Member Since June 2022
Experienced President with a demonstrated history of working in the digital marketing both in direct to consumer and affiliate marketing. Strong inside sales and web marketing background demonstrating fast growth across B2C and B2B customers. Also experienced in managing engineering teams and new product design.
Public speaking is an invaluable tool for personal and professional growth, but it often strikes fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned professionals. The task can be daunting, especially for those new to the experience. But despite the nerves and anticipation, there are ways that any public-speaking newbie can put their best foot forward, showcase their brand or company and get the word out while on stage. Below, 10 Young Entrepreneur Council members share the best advice they have for nailing a first-time public speaking event.
The modern work landscape is dotted with transient employees hopping from job to job, making the recruitment and onboarding journey a costly affair for employers. With the rise of the gig economy and the allure of diverse experiences, retaining talent has become an uphill task. Yet, within this trend, there are candidates seeking stability and a lasting professional journey—you just have to find them. Here, 12 Young Entrepreneur Council members explore the strategies businesses can leverage to ensure they're selecting candidates eager to establish long-lasting professional roots.
As inflation continues to take its toll on the economy, many professionals are looking for ways to increase their income. While some may choose to take their talents elsewhere and seek a higher-paying job, or even add on to their workload by taking on a potentially lucrative side hustle, others are content with their current career of choice and would rather earn their bump in pay another way: a raise. However, unlike applying for a new position at another company, the path to achieving a salary increase at your current job may not feel as clear. That’s why we asked nine members of Young Entrepreneur Council to share their best tips for how to successfully negotiate a salary increase and why doing so can help you get the increase in pay you deserve.
While it’s important to find balance throughout the year, the summer months are a great reminder to make more time for fun activities and personal or family time outside of work. A determined focus on one’s career or budding business can be necessary to achieve your goals and grow as a professional, but if left unchecked, it can also leave you feeling unbalanced, tired, stressed and like you’re missing out on precious time with your loved ones. If you think you may be letting your work life get in the way of your personal one, consider these other signs of overwork, as listed by the members of Young Entrepreneur Council. Here, they discuss these red flags as well as what you can do to finally achieve work-life balance.
While creating a website for your small business is a great first step to expanding your audience and catering to your customers’ needs, building a website alone is often not enough to attract new visitors to your online store. One effective tactic is to improve your website’s SEO, or optimize your site to rank at the top of search engine results. This will not only allow current and potential customers to find your website with ease, but it will also ensure they have a more positive user experience once on your site. Even if you’ve never delved into SEO before, there are many simple yet effective steps you can take to improve your site’s ranking. Here, nine business leaders from Young Entrepreneur Council recommend the easiest ways small-business owners can give their SEO efforts an impactful boost.
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