There’s a reason “shameless” and “self-promotion” tend to go together: Few people enjoy promoting themselves or their work. It feels gross and shameful. Self-promotion gives me the heebie-jeebies too, but I’ve been learning to handle it better. Self-promotion, via social media, has increasingly become a more important (i.e., required) part of the job for online writers like myself. Musicians, authors, and other creative people (self-published or not)—as well a
Although San Diego is only home to 1 percent of the nation’s privately-owned businesses, it is home to more than 2 percent of the Inc 5000 list. In 2013, 101 companies made the Inc. 5000 ranks. According the 2014 data, 113 companies throughout San Diego County are now considered the fastest growing companies in the U.S. EDC investors VAVi Sport & Social Club, Sentek Global, D&K Engineering, SKLZ and Stone Brewing Co. all made the ranks. Other familiar names, such as TakeLessons and Under
Five years isn’t a long way away, but human-resources experts predict significant changes within the workforce over the next half-decade. A sizable shift is coming as millennials take their seats at businesses large and small, and Baby Boomers simultaneously either retire or modify their work styles to reflect increasingly flexible and mobile opportunities. More.