Video Career Tips from Careerealism

Careerealism has a terrific Web site with  a lot of free resources, including daily tips via E-mail. Included at the site are a free cover letter tutorial and template and self-branding advice. Careerealism also has several video clips available through its Careerealism TV archives. These are a few of the subjects covered at Careerealism TV: […]

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A Retailing Call to Action: More Bad News About Hacking

As a consumer, be careful and look at all credit card bills in detail. If there is any suspicious activity, immediately contact the credit card company. You are NOT responsible for any charges if your card was used fraudulently.

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Better Understanding China

As the Chinese marketplace becomes more and more important for foreign companies and countries, the knowledge base about China has also exploded. One comprehensive site is from McKinsey & Company, “Greater China.” This site includes tabs on Careers, Insights, Blogs, and Podcasts. Currently, Mckinsey is featuring a special issue of its quarterly magazine: “China’s Next […]

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OMAHA! OMAHA!

Normally, we post relatively serious stories about marketing. But this story is too good to pass up. Football fans will recognize “Omaha” as the word that Peyton Manning screamed out more than 40 times on last Sunday’s NFL playoff game. This has resulted in a lot of fun discussions in the sports media world. In […]

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A Career Video Interview with J.D. Power’s Founder

These days, we’re pretty familiar with J.D. Power, the global marketing information services company founded in 1968.  As the firm notes at its Web site: “J.D. Power has been listening to consumers and business customers; analyzing their opinions and perceptions; and refining research techniques and study methodologies to offer some of the most advanced product […]

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Video Highlights from CES 2014

The annual Consumer Electronics Show just wrapped. As usual, a lot of interesting innovations were unveiled. To highlight some of the best innovations at CES 2014, CNET has produced a series of video clips. Here are links to a few of them: Samsung’s bendable TV — “Annoyed that your curved TV can’t lay flat on […]

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Self Branding for a Successful Career

Self branding — how we wanted to be perceived by employers, potential employers, peers, and others — is a major key to long-term career success. With this in mind, here are a few questions: Can you summarize yourself professionally in 25 words or less? Do you have the skill set that employers want? Is your […]

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Are You Ready to Succeed? Check Out These Tips

Do you want to improve yourself? Would you like to have a “failure-resistant brain”? Well, sometimes we need to think outside the box and be open minded. 🙂 According to Nathalie Nahai, Chief Editor of The Web Psychologist: “Here [below] is an infographic that gives you 8 secrets revealing how to create a failure-resistant brain, […]

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Key Trends for 2014: Links to Several Forecasts

With the start of the new year, many predictions about 2014 have been published. Here is a compendium of some of the more interesting forecasts to watch out for: “100 Things to Watch in 2014” “7 Consumer Trends To Run With In 2014” “What Could Happen in China in 2014?” “10 Crazy Tech Predictions for […]

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