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The 5 Most Critical Business Communication Skills for Getting Ahead

The National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook 2016 survey listed leadership, teamwork and communication as the top three most valuable skills for employees. Communication is the cornerstone of…
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5 Keys to a Successful Social Media Recruitment Strategy

For a job seeker, finding a job is increasingly about who you know. Though job boards are still a popular tool, only 15 percent of job seekers were hired to…
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How to Get a Job in HR

Human resources is an excellent field for those with good communication, interpersonal and decision-making skills and a strong attention to detail. An HR specialist works with employers to determine staff…
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From ARPANET to World Wide Web: An Internet History Timeline

The internet has become a vital part of the modern world, inseparable from daily life and routines. It wasn’t always this way though; the history of the internet started somewhere.…
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Tips for Becoming a Successful Internet Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship has grown 58.5 percent in 2016, an increase of 11.6 percentage points over 2015, Fast Company reports. While the 1980s represent a high-water mark in entrepreneurship, the increasing ubiquity…
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The New Netiquette: Internet Etiquette in a Modern World

According to a 2015 Pew Research Center poll, 68 percent of U.S. adults have smartphones. As of the second quarter of 2016, social media microblogging site Twitter averages 313 million…
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How to Launch an App: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

Creating and launching apps is a thriving business — more than 1,000 apps on average are submitted to the Apple App Store per day. In 2015, the App Store had…
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Understanding the Rise of the Intrapreneur

The term “intrapreneurship,” which refers to new ventures spearheaded within a larger organization, was coined in 1978 by Gifford and Elizabeth Pinchot and is a portmanteau of the words “inside”…
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What is an Intrapreneur?

The concept of intrapreneurship is experiencing a resurgence in popularity among business experts. While industry insiders may understand the meaning behind it, the terminology isn’t understood as well outside of…
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