Topic: management

Top 5 Business Management Tips From An Old Pro

Top 5 Business Management Tips From An Old Pro

C. DeWitt “Dee” Brown, Jr. was a self-made man, starting as a hod carrier and apprentice bricklayer after graduating high school and proceeding to build one of the largest masonry companies in the United States with multimillion-dollar projects across the country. Dee was hard-nosed and pragmatic, his 1950s crew cut and Texas twang reminders of an early life when a day’s work was expected for a day’s pay. More »

Test Job Candidates 3 Different Ways

Test Job Candidates 3 Different Ways

Finding the right candidate for a position is a lot of work. In addition to the investment in time, ending up with a bad hire wastes money spent training and exhausts you since you now have to start the whole process over again. By implementing testing into the three stages of the hiring  process, you can maximize your potential for finding the perfect candidate the first time.
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How To Say ‘No’ To Your Boss

How To Say âNoâ To Your Boss

Knowing that I’ve been in managerial and director-level positions for the past several years, a good friend of mine–Terri–approached me with the following question: “How do I push back on my boss, who is giving me extra responsibilities and travel, without jeopardizing my professional future?” More »

Your 916-Page Vogue Issue Can Actually Be Used As An Economic Indicator

Your 916-Page Vogue Issue Can Actually Be Used As An Economic Indicator

Your giant ad-filled fashion magazines have just taken on another use besides coffee table fixture and paper weight. In a MarketWatch.com article today by Paul B. Farrell, the stand-out trend of the 21st Century was announced, declaring what Beyonce has been singing all along: “Who run the world? Girls.” According to the post, the stock market has a new bull-bear indication, the “Women’s Fashion Mag Ads Indicator,” which means that an increase in fashion magazine ads shows the industry’s confidence in America’s stock market and economy if it’s spending big bucks on promotion. More »