The Office of Economic Development’s Daily Digest is a daily resource for business people. Here are three of our most clicked through stories for the week of June 23.
SEVEN SUPER EFFECTIVE WAYS TO WORK SMARTER
It’s a common misconception that the harder someone works, the more successful he or she will be. You can’t just work hard to attain the most important goals you set for yourself and for your organization, you’ve got to work smart. No matter what your job is, the following are some key tips to working smarter: Find people who are good at the things you are not, and hire them; it will be worth the money to have that burden off your shoulders. Keep emails short and to the point; people tend to respond more quickly to email messages that are direct and concise.
FIVE YEARS OF THE STATE’S RECOVERY, IN TEN CHARTS
The Great Recession officially ended in June 2009, 18 months after it began. The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has recently released ten charts showing a snapshot of how Washington state has performed in ten key areas related to the recession from 2008 to 2013. Among many areas highlighted are: Output as measured by state gross domestic product and on a per-capita basis, official unemployment rate in Washington and Seattle, civilian labor force in Washington, and employees on non-farm payrolls in Washington.
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF CONTENT MARKETING
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