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Outsourced vs. In-House PR: Which Is Better?

Many people in different fields have no idea that the secret of achieving great publicity is good public relations. Public relations involves establishing a solid relationship with your target audience so that they can support your business. The first step of winning the public’s attention is hiring a PR team to win people’s trust easily. In the business world today, you can either outsource PR or work with an in-house PR. Your company should be very skeptical when deciding whether to work with...
Tags: Careers, Business Planning, ECPR


10 quick tips to be your most disciplined, productive, happy, and healthy self while working from home

Justin Lewis/Getty Images I was homeschooled from first through eighth grade, and now I'm a work-from-home writer. Years later, I still use my homeschooling experience to create a healthy and productive work routine. These are my 10 tips to get the most out of working from home. See more stories on Insider's business page. Homeschooled from first through eighth grade with my three brothers and one sister, I grew up in a strict orthodox group and was generally only allowed outside ...
Tags: Work From Home, Careers, Sacramento, Trends, Strategy, Working From Home, Homeschool, Lewis, Matic, Charles Duhigg, Hawaii New York, Home School, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Justin Lewis Getty, Contributor 2021


3 ways to improve your employees’ attitudes towards the company

The attitude employees have towards the company is incredibly important. In this video I talk about why it matters and how to improve employees’ attitudes towards the organization and the huge role the CEO and upper management plays in this.
Tags: Leadership, Careers, Happy At Work, Heartcount


Modesty Blaise is 1000 Times Cooler Than James Bond. New episode of Electric Enthusiasm.

There’s a NEW EPISODE of Electric Enthusiasm out today and I LOVE this one!!! Modesty Blaise kicks as much butt as 007 but she does it with way more style and way less borderline rape. Meet the coolest action heroine from the 60s who began her adventures in newspaper comic strips before making her way into novels and some shockingly bad movies. Hear it on Spotify, Apple, Google or all the other podcast services.
Tags: Podcast, Careers, Blaise, Spotify Apple Google, Enthusiasm, Modesty Blaise, James Bond New


A chef who offers health benefits, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan raised base pay to $18 to $24 per hour and says he's not struggling to hire workers

Irene Jiang/Business Insider The restaurant industry is facing a staffing crisis, with 75% of operators struggling to hire. Several restaurant owners are finding a solution by paying workers more, according to the NYT. Chef Jason Hammel said adding a higher wage to his benefits package makes it easier to find staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past two decades have been busy for Chicago chef Jason Hammel, who opened Lula Cafe in 1999 with a four-burner stove and s...
Tags: News, US, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Minimum Wage, Chicago, Maine, New York Times, Retail, Ruby, Times, Matt Murphy, Hammel, Jason Hammel, American Staffing Association


A chef who offers health benefits, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan raised base pay to $18 to $24 per hour and said he's not struggling to hire workers

Irene Jiang/Business Insider The restaurant industry is facing a staffing crisis, with 75% of operators struggling to hire. Restaurant owners are finding a solution by paying workers more, The New York Times reported. Chef Jason Hammel said adding a higher wage to his benefits package made it easier to find staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past two decades have been busy for Chicago chef Jason Hammel, who opened Lula Cafe in 1999 with a four-burner stove and som...
Tags: News, US, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Minimum Wage, Chicago, Maine, New York Times, The Times, Retail, The New York Times, Ruby, Matt Murphy, Hammel, Jason Hammel


Interview with Kathy Caprino Published in Forbes

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Forbes senior contributor and career coach Kathy Caprino about a topic that’s on a lot of employers’ minds these days: how to prevent your firm from being negatively impacted by the “Great Resignation.”  We talked about what’s driving employees to quit, the types of work cultures that are most engaging, and how to create the type of work environment that people don’t want to leave. You can read the full article here. Looking for more information on...
Tags: Careers, Employee Engagement, Forbes, Media Appearances, Kathy Caprino


How to Dream Bigger

We take on the common misconception that people who dream and succeed BIGG aren’t constrained by the same forces that the rest of us are. Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion. It’s not that people who succeed BIGG don’t face […] The post How to Dream Bigger appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Podcast, Life, Goals, Careers, Success, Mindset, Dreams, Personal Development, Entrepreneur Mindset, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, Bigg, The Professor And Mary-lynn, Believing


