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Safety 101: Business Email Compromise

May 29, 2018

Article by Det. Trent Koppell As a member of the St. Louis Electronic Crimes Task Force I recently went to a Fraud Task Force Meeting and became educated on the newest fraud trends affecting our area. At this particular meeting the topic was Business Email Compromise also known as BEC. So, what is BEC? It […]

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Women in Hotel Leadership: What It Takes to Climb the Ranks: Statistics Show It’s a Tough Hike

May 29, 2018

Article by Stacy Ross A large majority of hotel employees, students in university hospitality programs, and travel decision-makers are women. By contrast, just 7 percent of hotel company executives are. “(Women) make most of the purchase decisions driving demand, are the majority of industry employees and dominate university hospitality enrollment,” according to the Women in […]

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Apps to Help Simplify Travel

May 29, 2018

Article by Bill Clevlen Are you old enough to remember the days when road trips across America meant using giant maps that nobody could ever re-fold? If so, you’re probably thrilled with today’s technology that lets you use GPS to enhance your travel experiences. From avoiding toll roads to finding a place to crash for […]

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Feature: A Great Cause…

March 26, 2018

Article By Astrid Zeppenfeld Marketing a product or service can be tricky sometimes, especially if the product is a high-end consumer good and strictly designed to fulfill a want and not a need. A lot of strategic planning goes into researching the ideal market, designing the most eye-catching ad, establishing the best sales force, and […]

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Feature: Miscommunication is funny in sitcoms, not in real life

March 26, 2018

Article by Jeff Arthur How many sitcoms have we watched and laughed through about people at home, work, or on vacation where the entire show is built on miscommunication? The writers of the shows know that we have endured our own version of whatever the show is depicting. The problem is that it isn’t so […]

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Business auf Bayrisch * Business Bavarian Style

December 20, 2017

Article By Astrid Zeppenfeld Oktoberfest. What do you think of when you hear the word “Oktoberfest”? Most Americans have by this third sentence conjured up the typical image of the Bavarian Liesl in her Dirndl holding–at a minimum–seven(!) beer steins. Truth be told, I myself (born and raised in Germany) conjured up that same image, […]

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