Choosing the right merchant account provider can be a daunting task for any business owner. Providers may charge additional fees for processing credit cards online, closing an account early or even using a lower subscription plan. Businesses that operate seasonally often face larger credit card processing fees than those...
1. Stock Futures Suggest a Rebound for Wall Street U.S. stock futures were higher on Tuesday, March 5, following a slump for equities in the previous session as Wall Street lost momentum after a report said China and the U.S. were in the final stages of completing a trade deal. Many market-watchers suggested Monday's lower...
The century-long interplay between technology and retail suggests Walmart is screwed. Its efforts to morph into an online retailer by buying Bonobos and Jet.com will end up making the company seem like Michael Jordan playing baseball—what made it great at one thing doesn’t translate to another. At the same time,...
Opening a business bank account requires more effort than opening a personal account – there are documents that need to be gathered, names to be determined and licenses to get in order – but all the work is worth it. "A business bank account is essential," said Joe Bailey, operations...
There's no question that skills and knowledge related to various networked forms of storage – such as storage area networks (SANs), network-attached storage (NAS), virtualized storage, and even storage as a service (STaaS) – are in high demand. Also, IT professionals interested in data center or network-backbone-related positions are...
Setting off on a new career path can be an exciting experience, both professionally and personally. It also presents challenges. Without someone to show you the ropes, these situations can be difficult to manage, causing unnecessary stress during transitional periods in your professional life. Earlier today, officials at Olivet Nazarene...
SEATTLE In 2016, as Boeing raced to get the 737 Max certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a senior company engineer whose job was to act on behalf of the FAA balked at Boeing management demands for less stringent testing of the fire-suppression system around the jet’s new LEAP...
Friday's March jobs report should put near-term recession fears in the rearview mirror. Wall Street economists expect 170,000 new jobs and 3.8% unemployment. Average hourly wages are seen growing 3.4%, matching the highest annual rate in a decade. That kind of report would raise hopes for an extended economic...
Between poor internet connections, annoying background noise, participants not knowing what is being discussed and off-topic conversations, a video conference call can quickly run off the rails. With remote work on the rise, video conferences have quickly become the meeting method of choice for many organizations. Joe Manuele, CEO of...
Team-building exercises usually elicit more cringes than excitement among workers. Trust falls, building newspaper towers and other forced interactions can sometimes hurt team cohesion. To combat the negative vibes that sometimes come from team-building activities, many businesses are choosing activities that appeal to a younger workforce. While that could mean visiting...