How the Right Level Control Can Help Your Business and Boost Your Profits

22 February 2017

Whether you maintain a line of underground tanks, use liquids in your manufacturing process or sell liquid products direct to the public and other businesses, you need a way to instantly check the levels and notify you when they get low. The right level control can help your business in a variety of different ways, and even allow you to squeeze more profit out of every ounce you sell. Level controls are used in a variety of applications, including critical infrastructure like underground gasoline storage tanks, and they are designed to identify the point at which the liquid inside reaches a minimum or maximum point.

You Can Now Get a Degree in Entrepreneurship. But Should You?

10 February 2017

If you want to be a doctor you go to medical school, if you want to be a lawyer you go to law school. Now if you want to become an entrepreneur, you can pursue that field of study, as well. Thanks to a new trend across the US and abroad, becoming a degreed entrepreneur is now a thing. Is it Worth Pursuing? The part that is murky is whether or not you need a degree to be an entrepreneur and of course, the flip side of that coin is that holding degree –alone, doesn’t make you one either.

Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?

8 February 2017

In a word, no. There are hundreds of successful entrepreneurs who never attended college and never earned a formal degree. Some of them never even finished high school. In this competitive world, how well you think and create can outweigh any sheepskin on your wall. Billionaire Billy Joe McCombs abandoned his law school studies to sell cars in the mid 20th century. This didn’t stop him from founding Clear Channel Media.

How to Prep for Important Interview Questions

6 February 2017

If you’ve ever been interviewed for a job position, you already know that HR personnel tend to ask similar questions. When applicants are prepared, they give better answers thereby boosting their chances of getting the job. Know how to answer the following questions, and landing your dream job may be easier. “Tell me something about yourself.” This is one of the commonest questions asked of job applicants, and too few are prepared to reply.

Five Interview Questions and How Not to Answer Them

31 January 2017

Most interviewers ask similar questions. The readier you are to answer smartly, the better your chances of getting the job you want. “How did you find out about this position?” Every interviewer asks this, and few applicants are prepared with the right answer. Honesty is generally the best policy, but in this case, you can fudge a little. You don’t want to give the interviewer the impression that you are desperately applying for every job in town.

The Ultimate How To Guide for Salary Negotiation

30 January 2017

Experts agree that employers expect a job candidate to make a case for better pay. So it can’t hurt to lobby for yourself. This guide will help you understand when and how to respectfully negotiate a salary increase or better starting pay. Negotiation is a skill that can be helpful throughout life and perhaps never more important than when reaching an agreement on compensation. The fact is that it isn’t easy or pleasant for most people.

Stuck on the Corporate Ladder? Proven Ways to Move Up

25 January 2017

At times it seems like the corporate ladder is an endless climb to nowhere. With every new rung, you run into new roadblocks, new frustrations and new people who tell you that achieving your ultimate goal is impossible. Whether your corporate goal is the corner office or somewhere lower on the ladder, it is easy to feel stuck, especially when others are moving past you and leaving you behind. There are a number of proven ways to move up the corporate ladders and get your career unstuck.

Smart and Low Cost Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners

19 January 2017

Running a small business is difficult, and expensive. Whether your enterprise is a brand new startup or a long-time part of the business community, keeping the doors open and the rent paid does not happen by accident. It is the result of hard work, dedication, and plenty of scrimping and saving. If you want your small business to run more efficiently, you need to constantly look for ways to do more with less.

Should You Have a Photo on Your LinkedIn Profile?

13 January 2017

Whether you’re setting up a LinkedIn profile for the first time, dusting off an old profile due to a job search, or you are a regular LinkedIn user, you have probably asked yourself whether you need to profile picture on your profile. Here are some reasons why you should put a photo on your LinkedIn, and what makes an effective photo: You’ll get increased clicks if you do so: According to LinkedIn’s statistics, having a professional photo in your profile makes it 14 times more likely that somebody will view your profile.

Leadership Military Style: When it Works and When It Doesn't

11 January 2017

When it comes to directive types of leadership styles, autocratic or military style is the most recognized. It is a top-down form of management that works in many settings. There are, however, times in today’s work environments when it is ineffective or must be tempered. Let’s take a look at what military style leadership is, when and why it is most effective and when it is most likely to fail.