Monthly Archives : May 2015

The Stunning Evolution of Millennials: They’ve Become the Ben Franklin Generation

Wealthfront – an online financial services start-up targeted squarely and unashamedly at Millennial wallets – raised $64 million last month. That’s on top of $35 million that venture firms plowed into the company earlier this year. Every sweeping cliché about…

May 29, 2015

5 Simple Ways To Protect Your Cloud Data

After high-profile data breaches of Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase, Sony Pictures, and Anthem, businesses across every industry are investing heavily in data protection. In the retail industry alone, Forrester predicts a double-digit increase in security spending. Before you start throwing…

May 21, 2015

Walmart Launches New Shipping Service To Compete With Amazon

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a new unlimited shipping service for online shoppers this summer that will be priced below Amazon’s $99 per year Prime service. Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, told The Associated Press on…

May 15, 2015

You’ll Soon Be Able To Order Domino’s Pizza On Twitter, Via Pizza Emoji

Gone are the days when you needed to use words (psh, how 20th century!) to order pizza. Domino’s will soon allow customers to order food with nothing but a simple   On Tuesday, Domino’s announced that it would be launching…

May 15, 2015

Wegmans, L.L Bean Rank Among Companies With The Best Reputations

Wegmans, L.L Bean Rank Among Companies With The Best Reputations

Goldman Sachs has the worst reputation of any major American company. Upstate New York-based grocery chain Wegmans is the most highly-regarded company. Also notably, Samsung surpassed Apple this year as the technology company with the best reputation, and Amazon.com moved to second…

May 13, 2015

The Top Cities For Finding Employment Right Now

This morning’s announcement that national unemployment fell just 0.1% in April–to 5.4%–was a disappointment to many, but cities across the country are seeing strong opportunities in a range of industries, many while maintaining unemployment rates far below the national one….

May 8, 2015

Google HR Boss: We Don’t Care Where You Went To College

Companies pay too much attention to where job applicants went to college, what their name sounds like and how well they answer brain teasers, Google’s top human resources executive Laszlo Bock told a packed room of business leaders, academics and…

May 5, 2015