Sarah Q Willis

Sarah Q Willis

I'm an online writer & editor.

A finance and business writer working out of Brighton covering a range of subjects including personal finance, start-ups, investment and green business.

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Aptitude vs. Attitude: Which Is More Important in a New Hire?

Despite this 57 percent of businesses across the globe, say they’re facing a critical shortage of appropriately skilled entry-level workers, according to a report by management consultant McKinsey & Company. At the same time, as youth unemployment remains high, entry-level vacancies are going unfilled because of the skills gap.

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State of Crowdfunding: Is It More Than Financing Apple Pies?

Who knew you could raise over $55,000 to make a potato salad or $49,000 to bake an apple pie? These are two of the most bizarre crowdfunding proposals which have grabbed global headlines in the last year.

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Use the 6 Principles of Influence to Grow Your Sales

You have a great product or service and now you need people to start buying it. But, what if the people you approach aren’t sales-ready or even interested? Do you just keep marketing and hope that your sales eventually increase organically? The answer is no, and there’s six very good reasons why.