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.
Gift-giving in the workplace? It is often a dilemma. Many offices have Secret Santas, but what if you are feeling a little generous this season? Experts say gift-giving can help you to build rapport and maintain good business relationships.
This holiday season many consumers are looking to buy from
African-American businesses. The Black Expo East can help you do just
that. It will present the New York Black Expo Buy Black Holiday Weekend
on December 21 at Manhattan's Metropolitan Pavilion.
When attempting to start your own company, it is vital to surround
yourself with people who can not only help guide you along the
treacherous path of small business ownership, but also those who might
help you eventually grow your new venture.
In April, we reported on Uncharted Play, creators of the innovative SOCCKET--a soccer ball that
harnesses and stores energy from play for later use as a portable light
source targeted to undeveloped regions of the world. Recently, the creators opened an online store. Here, TNJ.com spoke with Jessica Matthews to find out more about the launch and the goals of the store.