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Middle Market Companies Upgrading Technology to Drive Growth

(StatePoint) Technology and talent are key drivers of future growth, middle market executives say in a new survey.

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Thursday 01/09/2020
6 Reasons to Use Infographics as Part of Your Content Strategy
Posted: January 09, 2020

(NewsUSA) - It used to be that Infographics were the "It" tool for marketing - until they weren't. To understand why infographics aren't dead, and should still be a viable campaign strategy for clients, we have to understand the history behind them.

Thursday 12/26/2019
Myths vs. Facts of Landing a Skilled Trade Job
Posted: December 26, 2019

(StatePoint) With the demand for skilled trade workers growing nationwide, you may be looking to launch your career, change professional paths, or hone current skills in order to advance in your industry.

Friday 12/20/2019
Get Professionally Fit in 2020 With Expert Online Leadership Training
Updated: January 09, 2020 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - As 2020 approaches, make the new year and new decade the time to turn heads in your profession by boosting your leadership skills.

Get Professionally Fit in 2020 With Expert Online Leadership Training
Posted: December 20, 2019

(NewsUSA) - As 2020 approaches, make the new year and new decade the time to turn heads in your profession by boosting your leadership skills.

Thursday 12/19/2019
Resolving to Start a Business? Website Trends to Consider for 2020
Posted: December 19, 2019

(StatePoint) Is your New Year’s resolution the big step of starting a business? One of the first things you’ll need to do is build a website. Today a website is not only your brand, but it also provides the tools you need to operate your business, and is the central point for you to communicate with your customers.

Wednesday 11/20/2019
The Benefits of Shopping Small This Holiday Season
Updated: December 27, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NewsUSA) - Small Business Saturday casts a national spotlight each year on independently-owned businesses, which includes a wide variety of shopping options, from the mom-and-pop storefronts in your local community to home-based e-commerce businesses. Since its inception in 2010, Small Business Saturday spending has reached an estimated $103 billion, according to American Express.

The Benefits of Shopping Small This Holiday Season
Updated: January 09, 2020 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Small Business Saturday casts a national spotlight each year on independently-owned businesses, which includes a wide variety of shopping options, from the mom-and-pop storefronts in your local community to home-based e-commerce businesses. Since its inception in 2010, Small Business Saturday spending has reached an estimated $103 billion, according to American Express.

The Benefits of Shopping Small This Holiday Season
Updated: January 16, 2020 - 2:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Small Business Saturday casts a national spotlight each year on independently-owned businesses, which includes a wide variety of shopping options, from the mom-and-pop storefronts in your local community to home-based e-commerce businesses. Since its inception in 2010, Small Business Saturday spending has reached an estimated $103 billion, according to American Express.

Tuesday 10/29/2019
How to Buy A House Without Draining Your Savings
Updated: December 27, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NewsUSA) - Erin, who works at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, had been toying with the idea of buying her first home. She was 32 years old, and was very aware that the Durham housing market was heating up.

Save Money, Live Luxuriously with Yacht Co-ownership
Updated: December 27, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NewsUSA) -Are you a yacht owner who wants to enjoy time on the water, but doesn't want to keep up with the work and expense of full-time ownership? Consider shared (fractional) ownership through a cooperative instead. It offers "all of the luxury and none of the hassle" according to yacht co-op and management company Saveene.

Wednesday 10/23/2019
Veterans: Show Potential Employers You Are a Team Player
Posted: October 23, 2019

(StatePoint) If you’re a veteran, you have proven you can work on teams and, in many cases, lead them. Yet corporate recruiting experts say it’s crucial to properly frame your experience to maximize your chances of getting hired.

Friday 10/18/2019
What Veterans Should Know About Caregiver Jobs
Posted: October 18, 2019

(StatePoint) Today, there are over 18 million U.S. veterans, many of whom are seeking civilian jobs. Experts say that the caregiving industry -- which is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years due to an aging population -- is particularly well-suited to the skills and experience of those who’ve served their country.

Tuesday 10/08/2019
Optimism Springs This Fall for Small and Mid-Size Business Owners
Posted: October 08, 2019

(StatePoint) The success of small and mid-size businesses is an important economic indicator, and new survey results show encouraging news. Despite pricing pressures, talks of tariffs and even recession, those in the business community are by and large feeling good this fall.

Thursday 09/26/2019
Co-op Yacht Ownership Offers Hassle-Free Fun
Updated: November 12, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - It seems as if there's co-ops for just about everything these days - condos, farms, horses, and now yachts.

