Author: Hannah Huston

Most recent

Check Your Stress Levels

Whether we like it or not, stress is a part of our daily lives. From work and school to family and bills, everywhere we turn there seem to be stress-inducing subjects. Even things we love can cause us stress; for me personally, despite the fact that I love school and all my classes, the words… Read more »

Celebrate World Bartender Day with Training!

The 24th of February may seem like just another day on the calendar, but it is also known as World Bartender Day! World Bartender Day is a day meant to recognize the hard work, patience, and great service bartenders provide to us. It isn’t a job for the faint of heart or the short of… Read more »

INFOGRAPHIC: The Present and Future of Women in Tech

The last fifty years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of women in the workforce and the acceptance of women choosing to have careers in exchange for or in addition to raising a family. Because tech is a front-runner in many fields, you’d think the tech industry would be following this trend and… Read more »

Learn a New Skill: Become a Writing Pro

Writing is an essential skill we use every day, but it is also one that is oftentimes overlooked and forgotten about. Strong writing abilities can help you get your point across in an email, make an application stand out from the rest, and maybe even help you to write the next best-selling novel. Many times,… Read more »

How NOT to Make a Corporate Training Video

Corporate training videos serve a very distinct purpose—they convey crucial information to employees in order to help keep them safe and help them understand what they are doing. Just because a training video has an important purpose though does not mean it has to be bland and boring for the users. In fact, if you… Read more »

How Your Business Should Be Using Pinterest

Pinterest, one of the newer social media networks, has been hugely successful with its users. Rated as 2014’s number one social network in customer satisfaction, Pinterest is quickly becoming the social media site. But before Pinterest can get there, it needs to overcome a few obstacles, such as the impression that Pinterest is all about… Read more »

Wearable Technology—What's the Big Deal?

In the technology world, it seems like every week brings with it a new tech craze. And while some fizzle and die, others—like wearable technology— are making a name for themselves and becoming increasingly popular. Some people are even estimating these so called “wearables” will take off and become as big as smart phones. But… Read more »

Introducing OpenSesame's New Space!

After three years in the Portland State Business Accelerator, OpenSesame has a new office to call home! Our new 4,600 square foot office is located in Old Town, which is exactly what Josh Blank, OpenSesame’s vice president and co-founder, was looking for. “We wanted to be located in a vibrant part of the city,” he… Read more »

Finance 101: What You Need to Know

Have you ever needed to create a budget, understand the stock market and how to invest, be able to read a financial statement, or understand any number of other topics related to personal finances? You are not alone. Taking control of your personal finances and understanding how to be “money wise” is a great aspiration,… Read more »