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  • People often ask me what the police academy is like and how best to prepare. Here are a few things you can do beforehand to make you life at the academy a whole lot easier.

    How to Prepare for the Police Academy

    How to Prepare for the Police Academy

    by Kate Daily28

  • SlideShare is an uber-awesome tool and platform; It’s the exact site that jumpstarted my design business. It boasts a large user-base of PMEBs (Professionals, Managers, Executives, and Businesspeople) and extensive viewership.

    5 Proven Strategies to Get Featured on Slideshare

    5 Proven Strategies to Get Featured on Slideshare

    by Amanda Charly0

  • Cashiers everywhere groan when a customer wants to use cash rather than swipe a credit card. Making change really doesn't have to be all that difficult if you know these tips.

    How to Make Change Without Using a Calculator

    How to Make Change Without Using a Calculator

    by Peg Cole30

  • This page will give you an idea of the reality of fishing for a living. Fishing may sound like an ideal job, but it requires a lot of sacrifice and work to be successful.

    Working on Fishing Boats

    Working on Fishing Boats

    by Glen Kowalski9

  • Effective promotional product buying does more than help promote your company, it can also help you save marketing dollars. Learn how to develop a good promotional product strategy with these tips.

    How to Develop a Good Promotional Product Strategy

    How to Develop a Good Promotional Product Strategy

    by Heidi Thorne2

  • This is a no-nonsense, practical and down to earth guide to how you can increase sales in your shop on a daily, monthly and yearly basis. There is no strange marketing jargon, or tricky sales psychology to learn - just sound advice and simple sales techniques that you can implement today.

    15 Methods to Increase Retail Sales

    15 Methods to Increase Retail Sales

    by Linda Liebrand23

  • Pinterest and Instagram are both visually oriented social media platforms. But which one wins for business? Advantages and challenges of each are discussed.

    Pinterest Versus Instagram for Business

    Pinterest Versus Instagram for Business

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • Are you looking for a job where you can use your people skills? Consider a job in retail! Before you send in that application, find out what you can expect as an entry level sales associate.

    The Ups and Downs of Working in Retail

    The Ups and Downs of Working in Retail

    by Kate H11

  • If you wish to use Kanban to pull production through your Just in Time (JIT) process as part of your lean manufacturing initiative then you need to understand how to calculate your Kanban quantities. There are several different factors you need to consider when calculating your Kanban quantities from your daily demand, your production lead times, container (bin) sizes and of course the all encompassing safety factor.

    Using Kanban to Calculate Your JIT Bin Quantities

    Using Kanban to Calculate Your JIT Bin Quantities

    by Tony4

  • Here are 10 simple rules to keep in mind when you are selling face to face, over the phone or even via the internet.

    The Golden Rules of Selling

    The Golden Rules of Selling

    by Jerry Cornelius4

  • This article is about professionalism in education. It provides teacher etiquette tips for the modern professional. There are general professional etiquette tips as well as tips about teacher etiquette with other teachers, non-teaching staff, administrators, parents, community members, and students.

    Teacher Etiquette Tips for the Modern Education Professional

    Teacher Etiquette Tips for the Modern Education Professional

    by Rose Clearfield27

  • Delta Airlines has a very successful business model. How did Delta create the winning organization we see in the skies today This article explores Delta Airlines as a Machine Bureaucracy to explain.

    Delta Airlines: A Machine Bureaucracy

    Delta Airlines: A Machine Bureaucracy

    by John Lannoye2

  • Don't buy an email marketing package without knowing these simple tips. Learn how to find the right marketing agency, get the most out of your email marketing campaign, and stay within budget, from a 10-year veteran of internet marketing.

    Email Marketing Packages: Tips and Tricks You Need Right Now

    Email Marketing Packages: Tips and Tricks You Need Right Now

    by Dennis Ebris0

  • Career opportunities for Child Life Specialists continue to rise with virtually every children’s hospital across North American creating a “child life team.” Learn the details about this unique field of work.

    Child Life Specialist: Job Description and Outlook

    Child Life Specialist: Job Description and Outlook

    by Sharon Smith32

  • Often, one small event is enough to change the direction of our lives. One phone call, made while on vacation in Texas, was instrumental in changing my career path and fulfilling a lifetime dream.

    My Former Life as a Flight Attendant

    My Former Life as a Flight Attendant

    by Peg Cole240

  • As a waiter or waitress, fulfilling customer expectations is often easier said than done. Follow this 10-step guide and you will end your next shift with less stress and full pockets.

    The 10-Step Guide to Stress-Free Waiting Tables

    The 10-Step Guide to Stress-Free Waiting Tables

    by Jeff Davis9

  • Choosing a career in nursing is a decision not to be taken lightly. Ask yourself the right questions to decide whether nursing is right for you. And if you are already a nurse, take the proper steps towards being a successful nurse.

    How to Be a Successful Nurse

    How to Be a Successful Nurse

    by Amanda S16

  • What is the difference between a zoologist and a zookeeper? This article explores zookeeper careers, salary ranges, and educational requirements.

