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  • WetInk provides writing workshops with virtual forums in which to stay connected around writing. Classes can also be taught via platforms offered by WetInk.
    WetInk: An online platform for writing workshops & communities
    Online education is rapidly expanding, especially in workshop form. Every year millions of people join classes—both in and out of school/college programs—in order to learn a new skill. Online classes are particularly convenient since...
  • Be A Valuable Employee
    6 ways to be a valuable employee at your company
    Nowadays, it is important to be an important and valuable employee. Many companies are laying off people and are downsizing so it is imperative that you have something to offer for the company you are working for.Here are six tips on how to become...
  • Avoid or at least shorten periods of unemployment
    Avoid or at least shorten periods of unemployment
    The latest research indicates that extended unemployment causes permanent personality changes of a negative nature. These research findings were surprising because they indicated that personality can be permanently affected by external events such...
  • BP: Britain's third largest company
    BP: The rich also cry!
    BP has changed a lot in the past decade. However, unless the price of oil stops falling, its giant troubles could make it a takeover target. To receive adequate returns, investors need to be very patient. For BP’s investors, patience is...
  • Fired employee
    Nine areas of focus that can tell you if it's time to change jobs: Part two
    In part one; we reviewed some questions focused more on the company’s stability versus your own. The next series of questions are more specific and aimed at taking a look at how things are going for you personally in your job and within the...
  • Data Driven Decisions
    How to Use Data to Drive Your Decisions for Your Company
    Most people think marketing for a company is as easy as posting some content on your Facebook page, Tweeting, posting a picture on Instagram with some hashtags, and then maybe writing a blog post. In all actuality, it's much bigger than that....
  • Heinz ketchup
    Heinz announces new sriracha flavored ketchup
    Heinz ketchup is going through a “remodel”. The company is releasing bottles of the popular Asian-style spice sriracha later this month.The new item will come in the upside-down squeeze bottle, complete with a green and red label. H.J....
  • Fired
    Nine areas of focus that can tell you if it's time to change jobs: Part one
    Have you ever sat at your desk, contemplating your job and/or company and your future? Do you seem to struggle with knowing when it might be a good time to move on? Or, have you been that person heading home with a box of belongings, wondering in...
  • Wrong job article pic 2
    Understanding your unhappiness in your new job and fixing it: Part three
    In part two, we reviewed the importance of asking yourself questions to drive your own understanding of why you could be unhappy in your new job in an effort to try making some changes before choosing to move on. Now, for those folks that have...
  • Frustration at work
    Understanding your unhappiness in your new job and fixing it: Part two
    In part one we reviewed several questions to ask yourself when trying to figure out what may be leading to your discontent in your new job. We also talked about why some of those questions may be important, starting with understanding your...
  • company
    Four main skills that will have you hired by a startup before anyone else
    When it comes to hiring an employee, whether it is for a company that is already established or if it is for a business that is just starting up whoever the recruiter is they need to properly interview each and every person that comes into apply....
  • 2015 champagne
    Five areas of focus for your career year-in-review
    The end of 2014 is here and this is the time that many people do a final review of what they accomplished before moving into the new year. It’s a great time to think about your career; where it’s been, where it is, and where it’s...
  • Twitter: The troubled rise of a titan
    Twitter: The troubled rise of a titan
    Twitter must now face the hard, cold fact: innovate or perish.It was Francis Bacon who said that great empires have been governed from the bed.1 And he was right in a way: Konrad Adenauer, the former Chancellor of Germany, did it for a few weeks...
  • The trouble with U.S. corporate settlements
    The trouble with U.S. corporate settlements
    I agree: companies should pay for their sins, but the U.S. courts should not be an extortion agency.When people talk about the world’s most lucrative shakedown operation they are usually referring to the Sicilian Mafia, the Russian mob, or...
  • How long have you worked for your current employer?
    How long have you worked for your current employer?
    According to a recent survey, nearly 40% of recruiters and hiring managers said that job hopping is the single biggest obstacle for job seekers. Potential employers see job hoppers as lacking in loyalty. Soon after an employee is trained to do her...