Business

Why You Should Consider the Best Material Handling Equipment Financing

There are lots of different reasons as to why you may want to choose to finance your material handling equipment. For most, it is simply a case of the equipment being far too expensive to purchase outright. Let’s take a look at the 20 key benefits of the best material handling equipment financing options. 20 Reasons to Choose the Best ... Read More »

An Income Enhancement Strategy that Really Works

Practically everyone we know today believes that they need to make more money. And if you ask them how they intend on doing this, very few have a specific answer outside of robbing a convenience store. In all seriousness, increasing our incomes goes right along with our being able to meet our life objectives that include being prepared for emergencies, ... Read More »

Some of the Most Important Things to Consider Before Buying a Home

Last year I invested in my very first home after renting apartments for over 10 years. I rented for so long because of the nature of my job and the fact that I simply didn’t have enough money to put down on the kind of home that I wanted. Finally however, I was able to buy a property in Miami ... Read More »

Why Tencent wants to be more like Facebook in advertising

Hong Kong/Shanghai: Tencent Holdings Ltd’s rise into a $500 billion company was fuelled by a culture of internal competition, where teams raced against each other to make ideas work. To become an advertising powerhouse like Facebook Inc., the internal barriers are starting to come down. The seven main business units of China’s largest company are working to synchronize data and study ... Read More »

When I Turn Down The Job Offer, Should I Tell Them Why?

Dear Liz, I recently received a job offer for a Marketing Analyst job. Last night I decided to turn it down. I was conflicted about the decision. The job pays more than any job I’ve held so far. The people were friendly enough but every time I visited their facility (three times total) I saw and heard more disturbing signs about ... Read More »

Southampton plans job losses within chemistry department

As part of its long-term strategy, the University of Southampton in the UK has announced plans to reorganise its existing eight faculties into five, and make cuts of 50–75 employees through voluntary severance schemes in six academic areas. The areas facing job losses have not yet been publicly announced due to an ongoing internal consultation, but the university has confirmed ... Read More »

Informal sector will be main job creator in future. So equip workers today

Hardly a day goes by without another article, conference, or research initiative devoted to the future of work. The robots are coming, or they’re not coming as fast as we think; when they do come, they’ll put everyone out of work, or they’ll create as many jobs as they destroy. Thus the conversation goes. But what if, instead of trying ... Read More »

Russian ‘troll army’ tweets cited more than 80 times in UK media

Members of a Russian “troll army” were quoted more than 80 times across British-read media outlets before Twitter revealed their identity and banned them, a Guardian investigation has shown. Some posts from the accounts were embedded in articles to provide apparently local reportage and pictures from the sites of disasters and crime scenes around the world. In fact, Twitter claims, all the ... Read More »

Axios Media Trends

Good morning and happy early Thanksgiving. Thanks for subscribing to Axios Media Trends. Send tips and ideas to [email protected] and tell your friends and colleagues to join the conversation by signing up here. FYI – The story that just won’t end: Eight women have told The Washington Post that longtime television host Charlie Rose made unwanted sexual advances toward them, including lewd calls, walking around naked ... Read More »

Facebook, Google strangle media

A wave of consolidation in every sector of the media industry shows how much media companies are struggling to keep up with the pace and scale of technology companies. Why it matters: Tech giants, aided by decades of minimal regulation, have scaled to the point at which they are able to adjust their advertising models and adapt to consumer demands faster ... Read More »