• January 18th, 2017

    Pros and Cons of Working From Home

      Working from home is desirable to people in many walks of life, including students needing some extra cash and stay-at-home parents who want to work while caring for their children. Some professions have historically fostered a work-from-home environment, including startup business owners, contractors with sole proprietorships, writers, and artists. The Internet has made working […]

  • January 5th, 2017

    How to Maintain Your New Year’s Resolutions for Your Small Business in 2017

      It seems like personal New Year’s resolutions are made with good intentions but are easily broken, as many people drop their goal of improving themselves within a few weeks of making the resolution. Small business owners often take a similar approach in January, re-examining their goals and determining new ways of reaching them. Goal […]

  • December 6th, 2016

    Tips on Salary Negotiation

    When it’s time for your annual review, it’s the perfect opportunity to talk to your manager about gaining more responsibility in your role and an increase in pay. Here are a few things to do to get the pay increase you want while continuing to advance in your career.   Do Your Research If the […]

  • December 1st, 2016

    Why It’s Important to Join a Professional Organization

    Education is the first step towards an exciting and fulfilling career, but what can you do to further your opportunities beyond the classroom? Joining professional organizations strengthens your network by introducing you to some of the top industry influencers and getting your name out there at the same time. Contributing your time and talents to […]

  • November 28th, 2016

    How to Get Your Resume Ready for Your Dream Job

    No matter what job you are striving toward, it is important to have a resume ready when you apply. Resumes are the one item universally accepted by HR directors in every industry to help categorize applicants. Your resume does not have to be fancy, written in a specific font, or on specific kind of paper […]

  • November 1st, 2016

    Best Ways for Brands to Communicate on Social Media in 2016

    Social media marketing is similar to communicating with customers in person, but in a digital world. Many times you meet people who then introduce you to their friends who then become your friends and biggest advocates. Social media marketing has a similar impact, although it uses more straightforward marketing techniques than one-on-one introductions. When using […]

  • September 14th, 2016

    5 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Career in Supply Chain Management

      Before you make the final decision to start a career in supply chain management, it is a good idea to do some research first. Planning your career is not a quick decision nor should it be made lightly. Starting the Masters in Supply Chain and Logistics Program is a big step that will require […]

  • June 21st, 2016

    Master of logistics and supply chain management student wins scholarship

    One of our current online master of logistics and supply chain management students, Fred Koeck, was presented with a $1,000 scholarship at the Lehigh Valley Transportation Forum (LVTF) in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Koeck is currently the sales manager for Derby Supply Chain Solutions, which provides assembly, packaging, warehousing, and distribution services out of Louisville, Kentucky.   “We are excited […]

  • June 6th, 2016

    Dr. Karl Manrodt contributes his opinion in Forbes about Target’s new penalties for suppliers

    Target recently announced it will be increasing late penalties up to five times for suppliers starting May 30th. Their goal is to tighten deadlines, raise fines for late deliveries, and penalize up to $10,000 for inaccurate product information. Some question if this “hard ball” approach will be effective in the long term.   Dr. Chad […]

  • June 6th, 2016

    The Right Way to Open a Business with a Family Member

    Starting your own business is a risky venture. It takes determination, good planning and follow-through as well as a good financial backing at the start. It can be fraught with difficulty in the first few years, and it takes a lot of hours of work especially at the beginning. Working with a family member can […]

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