Big Four Firms Starting to Recruit AgainRead the rest of this entry »
After almost two months where hiring at the world’s largest accounting firms came to a near standstill, there are signs the Big Four are again recruiting.
Job posting data from Burning Glass shows unmistakable signs the four firms are beginning to again post job openings.
It’s “green shoots,” eFinancialCareers said in reporting the news earlier this month. “After recruitment plummeted relative to levels in late February, Big Four firms in …
We RememberRead the rest of this entry »
Today, American honors all military personnel who have died while serving our country.
This year, there will be no parades or public events at national cemeteries. Community events have gone virtual. The coronavirus pandemic may have prevented us from gathering to pay tribute to those military veterans who died protecting our county, but nothing will keep us from recognizing their sacrifice.
From Green Key Resources we say, "We remember."
Retail Marketers Get New Trends ToolRead the rest of this entry »
Facing tighter digital media budgets even as consumers spend more time online than ever, marketers have a new tool to help them spend those fewer dollars more effectively.
Google’s new Rising Retail Categories lists the fastest-growing product categories based on what users search for. With the interactive tool a marketer can drill down by category, locale and week, month or year to see what’s trending and the top search terms …
Tech Professionals Like Working From HomeRead the rest of this entry »
By an overwhelming majority, IT professionals like working from home.
In a survey released last week by the tech careers site Dice, 67% of the respondents said they like or like very much working from home. Only 10% were negative.
Dice began surveying IT professionals a few weeks ago about how they were coping with the coronavirus crisis. The survey probes their feelings on a variety of issues besides working …
Here's Where to Look For NewsRead the rest of this entry »
In the fast moving world of alternatives, one of the challenges is not just staying on top of the financial news, but trying to be ahead.
There’s no shortage of information. Fund managers employ highly-paid analysts using sophisticated computer programs and artificial intelligence to sift through the firehose of news and data to detect actionable patterns and trends.
But when professionals (and more than a few investors) look for news …
Aspirin Helps Prevent Digestive CancersRead the rest of this entry »
It wasn’t that long ago that doctors advised taking a low dose aspirin a day as a preventive against heart attacks. Then, new studies found the risk of aspirin-induced internal bleeding outweighed any benefits it might confer, except in older patients at risk of heart problems.
Yet, there’s still enough uncertainty about the overall preventive benefits that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force gives that recommended use a grade of …
Spinach May One Day Produce New DrugsRead the rest of this entry »
Almost a century ago the comic strip hero Popeye popularized spinach, attributing his amazing strength to the leafy green. Within a few short years of Popeye’s first appearance in 1929, spinach sales soared.
Now, spinach has a new claim to fame. Biologists are using microscopic parts of the plant to speed up photosynthesis, the process of using light to convert carbon dioxide into energy and oxygen.
Still limited to …
COVID-19 Is Prompting Innovation In Research TrialsRead the rest of this entry »
As scientists race to develop a vaccine and cure for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, a remarkable collaboration has emerged among pharmaceutical and bioscience firms that in other times compete fiercely with each other.
Promoted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation weeks before the virus was declared a pandemic, the initial 15 companies -- Novartis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly and Gilead among them -- began sharing proprietary information about …
Silver Lining For Hedge Funds In Market ChaosRead the rest of this entry »
As financial markets worldwide continue to slowly push up from their March collapse, hedge fund investors are experiencing less of a ride and in some cases are seeing strong positive returns.
Hedge funds overall are down an average of 4.6% for the year through late April, according to a Reuters report. That contrasts with the S&P 500 which was down 10% for the same period.
More than a few managers …
Thank You To Receptionists For Everything You DoRead the rest of this entry »
We take time out today to recognize the work of those who answer the phones, who continue to staff front desks at medical facilities and essential businesses across the country and who are the face of our businesses to visitors and callers.
Today, National Receptionists Day, we say Thank You for all that you do.