4 In-Demand PR Careers

Jobs in the public relations field continue to evolve alongside innovations in technology and marketing. The Public Relations Society of America noted how those tools and tactics support the core of PR: influencing, engaging and building a relationship with stakeholders across platforms to shape and frame public perception of an organization. Companies will continue to… Read more »

Decoding Body Language in the Workplace (Infographic)

Decoding Body Language in the Workplace Nonverbal Communication Matters in the Workplace Your nonverbal communication is more important than you think, especially in the workplace. How your coworkers interpret what you say has everything to do with body language and tone. In fact, fifty-five percent of a message is conveyed through nonverbal elements, like your… Read more »

5 Causes of Miscommunication

Miscommunication can cost companies millions of dollars per year. A survey of 400 companies cited an average loss per company of $62.4 million a year due to communication blunders. These errors can happen across many fields, but this article will focus on examples of miscommunication in business. In today’s evolving global business climate, proper communication… Read more »

Can You Hear Me? The 5 Stages of Listening

Every aspect of business is connected through communication systems. An essential skill for communication in the business world is listening, and though we do it every day, we may not excel at it. Listening is critical for building working relationships among employees and management, and it’s fundamental in a company’s interaction with its customers. Communication… Read more »

How to Become a Digital Editor

Digital editors of print are responsible for taking content, such as articles and blog posts, and ensuring they are organized and optimized for publishing on a variety of platforms. Editors can work in multiple spheres, from multi-national corporations such as Apple or Amazon to local news stations. They serve as the last pair of eyes… Read more »

Ghostwriting 101 for Entrepreneurs

Everyone has knowledge to share, but not everyone has the writing expertise to convey it. That’s where ghostwriters come in. A ghostwriter is someone hired to write content that is credited under a different person’s name. Entrepreneurs hire ghost writers because, though they have extensive industry knowledge, they may struggle articulating it into engaging content,… Read more »

10 Negotiation Techniques for Entrepreneurs

Whether they are fresh out of college or ready to be their own boss, many business leaders take the entrepreneurial route so they can enjoy more freedom and make a bigger impact. Starting a business or joining a company as one of its first employees is an exciting time, but it’s also stressful. Building new… Read more »

Summer Vacation Habits Across the Globe (Infographic)

Americans work hard, yet many let their earned vacation time go to waste. Let’s explore some of the reasons why many Americans don’t use all of their vacation time and compare our habits to other countries across the globe. Vacations can lower stress, improve interpersonal relationships and motivate us to be more productive at work…. Read more »

7 Summer Reads for Entrepreneurs

After a long winter and being cooped up at home and in the office, now you have a chance to spend time outdoors, whether on your own or with your family and friends. Summer is a great time to catch up that book or two you’ve been wanting to read all winter and spring. Grab… Read more »

The Benefits of Summer Fridays

Summer Fridays, or the idea of employers offering flexible summer hours, are making a comeback. Summer Fridays are believed to have originated in 1960s New York City as a chance to compensate lower-paid workers. Summer Fridays also allowed ample time for editors at publishing houses to drive to their summer homes on the Hamptons (seriously)… Read more »