Every business professional needs to know how to communicate the essence of who they are and what they do – in a succinct and memorable way (whether or not there’s an elevator in sight)! Take 5 minutes today and learn how to tune up your elevator pitch for the fall networking season. Click here.
25% of the manufacturing workforce is over 55 years old. At the same time, the manufacturing industry is struggling to attract enough younger workers with the right skills and qualifications. Facing a workforce crisis—with open jobs in manufacturing recently reaching an all-time high—manufacturers are finding that retaining older workers is not only a necessity but an asset. Learn more here.
So what can the labor flow of 500 million people on LinkedIn tell us about the structure of the global economy? Quite a bit according to a first of a kind study conducted by researchers at Indiana University and LinkedIn. One example: there are strong ties in the flow of labor between the credit card and airline industries. Learn more here.
Yes, it always pays to leverage warm connections in the world of professional networking. That said, cold messaging someone on LinkedIn can deliver results. Here are the 4 essential strategies you need to know to improve your cold messaging LinkedIn Inmail game! Click here.
Recently, Fortune magazine profiled Charlotte and the city’s impressive economic renaissance and exploding startup scene (the Queen City can now boast that it has birthed three “unicorns” including Tresata, Red Ventures and AvidXchange). Learn how Charlotte became the south’s capital of capital.
Did you know that in the world of karate, there is a better chance of breaking a board with the strike of your hand if you aim for a spot about 6″ behind the board? There is a lesson to be learned here. Aiming beyond the target can be beneficial when planning for the future. Read this article from Chief Executive magazine to learn more.
At the beginning of August 2019, Business North Carolina magazine published its annual list of the 50 largest public companies in North Carolina. New to the list: Honeywell International (#2), Dentsply Sirona (#11), Advance Auto Parts (#13), Kontoor Brands (#33), BMC Stock Holdings (#36), Precision Biosciences (#44), Barings BDC (#46) and Biodelivery Services International (#49).