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

Todd Jeppsona year ago
The Hiring Disconnect
Changing Millennial Perspective
Peter Ellisa year 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 Phillipsa year ago
Coding, Marketing, and Why You Should Blur the Line Between the Two
Marketing now 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 one th...
Stan Kublera year 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...
Bobby M.a year ago
Dealing with Your Part-time Job until Fame Kicks In
I like this world where everybody wants to be a somebody, as most people say. What they don't realize is how everybody is already a somebody no matter what you do; other than the bad things like cheat...
Why Do They Call It a Blog?
There have been some weird words that have become popular as our century has worn on—I'm looking at you, twerk—but one of those that has always confounded me is blog. Who on Earth came up with that? I...
Joel Eisenberga year ago
Risking It All to Thrive as a Financially Successful Creative Artist
The subtitle above is deliberately phrased: “Risking It All To Thrive As A Financially Successful Creative Artist.” Am I implying that sacrifice is necessary to earn a greater than full-time income th...
Ben Moodya year ago
Millennials—Lazy, Unfocused, Undriven Geniuses
The millennial generation has earned itself a pretty bad rap, if you ask corporate America. Actually, if you ask just about anyone in business, many have very few good things to say about us. We’re la...
Theatre: What Took Me So Long?
Imagine a world where you don't feel pressured to be anyone else. A world where you are accepted and loved. Sounds like an oasis, heaven itself, or a paradise, right? Well for me, theatre, music, and ...
SoSo Yusofia year ago
Chronicles of a Call Center Agent
If you’re a call center employee, you can understand the agony of being in the customer service field. We are the imaginary punching bags that customers take out their anger and frustrations on. So wh...
Marketing Psychology; Get Your Head in the Game
As a prerequisite to my upcoming articles about specific advertising platforms and techniques, first we must cover a main component of what goes into marketing. Psychology. For as long as history has ...
Allie Stonea year ago
25 Things I've Learned as a Background Extra
I work as an extra (or some like to say, "background actress") in Los Angeles. Today marks the 25th production I've done since moving here at the beginning of the year. (I got some experience in this ...
Rob Salkowitza year ago
Harnessing the Fierce Urgency of Now
Deep customer profiles are great, but for brands trying to reach customers who are ready to buy, the big question is, "What have you done lately?" Research shows that the last 60 minutes of online act...
Myles Bowmana year ago
What Being a Professional Cook Is Really Like
Growing up I have always found an interest in cooking. I grew up watching my grandparents cooking or baking various things for the family which led my interest to pursue a career in culinary arts at f...
Katy Preena year ago
Business Affairs
Some interesting conversations have begun since the spreadsheet of 40 Tory “sex pests” was leaked on the internet. This has happened in a wider climate of weeding out harassers and misogynists, so it’...
Nikki Gaskinsa year ago
AA Auto Protection Providing Work-at-Home Opportunities for Employees
Philadelphia, PA – The number of employees who work-from-home continues to rise. The number will continue to get even larger as AA Auto Protection moves to further provide flexible work options for th...
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Roshni Shuklaa year ago
Sweatshops: Shedding Light
I stood in the middle of thousands of local workers in a plastic bag factory in the Democratic Republic of Congo. My initial thoughts reflected sympathetic feelings, “hot, uncomfortable, disappointing...
To People Who Don't Tip
Being a server, I know just how important it is to play my A-game from the moment I clock in to the very last second I clock out. We don’t get paid regular minimum wage. We have to work hard for it. O...