Wanderlust: Milan

Wanderlust: Milan

Milan is a part of Italy that is historic, culturally influential, and exciting to visit. As home to Italy’s Stock Exchange and the fashion industry, Milan is a dynamic place to visit for both business and pleasure. Milan’s many historical landmarks, chic restaurants, and cultural institutions are worth adding to your travel agenda. However, with so many attractions to choose from, which should make your final list of things to do and places to see? Read on for some suggestions…

Tips for Writing a First-Rate Cover Letter

Tips for Writing a First-Rate Cover Letter

Writing an effective cover letter is often what will get you an interview at the company you choose to apply to. While your resume may be your calling card, your cover letter is what potential employers will use to evaluate your interest and enthusiasm for the job in question. Anybody can apply for a job, and many applicants will be qualified for it. However, what often leads to an offer is showing what sets you apart from other applicants in your cover letter. Your cover letter is the place for you to highlight your background, experience, and skillsets as they relate to the position in question. It should be customized to each job you apply to, and it should show a bit of your personality in a professional, relatable way. Here are some tips for writing effective cover letters.

Service Spotlight: PowerPoint Slide Translation

Service Spotlight: PowerPoint Slide Translation

In 1987 when PowerPoint was nothing more than a twinkle in Dennis Austin’s eye, it was actually being developed for Macintosh under the name Presenter. Fortunately for Bill Gates, the company that was developing Presenter was purchased by Microsoft and officially launched in May of 1990.

The Pink Elephant: Strategies for Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

The Pink Elephant: Strategies for Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Conflict in the workplace is normal, and it can often be cathartic if it is managed well. However, managing it effectively can be challenging if you don’t set standards for conflict management and resolution. Simply ignoring conflict can only lead to escalation, so you must be able to identify and practice ways to resolve conflict in your workplace. For success in conflict resolution, maintaining a calm and positive outlook is only the first step to success. Listed below are more suggestions to consider.

Wanderlust: Zurich, Switzerland

Wanderlust: Zurich, Switzerland

There’s no doubt about it: Zurich is perhaps one of the most beautiful and scenic European cities. Located at the tip of the dazzling Lake Zurich, this city is a destination that belongs near the top of your bucket list. Zurich is a business capital and cultural haven, and there are many sights to see while you’re there. If you’re traveling to Zurich for a business trip, you’ll want to make sure you’re in the know about places to eat, hotels to stay in, and local sites to put on your must-see list. Consider these local attractions for your next trip to Zurich.

How to Conduct an Informational Interview

How to Conduct an Informational Interview

Conducting informational interviews are important steps to getting the job you want. Often, they help you to make connections at the company of your choice, and they can also lead to future internships and jobs. Informational interviews are a great way to introduce yourself to people who can influence your career and help you land a job at a company you would like to work for. After you’ve identified and connected with the person you’re looking to meet with and set up a time and place to meet, you’ll need to think about what questions you want to ask. Think of your informational interview as a fact-finding mission to gain further information about your chosen career path or a particular job. Here are some tips for conducting a successful informational interview. 

Service Spotlight: Multilingual Video Subtitling with Review

Service Spotlight: Multilingual Video Subtitling with Review

Today’s world is fast paced, ever-changing, and ever expanding - so are the needs of your organization and your clients. More than half of Facebook users watch at least one video each day, and 48% of these same users access the site in a language other than English. That’s just on Facebook! Today, 3 billion people have Internet access, and only half of webpages are written in English. With multilingual content, the potential is unlimited. 

Easy Tips for Recruiting Millennials:

The millennial generation has transformed the job force with their smart, tech savvy and adaptive characteristics. This Gen Y crew grew up in the Digital Age and embraces an entrepreneurial spirit when chasing down careers that offer them meaning beyond collecting a paycheck. These people born between 1980s and 2000s feel that their work should matter. Therefore, recruiting millennials requires enhancing the candidate's[ experience and communicating effectively.

How the 1982 Tylenol Crisis Shaped Crisis Management Standards

How the 1982 Tylenol Crisis Shaped Crisis Management Standards

The 1982 Tylenol crisis was a landmark in crisis communication and reputation management for its parent company Johnson & Johnson. The handling of the Tylenol crisis has helped influence today’s standards of crisis communication in a more positive way by promoting transparency not only to stakeholders and internal publics, but also to consumers. By using the media to connect and communicate with its consumers and target publics, Johnson & Johnson as a whole was able to inform and maintain their loyal consumer base. Not only were they able to maintain brand loyalty and equity, but they also set new standards for crisis communications that serve as guidelines for smart companies today.