Career


4 ways to make your relocation successful



4 ways to make your relocation successful

From: bizjournals.com Image from: ISTOCK (PORTRA) Accepting a new job can be a thrilling new chapter in your career and in your life. Sometimes, this new chapter comes with the added challenge of moving to a new city, state, or even country, to take advantage of the offer. How can you best juggle your new responsibilities […]

2 kinds of passion are required to sustain small business success



2 kinds of passion are required to sustain small business success

From: bizjournals.com Image from: ISTOCK (ANDRESR) Over the years, as I‘ve talked with many a budding entrepreneur about to start their business, it continues to amaze me how many haven’t conducted anywhere close to a prudent amount of research or due diligence on their baby. Indeed, they often act as if they must get their business […]

​10 things to ask before… Managing a merger



​10 things to ask before… Managing a merger

From: bizjournals.com Image from: ISTOCK (PEOPLEIMAGES 1. Is my company in play? If you are a strong company in your market, you’re in play for an acquisition. Companies higher up the food chain are always looking for good businesses they can purchase. 2. How do I raise my company’s worth? You should take steps to rid […]

5 critical questions for entrepreneurs



5 critical questions for entrepreneurs

From: Bizjournals.com Photo: ISTOCK (ANDREYPOPOV) Small business owners have to deal with two universes every day: the marketplace, and what I call the diaper-changing stuff (DCS). The marketplace is the fun place, where you buy and sell stuff. Playing in the backyard of this universe is why you became a business owner in the first […]

Looking for work? Here are the U.S. cities that are adding — and shedding — the most jobs by the day



Looking for work? Here are the U.S. cities that are adding — and shedding — the most jobs by the day

From: Bizjournals.com Another day, another 62 jobs gained in Boston. That’s the pace of private-sector job creation in the city over the past decade, qualifying the Greater Boston area as the eighth fastest-expanding job market in the country since 2006, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Boston’s rank was part of a nationwide […]

Use these ‘power sentences’ to advance in your career



Use these ‘power sentences’ to advance in your career

From: Bizjournals After years of listening, responding and experimenting with ways to get a point across, I’ve put together powerful sentences that you can make your own — and be sure that others will respond in a positive way. A single word can change your mood for better or worse. A single sentence will give […]

Good news for new grads: They’re getting paid more



Good news for new grads: They’re getting paid more

From: Bizjournals Don’t worry, parents. Maybe your kids’ degrees in Philosophy and Gender Studies will pay off. Average salaries for graduates with bachelor’s degrees are up 3.8 percent for the Class of 2016, with surprising gains for liberal arts and humanities majors. According to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers […]

7 rules road warriors should never break



7 rules road warriors should never break

From: http://www.bizjournals.com/boston The guy who used to drive me to the airport from my distant riverfront aerie had an unbreakable routine. The moment I was settled into the back seat and before he started the engine, he’d look into the rear-view mirror and chirp: “Got your passport? Got your tickets? Turn off the coffeemaker?” And I […]