Category Archives: Industry and Careers

Here’s What Recruiters are Looking for on LinkedIn

With 87% of recruiters finding LinkedIn to be the most valuable online resource for vetting potential candidates, it is essential to know what stands out and what hurts your chances. Here are five tips from the experts on how to … Continue reading

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Elon Musk: A Look at His Career and Inspiration, from Space X to Tesla

When contemplating the world’s greatest visionaries, Elon Musk surely comes to mind. The South African-born entrepreneur, inventor, investor and visionary is both a renaissance man and a leader of the future. Here is a look at his business success, personal … Continue reading

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A Look at the Vital Signs of the 2016 Holiday Shopping Season

The 2016 holiday shopping season was a success for American retailers, yet there was a large disparity between online sales, which surged 15% above last year’s figure, and traditional stores, which saw stagnant or declining traffic in many cases.  The … Continue reading

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Fashion Entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso: A Look at Her Rise to Girl Boss

Sophia Christina Amoruso was only 22 years old when she founded Nasty Gal Vintage, an online eBay store, in 2006. A decade later, her Nasty Gal concept sells her label of young women’s clothing and is a leading online clothing … Continue reading

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A Look at Nordstrom: Building a Business on Customer Service

How can you build a successful startup? Examining the successes of others is a great place to start. This post, the first in an occasional series on trendsetting companies, looks at Nordstrom, which for more than a century has been … Continue reading

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