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....

Exploring the Hottest Areas of Healthcare

What you know about health care probably has to do with sitting in a waiting room anticipating your annual physical. Maybe there are a few hanging ferns, and copies of People, Parents, and "Curious George."...

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...

Is Forensic Accounting for You?

Forensic specialists are the detectives of the accounting world. They're sent into companies to uncover potential fraud, unravel accounting knots, and support attorneys who take action in response to what the forensic accountant discovers....

Will You Love Teaching? Here’s what Teachers Say

We asked a number of new teachers what they love about their work. Here's what they had to say. The Students Teachers cite working with students as the number one reason why they love teaching. Many...

Sales: Is It For Me?

I asked myself the question: Why do people get into sales? What characteristics do they have that sets them apart? And I thought that it might be an interesting exercise for anyone contemplating sales...

The Places Sales Can Take You

Sales takes hunger. Nobody is in sales just because they need a job. The details may vary, but the bottom line is always the same: the bottom line. Still, it's not restricted to fast-talking...

Job Profile: GM of a Pro Sports Team

The pro sports GM must direct the day-to-day operations of the individual divisions that make the team function. From administrative affairs, to public relations, to promotions, the GM must see that the separate levels...

Federal Jobs by College Major

As you study the table, please keep these facts in mind: (1) The jobs listed under each major are usually examples, not an all-inclusive list. (2) Many jobs do not require a college degree;...

What Sectors Make up the Non-Profit Industry?

Health Services Health care is the largest sector within the nonprofit industry in terms of economic value and employment. Nonprofit health care comprises up to half of all nonprofit revenue and employment, and it has the...

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