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Teamwork at Market Mentors
02.13.2018

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work


It’s generally known in the business world that happier employees do better work. When team members are satisfied and energized, they’ll produce stronger results and put in the extra effort needed to meet their goals. However, too many executives believe that happiness is a function of salary, benefits or job title, rather than considering less obvious factors that contribute to an employee’s happiness in the workplace.

Email Oops! Button on Keyboard
06.22.2017

Email Do’s and Dont’s


Sending emails to your boss, co-workers, prospects or existing clients has the potential to be a minefield of professional correctness/decorum, with each inappropriate joke and incorrectly capitalized letter a disaster waiting to happen.

Market Mentors at Ronald McDonald House
04.20.2017

Market Mentors Staff Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House


April is National Volunteer Month so team members from Market Mentors, LLC, in West Springfield decided to give back to the community by volunteering as guest chefs at the Ronald McDonald House in Springfield. Eleven members of the staff prepared a home cooked Mexican fiesta for the families staying at the house.

Blog Contributor Bonnie Rose
11.29.2016

The 1099-MISC Abyss


You know that feeling you get in the last few months of the year when those deadlines begin looming? As members of a marketing agency, we know that deadlines are always going to be part of our daily routine. While it’s our responsibility to manage media deadlines, we know you have deadlines, too. And no matter what business you’re in, properly filing tax documents on time is something that applies to all of us.

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03.18.2015

Communication — What is it and why is it so important?


Whatever your profession, communication is a key component for success. From effectively conveying skills and proficiencies on resumes and cover letters for entry-level jobs to managers organizing tasks for entire teams, good communication is critical at every step of your career. Here are some best practices that I think are particularly important and overlooked: 1. Emailing multiple parties Often times there are projects that multiple people in an organization are working on together. Those projects are usually executed with many... Read More

Salvation Army Coats for Kids
10.24.2014

Coats for Kids drive ends Oct. 27


The 2015 edition of the Farmers’ Almanac predicts below-normal temperatures for the majority of the country — including the northeast. More specifically, the eastern states can expect an active storm track with several storms producing heavy snow and rain. Predictions of another frigid winter means now is the time to clean out closets and donate new or gently used winter coats for local families in need. To help those families in the Pioneer Valley, the local Salvation Army has launched its... Read More

Salvation Army Coats for Kids 2011


It’s that time of year again! Market Mentors is  helping out with the Salvation Army Coats for Kids drive and we’re asking for your help to reach the goal of collecting thousands of coats and making sure no child goes cold this winter. This year’s campaign will kick off this Friday, October 7th and will run until the end of October. You can check the website here for a drop-spot  location near you. If you have any gently used or... Read More

Benson
07.21.2010

Tornado coming?


Supposedly a tornado is on the way to the area. So I’m actually writing from under my desk at the moment. Benson visited us today (see above). Say hi 🙂 Still getting ready for the Safe Kids Summer Event (we posted a new website for the event today!) on Saturday. We are expecting a really big turnout this year. The MyCHIP program does an awesome job, 94.7 WMAS has been a huge help in promoting the event each and every... Read More