The First 30 Days Of Your Job: Do’s and Don’tsCongratulations. You just got hired. You were picked out of hundreds of candidates vying for the same job. You should be proud of yourself. Now what? Well, now the real work begins. You need to spend the first 30 days showing your managers they made the right decision in hiring you. There are four easy ways […] Read More..
The Importance Of A Great Working CultureDid you know you can (and should) really love your job? Here at Apploi, we know how much time is spent working, and we’re so pleased that companies try and keep things as nice as possible for their employees. We went behind the scenes at spinning chain Soul Cycle, where we met with the assistant […] Read More..
Starbucks: A People Company Serving Coffee“We are not a coffee company serving people, we are a people company serving coffee.” Starbucks Corporation is synonymous with the most popular hot beverage in the U.S. But it is not only the highest quality coffee that Starbucks are committed to serving each day according to the Partner Resources Manager of Starbucks, Nancy Murgalo. Read More..
Secrets to Social Media Success with SocialflyFrom Cinnabon tweeting (yes it’s a word, check your dictionary) pictures of their delicious buns #nofilter to UNIQLO instagramming (not yet a word in the dictionary, watch this space) pictures of their apparel, everyone’s at it. Realizing the connection between social media and company growth, Stephanie Abrams co-founded Socialfly, a digital marketing and public relations company specializing in hospitality, […] Read More..
Save the DateRevolutionizing the event planning industry, Save the Date is the known as “the planner’s planner,” helping everyone from brides to businesses organize their events. Senior Vice President (part-psychiatrist, problem solver, best friend and stand-in significant other) of Save the Date, Ariana Stecker told the Apploi Observer how companies can improve their company culture with Save the […] Read More..
What It’s Like to Work at the World Famous Pike Place Fish CompanyLocated in the heart of Seattle, Washington, the world renowned Pike Place Company is where people from all over the world go to see their crew of fishmongers throwing fish and having fun with customers. Watch to find out what makes it so much fun to work at Pike Place Fish Company! Read More..
The Birth of a Multi-Million Dollar Brand: healthy mamaEntrepreneur Rachel Katz-Gallat founded healthy mama after becoming frustrated with the process of selecting over-the-counter products for her pregnancy ailments. Jessica Abo met with Rachel to find out more about her journey building the revolutionary brand. Read More..
Introducing the Most Badass Workspace on the Planet: AlleyNYCDreaming of a world where people aren’t hitting the snooze button – dreading the start of the workday, Jason Saltzman came up with AlleyNYC. The 16,000 square foot entrepreneurial hub, AlleyNYC, (described as the ‘Ellis Island for Start-ups’), hosts early stage companies of all sizes. Read More..
Treat House, Fighting Hunger One Treat at a TimeIn October 2011, Daniel and Eli Russell had a bake sale to benefit children in need. With their parents help they created and sold rice crispy treats on their Upper West Side Street corner, raising over $300 selling out in less than two hours. Inspired by the success of the bake sale, Chris and Jennifer Russell […] Read More..
Taking Center Stage in Nightlife“I love seeing people having a good time and enjoying my performance. It’s incredibly rewarding,” said Leah Rothlein, a professional dancer who picked up her first pair of ballet slippers at the age of just four years. Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: Interviewing a Company on What They Can Offer YouWhen preparing for an interview, you’re probably mostly focused on learning about the company and coming up with the right responses to those curveball questions (“My biggest weakness? What weakness?!”). In your mind you’re thinking: “Impress, impress, IMPRESS!” But actually an interview is just as much for you to determine if the company is a good […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: Does Video Interviewing Lead to Discrimination?Video interviews can be scary. You may be camera shy or simply not in the mood to record a video response. But for some, you may have the additional fear of being discriminated against by revealing yourself in a video. In this week’s Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker responds to the question: Does video interviewing lead to discrimination? Video responses […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: How to Handle Discrimination in the WorkplaceDiscrimination is something that we’ve all experienced in some way. Or have we? Sometimes it’s hard to tell. In this week’s Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker explains the difference between being legally discriminated against because of your gender or race or experiencing bias towards things like how you look or speak. Bias is the more frequently encountered of […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: How to Show Interest in a Company Without Looking Too PushyHappy 2015! It’s a new year and you’re back full force in your job search. As you dive in, make sure to keep in mind the line between showing genuine and enthusiastic interest in a company and coming off as too pushy, which could become a turnoff to certain employers. This week’s Tucker’s Tips offers advice on how to show […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: Should You Start from the Bottom When Changing Jobs?New year, new job, new you! With 2015 around the corner, you might be searching for a new job as your seasonal work comes to an end or maybe you’re just looking for a fresh start. Either way, Dr. Tucker has some advice on whether you should start from the bottom when changing jobs. Dr. Erinn […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: Why Were You Fired?It’s that awkward moment when your interviewer asks: “Why were you fired?” 1) Don’t panic and 2) Be honest. Dr. Tucker has a few key tips on how to answer that dreaded question and still ace the interview. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: How to Prepare for a Phone InterviewPhone interviews can be just as important as an in-person interview because a phone interview could determine whether or not you’ll meet the employer face to face. This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers some advice on how to prepare for a phone interview. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: What to Do When You Don’t Hear Back After an InterviewYou had the interview, you sent a hand written thank you note and now you feel like you’re in an endless waiting game. You keep refreshing your email – still nothing. What does it mean? This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers advice on what to do when you don’t hear back after an interview. Dr. […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: Sending a Thank You Note After an InterviewYou’ve made it past the interview! Now what? This week on Tucker’s Tips, Dr. Tucker offers advice on sending a thank you note after an interview. Dr. Erinn Tucker is an Assistant Professor of Hospitality at Boston University and an Advisory Board Member for Apploi and has held managerial positions for top companies such as General […] Read More..
Tucker’s Tips: What to Ask at the End of an InterviewIt’s that moment of complete relief yet utter fear. You’ve made it to the end of your interview, you’ve shown that you’re a great candidate and have answered tricky questions like “What is your greatest weakness?” But there’s just one last question standing between you and a successful interview. That moment when your interviewer asks: “Do you have any […] Read More..