Jun 17, 2013 10:03 EDT If you want to know what it is really like to work at a startup, CareerFuel’s new series, "Startup Revealed," starring Lori Cheek, Founder and CEO of Cheek'd, will thrill you! Lori has a brilliant idea for today’s dating world, and she is the recipient of to-die-for press and multiple award winner, including last week’s announcement by American Express of the of the top 10 CEOs to watch in 2013.
Jun 14, 2013 09:32 EDT On May 19th I graduated from college- Quinnipiac University, to be precise. It was raining; which to a literature lover was perfectly fitting- in a novel, the weather always mimics the mood. And I was hysterical. The thought of leaving the comfort of my friends and the QU community was daunting.
Jun 12, 2013 14:53 EDT In the high-profile world of Silicon Valley startups, founders talk about pivoting as a rite of passage on the road to commercial success. To hear these “wonder kids” describe it, they recognized when they had a “dud” strategy or product and consciously moved toward a new, well-conceived one. In reality, the process is rarely that linear.
Jun 07, 2013 09:37 EDT Ask a social entrepreneur which came first—the mission or the product—and the conversation may begin to feel like a chicken-and-the-egg question. For Dave Simnick, the 25-year-old CEO of SoapBox Soaps, it was “mission first, product second.”
Jun 05, 2013 10:36 EDT When John F. Kennedy told my father's generation in 1961 that an American would set foot on the moon by the end of the decade, there was many a raised eyebrow about this pie-in-the-sky notion. Thinking about the lunar landing makes you wonder what happened to those days when our country put its collective shoulder to the wheel & got things done despite our political and spiritual differences.
Jun 03, 2013 09:57 EDT Josh Oyler is a 21st century professional and personal success story with a passion for the oldies—namely cars and motorcycles. Before the age of 34, he has already started and run several self-supporting businesses—all related to hot rods and Kustom Kulture.
May 30, 2013 10:24 EDT Greg Rudolph is a college senior and honors student at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business and the Barrett Honors College. He is also a 20 something that happened upon a business idea and is now juggling the roles of college student and entrepreneur as his business lights up!
May 28, 2013 09:54 EDT People often ask us if the resume is dead. Employers tell us that it is still alive and kicking, albeit with new technologies.
May 24, 2013 07:48 EDT Nada Kiblawi was born in a refugee camp, lived through regional wars and finally found safe haven and economic independence as an entrepreneur in the U.S.
May 22, 2013 11:27 EDT Remember way back in 2012 when we had good old candidate Mitt Romney and his binders full of women to kick around? Those were the days, weren't they? Life was good, tweeting was easy and the cotton was high.