Top Managers Leave Consulting Firms

Every young man has ambitions, which if well nurtured, come to pass. A majority of the big management consulting firms hire students directly from school. They visit colleges, and pick the best of the best. The students they employ are top notch brains, which lack experience. The individuals are trained to create a powerful and Read More

Pending home sales rise in July

From Reuters: Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose less than expected in July, but continued to suggest upward momentum in the housing market recovery. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed last month, increased 0.5 percent to 110.9. Pending home contracts become sales Read More

Finding the CEO for a DC Company

Running a company can be a very difficult thing. A great deal of entrepreneurs would rather put their company into the tank than give the power to another person. By hiring a executive CEO recruiter like Nels Olson to find a CEO to manage the business, the reality is that this is the right move Read More

U.S. productivity rises in second quarter, but trend still soft

From Reuters: U.S. non farm productivity rebounded in the second quarter, but a weak underlying trend suggested inflation could pick up more quickly than economists have anticipated. Productivity increased at a 1.3 percent annual rate in the April-June period, the Labor Department said on Tuesday. But productivity, which measures hourly output per worker, rose only Read More

How the New Markets Tax Credit Benefits Investors, Businesses and Communities

The New-Markets Tax Credit, more commonly referred to as NMTC, was set up to boost capital investments to businesses as well as lower-income communities by offering attractive tax incentives to non-commercial investors. Over the last 10 years the NMTC has demonstrated itself to be a highly effective, directed and a very cost-effective financing tool for Read More

Organizing the CEO and other positions

A Korn/Ferry study of the Fortune 100 indicates that the present norm in many corporations in America is to combine the roles of the CEO and the Chair (see more from Dennis Carey). In many European corporations, however, many firms still insist on the benefits of splitting the two roles. The dilemma in this case for firms is the path to pursue. However, the investors and directors should have the last word on the road to follow, rather than universal government mandates. Read More

San Diego real estate property values

Real estate is considered to be the best investment one can think of. This is one the few investments that is bound to give you high returns in future. Of course, the margin may vary but over a period of time it is only going to give you profits. That is for sure. If history Read More

Wegmans is a great grocery store because it’s a great employer

From QZ.com: New York City residents familiar with Wegmans, a popular supermarket chain concentrated in upstate New York and the mid-Atlantic region, were ecstatic at the news that the company plans to open a store in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 2017. A lot of that has to do with the fact that it’s an Read More

Wall St. little changed on weak data, bond market swings

From Reuters.com: Wall Street was little changed in afternoon trading on Wednesday, paring early gains, as a flurry of deals failed to make up for tepid economic data. Renewed weakness in the bond market also discouraged buyers. U.S. retail sales were unchanged in April as households cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket Read More

Places in San Diego to learn about real estate

Real Estate is a billion dollar a year business. Certainly, there is a lot of money to be made in this field. However, it may take proper Than Merrill training and courses to really understand the way that the real estate market operates. Otherwise, mistakes are made. Fortunately, there are numerous opportunities to receive training Read More

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