Blog posts

Oct 02, 2013 11:45 EDT CareerFuel Well, it's official. My job-searching strategy is changing. I’m going startup! I’ve been doing some thinking about changing my job-search plan, and what the heck, I'm over halfway to my new business model. My brain is literally littered with cocktail napkins filled with business plans regarding the big change from solo artist to startup entrepreneur.

Sep 25, 2013 10:23 EDT CareerFuel A female founder of a 20-year-old technology company, Karen Ross is now convincing U.S. companies to utilize veterans for tech jobs.

Sep 16, 2013 09:42 EDT CareerFuel Our Town America, the nation’s premier new mover marketing program, helps recently relocated residents find their way to highly reputable area businesses. A 20% discount is given to veterans interested in buying a franchise. This discount is directly tied to Michael’s military service, which left him with a strong appreciation for how hard it can be to make ends meet.

Sep 03, 2013 08:31 EDT CareerFuel Pride Products competes in a $19 billion market by doing the small, customer service things really well. In an industry that has almost no barriers to entry, is not technology driven, is comprised of hundreds of thousands of companies and is highly commoditized, service is one of the few ways to differentiate a business.

Aug 21, 2013 12:17 EDT CareerFuel Long before there was "Moonlight" and "Twilight" and shape-shifting was something you tried to do with a crash diet, money-sucking vampires walked among us robbing we mere mortals of our much-needed cash.

Aug 19, 2013 08:57 EDT CareerFuel What do you do when you are in your early thirties and the company you started and sold has already netted you $20 million in cash? If you are Nellie and Phil Akalp, you do it again.

Aug 14, 2013 06:53 EDT CareerFuel A resume is a marketing document that tells your career story; crafting the best one for the job you want is key. Developing your resume can be daunting – here are some tips to improve yours.

Aug 12, 2013 11:07 EDT CareerFuel In this third episode, Summer Lovin', Lori hosts one of her legendary parties to generate buzz for Cheek'd. This is guerilla marketing at its best. Come inside, feel the energy and see what unfolds.

Aug 08, 2013 11:43 EDT CareerFuel “Despite all that has occurred, I have not lost my faith in this organization, and I believe in its mission. I just need someone out there to believe in me.”

Aug 07, 2013 10:19 EDT CareerFuel On September 23, 2013, entrepreneurs will have a new way to reach accredited investors with private offerings—advertising. Stemming from Title II of The JOBS Act, allowing advertising is intended to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise capital for their new businesses, and create jobs in the process.