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