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If you are thinking about hiring a salesperson, you need to be careful so as to find the right candidates. Sales is the most important part of any business and thus you cannot afford to compromise with the quality of people working in this department.
Let us discuss the different qualities to look for when hiring a salesperson. Read the rest of this entry »
Arnold Schwarzenegger was sworn in as the governor of California at the end of 2003 amid a wave of optimism that his independent thinking and fresh ideas would revive a state stumbling after the recall of Gov. Gray Davis. Read the rest of this entry »
In 1971, Starbucks opened its first store in Seattle’s Pikes Place Market. For about twenty years, it remained a small-scale operation until 1991 when it became the first privately-owned US company to extend stock option programs to its part-time employees. Just a year later, Starbucks IPO’d at $17 per share and closed trading on its first day at $21.50 per share. Read the rest of this entry »
On a night out a lot of people don’t like their friends whipping out their iPhone and showing off their shiny new apps to all who will listen. These people tend to not own an iPhone. Now for all those who are not living in the past, this article will show you the future of social togetherness, conversation starters and well-being on nights out on the town! Read the rest of this entry »
In the fall of 2008, a credit squeeze ballooned into Wall Street’s biggest crisis since the Great Depression. As hundreds of billions in mortgage-related investments went bad, mighty investment banks that once ruled high finance crumbled or reinvented themselves as commercial banks. The nation’s largest insurance company and largest savings and loan were seized by the government. Only the passage by Congress of a $700 billion bailout plan in October 2008 and actions by the Federal Reserve to pump money into the system headed off a full-scale meltdown. Read the rest of this entry »
The small business landscape for many business owners is uncertain at best. Last week the NFIB’s Small Business Optimism Index dropped by .3 points to 90.9. As new government policies are affecting businesses in different ways, it seems no SMBs are completely adamant about investing in the future. Read the rest of this entry »
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