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3 Ways To Develop Transferrable Skills In Your Current Job

This Google recruiter shares how he leveraged his skills to change careers, from sales to recruiting.<p>My first job out of college was in sales. Today I’m a recruiting manager at a global tech company in Silicon Valley. I’m also a podcaster. The one thing that connects the dots of my career …

Employment

Amazon's Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his workers about the biggest enemy: 'Irrelevance. Followed by excruciating, painful decline.'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>Several analysts have predicted that Amazon will be the world's first company with a trillion-dollar valuation, and Bezos recently became the second-richest person on earth.<p>In his latest letter to Amazon shareholders, …

17 useful Amazon products and services you never knew existed

But there are some features, products, and pro tips that only dedicated Amazon fans know about.<p>Here's how to become an expert Amazon shopper.<p><i>Jillian D'Onfro contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

20 Years Ago, Jeff Bezos Said This 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve Lasting Success From Those Who Don't | Inc.com

Jeff Bezos founded Amazon in 1994. Twenty-three years later, he's one of the richest people in the world. But while Amazon is undeniably a tech company, the business was built on this old-school premise:<p><b>Focus on the things that don't change.</b><p>The premise, while simple, is also easy to forget when …

Self-improvement

Wedding Planner Startup Zola Raises $100 Million

Plus, Panera launches a national delivery service, and Square launches Square for Restaurants.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The fast-growing wedding startup Zola raised $100 million in Series D funding. Zola is reinventing the wedding planning and registry experience …

Weddings

When You Have to Carry Out a Decision You Disagree With

One of the great frustrations of being a middle manager is that senior leaders make decisions that go against what you would have done had it been up to you. Sometimes you are part of the decision process, and other times the decision is simply handed down. Either way, you are now responsible for …

Avoid The Regret: Three Warning Signs You're About To Start A Wrong Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Entrepreneurship is soaring in the Middle East. According to research by MAGNiTT, the annual investment in startups across MENA is closely US$1 …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Improve Your Relationship With Money? Evaluate Your Personal Story.

Start new financial habits, today.<p>2 min read<p>Do you sometimes wonder how you got into your current money habits? It could be your relationship with money itself, and thus the money story you've developed over time.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Britney Castro talks about how your money …

Thought Leadership

The Personal Finance Advice Everyone In Their 20s Should Follow

Typically, our 20s are marked by a number of milestones, including graduating college, entering the workforce, moving up the career ladder, and, for …

Personal Finance

Jeff Bezos on breaking up and regulating Amazon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Axel Springer CEO Mathias Döpfner discuss the need to regulate large tech companies, the possibility of breaking up Amazon, and the importance of scrutinizing big institutions. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Döpfner:</b> But, your most prominent critic at the moment is …

George Soros

Simply the Best: the Top Franchises in 110 Categories

These 110 franchises have all found a way to be at the peak of their industry in the present day.<p>9 min read<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>With more than 1,000 companies applying for the 2018 Entrepreneur Franchise 500, just getting on our list was an …

Pest Control

The 8 Most Popular and Effective Uses of Video Marketing

How many ways can you put video marketing to work for your brand?<p>6 min read<p>A custom video is a terrific tool to help companies and brands accomplish their short- and long-term business goals. Whether your aim is to drive traffic, educate a current or potential customer, or share a glowing …

Marketing

My Company Realized We Had No Idea How to Explain Our Product. So We Learned to Tell a Story.

Customers buy your product because of the story behind it.<p>7 min read<p>I work as a marketing manager for a business software called Weekdone and, up until a month ago, I probably couldn't give you a straight answer on what exactly our product did. If you asked anyone on our team, each person would …

Product Management

Giada De Laurentiis Shares How She Busted Down Doors and Became a Big Name in the Food World

The author, TV star and restaurateur reveals how she makes the most of every opportunity.<p>10 min read<p><i>In this series,</i> <i>Open Every Door</i><i>, Entrepreneur staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Types of People You Need on Your Team When Starting a Business

Which people should you surround yourself with when launching your company?<p>5 min read<p>When you're starting a business, what kind of team members do you need to have?<p>I want my team there for the start, operation and end/exit of a business, so for me, it's important to focus on finding the right fit …

