Category Archives: Career Useful Information

There are many career-based articles in this sub-category.

Should Employee Compensation Be Transparent?

This is certainly a controversial topic, with great differences of opinion. For example: Yes — This is part of a more open company communication style with its employees. No — This invades privacy and can cause dissension among employees. What … Continue reading

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How to Boost YOUR Productivity

Are you productive (efficient and effective) enough or do you sometimes waste time or go off on a tangent (instead of focusing on what’s ahead of you)? If you answer the latter, then this post is for you. If you … Continue reading

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FREE: 2017 Edition of Careers in Business

Learn about the many opportunities and challenges facing those interested in a career in business. The latest data are included. Lots of data!! Outline of Topics: General Hints Background Data By Occupation Long-term Trends Hot Long-term Business Career Opportunities Bureau … Continue reading

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eMarketer Launches New Retail Site

Research firm eMarketer recently introduced a new Web site devoted to retail: https://retail.emarketer.com/. Three sections of the site are devoted to: News Retailers Restaurants   The new site is packed with tons of  timely — and regularly updated — information related … Continue reading

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Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

Being an entrepreneur is certainly not an easy job. Among other things, a great entrepreneur requires creativity, patience, a willingness to take risks, expertise, endurance, and a whole lot more. According to Growth Hackers’ co-founder and CEO Jonathan Aufray: “An … Continue reading

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New Retail Career Videos

Here are several recent videos about the career possibilities in retailing, featuring actual companies.            

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Looking for Retailing Salary Information?

We’ve talked before about salary information sites such as PayScale. Today, we’re highlighting another valuable salary guide — Good Calculators. At  the salary calculator section of the site, you can learn salaries by state, occupation, and career, and all occupations … Continue reading

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