You already know all the villainous occupational stereotypes: the corrupt politician, the greedy lawyer, the sticky-fingered accountant. Well, here's one you may not have heard yet … the evil entrepreneur.
If you’re looking to own a headline-grabbing startup that will make you rich and famous, then your path to success will be a lot different than most entrepreneurs.
What do you do when you find out one of your company’s biggest fans is headed to the red carpet at the Oscars?
There's at least one day a year when small business can unite: American Express's Small Business Saturday. This year the event will be held on November 24. Its goal is to raise awareness about the importance of shopping at small businesses and encouraging Americans to spend at least a few of their holiday dollars at a small business.
So what are employers looking for when determining how valuable you might be to their organization? In addition to wanting proof that you've got the skills to do the job, they're also looking for star power of sorts. The next time you're up for a job, make sure you show them you've got what it takes.
Good news for older workers looking for a job: New research has determined that managers demonstrate their highest levels of professional vitality in their 50s.
There's a lot of scientific research out there that examines the traits that many successful CEOs have in common. Most are tall, for example, and people with wider faces tend to rise to the top faster than those with narrower mugs, apparently.
Whether you're relaxing on the beach, poolside or in the mountains this summer, odds are your mind will wander more than once that old familiar place. You'll fantasize about how much better your life would be if only you could get your act together and start your own business.
We all know the virtues of planning ahead. We put money into our retirement accounts, contribute to our kids' college funds and exercise to keep ourselves healthy. Yet, how often do you think about preparing for your next job?
DailyCandy, the lifestyle newsletter/product recommendation service that has been responsible for giving a boost to many up-and-coming small businesses, has launched its third annual "Start Small, Go Big" campaign, aimed at helping small companies become "the next big thing."