Posts tagged “Employment”
The evidence is anecdotal, but it can be found in sector after sector, business after business. The holdup on a true rebound is the war people collectively worry about, as they should. But good news is percolating.
Steve McPhail, formerly an executive at ArgoMed, takes over from Donald Holzworth. Holzworth becomes chairman and returns to full-time CEO duties at Analytical Sciences.
HR management firm disclosed the move on Friday. Scott Secor says Castleton weathered economic downtown and is positioned to grow with economic rebound.
Founder and owner of Droege Computing Services also says start-ups can't lose focus on revenues. Outside financing? He plans to keep company privately held.
Pharmaceutical firm also reports big jumps in revenues and losses. Salix sees $50M in sales this year for its colitis drug.
In a slow economy and with fewer investments being made, VCs raise a net of less than $2 billion in new money last year. That's lowest total since 1991. That's more grim news for those seeking funding.
Issue heads for arbitration. Sprint says it still intends to hire BellSouth Vice Chairman Gary Forsee as new CEO.
Entrepreneurs entered 2002 with a burst of enthusiasm. This time around, despite some good news, the old 'FUD' factor wreaks havoc. Fear, uncertainty and doubt couldn't be erased.
Entrepreneurs write down VC and lean toward revenue-based financing, according to new CED survey. State also seems to be losing some of its allure as an entrepreneurial launch pad.
<b>Updated:</b> Atlanta-based ISP says it is closing three call centers, a tech support center and laying off 1,300 workers in a move to save money. Losses narrow in fourth quarter.
<b>Guest opinion:</b> 'Human capital' decisions now are crucial, says Craig Stone of HireNetworks. 'Believe it or not, the decisions you make now regarding recruiting and retention will directly impact how quickly your company will rebound.'
Three CEOs in the news this week offer intriguing insights into the challenges facing corporate top guns these days.
One contract closed 'in a day,' co-founder says. Firm sees more growth in 2003 and is looking to expand its workforce.