How a Strong IT Department Can Change Your Business

The roles of an IT department go beyond troubleshooting computer issues, answering computer-related questions, and solving company network issues. Your IT department is the backbone to which your company’s technology and security hang on. Your IT department takes on essential company roles such as building and maintaining information systems to maximize the smooth flow of data in your business. Maximizes Business Data and Device Security The chief benefit a strong IT department team brings to...
Tags: Careers, Business Planning, Maximizes Business Data


6 things you should never do at a high-end restaurant, from a Michelin-starred restaurant manager

neinchpunch/shutterstock Matthew Mawtus is the general manager of Hide, a Michelin-starred European restaurant in London. Even at as fancy a venue as Hide, Mawtus says he often sees diners making etiquette faux pas. Don't change tables without asking staff, be upfront about dietary restrictions, and please - don't fight over the bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Michelin-star restaurants are a high-pressure environment. Staff work the craziest hours to bring y...
Tags: Apple, Food, New York, London, Life, Restaurants, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Retail, Michelin, Tripadvisor, Norfolk, Damascus, Nordic, Don


2021 ABA Profile Of The Legal Profession

The American Bar Association’s 2021 Profile of the Legal Profession is a snapshot of where things stand as of the end of July of this year. Certainly another year outside of the ordinary, with the country and the legal profession still grappling with the global pandemic. From demographics, “legal deserts” and wages, to legal education, lawyer well-being and legal tech, the ABA’s profile is an interesting and informative read for those wanting to see where the profession stands – and where it is ...
Tags: News, Law, Careers, Stats, American Bar Association, Being a Lawyer, Aba, Surveys & Awards, In-house Groups, The American Bar Association, Practice Forward


How to Succeed in People Prediction

Understanding what's actually being said--a study in subtexts and mind reading: THE BIG KEY TO CAREER SUCCESS. Thanks to Google Analytics, I pay a lot of attention to my blog readership so I can better figure out where to focus my blogs. Back in 2014, I published a blog entitled Mind Reading 101. For years my clients have been asking about my "secrets" to mind reading and that blog revealed much of the information about that subject. Surprisingly, the readership on that blog was limited. So,...
Tags: Google, Careers, Walmart, Google Analytics, Diamond, Max, Freud, Don, Joshua, Aren, New Guinea


Meet the average Netflix user, a Millennial woman without a college degree living in the American suburbs earning less than $50,000 a year

Daniel Reinhardt/picture alliance via Getty Images Netflix has 74 million subscribers in the US and Canada. Its typical user is a woman who lives in the US suburbs and has some or no college education. The average user is also more likely to identify as liberal or a moderate, not republican. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix is arguably the most ubiquitous streaming service, with 74 million subscribers in North America.It appeals to viewers of all walks of life, but...
Tags: News, Media, Entertainment, Disney, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Netflix, Canada, Streaming, North America, Tech Insider, Bridgerton, Streaming Platforms, Katie Canales


After returning from vacation to 765 unread emails, I tried ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt's hack of responding to everything ASAP. It just created a bunch more work.

Eric Schmidt. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach I tried a productivity hack for my 765 unread emails. Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt replies to emails as soon as possible, even with one or two words. I tried it out and from what I learned, it's not a useful technique for most people. See more stories on Insider's business page. I recently took a couple of days away from work, and although I enjoyed it, I've returned to a common problem: An overflowing email inbox - 765 unreads to be exac...
Tags: Google, Productivity, Careers, Trends, Silicon Valley, Eric Schmidt, Emails, New York University, SCHMIDT, Stephen Jones, Harvard Business School, Beck Diefenbach, Weekend BI UK, Radi Cati Joint


What a good career coaching session really looks like

People who are not my kids think it’s really interesting to listen to my side of a coaching phone call. In fact, lots of people say they’d pay to hear both sides, but it’s clear to me that if someone knows another person is listening to them the call gets useless fast and sounds more like a job interview. My kids have had enough. And now that my youngest is home alone with me he has taken to pausing his video game to yell out a personality type. Just from hearing my side of the call. Really....
Tags: Careers, Whitney, Mentoring, Penelope


How to nail any phone interview (the ESSENTIAL 2021 guide)

