For the two weeks around Memorial Day, there’s more reason than normal to buckle up: Police around the country are stepping up enforcement of seat belt laws and plan on giving out double the usual number of tickets.
The whole point of résumés and cover letters is to sell your skills. Rather than simply listing the responsibilities in the positions you’ve held (as many candidates do), call out specific ways you’ve made a difference in those roles. Suppose you’re in sales: Did you exceed your annual targets? By what percentage? Or, if you’re …
Take a page out of Disney’s employee training playbook to see how creative management can lead to fully engaged employees dedicated to pleasing customers.
The battle for boneless rib sandwich supremacy is on. This summer, Burger King menus will feature the BK Rib, a pork sandwich slathered in tangy barbecue sauce that may sound very familiar to loyal fans of the McDonald’s McRib.
The proposed ‘chained’ inflation index would cut Social Security increases even though a realistic index of elder inflation would push benefits higher. Can we just tell the truth?
It’s a crazy competitive world out there–you can’t afford to have employees who aren’t cutting it.
MTV used to be a parent-free zone, but over the last several years the network has overhauled its programming to cater to a generation that views Mom and Dad more as friends than enemies.
You don’t need a mountain of fancy resources to craft a strategic roadmap for your business, but you do need to give up a lot of preconceived notions about strategy.
Skilled networkers use their contacts as a source of quick feedback and even solutions to challenges of all sorts. If your network is strong, you’re connected to well-placed colleagues, suppliers, customers, and fellow executives in your field — a host of experts who can help you at a moment’s notice. For example, if you’re …
You’d think that when retailers enhance their online shopping options, the goal would be increased online sales. Not so with Target, Gap and Rite Aid — which are adding new online tools with the hopes of boosting in-store sales.
Let’s start with the obvious. Those IRS employees who singled out conservative groups for scrutiny over their tax-exempt status were wrong, wrong, wrong. Any whiff of politics at the agency is unacceptable, and this is far more than a whiff. In time, we shall see how far up the agency food chain the scandal goes.
But this unsavory …