More than $3.1 billion! That’s how much is being spent by businesses annually on remedial writing training. According to a study from CollegeBoard, a panel established by the National Commission on Writing, blue chip businesses are spending as much as $3.1 billion on remedial writing training each year for their employees. Today, in a business world driven by online content, this is especially true. But poor writing skills can be improved.
There is a common misconception that “leaders are born, not made.” But this is far from true. Leadership is a skill, and like other skills it can be learned, if you are willing to do the work.
The WH and federal agencies announced an effort to provide tailored support from the Federal gov't to 16 Summer Impact Hubs. These communities have each been paired with a Federal “Summer Ambassador” who will partner with them to meet their locally-driven goals by leveraging existing Federal resources, breaking down agency siloes, and building new local and national partnerships.
Last week, the White House and the Department of Labor announced the release of $21 million in Summer Jobs and Beyond grants to 11 communities to connect disadvantaged young people with jobs this summer and year-round.
Many people are just going through the motions at work. In fact, a 2013 Gallup survey revealed only 13 percent of employees are engaged at work. That means a whopping 87 percent are unenthusiastic about their jobs. This does not bode well for companies. Whether you're an employee or a business owner, it is important to know your strengths and how to use them.
In a bold move towards expansion of its online presence and usage of cutting edge technology, OneUnited Bank, is reconfiguring its branch network.
Every business owner knows a revolving door of staff can be very costly. Spend some time focusing on what’s really motivating your employees.
Prince's situation is in the news because of his fame and large estate, but anyone could make the same mistakes, regardless of wealth.
Whether you're leading an entire company or even just one department, strong leadership is critical to maximizing human talent.
This week, Google announced four major new products, from a messaging app called Allo to a personal helper called Google Assistant.
Ready to travel? An eventful week in Cuba will cost Americans $1,500 per person, including airfare, with endless options available.