In my last post titled Big Revenues for Small Businesses, we considered the need for an organized sales function to drive revenue growth and allow the owner/entrepreneur to gain back critical time for general management activities… and...Show More Summary
Rachel Zoe is generally better known for her choice of shoes than her choice of workplace policies. But her addition of an office nursery is a big move that has us rethinking child care for working parents. The post Ever Thought About Offering Child Care at Your Office? This Entrepreneur Did appeared first on Brazen Life.
If you thought the need for labor laws were long settled, you should go work at one of those “too big to fail” banks. An intern, working at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, was found dead from a seizure caused by his working many all-nighters and specifically after working 72-hours straight. All to impress his […]
The latest tech trend is the Internet of Things (IoT), and if you’re like me, you didn’t know what it meant until you were reading a blog post one day (possibly this one). The IoT is what will happen when...
Even the most introverted of startup founders must pitch their ideas. These tips will help you feel confident as you approach industry big wigs. The post 4 Networking Tips from an Introvert Who Launched a Startup appeared first on Brazen Life.
We recently ask HR Bartender readers who keeps the reward points accumulated during business travel. Honestly, this one didn’t even come close. Maybe that’s why we received a lower response rate than usual. When it comes to business travel, employees get to keep the points. Show More Summary
Job boards and employee referrals are the most popular sources used by Northeast Ohio employers to attract qualified workers, according to a new report released by ERC. The 2015 ERC Hiring Trends and Practices Survey highlights hiring...Show More Summary
According to a survey released by the Society for Human Resource Management, approximately 69% of organizations reported that they conduct criminal background checks on all of their job applicants. However, what happens if somethingShow More Summary
Americans are notorious for their worth ethic. According to a 2015 Huffington Post article, 47 percent of Americans did NOT take a single paid-leave vacation day in 2014. While this is good news for employers who are getting free labor,...Show More Summary
Whether you’re just starting out as a manager or you’ve enjoyed considerable success over the years in management positions across a wide swath of sectors, the ever-shifting work landscape and the generational shift of workers entering...Show More Summary
Being a “fireman” has been and still is one of the most popular jobs listed by grade school-aged children when asked what they’d like to be when they grow up, yet few children find themselves pursuing this path once they move beyondShow More Summary
“Branding” is obviously a buzzword in offices around the world, but the concept is so popular that the term has started catching fire in alternative workplaces, as well. Tradesmen and laborers in a variety of fields must keep eyes and...Show More Summary
Until about 1990, the conventional thinking was that if you did your job satisfactorily, you would keep it for many years to come. Several of my friends were AT&T employees in those days, and many of them had had seniority for one or two decades. Show More Summary
First time leading a team? Don’t let your excitement trick you into making these new-manager mistakes. The post New Manager? Don’t Make These 5 First-Timer Mistakes appeared first on Brazen Life.
By now, you've probably heard about Rachel Dolezal, former head of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP. Turns out, it looks like she's not black. Which would seem to be an issue. But when you dig deeper, it's almost impossible...
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I recently had the pleasure to sit down with Evan Weinstein, an independent film director whose film “Leaving Circadia” has garnered a lot of success at various film festivals such as the Manhattan Film Fest, Soho Film Festival, among many others. Show More Summary
Ready to attend law school and become a hot-shot lawyer? Not so fast. Law school might not be the best decision for your career. The post Don’t Go to Law School: 3 Things to Consider Before You Apply appeared first on Brazen Life.
The title of the article says it all when it comes to leading effective meetings. As the sales executive, you are the leader when meeting with clientele. False Start On occasion you may hear someone say, “I can talk to you now, but I only have a few minutes. Show More Summary
Turning 38-years young… and still not acting my age. (Photo: Sir Garrett Camp) 38! I’ll turn a glorious 38 soon. It’s going to be a great natal year–I can already feel it. Perhaps it will be good luck for you, too. In this post, I’m giving away a round-trip ticket anywhere in the world. But back […]