Wall Street analysts don't expect Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC - Get Report) to be swallowed whole in a blockbuster deal, despite buzz generated by a Wall Street Journal report late Wednesday, Sept. 13, that the activist-pressured hospital operator was exploring strategic options, including a sale of the company. Tenet shares were up...
Quitting your job to start a new business can be exciting, but it's also a huge financial burden if you don't have a lot of money saved up. Taking on a part time side business could help ease the strain on your wallet, and help you gain some other...
Organization is something many people strive for but find hard to achieve. However, it's a good goal to have: Being organized and efficient at work not only makes you a more valuable employee, but it can significantly reduce stress. According to a study by leadership training company VitalSmarts, 83 percent...
Whether it is pitching a startup to investors or selling cars at a dealership, successful salespeople are vital to all business ventures. But as many who have tried their hand at sales can attest, not everyone is cut out for this line of work. Identifying the core characteristics required for...
After you've built a loyal national customer base, expanding internationally might be the next step to keep your business growing. Becoming a global company is an impressive accomplishment, but not every business is cut out for the challenge. There are many things to think about before you sell and market...
Today's consumers, particularly millennials, are looking for more than just a product from the brands they support. They also want social responsibility and corporate accountability. For many companies, this is changing how they market their products to younger generations. But don't stop at marketing. Here are four ways your...
Running a small business often means having small budget, too. With startup costs, loans and other expenses, it can be difficult to get your feet planted. According to Annie Scranton, owner of Pace Public Relations, businesses of all sizes experience financial fluctuation, so it's important to create and stick to...
An article last week in the Silicon Valley Business Journalsuggested that some Apple employees are less than thrilled with the futuristic headquarters building it recently opened. Now, the information in the article was secondhand at best. It quotes John Gruber, who runs an Apple-centric podcast and blog, saying there were...
The company had a history of growing through acquisition. But using rollups to become a leading player in a fast-growing niche of services and technology had saddled the company with a complex organizational structure and significant inefficiencies. Now, as it prepared for its biggest acquisition ever — that of a...
Whether you are looking for a new job, need new employees or just want to meet other professionals, networking is the way to go. "Networking is an extremely important tool to advance your career," said Nancy Mellard, national leader of CBIZ Women's Advantage. "I speak about networking every time I'm...