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What’s the best customer service story you know? Every company seems to have that one story where their customer service department went above and beyond to create a legendary customer experience.

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The War for Top Talent: Top 6 Hiring Mistakes

In the past decade, the business world has realized something that the Lakers, Yankees and Patriots have known forever: talent wins games. More than ever, a company’s ability to attract and retain top talent serves as a major factor in its long-term success or failure. In other words: the war for to

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An Overview of Summarization

One of Agolo’s main areas of focus is text summarization. Summarization is the process of taking a mess of unstructured information and distilling it into something consumable. Easier said than done. This formulation of the problem oversimplifies many considerations that a summarization system. . .

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Event Experiences are the New Swag

Socks, coasters, mints, hand sanitizer, candy, usb drives, flashlights, backpacks, notebooks, pens, water bottles, tote, phone chargers, t-shirts, keychains, moleskins, phone cases, paper weights, sunglasses, bluetooth speakers, baseball hats…. Those are just some of the items our CEO has collected at the 300+ conferences he’s attended over the years. How many socks, coasters, mints, hand […]
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La Newyorkina: Best Paletas in NYC

This month’s Dessert Spotlight features a new addition to Sweetist: La Newyorkina, the Mexican paleteria/ice creamery/all things Mexican dessert shop run by Fany Gerson, also head of the Dough donut empire. While La Newyorkina’s carts and its refreshing paletas have been a feature of New York City summers since 2010, its first brick-and-mortar location in […]
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Your Biggest Freight Pricing Problem…Solved!

Remember how we used to book a flight in 1997?
You called 411 to get a phone number for each airline, called each one, waited for a booking agent, reviewed all your options, wrote them all down on paper, and finally made a decision…which you immediately worried was the wrong choice. Some time later

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