“Did I Say That Out Loud?”: Thoughts We All Have During Interviews

Interviews are a nerve-racking experience no matter how old you are, or how many of them you’ve had. Despite the fact that many interviewers ask the same questions, we still clam up when it comes time to answer the hard ones. This is because how we want to answer these questions is so far from the responses we should give. Here’s a list of five of the most thought provoking interview questions, and how you should actually handle them.

How to Write Badass Blog Titles People Will Actually Love

Years ago an article in The Atlantic called “Google Doesn’t Laugh” addressed the dying art of making witty titles in this age of SEO. As printed magazines and newspapers became digital, their titles became monotonous.

The Power of You—Habits of Highly Successful People

After watching my fair share of cult films, I’ve determined that there are some reoccurring themes, usually along the lines of “being discovered or “making it big”—essentially relying on the belief that someone great out there is in charge of your destiny and that the fate of your dreams lies in the hands of someone else.

Trust over Traffic in Content Marketing

“The glue that holds all relationships together–including the relationship between the leader and the led–is trust, and trust is based on integrity.” —Brian Tracy

The Grey Area: Why the Hiring Process Is No Cakewalk

My parents, both proud baby boomers, always made the job hiring process seem so black and white. You go to college, get a degree, make a resume, build a cover letter, apply for a job, nail the interview, get the job, begin a career and start earning a 401(k).

Simple Ways to Keep Employees Happy and Hardworking

There’s a heartbreaking trend in the American work place and it continues to grow. A study done by the New York Times showed that more than one-third of working Americans were unhappy and unmotivated at their place of employment. Whether you own a small town business or you’re in charge of a giant corporation in a big city, your employees’ happiness is key to the success and survival of your company. It’s not possible to please every employee, and no matter what efforts you put forth, at the end of the day there will still be a few disgruntled staff members. We’re not saying you need to be on Google’s level and shower your employees in lavish gifts and game rooms, but a few simple changes could keep your dedicated employees happy and hardworking.

Get to Know our Newest Interns: Jennifer & Emily

Two weeks ago we welcomed two awesome interns to the ever-growing Track5Media team. Here’s just a little bit about the lovely ladies who will be helping out our marketing and IT departments:

A Waffle vs. Hilary Clinton: Why Some Videos Go Viral & Others Don’t

Why is it that something as dumb as a 5 second video of a waffle falling over has over 3 million views yet Hilary Clinton’s first presidential campaign speech 3 weeks ago has barely 170,000?

Secrets to Successful Meetings from Google, Facebook, and EVEN Obama

Company meetings are both beloved and bothersome; fruitful yet frivolous. Finding the right way to keep your team’s attention without making the process arduous or a simply wasting the team’s time is a fine art. Yet unfortunately, most companies lack that certain je ne sais quoi that adds the perfect gusto to the team’s workflow gathering. So what are the world’s most innovative companies doing in their company meetings that most aren’t?