Category Archives: Career Useful Information

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

Success Switching Retail Careers Post-30 Years Old

Unhappy in your current job? Bored at work? Interested in a different career path? Looking to be entrepreneur? If you answer yes to any of these questions, you are alone. And it is possible to find great success switching retail … Continue reading

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Glassdoor’s Best U.S. Retail Employers

Looking for a new job or career? Glassdoor offers a lot of good information. That includes Glassdoor’s 2018 best U.S. retail employers. And Glassdoor separates the listings by company size. In that way, small and medium firms get recognized. What … Continue reading

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Reduce Holiday Stress: Try to Keep Smiling

Each holiday season seems to be more stressful. We worry about getting the right gifts. And at the right prices. Also, we may get uptight about seeing family members. Hopefully, that is not the case. This post is intended to … Continue reading

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HubSpot’s Insightful Self-Branding Advice

Insightful Self-Branding Advice. We value this topic as one of our favorites. And make it one of YOURS! Great self-brands lead to great careers. 🙂 How would YOU address these comments: I regularly ask my undergraduate and graduate students: Why … Continue reading

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Great Business Leadership Tips

Are you cut out to be a leader? Can you develop the skills needed to be a leader? It’s not easy. Let’s focus on great business leadership tips.   Background: Great Business Leadership Tips These posts relate to career advancement: … Continue reading

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Reasons Why Many Startups Fail

Starting a new business is often much harder than startups realize. For many reasons why many startups fail. To the extent possible, they must be avoided. Look at three of these posts about starting a new business: Do You Have … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Women in Shopper Marketing

Shopper Marketing recently announced its “Women of Excellence 2017″ award winners. The awards were made in four categories: innovation, collaboration, leadership, and rising star. Here are the 12 winners. Clink on the links for the innovation winners to see brief … Continue reading

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