Hiring at local law firms trending upward, experts see no slowing down

With the economy on an upswing, growth at local law firms has been trending upward in the last few years and isn't expected to slow anytime soon......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Experts: Orlando tech sectors must close divide to create fresh ideas, attract new firms

A total of 12 local execs gathered earlier this month to chat about what's hot — and what's needed in Central Florida — in tech......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 25th, 2018

Starbucks Urged to Pay for Police Training, Change Hiring Practices

Starbucks should audit its stores for prejudice against customers, review the racial diversity of its staff and help pay for antibias training for local police, according to a report compiled by outside experts advising the coffee chain......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 3rd, 2018

Lockheed Martin, United Launch Alliance grab $27.6M in local defense work

These 2 defense firms have won major contracts and are hiring in the Central Florida area......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

Holiday decorating experts offer tips for getting the professional look for less

Hiring an expert to hang Christmas lights and decorate your home won't save you money, but it'll save you time that you can spend with your fami.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 3rd, 2018

Slowing Global Economy Weighs on U.S. Profits, Trade

Overseas profit growth at American firms is slowing, a new sign of how the faltering global economy is reverberating back to the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

Firefighters Complain After Californians Hire Private Crews To Protect Their Homes

Authored by Mac Slavo via, After Califonia’s run-in with major wildfires and the deadliest one to date recently ravaging Paradise, many in the hardest hit areas are hiring private firms to protect their homes.  But it’s upset.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 28th, 2018

Plan aims to turn New York into capital of cybersecurity

With online dangers nearly everywhere, a partnership will work with local universities and global tech firms to make Manhattan a hub for data protection......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 28th, 2018

China grants market access to 2 more foreign financial firms

China has given the go-ahead for two more foreign financial institutions to set up local subsidiaries, the country's banking and insurance regulator said in a notice on Sunday, bringing the total number of approvals to 12......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 25th, 2018

How Hawaii can win at sports tourism

Despite the indisputable appeal of Hawaii, local industry experts agree that the public and private sector could do much more to boost the state’s position as a world-class sports destination......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2018

Why Orlando may see more mergers after $33.5B Harris Corp., L3 alliance

Experts say a merger trend is forming as more defense firms look to get big quick in order to grab more work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

Michaels taps into experiential retail

Crafting is venturing beyond wine and paint parties to Michaels stores, which have launched a new program to host classes taught by local experts.   The arts and crafts retailer also has tapped actress Busy Philipps to host celebrity guests in a You .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

Local real estate experts discuss HQ2 specifics, urban design and what’s next for DFW

From the Amazon HQ2 bid process to urban design, future pursuits and more, here are thoughts from five North Texas real estate experts on Dallas losing out to the East Coast and what it all means for the region moving forward......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: 6 TV station owners settle federal antitrust charges

A group of six television station owners on Tuesday agreed to settle Justice Department charges that they used third-party firms to illegally coordinate on sales of local advertising spots......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Women attorneys look to narrow gender gap

With the #MeToo movement front and center and a recent report by the American Bar Association on bias, closing the gender gap in the legal profession has become a hot topic. To help bridge the gap, many firms have adjusted long-standing hiring pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

China"s export boom is a worrying signal that Trump"s trade war is going to get worse

Wikimedia Commons China has been front-loading exports to the US ahead of a looming rise in tariffs in January. Chinese stocks tumbled today on trade war fears and worries about a slowing Chinese economy.  Experts are pessimistic.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2018

$4.4B residential real estate firm launches in Nashville

Compass, a New York-based residential real estate firm, has launched in Nashville. According to a news release, Compass’ initial Nashville footprint includes eight Nashville real estate agents and teams, recruited from other local firms. Founded in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

Op-Ed: Why your company should hire people with disabilities

Over the last several decades, companies have made great strides toward hiring a workforce that both meets their needs and is reflective of the community. But we can do better. During National Disability Awareness Month in October, local workforc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Alibaba Is Being Hurt by a War at Home, Not a Trade War

Local competition and a slowing Chinese economy are having a bigger impact on the e-commerce giant......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 2nd, 2018

Mechanical contractors ride wave of Bay State construction

BBJ research underscores the surging local sector, which relies on firms that specialize in the installation and maintenance of heating and cooling systems, refrigeration, piping and plumbing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

BMW expands car-sharing service DriveNow in London

BMW is expanding its car-sharing service DriveNow into five more London boroughs as the carmaker overcomes some of the barriers to operating across the city where firms need to strike agreements with separate local authorities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 1st, 2018