Overused Phrases that Could Kill Your Resume

Despite the recent positive economic news and the improvement of the U.S. job market, competition for job opportunities is still pretty fierce. Human Resources professionals are still sifting through hundreds more resumes than before the recent recession, and there are many  buzzwords that are overused and that, frankly, don’t add anything meaningful to your description […]

Five Cool Business Apps for Your Smart Phone

If you are a business person and own an iPod, Blackberry, or Android, you can benefit from a few of the thousands of  business apps available for your smart phone.  The following five downloadable applications are particularly helpful for businesses of all sizes in terms of improving your productivity, profitability, and time management: SQUARE – […]

When it Comes to Household Money, Both Partners Should Share in Financial Responsibility

Couples often structure their household finances where one partner takes care of all the bill-paying and investments.  But all too often, the non-financial partner is left widowed or otherwise alone and has no understanding or knowledge of household expenses, investments, or what it takes to live on month-to-month.  That is why both partners need to […]

New Rules for Today’s Workplace: Strategies for Success in the Virtual World

In her newest book, communications expert Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts delivers timely advice for anyone in business – owners, managers, employees – on surviving and succeeding in today’s technology-dependent workplace.  She focuses on the trend toward a virtual workplace and emphasizes that excellent communication skills are more essential than ever to keep up with the pace of […]

Entrepreneur’s Top 10 Small Business Predictions for 2012

Entrepreneur Media has offered up a list of Top 10 predictions for changes to expect in the small business climate in 2012.  After sifting through predictions by a handful of forecaster pronouncements and government reports, here is what they came up with as the Top 10: Volatility ahead. With Europe now teetering, economic uncertainty will […]