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5 Ways to Better Market Yourself to Land Your Dream Job

(StatePoint) Employers report a lack of skilled talent as one of the biggest threats to meeting business objectives in 2016. Job seekers who take note of what skills and characteristics companies are seeking could have a competitive advantage.

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Friday 06/24/2016
Protect Yourself From Summer Stingers
Updated: June 27, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - During the summer months, many families spend extra time together - going on trips, enjoying gatherings with family and friends, and making memories that last all year. While the season may be filled with the sounds of joy and laughter, a great day can easily turn into a bad memory when stinging insects are encountered.

"Light" Up the Grill: Three Creative Tips for a Leaner Barbeque Menu
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - During the summer months, many families spend extra time together - going on trips, enjoying gatherings with family and friends, and making memories that last all year. While the season may be filled with the sounds of joy and laughter, a great day can easily turn into a bad memory when stinging insects are encountered.

Thursday 06/23/2016
Family Has a Home: TV Network Has Something for Everyone
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - There's no stopping the aging process, but there are options for those who want to look and feel younger. One trend that is gaining popularity as an alternative to plastic surgery is cosmetic dentistry, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

Wednesday 06/22/2016
Dads and Daughters Can Profit From Each Other on Father's Day
Updated: June 27, 2016 - 4:36 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Most parents know how damaging the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can be to our skin, which is why they dutifully slather sunscreen on their kids during the summer. But one thing that often gets overlooked is protecting their children's eyes.

Wednesday 06/15/2016
How Brand Marketers Increase Loyalty and Reach
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 4:32 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Did you know that advertisers spend more than $400 billion in the United States to help influence consumers and businesses to purchase goods and services; promote brands and causes, and take action?

More Responsible Marketing of Opioids Needed
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - An overmedicated society is in need of adjustment.

Tuesday 06/14/2016
New Battery Has 5X More Energy Storage
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that values 24/7 connectivity, consumers are quickly learning that technology and the demands we place on it do not necessarily align. Think about it: technology requires power, but energy sources that are currently available can't possibly meet our needs.

Make the Most of Your Backyard This Summer
Updated: June 27, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Summer has arrived, and homeowners are ready to make the most of their outdoor spaces. Current outdoor living trends focus on several areas, including heating, lighting, dining and multilevel design, with the overall theme of creating a welcoming, relaxing environment suitable for entertaining guests or enjoying in private.

Thursday 06/09/2016
7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer
Updated: June 22, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Warmer weather, sun and clear skies are nearly here; that means it's time to get outside, explore new terrain and create unforgettable memories. Whether it's taking a hike, going for a dip in the pool, or creating the perfect backyard party, it's time to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and have some summer fun.

Summer Must-Haves to Take the Fun to the Next Level
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Warmer weather, sun and clear skies are nearly here; that means it's time to get outside, explore new terrain and create unforgettable memories. Whether it's taking a hike, going for a dip in the pool, or creating the perfect backyard party, it's time to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and have some summer fun.

Wednesday 06/08/2016
A Safer Alternative to Opioids for Treating Chronic Pain
Updated: June 22, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It happens more often than we like to think.

Is Your Home As Childproofed As You Think?
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It happens more often than we like to think.

Friday 06/03/2016
Tote Your Wine in Style
Updated: June 27, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For anyone who ever wished for an easy way to take a beverage on the go, a GenieBag will grant that wish. At first glance, a GenieBag looks like a designer handbag. But the unique design of GenieBags allows them to serve as stylish, discreet, and effective beverage carriers.

New Sauna Accelerates Health and Fitness Benefits
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Infrared sauna manufacturer Luxsauna has announced a new distribution deal with Hi-Q Fitness for the rights to promote its latest product, the FitBomb far infrared fitness sauna.

