By MMcDonough

guzzi OTRChamber President & CEO Paul Guzzi went On the Record Thursday night with NECN’s Latoyia Edwards to discuss the latest trends impacting Greater Boston business.

Topics included the latest Massachusetts jobs and unemployment  figures; audit of the Boston Redevelopment Authority; and an update on casino gaming in Boston.

Watch the interview here.


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By admin

Every year, CareerCast.com releases its list of the most stressful jobs. Year after year, PR ranks high on that list (number six for 2014). As a former PR intern, I know firsthand the transition from intern to full-time employee can be overwhelming, a whirlwind of deadlines, writing assignments and pitch calls.

I majored in public relations and thought I had it all figured out – but here are some of the things I wish I had learned in college that every new PR professional should know:

Stay or...


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By  Melissa Massello

During the course of adopting their son from Rwanda, Jessica Honegger and her husband met a group of Kigali women affected by the genocide who wanted to start new lives but were struggling to find employment. The couple seized the opportunity to crowdsource microfinance funding among a group of friends and sponsored the women through sewing school.


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By  April Lane

Females in the business world still need just as much encouragement and mentorship as ever, as Bentley executive-in-residence Toni Wolfman pointed out — with some staggering statistics about encouragement, mentorship, and skills/ambition perception from our recent PreparedU study  — in a recent Fast Company article.


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By  Katie Bardaro

Editor’s note: In recent weeks, the PreparedU Project has invited successful and accomplished executives to share insights into how women can help themselves and each other achieve success in the workforce. PreparedU research gave young millennials high grades for their skills, and what follows elaborates upon how to put them to good use. 


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By  Susan Adams

The reality that professional women face subtle biases in the business world has entered the public consciousness of late. A major Hollywood studio bought film rights to Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead. A movie based on the gamble that the American public will come out in droves to see a fictionalized version of a powerful woman rising to be chief operating officer at Facebook.


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By Ruben Sanchez

Skyword is proud to once again be a major sponsor of Content Marketing World 2014 taking place in Cleveland, Ohio September 8-11, 2014.

Content Marketing World features leading content marketers, valuable sessions, and amazing networking opportunities. Join an estimated 2,500 people, from more than 50 countries, in the quest for content marketing inspiration, information and practical advice.

The speaker list includes: Marcus Sheridan, Jay Baer, Julie Fleischer, Scott Monty, Scott Stratten and...


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By Patty Manko

Excerpts from 5 key issues to consider before you decide whether to tie the knot. by Elizabeth O'Brien

marrigae after 50 resized 600Marriage at any age involves practical considerations, but this holds especially true for older adults, because they’re likely to have built families, acquired assets and maybe developed a pre-existing medical condition or two.

More than one in three people ages 50 to 64 are divorced, widowed, separated, or never married, according to the Census Bureau. When these folks find love, a big question becomes,...


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To understand how top-performing companies address the challenges inherent in designing effective executive compensation programs, Towers Watson recently completed an in-depth study of practices among what we’ve defined as enduring high-performing companies. We wanted to understand if they approach executive compensation differently from other companies.  The short answer is that they do, and in sometimes surprising ways.  

Melissa Costa and Todd Lippincott


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What’s Your Brand Type?

July 14, 2014

 

By Donna Vieira

Can you clearly define your brand? Your brand’s personality encompasses the experience your customers can expect to have when dealing with your business, what you offer, how you offer it, and how you communicate with them.  A brand with a strong personality stands head and shoulders above the competition, so […]

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