The other day I stumbled across this fascinating infographic by Citation HR & Employment Law services that shows many of things that may become commonplace in our offices in 50 years. Here are some of the suggestions that I found most interesting: 1. A Holographic Meeting Room Can you imagine meetings where you don’t really have to be there in person? Sounds pretty awesome, right? Sure we have Skype and many businesses use conference calls,… Read more »
Ever since the world of online advertisement and digital platforms soared in popularity, some may think that the power of print has dissolved — but that’s not strictly true. From a consumer’s perspective, printed materials can offer a personal touch that simply can’t be achieved online. In fact, many believe that neither print nor digital can truly succeed without the other — but what are the facts?
Why do we need… Read more »
If you live somewhere that has a phone book, chances are you haven’t even opened it in years! Now the internet is the perfect hunting ground for all the tools and services you may need. A quick Google Search and you can pull up numerous services in your area. Here are some interesting tools and services you can find online: 1. Heat Trace System Heat line cable products are designed to better withstand the harsh… Read more »
Working from home isn’t the picturesque lifestyle so many would lead you to believe.
You’re bound to read pieces about working from home that focus on the positives. The positives of being your own boss or setting your own hours. It’s bundled with images of laptops and beaches, cars and riches, and 4-hour work weeks.
These pieces usually forgo talking about the real ups and downs. The times like being sick and… Read more »
If you own a retail business, it can be easy to think that criminals have the upper hand. How often have you completed a stock-take, only to find that you’re down hundreds or thousands of dollars? How often have you heard the beep of your security, only to watch someone run out the door with your products?
According to the British Retail Consortium’s Annual Crime survey, retail crime is on the rise. Incidences… Read more »
Starting a business for you might have just begun with your laptop and an idea. Maybe your worked tirelessly every hour that you had to build it from nothing into what it is today. To the point where you have your own business location and employees. It is definitely something to be proud of. But, of course, with that comes added responsibility. You no longer just need to think of yourself and you… Read more »
Selling a business when you’re an entrepreneur is likely going to be an experience filled with mixed emotions. You may be excited to pass your company on to someone with the time and resources to take it to the next level. Perhaps you’ll experience twinges of sadness, after all your business was your baby that you created from the ground up. Some of us will even feel massive relief when we finally sell our business…. Read more »
When you apply for a job, you need to think about what employers are looking for from you. Have you ever heard of the five-minute rule, or indeed the sixty-second rule? They’re both quite simple. On average, an employer will spend sixty seconds looking at a CV or resume before deciding whether to offer a potential candidate an interview and around five minutes interviewing before they… Read more »
Today, when you talk about marketing many people automatically think about digital marketing. Marketing with technology is certainly a must for all businesses as more internet-connected devices are adopted by consumers. But if you put all of your focus on digital marketing you could miss lucrative offline marketing opportunities.
The marketing ideas below prove that even in the Internet of Things era there are offline tactics that work just as well as… Read more »
Our lives can be enriched by studying history. “Those who cannot remember the past,” said George Santayana, the Harvard intellectual remembered for his epigrammatic philosophical essays, “are condemned to repeat it.”
Many of the founding fathers of the United States, like Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin shared the earlier views of ancient Greek historians, like Herodotus, Thucydides, and Polybius, and the later views of classical Roman chroniclers, like Rufus, Livy and Tacitus, that the… Read more »