Looking to nail a phone interview you have coming up? Well read on. Interviewing is hard. One of the few ways to make it even harder is to make it a phone interview. In-person, you can read and respond to all of the interviewer’s physical cues, but on the phone you’re often left to guess if they’re engaged in what you have to say or busy checking their inbox while you ramble on. Unfortunately, many application processes begin with a phone interview. I used to hate phone interviews…at...
Tags: Marketing, Careers, Job Interview, Joe Greene, LinkedIn Glassdoor


Better Job Search: Lessons from Contractors

I’ve worked with a lot of contractors over the years, and have always come to a conclusion that if a contractor wants to get a job, they simply need to (a) show up, and (b) submit a proposal in a timely manner. Those are two things that, if not done, will almost always keep a contractor out of the running. Recently I had a different experience where I searched for, evaluated, hired, and paid for a contractor completely online, sight-unseen, and with me not there to observe the work. I got an ...
Tags: Careers, Don, Jane, Joe Job Seeker


New Electric Enthusiasm episode: The Banjo… Loud, Fun And Sexy?

People have a TON of misconceptions about the banjo and often dismiss it as the instrument of hillbillies or rednecks. But did you know that it’s an instrument with a huge history and tradition that can be both loud, fun and… sexy? In the latest episode of our Electric Enthusiasm podcast we have a guest, Daniel Rodrigues who is a Portuguese jazz musician living in Copenhagen where he plays in several different jazz bands and he is VERY enthusiastic about the banjo. In our Moment of Meta we talk...
Tags: Podcast, Careers, Copenhagen, Daniel Rodrigues


I made more than $1.7 million in a week selling doomsday bunkers. You know who doesn't buy them? Democrats.

Ron Hubbard is the founder and owner of Atlas Survival Shelters. Rob Hubbard/Atlas Survival Shelters Ron Hubbard, 59, is the owner Atlas Survival Shelters, a bunker-building business based in Texas. Hubbard says business is booming among Republican customers since the election of President Biden. This is what his job is like, as told to freelance writer Jenny Powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to essay is based on a transcribed conversation with Ron Hubb...
Tags: Texas, Small Business, Republicans, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Survival, Biden, Times, Nordic, Preppers, Trump, YouTube Channel, Ron Hubbard, Sulphur Springs Texas, Jenny Powers


JOIN OUR LIVE EVENT ON OCTOBER 14: What employers can do to support working parents right now

There are a number of strategies companies can use to support working parents. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times The pandemic created a caregiving crisis and working parents have paid a steep price. At a time when companies are struggling to retain workers, this is no small issue for employers. Join us on October 14 at 1pm ET for a live event around how organizations can support caregivers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The coronavirus pandemic created a caregiving crisis, and...
Tags: Parenting, Parents, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Company Culture, Caregiving, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Webinar, American Airlines, Nordic, Working Parents, Al Seib Los Angeles Times, Rebecca Knight, Adrienne Schneider, Camille GroupKarsten Vagner


Can Managers Count On Millennials Sticking Around?

It turns out that millennials are as loyal as the previous generation Image Credit: Ryan Dickey Managers who have built a successful team are always worried about one thing: are their workers going to stay? As more and more of our teams are being built using members of the millennial generation a lot of us have become worried because we don’t have any manager training on how to get people to stay. The typical description of a millennial worker is one who moves around a lot looking f...
Tags: Careers, Employment, Recession, Skills, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Managers, Leaving, Staffing, Millennial, Job Hopping, Dr Jim Anderson Blue Elephant Consulting, Ryan Dickey, IT manager skills, IT manager training, IT team building, Move Around


How to Choose a Career that You’ll Love (even if you don’t know what you want to do)

How do most people choose a career? Well…they don’t. They stumble into a job after college, take whatever they can get, then follow one of the few paths available from that random job. No wonder most people are frustrated in their careers. But there actually IS a way to narrow down your potential interests to choose a career that you will love. Ramit Sethi, our founder and career-path guru, has put together a Dream Job system that helps you explore ALL the careers you’re interested i...
Tags: Wikipedia, Marketing, Careers, Linkedin, Job Search, Ramit Sethi, Allen, Job Change, Tommy Keep


How HR Can Enhance Recruitment Efficiency

  Choosing the right candidate for a company is a difficult task. If a company wants to improve the performance of their firm, HRs are the most crucial member of a company. To manage the company and bring more talented candidates HR plays a huge role in maintaining the company’s performance. Companies are understanding the need for HR so more and more companies are looking for experienced HRs. Although companies know the importance of HR, they still don’t know how to take proper measures to inc...
Tags: Instagram, Careers, Dubai, LinkedIn Facebook, Employee Hiring, Social Media Recruitment As technology


I'm a former Goldman Sachs analyst who raised over $8.5 million for my fashion startup. Here's how I realized finance wasn't for me.

