Business & Careers
Tips for beating workplace stress by taking charge of your career
Whether it's low pay, a heavy workload, fear of being laid off or simply that annoying co-worker in the cube next to you, there's a variety of reasons why you might feel stressed at work. If you think of yourself as someone who's consistently stressed at work, it's important to know that you're not alone, and there are t...
What It Takes To Land The Job You Want [Infographic]
The 2012 Job Preparedness Indicator is the second annual survey designed to identify gaps between the skills candidates say they have and the skills employers seek to fill available positions. The annual survey is conducted on behalf of the Career Advisory Board as part of its mission to provide insight, advice and counsel on trends, economic forces and cultural shifts that impact career opportunities for today and tomorrow. The inforgraphic represents this year's survey findings and illustr...
Choosing the right holiday greeting for your business
The spirit of the holiday season doesn't stay outside the workplace. While the season is often marked with at-home celebrations with family, it's also a lively time around the office. As the end of the year approaches, projects are being wrapped up and things get busy - but it's important to remember to send out professional holiday greetings.
Mom to mompreneur [Infographic]
Now in its third year, the Huggies(R) MomInspired(R) Grant Program is awarding $15,000 to 11 new mompreneurs. Each grant recipient’s unique baby or child care business, product or service helps make life as a parent easier and more enjoyable. A recent Huggies MomInspired survey shares more about the mompreneur community – from inspiration, to funding and work-life balance. * 84 percent of mompreneurs say becoming a mom encouraged innovation and creative thinking * 76 percent of mompreneurs...
Four easy technology tips small-business owners can start using today
While technology can enhance productivity and sales, provide access to wider audiences, and, ultimately, increase profits, it also can be a major source of stress for the small-business owner. There is so much change out there, small-business owners often experience fear and frustration as they try to keep up. Here are f...
Why sending holiday greetings is essential for businesses
For many businesses, the holidays are one of the most hectic times of the year. It might seem like there's no room for anything beyond the basics on the to-do list, but it's important to consider carefully what a few small actions can do. Your business is only as strong as your relationships with your customers, so making the effort to show your appreciation should be a regular part of your holiday season routine.
Frozen yogurt: a hot investment for entrepreneurs
Frozen yogurt shops are popping up in neighborhoods and business developments all across the country, as more Americans shop around for healthier treat options. The frozen yogurt industry is growing, not just for independent shops specializing in the delicious treat itself, but also in established restaurants and cafes l...