How Brand Marketers Drive Lift in Loyalty, Reach
Updated: June 15, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Through its unique patient assistance programs, EMD Serono, Inc., the North America biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has been working to bridge significant gaps in coverage of fertility treatment for eligible active U.S. military, and veterans who have been injured in service such as Alex D., who suffered from a spinal cord injury while in active service.

EMD Serono Improves Access to Fertility Care for Eligible Military
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Through its unique patient assistance programs, EMD Serono, Inc., the North America biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has been working to bridge significant gaps in coverage of fertility treatment for eligible active U.S. military, and veterans who have been injured in service such as Alex D., who suffered from a spinal cord injury while in active service.

Wednesday 06/01/2016
Encryption - Why It Matters to You
Updated: June 08, 2016 - 4:57 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that thrives on bad news and sensationalized storytelling, it can be difficult to find programming consisting of genuine and authentic shows about family.

Tamera Mowry-Housley Encourages Parents to Reclaim Family Dinner Nights
Updated: June 15, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Feel free to use your insurance card when seeing a doctor of chiropractic.

Friday 05/27/2016
Preparing 21st Century Enterprises for Success in the Digital Age
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It is no longer a brave new world for businesses. The digital age is here, and if experts are to be believed, businesses that have not already embraced this opportunity, risk joining those companies that refuse to adapt, and consequently are rapidly losing customers and revenue.

Get Involved in Preventing Mosquitoes
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Across the country, families are embracing the warmer weather and spending more time outside. This year, as families prepare to host a variety of outdoor gatherings, mosquito prevention and protecting against mosquito bites should be top of mind.

Thursday 05/26/2016
A New Way to Deal With Dry Mouth
Updated: June 14, 2016 - 4:35 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Some moments are simply too important to trust to a camera phone.

5 tips to improve meeting efficiency and productivity
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 4:42 am

(BPT) - Creating efficient work environments is a common goal among executives and office professionals alike. To keep everything running smoothly in the workplace, organization is essential.

Monday 05/23/2016
Your Mother Wishes She Had This Prenatal Vitamin
Updated: June 03, 2016 - 4:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As a busy working mom to two young children, Tamera Mowry-Housley, co-host of TV's "The Real," understands the daily challenge of juggling her time between home and work. However, family time is of the utmost importance to her, and she still sets aside time to cook meals with her family almost every night. She encourages other parents to reclaim family dinner nights, and there's no better time to start than summer, when the days are longer and the weather is perfect for backyard dinners.

The Big Showdown Over Fingerprinting Uber and Lyft Drivers
Updated: June 09, 2016 - 4:36 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As a busy working mom to two young children, Tamera Mowry-Housley, co-host of TV's "The Real," understands the daily challenge of juggling her time between home and work. However, family time is of the utmost importance to her, and she still sets aside time to cook meals with her family almost every night. She encourages other parents to reclaim family dinner nights, and there's no better time to start than summer, when the days are longer and the weather is perfect for backyard dinners.

Thursday 05/19/2016
What Poor Posture May Be Doing to You
Updated: June 03, 2016 - 4:35 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As we head into summer, it's important to find accessories that show off your style, while brightening up your wardrobe. Since summer brings an explosion of bold colors and vibrant patterns, this season's trends are no different.

Wednesday 05/18/2016
Hearing Loss Takes Center Stage With Free Test
Updated: June 13, 2016 - 4:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you think you might be struggling with hearing loss, there's an easy way to find out. There is now a scientifically validated test that you can take over the phone in the privacy of your own home. Bonus: It's free for the month.

Wednesday 05/11/2016
What Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know About Hiring
Updated: May 11, 2016 - 4:37 am

(StatePoint) Looking to staff up your small business? Don’t underestimate the importance of getting your hiring decisions right. The smaller your business is, the more important your choices become.

Monday 05/09/2016
New CDC Guidelines Seen as Boost for Chiropractic Care
Updated: June 01, 2016 - 4:34 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Feeling kind of tense and achy? It may be because of poor posture.

