Sponsored by GlobalX: When you are looking to appoint high quality, high performing staff, you need to do more than considering their resume and job application, and relying on the impression they make at an interview. Regrettably for many businesses, particular appointments do not work out because of a lack of information about a candidate [...]

Sponsored by ChameleonJohn: Balancing work and home life is challenging for everyone, but it can be particularly challenging for working mothers. Often, working mothers make sure everyone else’s needs are met before their own, but ultimately, professional and personal results suffer if you’re not taking care of yourself, too. No, you’ll probably never find complete [...]

3 Tips to Develop the Right Image in Business

September 14, 2014 • by Sponsor Contributor 0 comments
Career Development

Sponsored by Photius.com: Today, women are in every profession, including those that were limited to men in the past. Even better—women are excelling in every field. They run large corporation, fly planes and enlist in the army. The change took a long time to happen, but it has happened. Women are born with managerial skills [...]

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Kate Wilson Joins the Women on Business Contributor Team

September 14, 2014 • by Susan Gunelius 0 comments
Books for Businesswomen

Please join me in welcoming Kate Wilson to the team of contributing writers at Women on Business. Kate is a writer by trade and will bring unique insights to Women on Business. You can learn more about Kate in her bio below. Stay tuned to read Kate’s content on Women on business! About Kate Wilson [...]

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Does The HR Profession Need To Embrace Technology?

September 12, 2014 • by Sponsor Contributor 0 comments
Human Resources Issues

Sponsored by: thecareercafe.co.uk The latest research from the Society For Human Resource Management shows us that the HR profession has shifted from being predominantly male in 1997 (70% male) to being a female dominated profession today with 62% of HR practioners now estimated to be female. This means that any changes that are affecting the [...]

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Top 7 Challenges for Public Company Director Candidates

September 12, 2014 • by Tracy Houston 0 comments
Board of Directors

Over the last few years, I have heard from a number of board candidates about their biggest challenges. I have dug through my notes to share these. My hope is that the definitions and tips will bring further insights that will leverage and prioritize your time and efforts to gain a board seat. 1. Time [...]

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4 Ways To Commit To Excellence In Your Business

September 11, 2014 • by Toni Nelson 0 comments
Customer Service

Recently, while visiting my parents, I needed to get a key made. Since Home Depot was the closest place, I went in and found a sales associate. I didn’t know where the right department was, so I asked. Do you know the response I got? “So what do you want me to do about it?” [...]

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Understanding Your Customers with Your Online Persona

September 10, 2014 • by Community Member 0 comments
Reader Submission

You’ll often hear advice on developing an online persona to help market yourself, but it’s also a powerful tool if you’re running a small business. Small businesses must be attentive to which customers they’re speaking to. Larger corporations have many kinds of customers they can market to, but small businesses have their own specialties—making it [...]

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How to Learn From Your Small Business Competition

September 8, 2014 • by Asavari Sharma 0 comments
Marketing

No matter how big of a business you run, there is no end to learning new things. While well-established and stable organizations are your much-loved source of inspiration and guidance, you often forget the worth of small scale businesses in the industry. You, as a businessperson, should be aware of how your competitors, big or small, are marketing and selling their products and services to the targeted [...]

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Hey Ladies: Get Confident

September 7, 2014 • by Community Member 0 comments
Reader Submission

Looking for companies with a culture accepting of women in senior roles is critical but so too is your own level of confidence. Women still have a long way to go evidently. According to the results from the Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, which focused exclusively on the representation of women [...]

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