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The Importance of Business Mentorship

Whether you are 16 just starting out, recently graduated from college, or making a mid-life career change starting a new job can be intimidating. Even the most confident people struggle at times when it comes to learning a new environment, new tasks, and new people. For this reason many companies provide a mentor program.

Mentors serve a variety of purposes. Often they are from the same department and can be extremely beneficial when it comes to learning the ends and outs of the job. They can also help teach where things are, make introductions to other employees, and help make the transition as smooth as possible.… Read the rest

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Benefits of Search Engine Optimization and Reputation Management

We live in a fast-paced, technological world that is always looking for a new and more efficient ways of getting the job done. For business owners this often means new ways of marketing their business and product.  It is no longer enough just to have a well-designed, easy to use website.  With millions of websites currently live, it is easy for one to get lost and fall between the cracks.  This is where search engine optimization can help.  Search engine optimization not only increases the websites ranking on search engines such as Google, but it also increases the traffic to the website. … Read the rest

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How much does an MBA really cost?

With the bevy of MBA programs available these days it can seem like the most viable option to gain business training.

However, what is the actual cost of getting the degree? Is it really worth the cost of giving up your current job or the possibilities of finding a new one?

According the mbaprograms.org the real cost of an MBA could be as much as $80,000 for two years. But it really is the more yo pay the more you get with this type of management training. The cost of getting one at an amazing business school is actually more than the average wage in the UK or USA

And it’s not just about tuition either.… Read the rest

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Additional incentives to engage in sales training

Many sales organizations do not give their employees enough sales training for them to succeed.  Making sure your employees have adequate training is one thing companies can do to make sure their work force is operating at the highest level possible.  Companies traditionally hire based on how well they think an employee will fit into the organization and perform the duties required of the job.  While there is nothing wrong with this approach and it often leads to successful hires, these organizations can increase the level of productivity and further show the employee that they are interested in keeping them around by investing in training that is going to help them perform their job.… Read the rest

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