Category: How To

    There’s a new phishing technique in town, and hackers are having a blast with it. Here’s how the latest shady maneuver is working: Hackers are approaching people and telling them that they’ve hacked into their email and/ or computer and have found some sort of “dirt” on them. Then comes the threat to […]

I spent the summer after college teaching in Ecuador. I didn’t have any friends or family there, I didn’t own a smartphone, and I certainly didn’t have any plans for my return home. But I did have a Bachelor’s in English, a couple years of Spanish classes under my belt, and a whole lot of […]

Whether it be a small upscale private dinner, a large conference, or a black tie holiday party, we’ve done it. For nearly 40 years, The Agora Companies have held events of all sizes for all types of reasons in all types of places. And still today – as a global organization with businesses in 15 […]

Finding candidates that really excite us is not an easy task. Believe me when I tell you that the 14 West Talent team knows all about this struggle. But we’ve found that social media is making it a lot easier to not only find more people… but find the right people. To us, it’s just […]

There’s no denying it, folks. LinkedIn has positioned itself as the business tool for the modern day professional. Whether you like it or not, your profile is speaking loud and clear on your behalf. And if you’re thinking you’re off the hook because you don’t have a profile, you’re wrong. Your absence on LinkedIn can […]

Finding your next big career move isn’t easy. It’s not unusual for it to take months of searching. Fortunately for you, 14 West Talent is happy to help with the legwork. They’ve compiled a list of 57 new opportunities from around The Agora organization which have developed in the last month alone. And the list […]

Last year, the 14 West Talent team introduced a new and improved Summer Internship Program for The Agora Companies. 22 resourceful, driven young people from 16 different universities arrived on our Mount Vernon campus and were put to work across 8 of the companies we support – a number of which have been named as […]

We’ve told you a bit about our Employee Wellness Program in the past. You might wonder what makes our program any different from other workplace wellness programs. The first thing you should know about how we run our program… we never lose sight of the fact that in order for the program to be successful, […]

Can you research and write an interesting story about a ground-breaking idea? Or streamline complex marketing data, then translate it into actionable advice? How about creating the ultimate customer or client experience? If any of these areas reflect your skills and passions, the 14 West Talent team is looking for you. And more than one […]

This post is merely a courtesy for those of you haven’t had the time to tear through the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act – all 1,097 pages of it. The majority of you have probably tuned into a broadcast or two, but have been too preoccupied with…well, life… to make heads or tails of it. […]