In many situations, marketing skills are needed for non-marketing jobs. Maybe you work for a smaller business and you’ve been tasked with keeping an eye on the social media analytics, or you’ve been asked to make small changes to the website using WordPress.
Interviewing for a new position is perhaps the most intimidating part of a job search. It’s exciting to learn more about what you might be doing in a new role, but it can be difficult to know the right things to say.
Whether you’re a current student, recent post-grad on the job hunt, or someone who has been in the business world for a number of years, you should take a business writing course. Why?
If your website hasn’t been updated in a while, it might be time for a redesign. Why? Because you always want your website to reflect your business values and create a good experience for your customers.
When you’re questioning whether to stay or leave the job you currently have, there are important questions to ask yourself before you make any big moves.
Daily headlines are filled with companies dealing with crisis. Is your company prepared? Unlike Fortune 500 firms, smaller companies are often unprepared and usually do not have a crisis plan in place. They believe it will never happen to them. But what if it does?
To understand software development, you have to understand how the language of software is used by a computer. While it is very easy to gloss over the following distinctions as all being part of "coding," the reality is the distinctions among a compiled program, a script, and a Java app manifest themselves constantly in any organization building or modifying of applications.
We all know hard skills are important to every job. Each position has different hard skills that employees need to have (e.g. technical, software, and hardware knowledge for an IT professional, spatial awareness, design, and carpentry skills for a contractor). But at the end of the day, what are the skills every employee needs to have? Soft skills.
But, what are soft skills? They’re the skills you’d like to see in the people you work with, like good communication, flexibility, and adaptability.
Finding, choosing, and keeping the best talent available pays dividends in both the short and long term for an organization. A robust recruitment and selection process, intelligently administered, will invite the best and brightest into the company.
Building an organization's team is done through the hiring process. But before the hiring process, the organization needs to analyze the job they are hiring for.
The first step toward making a change or improvement is to set a goal—a target that defines the outcome and provides direction. While setting goals is relatively easy, actually achieving them can be a challenge. Many of us have come across an old list of goals or resolutions—made with the best of intentions—only to find that none of them were ever accomplished.