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  • The line between a profession and an occupation can be a fine one. This article takes a look at what sets a professional apart from his or her peers.

    What Defines a Profession?

    What Defines a Profession?

    by Ryan Clancy0

  • Hub examines "micro" marketing environment, elements external to marketing management, and the effects exerted on a firm's ability to serve or respond to customers, suppliers, and others.

    Basics of the "Micro" Marketing Environment

    Basics of the "Micro" Marketing Environment

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD8

  • If you have ever seen those boats pushing barges down a river and wondered what life is like on them, or have given thought to working on one, then this is a must read. "It's a good life on a boat."

    Life on the River as a Towboat Deckhand

    Life on the River as a Towboat Deckhand

    by Anthony Davis59

  • The United States Postal Service faces many challenges and changes to begin the new decade. New delivery vehicles and scanners are positives, but the selection of a new Postmaster General and talk of privatization hang over the organization like a cloud of doom. What will 2020 bring?

    Pending Postal Issues for the New Year 2020

    Pending Postal Issues for the New Year 2020

    by Mel Carriere16

  • 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

  • Are you ready for the changes in the new decade? Social media will bring in many such changes with new updates. Check out the upcoming social media trends in 2020 to stay informed and have a better social experience. Read on!

    Top 11 Social Media Marketing Trends to Know in 2020

    Top 11 Social Media Marketing Trends to Know in 2020

    by Sumit Chakrabarti12

  • Brochures can be a very important part of your business or organization as far as publicity. Thankfully, the World Wide Web offers some alternatives to high-cost brochures. There are plenty of tools you can use online to make some good brochures for free.

    How to Make a Brochure With Free Online Tools

    How to Make a Brochure With Free Online Tools

    by glassvisage161

  • 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

  • General advice for those interested in joining the Navy or the military in general.

    Tips on Joining the Navy

    Tips on Joining the Navy

    by Steven Banker16

  • 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

  • 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

  • Generation Z. Gen Z. The iGeneration. Just who are they and should your business invest in marketing to them? With a population size of 74 million and approaching their earning years, marketing to Gen Z will soon be imperative to your business's success.

    Marketing to Gen Z

    Marketing to Gen Z

    by Drew Overholt0

  • What type of jobs are available to nurses in the operating room. Here is a review of the circulator, scrub and float nurse roles. These are a few of the opportunities available to a nurse in the OR.

    Registered Nurses' Roles in the Operating Room

    Registered Nurses' Roles in the Operating Room

    by Kari Poulsen22

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A detailed how-to on making a failing pub business succeed and thrive. Taken from years of experience and success, I share some of my simple tips and tricks to help improve your revenue.

    5 Tips on How to Make a Failing Pub Successful

    5 Tips on How to Make a Failing Pub Successful

    by Kris Goddard37

  • A skillful 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.

    How to Excel at Becoming a Talent Agent

    How to Excel at Becoming a Talent Agent

    by Kenna McHugh501

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Employment and career opportunities abound in the interior design industry, but many new interior designers and interior design students are not fully aware of this. If you are looking for employment or desire to start your own career path as a professional designer, find out what the options are.

    Career and Employment Prospects in the Interior Design Industry

    Career and Employment Prospects in the Interior Design Industry

    by viryabo4

  • 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

  • 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

  • Having a forklift license can help you when looking for a job. Even though each company has its own certification, these certifications serve as proof of experience to get your foot in the door.

    How Do I Become a Certified Forklift Operator?

    How Do I Become a Certified Forklift Operator?

    by Marshall L1

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Do you want to be an operating room nurse? Learn a little about what the job entails and what to expect from the environment. Becoming a surgical nurse is the best move you can make.

    One Nurse's View of the Operating Room

    One Nurse's View of the Operating Room

    by Kari Poulsen155

  • 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

  • Why market to Millennials? With an estimated 1.4 trillions dollars of spending power in 2020 and 80 Million people in their generation, Millennials may very well be the most powerful living generation for the U.S. economy in the nation's history.

    Marketing to Millennials

    Marketing to Millennials

    by Drew Overholt2

  • 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

  • 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

  • This is a telling of my experience as a USPS CCA in New Orleans, as well as a "what to expect" tutorial for anyone considering this profession.

    USPS CCA--My Year From Hell

    USPS CCA--My Year From Hell

    by K Banning Kellum67

  • 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

  • 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 Wickison14

  • Advertisers have always pushed the edge when it comes to getting the word out on a product. Here are 5 tried and true advertising gimmicks that are guaranteed to coerce the consumer into spending their money.

    Top 5 Advertising Gimmicks That You Have Fallen For

    Top 5 Advertising Gimmicks That You Have Fallen For

    by Christopher Wanamaker16

  • 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 Kowalski10

  • Social impact co-marketing has traditionally been focused on event sponsorship. With the success of co-branded advertising, why are brands reluctant to work together to support non-profits and social causes? #givingtuesday

    Content Collaboration for Causes

    Content Collaboration for Causes

    by Marc Patterson0

  • 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

  • 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 Cole40

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The installation of Postal Vehicle Cameras is imminent. This raises the question of whether Letter Carriers have an ¨expectation of privacy¨ in the previously sacrosanct realm of the driver´s compartment, or can the Post Office snoop on their sanctuary with impunity?

    What Is an "Expectation of Privacy"? Postal Vehicle Cameras Exposed!

    What Is an "Expectation of Privacy"? Postal Vehicle Cameras Exposed!

    by Mel Carriere34

  • 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 Sethughes40

  • 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

  • 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

  • Thinking of starting a new podcast and don't know where to begin? Learn the basics from the host of the Throwing Bones Podcast, and student at Berklee College of Music.

    Tips Before You Start Your Podcast

    Tips Before You Start Your Podcast

    by Elizabeth Diedrick1

  • 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

  • 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

  • Clearly a subjective question, for anyone seriously considering graphic design as a career path I'll explore some of the possible careers in the field.

    Is Graphic Design a Good Career Choice?

    Is Graphic Design a Good Career Choice?

    by Maria Colomy3

  • 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

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