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  • This article explores Dell's competitive advantage in the industry, documenting it's rise and fall. What led to Dell's initial success as a market leader and what caused its eventual decline?

    Dell's Competitive Advantage & Strategy

    Dell's Competitive Advantage & Strategy

    by Geronimo Colt4

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • There are all kinds of jobs that fall under the purview of a merchandiser, but the main job is to make sure that the manufacturer's products that you represent are well-stocked and attractively displayed inside the retail store. Usually the merchandiser will have a weekly route and visit the stores they are responsible for servicing at least once a week, but this can fluctuate seasonally depending on what kind of merchandise we are talking about.

    Retail Merchandising Jobs - What is a Merchandiser?

    Retail Merchandising Jobs - What is a Merchandiser?

    by Emma58

  • 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 Carriere144

  • 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 Kowalski20

  • Working a customer service job can be harder than anything else out there, as customers are picky and difficult. Learn what you need to do to help your customers, business, and yourself.

    15 Tips on How to Work in a Customer Service Job

    15 Tips on How to Work in a Customer Service Job

    by David Livermore3

  • 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

  • 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

  • Native social media posts are content that is designed around the limitations of a particular social network. Native posts are favored by the social networks since they keep users on the network and see ads. This presents challenges for marketers. Discover ways to work in this new social landscape.

    What Are Native Social Media Posts?

    What Are Native Social Media Posts?

    by Heidi Thorne10

  • Advertising aims to attract customers to a business and generate revenue in the form of sales. But advertising alone can never guarantee this. To see why that is so, we need to look at the larger concept of marketing, of which advertising is just a part.

    Advertising Tips and Copywriting Basics

    Advertising Tips and Copywriting Basics

    by Prachi Sharma0

  • 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

  • I recently performed a job that was the worst job I ever had - delivering phonebooks. It was such an awful job for me that I was really embarrassed that I even performed this job. I didn't even know if I was going to get paid at all. But...

    Worst Job Ever . . . Delivering Phonebooks

    Worst Job Ever . . . Delivering Phonebooks

    by Meguchan37

  • Sales isn't just a skill necessary for those who rely on selling to earn a decent living. Successfully mastering the art of selling can propel you in life in more ways than you can possibly imagine!

    Master the Sale, Master Your Life

    Master the Sale, Master Your Life

    by Kathleen Odenthal0

  • 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 UPS 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

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop is one of the few surviving toy retailers today, outlasting Toys "R" Us. What's behind the company's success?

    History of Build-A-Bear Workshop

    History of Build-A-Bear Workshop

    by A Golden0

  • A good talent agent needs to recognize talent and needs to know what gets his client at the top of the A-list in their particular trade. Read on and find out how to become an agent.

    Becoming a Talent Agent

    Becoming a Talent Agent

    by Kenna McHugh501

  • In this article, we focus on the interesting and remunerative world of public relations writing. This is a field offering many opportunities for copywriters. It requires a different approach from advertising copywriting, however, and in this article, we will try to explain the important differences.

    Copywriting Basics - Public Relations Writing Tips

    Copywriting Basics - Public Relations Writing Tips

    by Prachi Sharma0

  • 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

  • The interior design 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 Design Industry

    Top Specialized Fields in the Interior Design Industry

    by viryabo2

  • As a social worker you will have the opportunity to work with a variety of populations. In addition to becoming familiar with constructing a culture gram or genogram, you may have to do assessments. Here are some ones you might encounter in the profession.

    Five Assessment Tools Social Work Students Should Know

    Five Assessment Tools Social Work Students Should Know

    by Finnegan Williams3

  • 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 Daily27

  • If you watch CSI and CSI Miami on television, you are watching criminology at work. Criminology is an important social science that can help prevent future crimes and help prisons rehabilitate people.

    Criminology Will Be a Top Career Through the 2020s

    Criminology Will Be a Top Career Through the 2020s

    by Patty Inglish MS249

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Owens3

  • Exhibiting at trade shows can be a huge expense... especially for small businesses! Discover helpful ideas for creating an effective trade show booth on a budget and optimizing the investment.

    Trade Show Booth Ideas on a Budget

    Trade Show Booth Ideas on a Budget

    by Heidi Thorne16

  • Retail work is polarizing—some love it while others can't stand it. If you're considering jumping into a career in retail, read on for a list of the major pros and cons of working in a store-based sales environment.

    The Pros and Cons of Working in Retail

    The Pros and Cons of Working in Retail

    by Tannis Phidipus0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Cole32

  • 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

  • Electronic billboards are the billboards of the future. Find out what an electronic billboard is, as well as best practices and challenges for using them to advertise a business.

    What is an Electronic Billboard?

    What is an Electronic Billboard?

    by Heidi Thorne9

  • Due to increasing competition in various sectors of the market these days, there is a need to establish an effective Customer Complaint Management System that balances the company's and the customer's objectives.

    How to Handle Customer Complaints Effectively

    How to Handle Customer Complaints Effectively

    by Paul Balagtas0

  • 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

  • Software development roles often have well defined role guidelines, these guidelines as well as developer levels have become similar among top tech companies. This article dives in to how to get promoted as quickly as possible as a junior software engineer.

    How to Be Promoted Quickly as a Junior Software Developer

    How to Be Promoted Quickly as a Junior Software Developer

    by Joe Fuller0

  • 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 Reddy27

  • PPC, CAC, CTR, RoAS... what do they all mean? Advertising professionals throw these terms around that could baffle those unfamiliar with them. Common advertising acronyms are decrypted and their importance is explained.

    Advertising Acronyms Explained

    Advertising Acronyms Explained

    by Heidi Thorne15

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Suggestions for how to choose a creative name for your technology domain or business. Find out more to come up with the perfect name.

    Unique Name Ideas for a Tech Website

    Unique Name Ideas for a Tech Website

    by Busy Mother0

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