HR and Recruiting

Motivate your Team and Create Employee Engagement with Braavoo

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 5:02 pm

Peter is every manager’s dream: he continually meets his deadlines, willingly stays past five o’clock to tie up loose ends, and is the definition of “team player.” In short, he’s a rock star employee. To hold on to top-notch employees like Peter, both employers…

Programming education

Miami

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Announces Coding Scholarships for Low-Income Residents

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

Wyncode Academy, the Miami, FL-based coding school, announced this morning that it will provide coding and entrepreneurship scholarships to residents from low-income neighborhoods in Miami-Dade County. The announcement comes a few months after Wyncode joined the New Economy Skills Training Association (NESTA) this past…

Reports & Rankings

San Francisco

The Top 20 Startup Ecosystems Ranked

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 2:52 pm

Silicon Valley, New York City, and Los Angeles topped the Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking 2015, a list of the best startup cities released today. A wealth of research went into this ranking, including 11,000 surveys by entrepreneurs and experts in the past five months,…

HR and Recruiting

Personality in the Workplace: Why It’s Important & 5 Tests To Measure It

By | Jul 27, 2015 at 8:00 am

In today’s work world, managers and HR professionals want employees who bring more to their organization than work-related skills. It’s the employees who are engaged and loyal to the organization that succeed and move up through the ranks, and personality assessment technology is making…

Legal

Get Your Legal Questions Answered Fast with Polished

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm

We recently heard about a startup that is bringing the Netflix model to the legal industry. Polished, launched earlier this month, offers a monthly subscription to those who have legal questions about their businesses. Most entrepreneurs don’t know much about the legal side of things and turn…

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Dev & Design

Is Android the OS of the Future?

By | Jul 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Microsoft Windows has dominated the OS market for decades – pretty much as long as computers have been commercially available. With near impunity, Windows has done everything it can to retain its control; until now, that is. If any company could challenge Microsoft and…

Dev & Design

Here’s a Guideline to Choosing an App Development Company

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 10:00 pm

In this era of the digital, one cannot deny the fact that the success of any business directly relates to its presence on mobile. Connectivity with customers has always played a key role in business and, today, the only way to keep yourself connected…

Tips & How To’s

How To Build Your Online Estate: Tips For Newcomers To Online Business

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Nowadays it’s hard to imagine a successful business without an online presence. Your organization should have a website, a platform, or at least an account or a group inside a social network. In fact the majority of developed society worldwide contributes its intelligence, efforts, and…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Encourage Your Team to Produce Transformational Technology

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Nobody likes waiting in line. Online banking and services such as PayPal swooped in to give people their time back. They changed the way consumers participated in mundane tasks they no longer wanted to be part of. Thousands of technology companies are competing to…

Tips & How To’s

Should Your Company Choose Off-the-Shelf or Bespoke Software Solutions?

By | Jul 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

Off-the-shelf software offers convenience for millions of customers. All that’s needed is to visit a store virtually or in person, and then purchase the item. However, can off-the-shelf software adequately meet the needs or expectations of a business? The Differences between Off-the-Shelf and Bespoke…

Psychology

Empathy: the Most Important Thing

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Here is a true story. One day during the summer before I turned fourteen, I was at a day camp near Walden Lake in Massachusetts. My friend, Scott, was playfully teasing another camper, Monica, about her mascara-smeared eyebrows – an accident she had caused…

Lifestyle

Jdate Sues Competitor Jewish Dating App For Using The Letter “J”

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Jdate, the popular dating service responsible for more Jewish hookups than a bottle of Manischewitz, is playing hardball in the dog-eat-dog world of nice Jewish match-making. Jdate’s parent company, Spark Networks, discreetly filed a lawsuit late last year against Jswipe, the ‘Tinder for Jews’…

Remote work

40 Companies Share Their Tips for Remote Work

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 8:00 am

In early July, a new resource for the remote work community launched called Remote.co. The new site is a blend of articles about remote work, a listing of remote jobs, and Q&As with remote companies. Created by FlexJobs CEO Sara Sutton Fell, it has…

Tips & How To’s

10 Important Tips to Consider when Designing a Customer Feedback Survey

By | Jul 23, 2015 at 9:00 pm

It is not an easy task to design and effective customer feedback surveys, but once done it is a worthy pursuit to obtain a better understanding of customer satisfaction. In order to design a series of questions that will specifically address the purpose of…

Tips & How To’s

Chicago

This is Why Your First User is Vital to Your Startup’s Success

By | Jul 23, 2015 at 2:00 pm

User or customer acquisition is one of the most prevalent issues that face companies both young and old; regardless of the stage of a company, one of the primary goals is often to increase its numbers of users. When you’re a a brand-new startup,…

Marketing

Jet.com’s Hilariously Clever Ad Video Starring Kumail Nanjiani

By | Jul 23, 2015 at 11:00 am

I didn’t expect to spend 5 minutes watching a commercial for an ecommerce startup, let alone enjoy it enough to share it with friends. But, Amazon competitor Jet.com produced a delightfully entertaining commercial that proves the financial underpinning of ad-based businesses don’t have to…

Tips & How To’s

Why Can’t I Sue Ripoff Report Over User Posts?

By | Jul 22, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Since Ripoff Report hit the scene in the late 1990s, people have been trying to sue the website for defamation over user-generated content. But the people who’ve tried, have failed….miserably. Why? Because Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act confers third-party slander and libel immunity…