Software developers see debt collection as a perfect fit (Virginian-Pilot)
The 10-year-old Chesapeake-based company, which specializes in system maintenance and automated communications software, acquired debt collection agency Sanders & Associates in April, renaming it CKS Financial LLC.
Layoffs undermine consumers’ ability to ignite economy (USA Today)
For those key measures of business health to exhibit signs of a real recovery, companies have to stop laying off a half-million people every month and start hiring. In an economy in which consumers account for roughly 70% of the demand for goods and services, their ability to earn a paycheck is key to a lasting recovery.
Court Ruling Clears Path for G.M. to Restructure (NY Times)
Under the terms of the revised deal, G.M. would sell its most desirable assets, including the Chevrolet and Cadillac brands, to a new company owned largely by the American and Canadian governments and a health care trust for the United Automobile Workers union. The Obama administration anticipates taking the company, which will still bear the General Motors name, public next year.
Build a Social Media Hiring Strategy (Entrepreneur)
Use your online network to lure quality talent.
How to Sell like IBM (BNET)
Downturn? What downturn? Learn the sales techniques Big Blue uses to maintain momentum in a tough economic climate.