The road to victory in the acquisition game is not always a smooth one. Along the way, you’ll hit bumps, slick patches, possibly some potholes—and there are lots of opportunities to detour down alternate paths that may or may not prove wise.
During the previous business cycle, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates 17 times in increments of 0.25%, taking the Fed funds rate from 1.00% to 5.25%. The committee increased rates at each meeting over 24 months from June 2004 to July of 2006. While the Federal Reserve controls the Fed funds rate, it influences the bond market.
Considering doing business in Canada? Check out this summary of everything you need to know before entering this foreign market.
In this year’s Northeast Ohio construction survey, Ohio Construction Reform, Ohio Construction Reform dropped three notches from third to sixth place as a political issue which could affect survey respondents’ businesses in 2015. While it’s easy to shrug it off to the fact that contractors are becoming more accepting of construction reform, other indicators show that the reform continues to pose significant challenges.
Skoda Minotti has released the results of our 2015 survey of the Northeast Ohio Real Estate and Construction industries. Check out how your business compares to the overall trends in the industry.
In the changing corporate culture, job flexibility ranks very high in terms of job satisfaction. As we mentioned in our last blog, Both men and women are gravitating toward those companies that offer greater work-life balance. Yet, to attract top talent, employers will need to do much more than pay lip service.