Meg He is the cofounder of fashion startup ADAY. Bridget Badore Meg He, 33, is the cofounder of ADAY, a fashion brand that creates sustainable professional workwear. After leaving a career in finance and venture capitalism, He started ADAY with former Goldman Sachs coworker Nina Faulhaber. This is what running her business is like, as told to freelance writer Claire Turrell. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've always had an entrepreneurial spirit and liked to set myse...
Tags: Fashion, UK, New York, Finance, US, Careers, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Startup, Italy, Portugal, Retail, Goldman Sachs


The 5 fail-safe ways to impress your team when starting a remote role

It can be harder to build relationships when working from home. FreshSplash/Getty Remote working is very different from in-person if you haven't worked at the company before. Starting a new job remotely can be challenging as workers adapt to building relationships online. From organizing online catch-ups to learning the company culture, you can make the process easier. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work is on the rise and so many more people have to jo...
Tags: Google, Work From Home, UK, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Working From Home, Pwc, Muse, New Job, Remote Working, Nordic, Brown, Art Markman


How to use LinkedIn hashtags and resume keywords to apply for remote work

Just one in 10 companies expects all their staff to return to the office after the pandemic. Manish Rajput/SOPA Images When looking for remote jobs, it's important to tailor your résumé and cover letter accordingly. Highlighting any previous remote work or related soft skills such as Zoom could go a long way. Optimizing your LinkedIn profile and using the relevant hashtags will catch recruiters' attention. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Remote work might ha...
Tags: Google, UK, Resume, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Remote Work, Google Docs, Job Search, Salesforce, CV, Video Conferencing, Nordic, Remote workers


When the Familiar Becomes Unfamiliar

We’re currently in what I’ve been referring to as the “messy middle” of the pandemic return-to-office experience. Many people planned to return in September, but COVID cases trended back up and our plans were upended again. We expected things to have changed for the better by now; instead, we’re left with no clear end in […] The post When the Familiar Becomes Unfamiliar appeared first on Career and Workplace Expert and Speaker, Multigenerational Work Expert, Lindsey Pollak.
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A study of 61,000 Microsoft employees suggests remote work is bad for communication between different teams

Remote workers can pose "insider threats" to companies, not always intentionally. Justin Paget/Getty Images Fully remote workers communicate less with people outside their team, a study suggests. They are also slower to engage new starters, the study found. Researchers analyzed the habits of 61,000 Microsoft staff before and after they switched to remote working. See more stories on Insider's business page. People working from home in the pandemic spoke less frequently with colleagues...
Tags: UK, News, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Research, University, Working From Home, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Jamie Dimon, Hybrid, Stephen Jones, Berkeley Haas


How Entrepreneurs Stay Positive

How can entrepreneurs stay positive even in the face of disappointment or loss? We share three ways, plus an inspiring story. Click the player to listen to this episode of The BIGG Success Show Podcast. Below is a summary of our discussion. Do you like surprise endings? Well, then, we’ve got a story for you […] The post How Entrepreneurs Stay Positive appeared first on Bigg Success. [click the title link above to read our full post]
Tags: Business, Podcast, Entrepreneurship, Careers, Entrepreneur, Disappointment, Loss, Positive Thinking, Mindset, Thomas Edison, Business Development, Bigg Success, George Krueger, Mary-lynn Foster, The Bigg Success Show, The Professor And Mary-lynn


Four Top Qualities of an Excellent HR Manager

Human Resources Management has actually been a growing specialist area for several years, and the fad will certainly continue as Human Resources needs on Local or online businesses of all dimensions are increasing. Right here, we outline 4 crucial qualities of a good Human Resources managers that a person can create in order to advance up the career ladder. 1. Be Aware Of Honest Responsibilities Successful Human Resources managers comprehend and welcome their role as the conscience of the...
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