What We Earn by Age, Gender, and Race

In theory, our earnings should rise as we acquire more experience in the workplace (and, hence, get older 🙂 ). In practice, is this true? According to a recent study by CreditRepair.com, “Wondering which demographics earn the most, or how your salary stacks up against others in your state? Using the U.S. Census Bureau’s figures, […]

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Social Media Checklists: Part 2

In this second of two posts on social media checklists [click here to access the first post], the focus is on social media platforms. This comprehensive checklist from Whole Brain Group starts with general tips about using social media. It then gives specific tips relating to several social media platforms. NOTE: Click on the image […]

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Social Media Checklists: Part 1

In this first of two posts on social media checklists, the focus is on the activities necessary to best use social media. This comprehensive checklist from Sprout Social is divided by time frame — from daily to quarterly. NOTE: Click on the image to learn more about each activity shown in the checklist.    

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2016 Most Attractive Employers According to U.S. Students

Each year, Universum publishes the results of its extensive surveys in various fields and countries/regions. This post covers Universum’s 2016 survey of more than 72,000 U.S. students (more than 20,000 business majors) at 359 universities and colleges about the most attractive employers for those interested in business careers. For job candidates, the benefits of these […]

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Remembering 9/11/01

It has now been 15 years since one of the worst days in American history — a tragedy that many of us will remember forever. On this anniversary, it is a good time to reflect. Each year on this date, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum has a “Tribute in Light”. This is “an [iconic] art […]

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How Effective Are Social Media?

With virtually every large company — and many mid-sized and small firms — now involved with social media in some question, one of the big challenges that remains is: How can we measure the effectiveness of social media? Yes, we can rather easily track the number of likes we get and generate reports on comments […]

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What Generation Has the Best Future in Entrepreneurship?

As we noted in a prior post, according to the Pew Research Research Institute: “Millennials have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation, according to population estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Millennials, whom we define as those ages 18-34 in 2015, now number 75.4 million, surpassing the 74.9 million Baby […]

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A Fun Infographic on Scheduling Daily Activities

How do we spend our time during the day? Do we plan these activities in advance? Are we obsessive about sticking to a schedule? Do we succeed in completing our activities every day? Consider these observations from Jennifer Gueringer, writing for the NetCredit blog: “From breakfast to bedtime, we are creatures of habit. For those […]

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How Big Is Back to School This Year? Big!

For many manufacturers and retailers, back-to-school revenues represent a significant component of their annual revenues. In the United States alone, the National Federation estimates that total 2016 back-to-school revenues will exceed $27 billion. Take a look at this infographic from Statista to learn more.    

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Digital Marketing in 2016: An Infographic

Smart Insights has put together a terrific infographic on the current state of digital marketing globally and how to leverage digital tools. Take a look at the information and advice in the infographic.     

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