    Becoming a Zookeeper: Salary and Duties

    Becoming a Zookeeper: Salary and Duties

    by Leah Lefler24

  • What is Lean Manufacturing, just what is a good lean manufacturing definition? If you want to implement lean manufacturing then you need to understand Lean Manufacturing Principles and Concepts. This article will try to give you a concise lean manufacturing definition and show how it compares to Agile Manufacturing and Six Sigma.

    What Are the Principles and Concepts of Lean Manufacturing?

    What Are the Principles and Concepts of Lean Manufacturing?

    by Tony19

  • A former flight attendant shares the inside scoop about practical jokes and on-the-job training for the airlines.

    Flight Attendant Memories

    Flight Attendant Memories

    by Peg Cole67

  • So are you looking for a job in a call center. Know more about working in a call center or BPO. What are the positions available in a BPO. Know the job description of the same. Also get an idea of the growth in the BPO industry and the salary that it offers.

    BPO Jobs: Description and Salary

    BPO Jobs: Description and Salary

    by Kannan Reddy26

  • How many times do you see an angry or frowning sales associate? Almost never, because we have to hide it. This is what working in retail is REALLY like.

    What Working in Retail is REALLY Like

    What Working in Retail is REALLY Like

    by Ruth Parvilus0

  • Curious about a career in data analysis? It's a relatively secure job that pays well and comes with a lot of job satisfaction for the right person. Here's an overview of what you can expect if you're starting out on the path to become one.

    What Data Analysts Do, Their Prospects & How to Become One

    What Data Analysts Do, Their Prospects & How to Become One

    by Redberry Sky5

  • Many Texas firefighters are unaware that state law grants tuition exemption for a number of professional certifications and degrees. This explains the process and reasoning for using the benefit.

    How to Receive Free College as a Texas Firefighter

    How to Receive Free College as a Texas Firefighter

    by Daniel J Owens2

  • For smaller brands it can take time to build a solid reputation amongst consumers. One way to accelerate the process is with innovation. Here are five companies that are spinning old ideas into fresh, new and exciting concepts that are helping to shape the future of their respective industries.

    Five Brands Spinning Old Products Into Fresh New Concepts

    Five Brands Spinning Old Products Into Fresh New Concepts

    by Haley Kieser0

  • Buying supplies in bulk and calculating shipping cost by weight and size are just a couple ways of saving on shipping. For more frugal tips, use this free guide created by a Top Rated eBay Seller.

    4 Easy Ways to Reduce eBay Shipping Costs

    4 Easy Ways to Reduce eBay Shipping Costs

    by Jesse James1

  • Retailing giant, John Wanamaker, is famous for saying that only half of his advertising worked, but that he didn't know which half. His quote still accurately expresses the frustrations with advertising businesses of all sizes feel. Discover why it's so frustrating and what to do about it.

    Advertising for Branding Versus Advertising for Sales

    Advertising for Branding Versus Advertising for Sales

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • This article explores four of the biggest roadblocks to happiness encountered as a CCA (City Carrier Assistant), and asks the question of whether you really want to subject yourself to this insanity.

    So You Want to Be a Mailman - The CCA Experience

    So You Want to Be a Mailman - The CCA Experience

    by Mel Carriere141

  • Answering your phone at work can be a little more stressful than taking a call at home. Find out ways to be a professional on the telephone, and keep your customers satisfied.

    Proper Business Telephone Etiquette Tips

    Proper Business Telephone Etiquette Tips

    by Kieron Walker2

  • How did cashiers know how much change to give back before computers? They counted it back by hand. This tutorial makes it easy to give back the right amount of change.

    How to Count Back Change

    How to Count Back Change

    by Peg Cole65

  • Many people make product or entertainment choices based on what they read on Internet review sites; this can be a big mistake.

    Can You Trust Online Reviews?

    Can You Trust Online Reviews?

    by Rupert Taylor6

  • If you watch CSI and CSI Miami on television, you are watching criminology at work. Criminology is an important science in the field of sociology that can help prevent future crimes and help prisons become rehabilitative.

    Careers in Criminology: A Top Career for 2016-2026

    Careers in Criminology: A Top Career for 2016-2026

    by Patty Inglish MS249

  • What is Shigeo Shingo’s Single Minute Exchange of Die or SMED and how can you use it to reduce setup or changeover times for your process. Full details of how to implement this powerful lean tool.

    SMED: Shigeo Shingo's Single-Minute Exchange of Die

    SMED: Shigeo Shingo's Single-Minute Exchange of Die

    by Tony10

  • This part 1 article aims to explain some of the key concepts and fundamentals that act as the basic framework for grasping an understanding of marketing. This article answers the question: "What is principles of marketing"?

    Principles of Marketing - Basic Concepts and Fundamentals

    Principles of Marketing - Basic Concepts and Fundamentals

    by Sethughes35

  • Samsung is a global technological conglomerate which has been on the forefront in pushing sustainability practices. The company has won many awards for incorporating sustainable materials in its products.