Small Business

How You Can Win the 'David and Goliath' Battle With Big Brands

Small businesses are using street smarts and creativity to stay in the game against major corporations.<p>5 min read<p>Amazon, Microsoft, Google. Is it possible to play in the same spaces these big names already occupy and still keep your company in it to win it?<p>Believe it or not, it is. The internet, …

Business Strategy

Add SEO to the List of Everything Being Transformed by Artificial Intelligence

Search engines are leveraging artificial intelligence to create more relevant responses to search queries.<p>6 min read<p>Understanding SEO is the first rule for being able to optimize your site and its content so that would-be customers can actually find your company online. When your SEO is on point, …

Artificial Intelligence

What Happens to Your Debts When You Die

Of the many downsides of death you could name, you might think an upside is that you no longer have to worry about the massive pile of debt you’ve …

Personal Finance

90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason

Not sending a thank you note, however, surprisingly won't lose you any points.<p>With so many job interview how-to guides out there, you'd think we'd all be nailing them by now. A new survey from recruiting solutions company JazzHR, however, shows that candidates still are making employers all over …

Employment

The Art and Science of Networking (Infographic)

Thanks to technology, networking has drastically changed over the years.<p>2 min read<p>Networking isn’t about shaking hands and exchanging business cards. It also isn't just about trying to find a dream job or new opportunity. A solid network is helpful for a variety of reasons, whether you’re looking …

Networking

How Digital Transformation is Reshaping B2B Marketing

Digital marketing today is more than just a channel – it is actually a “digital transformation” which is reshaping the B2B marketing landscape. …

Marketing

The Reason Your Social Media Strategy Isn't Working Is Because You Don't Know the Difference Between These 2 Terms

Getting mediocre social media results? It's probably because you're mixing up these two important definitions.<p>By running a social media agency, I've had the opportunity to see how brands of all sizes operate and engage with their audience across various social media platforms. When it comes to …

Public Relations

How to Build a Community Around Your E- commerce Business

Once you have identified your audience, you can find the right means to connect with them<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Global retail sales of e-commerce is expected to generate about US$ 653 billion in 2018, according to Statista. When you are …

Top 10 popular ecommerce sites Indians like to shop at

Ecommerce has become a way of life in India. Once used only by the tech savvy to buy things not available in the neighbourhood mall, it has now …

E-Commerce Isn’t Everything

Jeff Schneble Contributor<p>Jeff Schneble is a partner at Wing Venture Capital.<p>The holiday season is here. For many of us that means lots of shopping. Are you doing most of your shopping online or in stores? If you’re like most consumers, the answer is both, but with a significant bias toward physical …

eCommerce

How to increase conversion rates on your ecommerce website (Infographic)

The exponential growth of ecommerce has been phenomenal, and the last decade has seen many players big and small jumping onto the bandwagon. If you …

3 Ecommerce Strategies To Increase Online Sales & Repeat Business

What makes an ecommerce website a success?<p>What exactly is it that allows one site to thrive and maintain a loyal, long-term customer base while another online business diminishes?<p>You may be surprised to know that it’s not the price of the products that determine how successful an ecommerce business …

eCommerce

Amazon is developing a 3D modeling system to solve online clothes shopping’s biggest problem

Issues with the fit of clothing are among the top reasons customers return clothes and footwear bought online, and it’s a costly problem for retailers. A 2015 report by IHL, a retail research firm, estimated that retailers worldwide lose billions each year from returns due to wrong sizing.<p>As Amazon …

3D Modeling

Best E-Commerce Platforms for 2017

If you're launching an e-commerce platform in 2017, these are the top 5 platforms you're going to want to consider as you build your online business.<p>Due to increasing competition and the growing demands of customers for ultra-convenience, ecommerce companies continue to innovate and deliver …

eCommerce

Amazon launches ‘My Mix,’ a personalized shop filled with your favorite things

Amazon has quietly launched a new feature offering shoppers personalized suggestions of products they might like to buy. Called “My Mix,” the addition is tied to Amazon’s “Interesting Finds” — the curated gift shop introduced last year that provides a Pinterest-like experience for discovering …