Wednesday 09/25/2019
New Research Shows Big Opportunities for Small Businesses
Updated: November 05, 2019 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Today's technology has changed the shopping experience. While many of us still enjoy trying on clothes at our favorite department store, we also relish the ability to buy specific and unique items through an e-commerce app, or research product details via our smartphone.

Tuesday 09/17/2019
How a Career Helping Others Can Make You Happier
Posted: September 17, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s no doubt about it -- what you do each day for work can make a huge impact on your overall well-being. According to a Society for Human Resource Management survey, key job satisfaction aspects include job security, respect, trust and a positive and healthy environment. If you don’t have these things in your workplace, you may be considering making a career shift.

Monday 09/09/2019
Eco-Smart Company Keeps Landfills Free of Old Textile Fibers
Updated: October 26, 2019 - 2:33 am

(NewsUSA) - You probably don't think much about the fate of old, worn-out uniforms from restaurants, stores, healthcare facilities, sports teams, and other industries. But the fact is that many end up in landfills. However, one company is doing its part to lessen this carbon footprint by repurposing these old uniforms into new.

Friday 09/06/2019
5 Tips for Balancing A Career and Caregiving
Updated: October 25, 2019 - 3:03 am

(NewsUSA) - An estimated 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to adults age 50 or older every year, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, and that number is rapidly growing. More than half of those caregivers feel they have to make compromises at work to care for their aging parents, according to a new survey from Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network.

Wednesday 09/04/2019
4 Tips to Dress for Success at Work
Posted: September 04, 2019

(StatePoint) In today’s workplace, many employers have abandoned strict dress code policies, providing employees with more flexibility to dress casually.

Monday 08/26/2019
Technician Education Can Fuel Financial Success
Updated: October 04, 2019 - 2:48 am

(NewsUSA) - It doesn't take a college degree to understand that a four-year education may not be the end-all and be-all it once was, according to a new survey of U.S. high school students. With rising costs for higher education, and the way it equates to a career, more high school students say costs will be a "deciding factor in which college they attend or whether they end up going at all," according to the Washington D.C.-based nonprofit College Savings Foundation.

Self-Publishing Helps Parents Share New Books with Kids
Updated: October 03, 2019 - 2:48 am

(NewsUSA) - It's no surprise that parents today seek books that will delight, engage, and educate their children. However, some parents are seeing gaps in the available options of topics they want to share with their children. To combat this, there is a growing trend of parents who have taken matters into their own hands and turned to self-publishing to fill these holes themselves.

What to Know About Financial Planning Careers
Posted: August 26, 2019

(StatePoint) Considering a career in financial planning? Those in the industry point out that financial planning provides opportunities to chart one’s own path, maximize growth potential, and maintain work-life balance.

Tuesday 07/23/2019
How to Transfer Your Military Skills to the Corporate World
Posted: July 23, 2019

(StatePoint) A military background brings with it an ability to collaborate, problem-solve and thrive under pressure, making veterans well-positioned to take on leadership roles in the corporate world.

Wednesday 06/12/2019
More Women and Minorities Needed for Financial Planning Jobs
Posted: June 12, 2019

(StatePoint) Americans’ need for competent and ethical financial advice continues to grow, but the population of professionals who can provide such advice is shrinking.

Friday 05/17/2019
Starting a Business? Is Franchise Ownership Right for You?
Posted: May 17, 2019

(StatePoint) Starting a new business? Becoming part of a franchise organization with an established brand is considered a wise choice by many experts, and also comes with many perks, one of the biggest of which is having advocates who work with you from application submission to grand opening.

Tuesday 05/07/2019
3 Ways to Kick Your Plastic Habit This Summer
Posted: May 07, 2019

(StatePoint) Summer is the perfect time of year to take stock of the way you quench your thirst, whether in the backyard, at the beach, around the campfire or in route to your next adventure.

Monday 04/29/2019
5 Reasons Why Financial Planning is a Great Career for Women
Posted: April 29, 2019

(StatePoint) As Americans have increasingly realized they need competent, professional advice about how to manage their money, financial planning has grown significantly as a profession over the past several decades.

Wednesday 02/20/2019
5 Ways Companies are Keeping Employees Happy
Posted: February 20, 2019

(StatePoint) For years, many American businesses have provided wellness programs dedicated to encouraging employees to improve their physical health and fitness. But a new work culture is emerging, as employers recognize the need to focus on the overall well-being of their associates in order to keep them at a company.