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Texas on Top

October 30, 2013

Once again Texas is the place to be! The top 4 spots on Forbes’ – “The Cities Creating the Most Middle Class Jobs” list all go to Texas metropolises. Leading the list was the Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos area, followed by the Houston-Sugar Land- Baytown area. Third on the list was San Antonio- New Braunfels Area […]

Becoming Smaller to Get Bigger- A New Direction in Retail

October 21, 2013

Stores like Walmart and Target are known for their massive store layout and one stop bargain shopping. So it may seem surprising that these large chains are downsizing to better compete with smaller retailers like Dollar Tree, Dollar General and the Dollar Store. See a theme in these titles? Over the past few years these […]

Glazers Brings More Jobs to San Antonio

October 16, 2013

Next week Glazer’s Inc. will open its new San Antonio distribution center. This 518,000 square foot facility will employee more than 450 people in the San Antonio area, 261 will be new hires to the company. The Dallas, Texas founded company was created by Louis Glazer during 1909, under the name “Jumbo Bottling Company” and […]

Where You Should Be Recruiting Your Next Sales Person

October 15, 2013

In previous blogs we have discussed that everyone occasionally steps into the role of sales person, be it in actual business, or their personal life. Even in a non-sales environment, it is a good business practice to surround yourself and fill your business with sales-oriented people. Most sales people are determined and goal-oriented by nature. […]

Using Google More Effectivly

October 11, 2013

How many times have you asked someone a question only to have them respond, “I don’t know. Google it”?  Google has defiantly become one of the quickest and most used methods of obtaining answers to our questions. Here are a few tips to make searching even easier: 1. Use the minus sign ( – )when […]

Before You Call It A Day

September 19, 2013

Jacquelyn Smith recently published an article on Forbes.com, “16 Things you should do at the End of Every Work Day.” The list was composed of simple things that can make a huge difference in the way you feel when you leave the office and the way you feel when you return the next day. Here […]

6 Cover Letter Mistakes to Look Out For

September 17, 2013

Luke Roney, editor of CareerBliss.com, published an article for the U.S. News & World Report LP about the 6 Cover Letter mistakes you should avoid based on real cover letters. Some of these may appear obvious but they are worth repeating. Don’t be Self-Serving. While everyone wants a job that benefits them financially, personally and […]

Texas Gets Recognized For Clean Energy Efforts

September 13, 2013

Environment Entrepreneurs rank Texas Number 8 in the 2013 Second Quarter Clean Energy/ Clean Transportation Jobs Report. This quarterly report spot lights and ranks the top ten states creating jobs related to the growing trend of clean energy. They reported over 38,600 clean energy jobs were announced to various projects this quarter in at least […]

Plan Your Way to a More Productive Schedule

September 4, 2013

While most professionals maintain a schedule very few plan a schedule. What does that mean? For example; every Monday you have a 3:30 meeting with your financial adviser this isn’t really a plan but a schedule. You want to save 20% of your income over the next year so you create a budget with your […]

The Importance of Face to Face Communication

September 3, 2013

There are so many ways to communicate with clients. You can post to Facebook about your newest merger, you can blog about the importance of what you do, then you can tweet about the blog. There are endless mass marketing programs available including electronic and paper. Millions of automated sales calls are made a day. […]

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