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Is College Necessary For Success?
It seems like, for many of us, we were told from the day that we were born that we had to "go to college to succeed." In high school, it's no longer good enough to consider trade school or even enroll in community college; a four-year college degree is the only one counselors tell us is "worth it."
Six Priceless Lessons Job Interviews Taught Me
The first time I went job hunting, I got the job. Here, in Nigeria, where I live and work, this is a hard thing to believe. I could hardly believe it myself.
Amazon Sponsored Ads vs. Natural Organic Sales
Whether you’re a new or experienced Amazon seller, you’re always looking to boost to your listings and brand exposure. Thus, it’s likely you’ve heard of Amazon’s Sponsored Ad Sales as a means to promote your products and company on the Amazon marketplace.
What It's Like To Be: A Former Model
Though most people would never guess it nowadays, I used to be a freelance model when I was in my early twenties. When I tell people what I used to do, I almost always get one of three reactions.
Everything You Need To Know About Enhanced Brand Content
Enhanced Brand Content is making a splash in the Amazon seller world. In early November 2016, Amazon officially announced their Enhanced Brand Content tool for Professional Sellers, who are looking to communicate a better sense of their brand through detailed, superior product listings.
How To Make a Great First Impression
Many people think they know how to make a great first impression, but still don't quite manage to wow recruiters at job fairs, networking events, and other major job venues. The reason why these people never quite get the job they deserve is due to a bad first impression.
How Many Hours Should You Work In a Week?
If there's one common complaint in the workplace, it's overwork. People often believe that they are working too many hours, or worry that they are working too little. Some even just worry that they might not be working enough to make their career speed forward. Even employers worry about overworking their people.
NYC Fashion Designer Turns Her Passion Into ZharaMichelle Clothing Line
Clothing lines typically have a high profile name attached to them, and aim to give the sense that the celebrity’s heart and soul goes into the design. That said, Zhara Fernandez isn’t exactly skipping a beat in wait of Ivanka Trump trotting out one of her get ups in the rose garden. But if you really want to see a fashion designer actually wearing her heart on her sleeve, ZharaMichelle delivers where others most likely fail.
The Prison Called 'Social Media'
Facebook begun in 2004, although before the emergence of Facebook, social media like SixDegrees.com (1997), Blogger (1999), Friendster (2002) and MySpace (2003) was already in existence. But Zuckerberg’s App was the network that changed social media forever, it brought the world together, it solved the problem of distance. Yes, Facebook is good, Snapchat as well, Instagram too and Twitter but we ignore the possibility that we could be slaves of these Apps but the question is how?
Bullying Bosses Beware!
It is the very classic childhood fairy tale that someone who was considered ugly at school, never picked for a team, later on becomes stunning, with a very happy successful life. Even Einstein was kicked out of his math class for daydreaming. Nowadays workplace bullying is becoming as common as playground bullying, the same scenario happens in the working environment too. When someone gets dismissed from a job, bullied out of it, or passed over for promotion this can be the making of them.
The Importance of Customer Service
From Siri and Alexa to self-driving cars, robots have taken over our modern world, including business and HR functions. While mechanizing these processes may be useful in some areas, digitalization in customer service has been shown to decrease service quality. This can create dissatisfied customers, wasted time, and lost profits. When you invest your time and money into a company, you want to ensure that your needs and expectations are met. More and more studies show that these expectations are sorely unmet with automated services.
Tie-Con 2017 Through the Perspective of Jason M. Titus
My experience being cordially invited as an Influencer with my fellow friend and confidant Gurtej Sekhon (Future CEO Someday) at what can be called the largest technology anchored conference dedicated to helping capture a new mixture of ideas. “Tie-con is ranked alongside Demo, TED and World Economic Forum among top 10 conferences worldwide for ideas and entrepreneurship by Worth Magazine.” (WHAT IS TiEcon?)