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OCCUPATIONAL OUTLOOK HANDBOOK

The Handbook Recruiters Should Not Be Without

Way back in 1948 The Bureau of Labor Statistics started an annual publication called the Occupational Outlook Handbook. For nearly 70 years it has been the go-to source for job seekers to get a sense of the occupations that are on the…


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7 Ways to Make Promo Items Pay!

Whether you call them giveaways, promo items, logo merchandise, swag or chachki, promotional products are big business. Promotional products sales consistently top $20 billion annually, according to Promotional Products Association International (PPAI). Like any other part of your marketing strategy, it’s…


Bring Back the January Job Fair in 2017

What are you doing January Fourth? If you’re like many Americans, you’ll be thinking about finding a new job and possibly attending a job fair. According to Monster.com, job searches spiked by more than 70 percent on the first Wednesday…


Snapchat Story vs. Instagram Story

Snapchat Story, a photo or video you post that is visible for 24 hours, is an ongoing trend for both personal and professional use. Recently, Instagram launched its own story feature. Some users welcomed the addition, but some preferred the…


I Wish I Was Back In High School

“I Wish I Was Back In High School” Not something you hear too often or at all. But it was a thought I had after attending Back-to-School night at my daughter’s school. Going to school in the late eighties, we…


SCG Is Good For Business

Whether you make sauce that’s sold to retailers across the country, or every kind of rope that’s used around the world, or you’re engaged in the various aspects of private air charter – or anything else – SCG can help…


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Reputation Matters

It’s a small world and getting smaller with technology keeping us more connected every day. Just ask Ryan Lochte, Colin Kaepernic or Anthony Weiner. What we say (and do) matters in a digital world.  Your reputation matters. According to a…


Using Apps & Social Media In A Fixer-Upper Home

Moving into a fixer-upper home is a lot of work. Packing, unpacking, making messes, cleaning them up, shopping for things, and getting rid of other things. But the first and perhaps most important step is research, and I never realized…