If you’re working while planning to expand your family, there’s much more to prepare than the layout of your nursery. Whether you are pregnant (or your partner or surrogate is) or getting ready to adopt or foster a child, don’t forget to consider how this major life change will affect your job—and how your employer may be able to lend support before, during, and after you welcome your new child.
In our Monthly Must-Reads series, we share a featured business book’s main focus and key take-aways, so you can determine within a minute if it’s relevant to you and your small business—really, whether it’s worth your valuable time. This month, we’re covering Dr. Robert Cialdini’s Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, which seeks to teach you how to use six universal principles of persuasion as well as how to be aware of when others use them on you.
Business and career experts often stress the importance of lifelong learning. But, as a business owner, you have a lot on your plate, making it difficult for you to make time for learning and professional development.
With our Monthly Must-Reads series, we aim to save you time by covering well-known and new business books. We share each featured book’s main focus and key take-aways, so you can determine within a minute if it’s relevant to you—really, whether it’s worth your valuable time.
Recruitment content for BlackRock, featured on TheMuse.com. I spoke with two veterans who are now employed by BlackRock to gather share insights from them about how to successfully transition into a civilian career after military service. This piece also highlights BlackRock's involvement with military transition programs and positions the company as a veteran-friendly employer.
When a group of great collaborators gets together, not much can stop them. But how do you do it right? Whether you’re a team leader or a team member, here’s how to lay that groundwork.
5 Ways to Boost Your Own Collaboration Skills
4 Tips to Foster Team Collaboration
As long as you have a smartphone, you can easily manage your side hustle no matter where you go. But mastering it is an art form—and it helps to have the right tools and apps. Start with these tips and before you know it you’ll be updating your blog while you’re at the ballpark.
Post 1 of a monthly blog series for Kapitus, a company that offers funding options for small businesses. The concept behind this series is helping small business owners develop their leadership and business skills while simultaneously saving time by breaking down a book review in a format that helps them quickly understand whether the contents will apply to their situation.
This eBook offers data and insights that reveal how the L&D function is becoming more integral to organizational change, especially as the essential skills sets that companies need to compete evolve.
In 1914, Henry Ford made a historic announcement. During that year of widespread unemployment, he decided to double his workers' wages from $2.34/day to up to $5/day. Competitors scratched their heads and the press gasped.
"He's crazy, isn't he? Don't you think he's crazy?" – a question The New York Times' financial editor hissed at his staff after Ford's announcement. But was he?
A step-by-step infographic guiding people on how to create a career map, with example.
Writing includes intro copy and all infographic copy.
This is a short blog post intro into an infographic I wrote for themuse.com about how job seekers can tactfully and thoroughly determine whether their potential employer fosters an inclusive culture.
Marketing in the B2B space presents distinct challenges. But these 4 strategies could take your business to the next level.
Torie Burke, CEO of Torie & Howard, founded her business in 2010 (launched in 2012) with her business partner, Howard Slatkin. The company sells USDA-certified organic candies via distributors and retailers, with a small portion of sales going directly to consumers via the company’s e-commerce site. Their ultimate goal? To clean up the candy aisle by offering delicious, ...
Seven Benefits of Securing a Master Vendor for Your Contingent Staffing Program
Contingent workforce programs consume time and energy, especially for human resources (HR) and talent acquisition (TA) professionals who work for businesses that have robust hiring needs. One way to regain some bandwidth for your team while also giving them new data for improved workforce planning is to secure a master vendor—one that offers full administrative, supervisory and systems support.
But what, exactly, is a master vendor?