Business & Marketing Strategies to Stay Afloat During COVID-19

Photo by Tim Mossholder from Pexels The US has entered into lockdown mode as COVID-19 sweeps the nation. With restrictions on restaurants, bars, and other businesses, millions of Americans are left quarantined and housebound.  Many companies have closed their doors to slow the spread. Business owners and entrepreneurs are understandably worried about losing customers, having Read More …

CEO Heidi Ganahl Offers Advice for Young Women

Photo Credit: Asa Dyer   Known for her work in founding and growing the $100 million pet care franchise, Camp Bow Wow, entrepreneur and CEO Heidi Ganahl recently announced the release of her new book titled SheFactor, aimed to guide and encourage young women to achieve success in their careers, personal lives, and beyond. The SheFactor book Read More …

Expert Entrepreneurship Advice from Megan Yelaney

Have you been thinking of starting your own business? Or maybe you dream of turning a hobby or side hustle into a full-time career?  Megan Yelaney has successfully switched careers and now works as a coach to help other entrepreneurs turn their ideas into flourishing businesses. Below, she offers advice on how to successfully change Read More …

Entrepreneurship Advice from Ivanna Diaz Hansen

Despite much hype surrounding the gig economy, just 2% of college grads expect to start their careers as freelancers or contractors. But since it takes the average graduate 6-9 months to land a full-time – freelancing or starting an online business can be a good alternative. Freelancing or starting a small business could not only help Read More …

Designer Paula Kennedy Offers Advice for Career Changers

According to a recent study by CareerBuilder and research firm Harris Interactive, 21% of full-time employees want to change their jobs. After 11 years at the same corporation, Paula Kennedy was ready for a career change, too. She decided to pursue her passion for design: She enrolled in courses at the Art Institute of Seattle, went on Read More …

The Best Small Businesses for College Students

Hossein Ghodsi via Compfight As a college student, you may want to earn money but can’t find a job that’s flexible enough for your schedule. Self-employment offers more flexibility and independence, however it isn’t always easy. Some small businesses require a considerable investment of money to get started, but not  if you already have a Read More …

Turning Your Hobby into a Career: Are You Ready for Entrepreneurship?

Most employees have probably considered self-employment at some point, but decide not to pursue a passion due to practical considerations. You’ve likely seen success stories about corporate workers quitting their jobs and making millions after turning a hobby into a business. But for every happy outcome, there are many more entrepreneurs struggling to make ends Read More …

Think Like an Entrepreneur: Finding a Job in a Tough Economy

The following post is contributed by Nathalie Sanderson. Whether you’re in college, changing careers, sending out resumes, or preparing for an interview, finding a job in a tough economy can be quite a challenge. When times are tough, companies stop recruiting, interviewers are flooded with a deluge of resumes, and competition for jobs gets fierce Read More …

Advice for Entrepreneurs from Jim Muehlhausen

Dream of starting your own business? Starting a business isn’t easy and not everyone is cut out for entrepreneurship.  Knowing the risks and benefits can help you make the right decisions. In a recent interview, business coach Jim Muehlhausen offered advice for small business owners and potential entrepreneurs. Read below for his answers to some Read More …

Five Jobs for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The following post is contributed by Louise Baker. What is an Entrepreneur? By definition, an entrepreneur is someone that is willing to take risks while starting a new business venture. As such, there are certain jobs that are most suitable for aspiring entrepreneurs. Following is a list of five of the best jobs for entrepreneurs. Read More …