    Sustainability in Samsung Corporation

    Sustainability in Samsung Corporation

    by Alex Mutuku0

  • Basic duties of a cashier are to greet customers, ring up merchandise, bag the items, take the customer's payment and thank them for their business. What training or skills are needed?

    Training, Skills, and Duties of a Cashier

    Training, Skills, and Duties of a Cashier

    by Peg Cole38

  • If you've just received excellent customer service at your supermarket, thank the store's trainer. They are responsible for ensuring the staff's training is up to date and everyone is working safely.

    What Does a Supermarket Trainer Do?

    What Does a Supermarket Trainer Do?

    by Mary Wickison12

  • There are many of aspects to cashiering you may not have realized before. If you're considering applying for a cashiering position, take a look at how to cashier from someone with years of experience.

    Responsibilities and Duties of a Retail Cashier

    Responsibilities and Duties of a Retail Cashier

    by Lisa3

  • To become a professional in the interior design industry requires you get an interior design education. You can decide on an associate degree or go further by enrolling for a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design. After this, you may or may not enrol for the Master of Arts degree program.

    Interior Design Education: What You Need to Become a Professional Designer

    Interior Design Education: What You Need to Become a Professional Designer

    by viryabo23

  • What are the benefits of lean manufacturing, what are the advantages of lean production? Lean manufacturing can benefit your business in many ways, from reducing your scrap and space required to reducing lead times to a fraction of your current lead times. In addition to this expect your productivity to rise and your profits to improve. Implement lean manufacturing if you want to see these significant and proven benefits.

    Benefits and Advantages of Lean Manufacturing

    Benefits and Advantages of Lean Manufacturing

    by Tony10

  • An account of my training in plumbing as an adult. Re-training in plumbing in France at the age of 52 was a big step, but worth every minute. This account of the course will help you decide if you would like to qualify as a plumber and if training in France is for you.

    My Training as a French Plumber in AFPA Limousin Campus

    My Training as a French Plumber in AFPA Limousin Campus

    by Les Trois Chenes12

  • HVAC was already a great career choice with a lot of opportunity for growth but with over half the U.S. and Canada now legalizing marijuana in some shape or form a whole new HVAC career opportunity has been created.

    Marijuana HVAC is a Hot New Career Opportunity

    Marijuana HVAC is a Hot New Career Opportunity

    by Dan Reed4

  • There are numerous adverts on the Internet promising lucrative typing and data entry work from home. Are these scams, or is it really possible to earn a living in this way?

    Online Audio Transcription Jobs: The Reality

    Online Audio Transcription Jobs: The Reality

    by Annabelle Johnson48

  • There is can be little doubt that United Parcel Service (UPS) enjoys being a Big Brown roadblock to the potential success of the United States Postal Service, but would they seriously resort to the sabotage of the Surepost product, even at the discomfit of its own customers? Mel investigates.

    Does UPS Surepost Deliberately Sabotage the United States Postal Service?

    Does UPS Surepost Deliberately Sabotage the United States Postal Service?

    by Mel Carriere15

  • This page describes how to get started in the fishing industry. It includes links to various resources to help you find work on a fishing boat.

    How to Get a Job on a Fishing Boat

    How to Get a Job on a Fishing Boat

    by Glen Kowalski13

  • The interior designing industry has several top-earning specialized fields. So, to provide interior design services in a highly professional manner, rather than be a Jill-of-all-trades, focus on one or two areas. Good job opportunities remain mostly for interior designers with a specialization.

    Top Specialized Fields in the Interior Designing Industry

    Top Specialized Fields in the Interior Designing Industry

    by viryabo2

  • This article looks at personal characteristics of individuals that influence consumer behavior. What does your personality have to do with marketing? Can/does it benefit marketers and manufacturers to be interested in the concept of personality, and those things that are linked or related to it? Are people's personalities relevant to what they consume? The answer, of course, is "yes," as this Hub reveals.

    Personality and Related Characteristics that Affect Consumer Buying Behavior

    Personality and Related Characteristics that Affect Consumer Buying Behavior

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD24

  • The definition of mass media is changing as the Internet, mobile and social media continue to evolve. Find out exactly what is mass media today.

    What Is Mass Media?

    What Is Mass Media?

    by Heidi Thorne3

  • There are crazy myths about being a Mary Kay Consultant, but as with any opportunity, you have to put in effort to make it work. Take the time to find out for yourself if Mary Kay is right for you.

    The Real Deal About Being a Mary Kay Consultant

    The Real Deal About Being a Mary Kay Consultant

    by Dani Alicia48

  • Mistakes you make with your telephone voice and 6 tips for correcting. What is your image? Sound more confident and successful. Pause and take a deep breath before answering a call.

    Six Important Tips for Your Phone Voice

    Six Important Tips for Your Phone Voice

    by Audrey Hunt60

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