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What Not to Wear on an Interview

By |July 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

There was the woman with three-inch bright yellow nails interviewing for a data entry position. There was the man with so much dog hair on his pants he triggered the interviewer’s allergies. Ask around, and you’re sure to hear more than a few hair-raising (and hair unbrushed) stories of bizarre [...]

It’s Getting Hot in Here

By |July 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

There are so many problems facing the world today, but one rises to the top as the most pervasive and potentially damaging to our way of life … shirtless selfies by men. What could possibly account for this sudden and drastic rise of men posing for pictures without a shirt? [...]

Alexa, Sell Me Something

By |May 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Robots look like people on TV and the big screen. Think Rosie on the Jetsons or even, The Terminator. However, robots are already in our home. It’s just that they look more like a Roomba than Arnold Schwarzenegger. The most common home robot is, of course, the smart speaker or [...]

The New (Old) Rules of Thank-You Notes

By |April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The internet has changed a lot of things, how we shop, how we date, and how we find jobs. Although some people argue that candidates are no longer expected to send thank-you notes, recruiters and hiring managers still advise people to do so. Most hiring managers now ask more creative [...]

What Do You Crave this Valentine’s Day?

By |February 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Looking for that little romantic spot for dinner that won’t be too crazy on Valentine’s Day? Well, it turns out that spot may have been hiding in plain sight. For over 25 years White Castle has been turning up the heat on Valentine’s Day, and not just under their famous [...]

This Bird Has a New Way to Tweet

By |January 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

The first companies to use social media as a marketing tool were hailed as innovators. But once most brands began to use it, companies had to show a little more oomph and personality to be considered successful. Responding directly to customers and their concerns - and even being a little [...]

Stuffin’ (pants) For Your Muffin (top)

By |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Everyone’s talking about the latest fashion choice for the holiday. Iconic Stove Top Stuffing, a staple for many family feasts, is promoting logo-imprinted “Thanksgiving Dinner Pants,” and they are hot. Cosmopolitan, InStyle, People, USA Today, Bustle, even Food & Wine are all aflutter about these maroon unisex stretch pants imprinted [...]

What’s In a Name? (And By That We Mean Ours)

By |October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

For a business, your name and logo is at the heart and soul of your identity—but sometimes this identity changes over time. It happened with Google.  The search engine giant was originally called BackRub from 1996 to 1997. It also happened with IBM.  This major computing company was called CTR from 1911 [...]

What Would You Do for a Klondike Bar?

By |September 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Summer is rapidly melting away, but one ice cream brand has endured every season since 1922 and is still going strong. The brand we’re referring to is none other than Klondike, the stick-less little ice cream bar that could. This special treat is almost 100 years old and has an [...]