Published: August 16, 2017, 11:20 pm
Why Choose a Career in Corporate Hospitality?
Are you leaving school in the near future and looking for a career that fits you? Or are you wanting a change of direction in your career that offers excitement, rewards and enjoyment? Or perhaps you’re looking for something to fill the gap while you’re building your startup. If so, then employment within the corporate hospitality and events sector might just be a perfect option for you.
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Ditch the Desk Job
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Published: July 30, 2017, 10:25 pm
How to Plan a Thrilling Trip to Thailand with Friends
Once you have your business up and running, give your mind and your body a break by taking a trip to Thailand. A vacation in Thailand is one of the most exciting things you could ever do, especially if you go with friends.
Do you know you can book cheap airline tickets to Bangkok if you purchase them one or two months beforehand?
Then after you’ve purchased your tickets and booked your hotel, how will you know which places to visit? Here is a short list of some must-visit places (Read more...
Published: July 30, 2017, 10:24 pm
How to Budget for Your First Home
You’ve got your startup off the ground and you’re feeling pretty good about things. As a matter of fact, your business is doing so well that you’re ready to embark on the grand adventure that is owning your first home, right?
Not without a budget, you aren’t. It will be all too easy to get swept up in the excitement of renovated kitchens, picturesque yards, and master suites with hot tubs once you start touring potential properties. That’s why you need to sit down and set some financial limits for yourself (Read more...
Published: July 25, 2017, 12:38 am
6 Tips for Starting an Ecommerce Business
More than 200 million shoppers are going to be spending money online this year. There’s never going to be a better time to start that new ecommerce business you’ve been thinking about. If you want to start an ecommerce business and sell products online, this checklist will guide you through it.
1. Find a Business Name
After you’ve decided what it is that you are going to be selling, you need to settle on a business name that is memorable and unique. This helps consumers to remember you. To ensure your ideal business name is (Read more...
Published: July 20, 2017, 9:31 am
The Brands Behind the $13 Billion International Zipper Wars
If your business operates anywhere in or near the area of fashion, you might already know about the international zipper wars. For the rest of us, this story about who will keep our pants zipped hits home on a personal level.
Have you ever wondered what the initials on the zipper of your jeans represent?
Chances are you don’t pay much attention to the zipper as long as it keeps your pants zipped. However, for some international brands, that zipper is everything. The zipper business represents billions of dollars. The (Read more...
Published: July 19, 2017, 10:46 am
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Roses and Thorns: Outside-of-the-Box House Decorating Tips
If you’re in the real estate business, house decorating is probably second nature to you. You’re likely quite familiar with what it takes to stage a home for sale. However, the following house decorating tips could help you give any home a special touch, helping it to sell more quickly.
Because what is a house without a decoration? When done right, the way you arrange things can help you create a certain illusion within a room, such as to make it appear bigger or feel more intimate. If you (Read more...
Published: July 14, 2017, 1:23 am
Hiring Great Personnel: How to Get it Right
Hiring personnel is a challenging process. You may have dozens of applications to review, all of which need to be examined in great detail to ensure that they meet minimum standards. From there, you check references, do interviews, and then agonize over which ones to hire.
Complicating this process even further is the prospect that not all candidates are at a consistent level of every qualification. That is, the applicant with the most experience may lack certain credentials, but the one with a long string of certifications may not have a work (Read more...
Published: July 5, 2017, 2:26 am
6 Common Invoicing Mistakes Made by SMBs
Small and medium business owners like you might see invoicing as a tedious, albeit necessary process. Really, you should be excited by invoicing. After all, you are getting paid!
That being said, SMBs and freelancers still make mistakes when it comes to invoices which can often waste time and tie up funds. Luckily, most of these hiccups can be remedied with extra attention to detail.
Below is our list of 6 common invoicing mistakes and what you can do to avoid them!
Improper Timing, Procrastination & Forgetfulness
First things first. It’s important to (Read more...
Published: July 4, 2017, 7:16 am
Choosing the Perfect Location for Your Business
One of the first things you’ll need to do once you have your mind made up about starting a business is to choose the perfect location for your business.
Of course, you will need to get to work with creating a business plan before that. Many people make the mistake of skipping this extremely crucial step, leaving them falling behind on making their dream a reality.
But one of the most important aspects of a business plan is finding a decent location for a business. While you will find a wide array of (Read more...
Published: July 4, 2017, 3:56 am
4 Big Benefits of Social Media for Business
Most of us have business Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts which are separate from our personal ones. It is quite common to see brands sharing news, tweeting about current events and engaging in conversations with their target audiences on social media channels. For some of us this may seem intrusive, but for businesses, this medium is a great platform to engage customers and get exposure to new audiences.
Social media provides great entertainment and often distracts us, but from a professional point of view, it poses some questions too. You might think (Read more...