Businessnewsdaily Staff Archive
Published July 17, 2012
The majority of hiring managers say they spend less than one minute reviewing each résumé they receive. So, how do you make sure yours doesn't end up in the recycling bin?
Published July 16, 2012
Next time you are locked in a fierce negotiation, whether it's over a salary, a house sale or a business deal, it may not be a bad idea to make a few subtle, or even overt, threats, new research suggests. When negotiating, you're more likely to get what you want with a threat than by getting angry.
Published July 12, 2012
Even though the popularity of social media marketing has grown in recent years, marketers are still unsure exactly how their efforts are helping businesses. New research found that the biggest problem marketing and advertising managers have with social media marketing is measuring the return on investment it provided their businesses.
Published July 11, 2012
The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act caused changes for all Americans, but perhaps businesses were most affected. New research, however, has found that a majority of those businesses have not taken the steps necessary to meet the requirements of the law set to take effect in 2014.
Published July 10, 2012
Employees are split on the prospects of getting a pay raise this year, new research has found. Nearly 40 percent of American workers said they were not optimistic about the prospect of receiving an above- inflation pay raise this year.
Published July 06, 2012
Workers face lots of distractions over the course of a normal workday, but none is bigger than answering emails, a new survey has found. Forty percent of the surveyed workers said they spend one to three hours answering emails each workday.
Published July 02, 2012
Small businesses may not want to automatically write off advertising on Facebook, especially if it is done correctly and expectations are managed.
Published June 21, 2012
Employers take note: hell hath no fury like a job candidate scorned. New research has found that companies can face a backlash depending on the way they treat applicants during the search process.
Published June 19, 2012
Businesses may want to listen a little more carefully the next time shoppers give them feedback. New research has found that a majority of shoppers feel that their feedback is falling on deaf ears, and as a result, many shoppers say their loyalty to certain brands is being negatively affected.
Published June 18, 2012
Peter Kirk, the chairman of Opening Day Partners, which owns four teams — the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, the York (Pa.) Revolution, the Lancaster (Pa.) Barnstormers and the Sugar Land Skeeters, Houston — in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, has done this by blending the tried-and-true business idea of putting the customer first with the simple pleasures of baseball.