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 Wyld4 months 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 ...
Skylar Abdeljalil4 months ago
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 Wyld4 months 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 Lynn4 months 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 Sinn4 months 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 Lundgren4 months 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 ....5 months 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 Hernandez5 months 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 Jr5 months 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 Zuba5 months 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,...