As the business world becomes more competitive, a new concept is coming to light called “predictive business.” The idea is to merge real-time information with historical data to anticipate problems and opportunities in advance of the competition. In this article, we hear from an author who delves into this hot issue with his new book.
Members of Generation Y are now graduating college and entering the workforce. Beginning your first job can be a daunting experience, especially where compensation is concerned.
The availability of online compensation information has leveled the playing field between employer and employee when it comes to negotiation and job offers. Employers who are confident in their pay practices should welcome these new data sources, as they provide external validation that their compensation is competitive with the market.
Despite skepticism that the buzz around social networking tools is fueled by venture capital-created hype, executives at some of these companies insist there's money to be made from software that connects friends to friends of friends.
Cisco's John Chambers, Motorola's Padmasree Warrior, Sun's John Gage and Business Objects' Bernard Liautaud discuss how technology has overcome many obstacles.
Small businesses are currently marketing their way up to meet their customer’s satisfaction levels, but how are they doing it? Jennifer and Mark Bitterman who own a gourmet salt business are using word-of-mouth marketing and blogging on the internet to give useful information to their loyal customers. It will get people’s attention because a lot of businesses frankly don’t take the time to deliver that level of quality. So if you’re marketing on a tight budget for your business, these two ideas might be for you.