Emphasize These 5 Elements Within the Workplace to Get the Most Out of Your Team

It finally happened. Business is booming and you’re finally ready to bring on some new talent to capitalize on your current trajectory. While there’s obviously a lot that goes on between scouting potential talent and onboarding, there’s one factor of giving your team that much-needed boost that often goes undiscussed. …

Radical new environmental is needed to fix the global system, claims report

Entire systems change and fewer ‘sticking-plaster’ solutions from world leaders are urgently needed to address global challenges, reveals a report from sustainability non-profit, Forum for the Future. The report calls for urgent collaboration between governments, businesses, NGOs and investors to avoid climate change disaster and secure the future of our …

How to Write YouTube Headlines That Get Read For Your Personal Brand

When building a personal brand video content is key to increased visibility online. To achieve this it’s not only important to create compelling media that attracts an audience, but to also tailor topics for your target market. More than ever your audience is using YouTube as a search engine to …

How to Choose the Right Motivational Speaker for Your Group

If you have been put in charge of organizing your company’s next event, you may be stumped about the speaker. While you may have catering and decor nailed down, finding the right motivational speaker can be more difficult because this person sets the tone for most of the event. If your …

CircleCI launches Orbs, a package manager for software delivery automation

DevOps platform CircleCI today announced a new partner program that will open up its platform and allow third-party tools to integrate with it. In addition, the company is also launching Orbs, which it describes as “the world’s first package manager designed specifically for configuration of software delivery automation.” Fresh off …

Tesla, GM and Nissan are all part of a new coalition aiming to extend the EV tax credit

Tesla, GM and Nissan are among a group of 15 companies that launched a new coalition aimed at reforming the electric vehicle tax credit. The group, called EV Drive Coalition, brings together a mix of automakers, industry giant ABB, climate change and energy lobbying organizations and EV infrastructure companies, including …

Celebrate Black History Month: How to prepare your nonprofit

Black History Month isn’t a holiday in the conventional sense, but it’s an observance that deserves your nonprofit’s attention. Now’s the time to determine how to prepare your nonprofit — and make changes and additions to your strategy to take advantage of it — as you celebrate Black History Month. …

'Good Omens' trailer finds humor in the eternal war between Heaven and Hell

Good Omens isn’t out yet, but this will make the wait hurt less. Amazon’s adaptation of the novel from literary super-team Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett has its first trailer, compliments of New York Comic Con. The story follows the angel Aziraphale (Michael Sheen) and the demon Crowley (David Tennant), …

Daily Digest: Technology and tyranny, lying to ourselves, and Spotify’s $1b repurchase

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How to use your small business website to remind customers to buy local

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Nov. 18, 2016. It was updated on Oct. 30, 2018. We’re approaching that time of year when buyers and sellers give small businesses some love in the media. If your business is based locally in a community where you live, play and work, …

Will technology prove a threat or a godsend in the new workplace?

In the past decade, the business landscape has fundamentally shifted with the emergence of companies like Uber and Netflix, in addition to the rapid growth of large technology companies such as Apple and Amazon. Underlying this shift is the constant evolution and implementation of technology into the workplace. In a …

Need Effective Visual Branding? How to Vet Designer Candidates

What vetting steps do you take with visual designers to determine whether they are able to create effective visual branding components that are reflective of your brand? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year …

Digital transformation is making it challenging to find qualified employees

Traditional job roles are becoming more complex due to digital transformation initiatives a new poll claims, with UK businesses having to wait more than five months, on average, for new joiners to get up to speed in their jobs. In the research by Robert Half of almost 5,000 CFOs in 14 …

Cultivating a culture of personal development can supercharge performance

We all want success. You started a business because you had a dream. Maybe you wanted to change the world. Maybe you wanted to fulfil a childhood ambition. Or maybe you just want to make parents proud. Whatever that reason may be, you started a venture that was, yes, risky …

The scale and complexity of public sector procurement makes a change of direction difficult

A new report from the Institute for Government claims that the British  government spends around £284bn – almost one-third of its total expenditure – with external suppliers. Given its scale, public sector procurement could not easily be abandoned even if politicians wanted, the report concludes. It says that four departments …

What is imposter syndrome and how can you fight it as a female freelancer?

What is imposter syndrome and why should you care? Well, you need one very important thing to be a successful freelancer: confidence. Confidence in your ability to do great work gives you the courage to start your freelance business, sell to prospects, stand by your work, and push back on …

Construction and property firms call on Government to set binding environmental targets

Twenty-three of the UK’s most influential built environment businesses have signed an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking for the Environment Bill to provide the foundation for economic growth that is restorative and regenerative by design. In the letter, which was coordinated by UK Green Building Council …

The Next Recession Is Coming by 2021, According to an Overwhelming Majority of Economists

Two-thirds of business economists in the U.S. expect a recession to begin by the end of 2020, while a plurality of respondents say trade policy is the greatest risk to the expansion, according to a new survey. About 10 percent see the next contraction starting in 2019, 56 percent say …

7 mobile SEO best practices to boost Google search ranking

Considering the dominance of mobile devices over desktop, it is becoming imperative to leverage the power of mobile SEO best practices. According to Statista, mobile devices have a whopping 52.22% market share of global web page views. And mobile searches have long surpassed desktop searches, meaning more people now use …