Intellectual Property: A Revenue Stream that Keeps on Streaming

Let's take IBM as an example. IBM Corporation maintains one of the world's most vigorous patent filing operations, and actively licenses its 40,000-plus active patents to other companies. Although other corporations around the world...

Top 5 Places for Seasonal Employment

Seasonal jobs are great part-time jobs, second jobs, or jobs during a school break. Don't know where to look for a seasonal job? Try looking in your local newspaper or online for jobs at...

Rising Stars: Toward a Career in Nuclear Nonproliferation

First Steps As an international relations major, Alex says he always wanted to pursue a career in that line of work. After college, he took an unpaid internship at a small think tank, and his time there fortified his passion...

A Q&A for Fashion Designers

Pam Zuckerman has been helping to launch the careers of young fashion designers for more than 16 years as director of the career services office at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. Here, she...

The Benefits of Working for the Government

Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the Federal Government. The Federal Government offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibility to meet the needs of...

Three Keys to Crafting Successful Print Ads

Want to create print ads that get results? Below are three keys to get you started. 1. Write for the eye. Print ads are visual. Therefore, craft ads with the eye in mind. Eyes are...

Top Jobs for Gadget Lovers

Today's gadget lovers are so over their granddaddies' widgets. Instead, they seek the granddaddies of all gadgets: From plug-in hybrid cars to solar-powered ski suits to next-generation Blu-Rays. As high-tech becomes hi-relevance, so do the...

Marketing Lessons from Ben and Jerry

Many years ago, I lived in Vermont when a new home-made ice cream store opened its doors. The ice cream stand, located in Burlington, was in a gas station that had long ago been abandoned....

Consulting: Expanding the Definition

In my book Anyone Can Consult!, it has been brought to my attention that I use the masculine pronoun "He" in my writing. That's because it was traditionally a male dominated industry, but that...

20 Worst Excuses for Calling in Sick

In CareerBuilder's survey "Out of the Office," more than one-third of U.S. workers say they played hooky from work over the last twelve months. Thirty-five percent of workers admit to calling in sick when...

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