Latest Posts in Business Trends

  • Expected Increase in Hiring, 2013 Salaries –

    Employment projections for 2013 are expected to increase slightly from last year, though competition among jobs requiring skilled labor and those that pay more is expected to increase as well. According to a CareerBuilder survey conducted by Harris Interactive, 26% of hiring managers plan to add full-time permanent employees this […]

  • Business Owner Credits Degree for Success –

    Family-owned businesses continue to be the cornerstone of the American economy. According to the Small Business Administration, in 2011, family businesses comprised 90 percent of all business enterprises in North America, and 62% of total U.S. employment. Among the many challenges of owning a family business, is ensuring those at […]

  • Women Entrepreneurs Thrive During Recession –

    American women business owners weren’t about to let something like the recession get in the way of their success. A recent study by the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) showed that the majority of businesses owned by women survived or thrived despite the economic uncertainty between 2007 and 2009. The […]

  • The 7 Hottest Tech jobs Requring Degrees –

    A new year is approaching and for many, especially recent college graduates of online schools like Ashworth College, Western Governors University, University of Southern California, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Penn Foster College, this will also mean the start of a job hunt. A bachelor’s degree is an […]

  • Top Online Trends for 2013 Businesses –

    As the year winds down, new graduates, job seekers, and business professionals alike are all interested in emerging online business trends. Being aware of such trends will allow for business students to take courses which will make them more marketable to the workforce after graduation, while business owners can drive […]

  • IBM Reports IT Skill Shortage –

    With the rapid rate in which technology is growing and changing, the business workforce needs employees skilled in IT in order to stay at the forefront of technology trends and give their companies strategic advantages. The problem is that companies today are experiencing skill shortages in IT as well as […]

  • Dress For Success At Work –

    Okay, you’ve graduated with your business degree and landed your first job in the corporate world. Those in the business workplace are expected to maintain a certain level of professionalism, but how big of a role does style of dress play in that professionalism? What is the appropriate way to […]

  • College Grad Hiring Will Increase Slightly –

    Employers are slightly more optimistic about the college labor market than they were last year, and more so than they’ve been since 2008, according to a recent study by Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute and Career Services. The report, which includes survey responses from thousands of various employers, […]

  • Small Businesses Expecting Big Gains –

    If massive crowds of people and insanely long check-out lanes aren’t your thing, chances are you won’t be partaking in the madness that is Black Friday shopping. And you won’t be alone. According to a recent survey by CouponCabin, 60% of U.S. adults said they aren’t sure or don’t plan […]

  • Small Businesses Investing In Social Media –

    Social media is on the rise among small businesses, according to a recent survey by VerticalResponse, a provider of marketing solutions for small businesses. The survey of 462 small businesses examined just how much time and money businesses spend on social media today. According to the findings, 66% of small […]