LinkedIn rebuilds its Recruiter platform, launches tracking system and gender filter in diversity push

We’ve been chronicling how LinkedIn, now owned by Microsoft, has built out tools and services it provides on its platform to capitalise on the fact that it now has nearly 600 million registered professional profiles and is a go-to for people looking to network and look for work in the …

Mirabella Aims to Break Barriers with a ‘Fresh Face’

Beauty is a lifestyle. If you do not agree, scroll #makeupjunkie on Instagram feed, or just ask Mirabella’s new owners Layne and Miranda Coggins. While the brand adopted this philosophy in early 2014, the Coggins have vowed to embrace it; spending the first seven months of ownership improving product formulations …

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Online education is bigger than ever, with more people opting for the convenience it brings. Students can learn from anywhere and at their own pace. For educators, they have the opportunity to reach a global audience. Capitalizing on that potential used to be easier said than done, however. Building fully-inclusive …

What is a toll-free number, and why does my business need one?

So your business is growing, and you’ve decided that your current phone number just isn’t going to cut it as a point of contact anymore. Maybe you’re still using a landline, and customers are unhappy about having to foot the bill for the customer service calls they’re making to you. …

Best Ways to Learn Something New Every Day Using the Internet

Learning has become easier than A, B, C or 1, 2, 3. Thanks to the wonderful world wide web aka the internet. Long gone are the days when the library was the only source of information available. Who remembers having to spend hours in the library going through books to …

How Interacting in Professional Groups on Facebook Can Help Your Brand Grow

For years groups on Facebook have been a hub of activity, especially for brands. These are places where you can can actually help attract new Fans without paying for advertising. Groups can help build your personal brand’s visibility and create more social interactions. By engaging in groups that are relevant …

Call Me, Maybe? How to Hire Friendly, Unflappable Reps for Your Phone Support Jobs

Tales of amazing customer service support calls can live in infamy. I had lunch with some store owners a couple years ago and the topic of Uline’s amazing customer service came up. One of the guys at the table gushed at how quickly they pick up the phone. He promptly …

5 ways to upgrade your business’s Instagram strategy

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms for consumers to interact with their friends and brands they love. In fact, 80 percent of Instagram users follow a business, and every day 200 million users visit a business page on Instagram. Clearly, there’s a ton of opportunity for …

5 Remote-Friendly File Sharing Systems That Increase Productivity

You may not have the advantage of being able to walk down the hall and deliver a document to your colleague, but working remotely doesn’t automatically mean you’re wasting time when collaborating with others on specific files. In fact, there are numerous file-sharing services angled to meet the needs of …

Selling on Facebook: What is Facebook Marketplace and how to use it

In 2016, Facebook launched Marketplace — the social media giant’s version of a virtual classifieds feature. Facebook is known for its innovation and for using user data to make improvements to their platform, and the way they have approached selling on Facebook Marketplace is no different. In its infancy, Facebook …

Sonita Alizadeh narrowly avoided being a child bride. Now she raps about ending forced marriage.

Several years ago, Sonita Alizadeh’s parents were considering selling her into marriage in order to pay for her older brother’s bride. Alizadeh, an Afghan refugee who was living in Iran at the time, dreamt instead of getting an education.  While such conflict plays out for millions of girls around the …

What to expect and not to expect from an Office 365 intranet

According to the latest report by Nielsen Norman Group, Office 365 is one of the most popular platforms for intranets. Providing a rich toolset, it helps to build multifunctional and eye-catching corporate intranets that improve employee collaboration and communication and streamline business processes. Let’s see whether an Office 365 intranet …

Rural innovation policies need to reflect differences within communities

Policies aimed at encouraging rural innovation should take into account the differences between entrepreneurs and how they view where they live, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and De Montfort University have found that meanings attached to where someone lives are shaped by …

3 Services That Will Automate Household Chores

In the modern age, we are finding more and more excuses to combat the dreaded household chores. From lawn and yard work to window cleaning and vacuuming, many busy professionals everywhere are crying out for similar time-saving and convenient solutions which washing machines and dishwashers have brought to our lives. …

Five Reasons for Business Owners to Invest in UK Property

In these times of economic change, investors look for the best and most advantageous way to invest their cash. Property has always offered a great investment opportunity. Property investment is seen by many as the best way to produce long-term financial security and yield a great return. The UK housing …

New Year, New Home Office: Stay Germ-Free This Winter & Beyond With The OLIKA Birdie

From laptop keyboards to drawer handles, home offices are filled with countless surfaces that can quickly become infested with germs. Thus, it is pertinent to have easy, at-the-ready solutions to sanitize your hands throughout each work day to help keep the flu and other sicknesses away. For entrepreneurs who don’t …

End of the Line? 5 Reasons Phone Numbers Are Still Essential

In today’s digital world it may seem that phone numbers don’t matter nearly as much as they used to. We have social media messaging, online chat programs, email, and other forms of communication that mean a phone line might just be out of date. However, that doesn’t mean they are …