Thursday 05/05/2016
10 Questions to Ask About the Medicines You Take
Updated: May 31, 2016 - 12:39 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - How many times have you been prescribed medication by your healthcare provider, only to arrive home to find that you're unsure about possible side effects? Or the correct dose? Or the risk of taking the new medication together with other medicines you already use? Have you ever felt too embarrassed -- or too rushed -- to clarify medication information or instructions with your provider?

Thursday 04/28/2016
3 ways to celebrate Small Business Week 2016
Posted: April 28, 2016

(BPT) - The bakery on the corner. The family-owned accounting firm down the street. The city’s legendary cafe that’s been around since the ‘50s. Small businesses nationwide prove the American dream is alive and well.

Wednesday 03/09/2016
Think Your Information Is Safe? Think Again
Updated: March 10, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you keep up with the news at all, you know that hacking computer networks of companies -- both large and small -- means big business. Like any other commodity, personal data and information can be priceless.

Tuesday 03/01/2016
The entrepreneurial power of women [Infographic]
Posted: March 01, 2016

(BPT) - Women-owned businesses are making significant contributions to today’s economy. Women of all ages, races and ethnicities are creating jobs, bolstering economies, strengthening families and communities, and providing creative solutions to 21st century problems. A new study conducted by the Center for an Urban Future, with support from Capital One’s Future Edge initiative, reveals a dramatic surge in women entrepreneurs but also shows that women still face a number of challenges as they start and grow businesses.

Monday 02/22/2016
Business Leaders Say There's No Substitute for In-Person Meetings
Updated: February 22, 2016 - 4:36 am

(StatePoint) In a world where technology makes it easy to “meet” virtually, many business leaders say that there’s no substitute for the real thing.

Friday 02/12/2016
The ABCs of ACA -- Advice for Business Owners in 2016
Updated: March 12, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Health care reform is continuing to change how businesses offer health insurance coverage, and there are several regulations to remember throughout the year. As of Jan. 1, 2016, a new phase of regulations is now in effect as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Business owners have to be sure they are using the necessary tools to remain compliant and meet ACA reporting requirements, which include the administrative work that comes along with health care reform. Below are a few tips from Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, for business owners and human resources representatives to keep in mind to stay on track all year:

Thursday 02/11/2016
Major Maryland Piano Store to Close Its Doors
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Blame it on kids who can download music from iTunes with a swipe of a finger. Or point to a sluggish economy. Maybe it's the fact that society as a whole, while still in love with music, would rather watch TV than gather around a piano.

Job Hunting? What Careers and Skills Are in Greatest Demand this Year
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 4:31 am

(StatePoint) Understanding the evolving job market can help you focus your energy productively and land a coveted new job.

Friday 02/05/2016
2016 Resolutions: Time for an Update?
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you're like most people, your New Year's resolutions for everything from losing weight and quitting smoking to saving more and spending less aren't as compelling as they were at the end of December. For many of us, these nebulous goals are abandoned within the first two weeks of January. If you're thinking about giving up, why not consider revising your goals to include something just as healthy and positive, but with more far-reaching impact, such committing to donate your time and money throughout the year?

Thursday 02/04/2016
Share Your Love This Valentine's Day
Updated: February 27, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Looking for a new way to celebrate Valentine's Day this year? Why not consider something just as healthy but with a more far-reaching impact than chocolate and flowers? Make a gift to someone you don't know or volunteer your time through an organization like UniversalGiving (www.universalgiving.org).

Tuesday 01/26/2016
Gallup Report Shows More Americans Favor Chiropractic Care
Updated: February 28, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - A new Gallup report shows that more Americans than previously estimated are turning away from traditional methods of dealing with back and neck pain. Their favored alternative? Chiropractic care.

How Safe Is Your Child's Bedroom?
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Radon is an all-too-common invisible radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Thankfully it can be easily fixed if you have your home tested. Protect yourself and your loved ones by having your home tested as soon as possible.

