industry

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

Stefanie G5 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.5 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 Leigh5 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 Reese5 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...
How the Lack of Business Ethics Is Destructive to a Firm's Longevity
In today’s business world, it is important to establish certain standards to maintain ethical behavior and moral values. Each individual holds different principles that are shaped early in life by fam...
David Wyld6 months ago
A Toys "R" Us Revival?
This past June, when the last Toys "R" Us stores closed, retail analysts—along with many, many "regular" people across the country—lamented what was the end of an era. There was a general consensus th...
Peter O’Hanlon6 months ago
How to Plan Influence
Being an influential individual or an influencer is becoming an ever increasing necessity for nearly every walk of life. Whether it be Market influencers that lead fashionable trends or personal influ...
David Wyld6 months ago
The Looming Death of Sears
Sears is now a penny stock! Just let that sink in for a minute (and really, really sorry if you are unlucky enough to actually be a Sears stockholder!). This not only means that the companies stock ha...
David Wyld6 months ago
Can Removing an Apostrophe Save a Failing Brand?
If you've been living in a shack in a remote wilderness without any media or connectivity, well, you might consider yourself lucky these days, given the state of the news we're seeing! However, if you...
SKYLERIZED 6 months ago
Reason First: The Business of the Storm
Television networks seem to savor storms. They anticipate the coming of a hurricane or tropical storm with a giddiness and a twisted glee. They know that their ratings will shoot up at the mention of ...
Travis Johnson6 months ago
This Podcast Life
When I first heard about what a podcast was around 2011, it sounded fun and a great way to express yourself. It felt as though you could have your own radio show for people to listen to. After listeni...
Ellen Mellody6 months ago
Acing the Media Interview
When media training newsmakers, one question that seems to consistently come up when preparing for a media interview is: what is the difference between speaking to a reporter on-the-record, off-the-re...
Cato Conroy6 months ago
10 Things HR Won't Tell You (But Should)
The human resources department is one of the most misunderstood parts in the any corporate setting. It's a work role that people never quite understand, simply because HR reps do so much for a typical...
D.C. Perry6 months ago
What I've Learned from a Month of Blacksmithing
There aren't as many sparks as the movies might have you believe. Also, much fewer swords, because swords are incredibly arduous to make, not to mention useless if you're a beginner blacksmith, becaus...
Stanley Gray6 months ago
Bonus Content: 4 Reasons to Be Afraid of New Amazon Rules for Authors
Do you hate cheaters? Most of us do. And rightly so. When there are fair, transparent rules meant to level the playing field, it is precisely those rules that can create a framework for people to flou...
Mitchell Tanaka7 months ago
5 Tips for New Production Assistants
Becoming a production assistant (or PA) for a film shoot is a common way that many begin their careers in the filmmaking industry, especially if one is interested in pursuing an aspect of film product...
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Donna Quigley7 months ago
False Coaches
Surely you've seen at least one of them. Some friend from school, a cousin or parent or sibling, somebody you know is bound to have joined an MLM at some point or another. If you know somebody who is ...
Cosette Montemayor7 months ago
The Life of an Actress
Just a few days ago, I was running around New York City—battling the freezing rain, character shoes, and all. I was holding on to my rep book for dear life, and I swear my resume was screaming "HELP!!...