Looking for Love Online? Ask the Pros

Jun 5, 2014

If you’re a guy using an online dating site and you wonder why the inbox isn’t overflowing, first make sure your profile picture wasn’t taken next to a toilet, advises Matthew Valentines.

“The shirtless bathroom selfie is a big no-no,” he says. “It’s always the wrong answer. Don’t do it.”

From Finance to Fracking: One Man’s Journey

May 23, 2014

When he graduated from college, Ryan Renzi figured he would spend his days in an office, probably wearing a suit, managing other people’s money.

He figured wrong.

After realizing his young career in personal finance wasn’t going to fulfill his own financial ambitions, Renzi took the leap and joined a fast-growing industry that promised more upside potential: fracking. 

Clay Mathile is Breeding the Next Generation of Business Leaders

Apr 17, 2014

Clay Mathile has little to prove in the world of business. The Ohio native transformed Iams from a regional pet food company into a global giant, selling it to Procter & Gamble for a cool $2.3 billion in 1999.

But the self-made billionaire wasn’t satisfied with just enjoying his own success. Instead, he’s busy passing on some of his wisdom to the next generation of business leaders.

Career Spark Helps Connect Military Spouses With Employers

Mar 25, 2014

When Melissa Judy’s husband was transferred to the Washington, D.C. area recently, she faced a familiar fear for military spouses— a resume that made her appear as job hopper as she moved from position to position as a result of military transfers.

Thankfully, through Hiring Our Heroes, a program aimed at connecting military veterans and spouses with job opportunities, she was able to find an employer who was supportive of her situation. But, she was one of the lucky ones.


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