Monday 01/25/2016
Top 5 business strategies for 2016
Posted: January 25, 2016

(BPT) - Continuity planning used be something only companies in highly regulated industries were required to do, but today it’s considered a standard for all businesses, regardless of size or reach. It answers the question, “What if…?” and can easily spell the difference between the continued operation or permanent shut down of your organization should an interruption or disaster occur. With an investment in time, technology, tools and training, your organization will be better equipped to successfully safeguard lives, assets, revenue and value. Below, are five strategies to get your business continuity planning off to the right start in 2016:

Monday 01/18/2016
6 tips to help your small company get back to business in the New Year
Updated: January 18, 2016 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - The decorations are down and stored away, the holiday rush is over and it’s time for small businesses to get back to doing business as usual. Many small businesses find they have the time and the inspiration to get their shops in order at the beginning of the first quarter — a task that can set the tone for success throughout the year ahead.

Thursday 01/14/2016
The Movie Studio Develops Platform to Monetize Indie Films
Updated: January 15, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Many moviemakers are seeking a secure home to distribute their films and monetize their productions. They are turning to companies like The Movie Studio. According to its CEO, Gordon Scott Venters, "Most independent producers are aware of their need to retain a skilled and connected distribution company like The Movie Studio to properly monetize their films." In addition to its own promotions and representation, The Movie Studio recently entered into an agreement with Wonderphil Entertainment to complement its International representation.

Friday 01/08/2016
A Better Approach to Selling Your Business
Updated: January 27, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - According to the National Association of Realtors, the median selling price for U.S. homes as of November 2015 was $220,300. If you think about it, it becomes apparent that the family home is most likely a family's greatest asset. There are exceptions, of course, but this holds true for most American families. The process for selling the average home is well understood and usually straightforward: A realtor evaluates the property, suggests a fair selling price based on recent comparable sales in the neighborhood and lists the property for sale. An interested buyer makes an offer and, following some negotiations, an agreement is reached and the sale is completed.

Thursday 11/19/2015
Tips to Organize Your Home Office
Updated: November 19, 2015 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Whether you work full-time from home, or you simply have a space dedicated to paying bills and keeping your life in order, a home office should inspire productivity and happiness.

Monday 10/12/2015
Veterans Day: Initiatives Helping Veterans Apply Skills, Experience to Business Leadership
Updated: October 12, 2015 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Of the 24 million veterans in the U.S., nearly one in 10 is a small business owner and veterans as a whole are 45 percent more likely than those with no military experience to be self-employed, according to U.S. Census Bureau Data. Experts say that these figures should come as no surprise.

Wednesday 09/23/2015
Seeking Fresh Perspectives to Shape the Future of Food
Updated: September 23, 2015 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) No matter if you live in a suburban, urban or rural area, new farming innovations are putting food on your plate, clothes on your back and fuel in your tanks. And whether or not you’re a foodie, a gardener or a large scale grower, you’re benefiting from visionary leaders across the country who are changing the way we grow our food, fuel and fiber.

Wednesday 09/09/2015
Office Supplies are Key to Small Business Productivity
Updated: September 09, 2015 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) In today’s recovering economy, small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) know the importance of making the right investments to stay nimble and lean. Surpassing advertising and even salaries, SMBs say their top investment is office supplies, according to a recent survey conducted by Office Depot, Inc.  

New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Thrive
Updated: September 16, 2015 - 4:35 am

(StatePoint) Only half of U.S. small businesses survive more than five years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This data underscores that small business ownership is no cakewalk.

Thursday 07/16/2015
Permitting Delays Affecting Economic Opportunity, Says New Report
Updated: July 16, 2015 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) Of all the developed nations, the United States is afflicted most severely by protracted delays in obtaining mining permits, undermining U.S. global competitiveness and stalling economic opportunity, suggests a new report.