Biz-Tech

LAKELAND, Fla. — According to the  Tampa Bay Times the days of getting complimentary slices of deli meat at the deli counter has come to an end.  Deli workers would often give the customer the initial slice to determine if it was thick or thin enough, but the Times...
As the Supplier Diversity Manager at the Volkswagen Group of America’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., Edkedsha Mathis said she relies on a concept called the three A’s: Aim high, apply yourself and achieve your goals. Mathis, whose supplier diversity position falls under the company’s purchasing department within the Chattanooga Plant...
If you’re looking to break into the ghostwriting market, ProfNet can help.  Award-winning author Jenna Glatzer was recently the subject of a ProfNet interview, and offered some tips.  For those wh don't know, Glatzer has ghostwritten 27 books, including Celine Dion’s authorized biography (“Celine Dion: For Keeps”) and a Marilyn...
The first time you take on a leadership role at work, you’re probably just as excited as you are intimidated. Finally, it’s your chance to make the changes you've always wanted. But once you take on your new role, you quickly realize that being in charge isn’t as easy...
LOS ANGELES — LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS (LC), a multicultural integrated marketing communications agency, announces the promotion of Keisha N. Brown (KB) to executive vice president and chair of the new Health and Wellness Practice. As chair of the practice, KB will drive creative solutions for all of the agency’s healthcare...
By Cameron Herold Virtual meetings have increased in frequency more than in-person, face-to-face ones, and that’s a trend set to continue in the coming years. But the basic tenets used to conduct an in-person meeting remain the same in the virtual sphere. Video conferencing tools such as Zoom, Google Hangout, or...
The British vote to leave the European Union – commonly referred to as the Brexit – seemed to catch much of the world by surprise, at least temporarily shook up the markets and left many people wondering whether they should act quickly to protect their investments.But puzzled American investors...
About 10,000 Americans retire each day and millions more are lined up right behind them, waiting for the day when they can finally enjoy a little relaxation after a lifetime of toil.But many of those people could be headed for retirement disaster if they don’t develop a better understanding...
A 401(k) is the primary retirement-savings vehicle for many Americans. But despite the 401(k)’s importance, the average participant’s only investment strategy is to plow money into the accounts – then do nothing. They rarely if ever make changes to the investment selections their plans offer. “I’ve known people who had the...
WASHINGTON - The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today released the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report assessing LGBT inclusion in major companies and law firms across the nation, including 21 in Florida. Corporate America, propelled by...