The Hottest Jobs and Industries of 2018 so Far

Today’s hiring landscape is a job seeker’s market. Unemployment is at an 18 year low of 4.1%, meaning competition for jobs is relatively low. In January, 200,000 new jobs were added to the marketplace and wages grew at the fastest rate since 2009, making for…

Should You Use Your Tax Refund to Finance Your Startup?

pasja1000 / Pixabay Millions of people received a tax refund last year. In fact, when you look the total number of refunds issued by the IRS in 2017 you may be surprised by the numbers. Nearly 75% of returns received resulted in a refund averaging…

Tracking the Conversation Around Amazon Go

After a year of delays, Amazon finally opened its cashless and cashier-less convenience store to the public last Monday, and the initial reactions have ranged from curiosity to bemusement, to confusion and just about everything in between. Amazon Go is a simple concept: shoppers first…

10 Biggest Surprises in 2017 Business — And What They Mean for 2018

From fading retail establishments to the surging stock market, 2017 is sure to be a year remembered for both shattering molds and vanishing institutions. The curtain of silence that long obscured sexual harassment in the workplace fell with a stupendous roar. Newfound currencies tore through…

Do College Degrees Matter? The Rise of New Collar Jobs in the Tech Industry

As a new year begins, it’s uncertain what 2018 will bring to the nation or the labor market. One thing we can expect is greater emphasis on new collar jobs: excellent career opportunities for people without 4-year college degrees. Continuing to foster and create these…

Dolly Parton Praising Donald Trump Over Barack Obama And George W. Bush Is A Fake Quote

Dolly Parton saying “[Donald] Trump in one year is already better than 16 years of [George W.] Bush and [Barak] Obama put together” is a fake quote. There is no truth to a quote allegedly attributed to the singer and other celebrities praising the current…

4 Key Findings from LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends Report

According to LinkedIn, the biggest trends set to change how recruiters hire this year are diversity, reinventing the interview process, data, and artificial intelligence. The annual report surveyed over 8,800 recruiters and hiring managers from 39 countries to better understand these trends and help recruitment…

Self-Reflection in B2B Sales – Planning for Sales Success

You probably sit down every month, or year, with your manager to review your performance – but how often do you take half an hour to reflect on your own sales successes and areas for improvement? Peter Drucker, a well-known management consultant, calls it a…

10 Resume Trends Every Job Seeker Has To Know To Be Successful in 2018

It’s a New Year and a reason for a fresh start for some. From making new resolutions, looking for a job change or planning for new activities. Well, the job hunting process is one tough and competitive process. To stand out from the numerous candidates,…

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