Monthly Archive:: February 2016

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until they reached a point in their businesses when it was feasible to quit. This transition time can be stressful and difficult, especially when you don’t enjoy your job, but it doesn’t have

Every Company Needs a Growth Manager

Growing revenue and profits is a core objective of most companies, and it is the responsibility of every function to contribute to the pursuit of this goal. Yet, in recent years technology startups have embraced a new role, Growth Manager — alternatively Growth Hacker, Growth PM, or Head of Growth — that focuses on it

Interview Techniques That Get Beyond Canned Responses

According to Elon Musk, a good way to tell if a candidate is fibbing about his or her qualifications is whether they can use a personal story to illustrate a particularly telling experience. “If someone was really the person that solved a problem, they’ll be able to answer the question on multiple levels,” he says.

America’s Leading EDCs | Global Trade Magazine

We’ve been looking forward to introducing this feature into the pantheon of Global Trade special issues for quite a while, as it gives us a more focused venue for spotlighting the excellent work of America’s economic development corporations (EDCs) than we are afforded with our annual crowd favorite, “America’s Top Cities for Global Trade.” These

10 Habits That Destroy Workplace Relationships

According to Globoforce, 78 percent of people who work between 30 to 50 hours per week actually spend more time with their coworkers than with their families. Because of the amount of time that we spend with colleagues, I find it pretty important to encourage friendships in the workplace. Not only does it boost morale,