Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive
RISMEDIA, Jan. 16, 2008-(MCT)-What's your trick for finding low airfares? Do you scour the online discount fare finders first? Book Web-only specials directly from a carrier's site well in advance? Or gamble by naming your price for extra savings through Priceline.com?
RISMEDIA, Jan. 15, 2008-When dining out, be sure not to fill up on bread and butter. Mintel Menu Insights, a national restaurant-tracking service, has identified eight exciting trends sure to transform the American menu in 2008. Shaking and stirring everything from fine dining to fast food, these menu changes are sure to satisfy appetites, taste buds and health concerns alike.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 14, 2008--The fact is recruiting is not something that should be left until the very last minute, leaving you scrambling to fill an opening. Instead, be proactive and prepare your recruiting strategy now for when your hiring needs arise in the future.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 11, 2008-Despite the ready availability of free spelling and grammar checkers, 60% of all business correspondence still gets sent containing one or more grammar or spelling errors, according to the results of a study released by WhiteSmoke.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 10, 2008-Heads-up, bosses! According to Yahoo! HotJobs' annual job satisfaction survey, 72 percent of employees are open to a new career opportunity in 2008, and you might be the reason. More than four out of 10 employees (43 percent) blame either dislike of their boss' management style or lack of mentorship at their company as the reason they would be willing to leave their current job.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 9, 2008-While many may think that the word "subprime" is a commonly used word exclusively in the real estate industry and for those looking to buy, the Dialect Society recently proved otherwise, voting "subprime" as the Word of the Year.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 8, 2008-(HealthDay News)-Better health in the New Year may top your resolution list, and you don't even need a gym membership to get there, one expert says.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 7, 2008-While Tuesday, January 8 is Elvis Presley's true birth date, Graceland celebrated "the King" over the weekend with festivities of all sorts.
Presley is best known as an American singer, musician and actor-often referred to as "The King of Rock 'n' Roll", or simply "The King."
RISMEDIA, Jan. 4, 2008-Looking to shed a few pounds in the New Year? The average American woman could lose up to 4.1 pounds a year simply from resisting the urge to purchase impulse items such as chocolate candies, chips, and soda once they are in the checkout line, according to a new study from IHL Group. Men could lose 3.1 pounds.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 3, 2008-As the Presidential primary season gets under way, a new poll reveals which candidates U.S. adults view as the most desired neighbors. Whether it's in the White House or the house next door, Democratic candidates are in a dead heat and are preferred neighbors over Republicans, according to a survey(i) of 2,228 U.S. adults conducted by Harris Interactive(R) on behalf of real estate Web site Zillow.com.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 2, 2008-While the advent of the iPhone seemed to be the "end-all" as far as technologies were concerned for 2007, there are other electronics making their debut that have been making the lives of professionals both a little easier and not to mention, fun.
RISMEDIA, Jan. 1, 2008-Each year people around the world celebrate the turn of the new year. In New York City's Times Square, and on millions of television screens across the nation, party-goers watch the annual descent of the legendary New Year's Eve ball.
RISMEDIA, Dec. 31, 2007--Sticking to New Year's resolutions is simple when visiting any of the urban destinations that are part of America's Greatest Cities (AGC) -- a marketing collaborative that includes Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. Whether the goal is to save more money, stay healthy or see something new, there are plenty of ways to honor those personal commitments in 2008.
By Jaclyne Badal
RISMEDIA, Dec. 28, 2007--(The Wall Street Journal Online)--Careers are easy to neglect. If the paychecks keep coming and the boss is tolerable, most people get into a routine and direct their attention elsewhere.
RISMEDIA, Dec. 27, 2007-In its ongoing quest to know the executive job market inside-out, TheLadders.com, an online marketplace for $100k+ jobs, has been surveying its members since its launch in 2004. Over that time, TheLadders.com has covered everything from the frequency of office romances to the value of advanced degrees.