Ensuring a Hiring Process Attracts Great Candidates

(DGIwire) – Hiring managers know full well the impact of a bad hire. As a result, it’s only natural for them to want to take their time when identifying potential employees. But by drawing out the hiring process, companies run the risk of missing out on first-choice candidates. “In a candidate-driven market, time is of […]

Mind the Gap: How to Explain a Period of Unemployment on a Resume

(DGIwire) – It can be one of the most awkward moments of a job interview: the candidate struggles to explain to the interviewer why there is a period of months—perhaps years—between two or more positions. Whether the reason for the gap involved taking care of a child or something else, it is important to face […]

A PACT to Eliminate Self- Sabotage and ‘Awaken Your Wealth’!

(DGIwire)  For all human beings, regardless of our circumstances, financial security is a common and worthy goal— it means freedom from want.  Unfortunately, money worries are a constant cause of anxiety for far too many of us, who feel they are on a slippery slope,  only a slim margin away from disaster. And even affluent individuals are […]

3 Reasons Why Bootstrapping Beats Crowdfunding

(DGIwire) — When it comes to raising money for a brand new startup, which of the following makes more sense: Initiating a crowdfunding campaign or bootstrapping? As a long-time serial entrepreneur who has built several successful companies from the ground up, Marty Schultz has had plenty of time to study both methods—and as he explained in a […]

Recruiting and Keeping the Best Talent in a Competitive Job Market

(DGIwire) – These days, competition for the best employees is intense. Companies must hone their strategies not only for attracting but for retaining top workers. How can managers keep their top-performing employees happy while attracting new talent to grow their businesses? “The first step is to realize that, in today’s hyper-competitive landscape, employers need to […]

4 Signs It’s Time to Work With a Staffing Agency

(DGIwire) – For many companies, the task of hiring the right people for the right positions is a little like driving a car—only noticeable when something goes wrong. Since many small companies tend to struggle with the distinct challenges associated with human resources, business owners often outsource their HR department to a staffing agency. A […]

5 Things to Know About Bootstrapping a Startup

(DGIwire) – Thinking about launching a startup? Before going the venture capital route, it can be worthwhile to assess the advantages of bootstrapping instead. For insights into why bootstrapping is valuable, it can pay to listen to the insights of a veteran businessman such as Marty Schultz. As recently noted in an article on Forbes.com […]

Restaurants Are Using Better Ingredients as a Recipe for Success

(DGIwire) – Consumers are demanding more transparency from their food and restaurant chains are responding by offering better ingredients and healthier options. As a recent article on RestaurantDive.com notes, many chains are also starting to modify their menus to meet a variety of needs such as those of vegans, vegetarians and dieters; removing antibiotics from […]

Strong U.S. Hiring Means a Stronger Climate for Jobs

(DGIwire) – Despite recent lurches in the stock market, the overall jobs outlook in the United States remained strong at the end of 2018, according to The New York Times. A report released by the U.S. Labor Department showed one of the strongest months of job gains in the last decade, with employers adding 312,000 […]

3D Metal Printing Is Ready for Its Big Moment

(DGIwire) – What does the future look like for 3D metal printing? Very bright, according to a recent report from Deloitte. The consulting firm suggests that this technology is poised for growth more than double of that of a few years ago, as companies in multiple industries adopt it for a wide range of tasks. […]

Less Time, More Money: How to Grow Fast Casual Eateries

(DGIwire) – When RestaurantDive.com recently forecast the hottest restaurant trends for 2019, one of the standouts was a surge in fast casual dining. Even though analysts predict flat growth for the overall restaurant space this year, they have also observed an uptick in the fast casual category. As the publication noted, fast casual is taking […]

An Electric Vehicle That Charges in Five Minutes? It Could Be On the Way

(DGIwire) – Filling up at a service station is so easy with a gasoline-powered car: five minutes later, the driver is back on the road. For the electric vehicle (EV) revolution to become a reality, EVs must match this timeframe—or else drivers are unlikely to be willing to make the switch in large numbers. As […]

3D Printing Continues Its Ascent to the Skies

(DGIwire) – In October 2018, GE Aviation’s 3D printing facility in Auburn, Alabama reached a major milestone: it produced its 30,000th 3D-printed fuel nozzle tip. As an article on ECNmag.com recently observed, fuel nozzles may seem like unimposing objects—but their production via 3D printing has not only given rise to some of the world’s bestselling […]

Growing a Business? Why ‘Bootstrapping’ Beats Raising Money

(DGIwire) — Most people think raising money is the first step in growing a company. But entrepreneur Marty Schultz sees things differently. According to him, raising money does not guarantee success—in fact, it may guarantee failure! As a mentor-speaker, angel fund investor and award-winning innovator who has grown five companies with a combined valuation of […]

3 Things Businesses Should Know to Attract Top Talent in 2019

(DGIwire) – While it is good news that the U.S. economy is strong, this means businesses are facing a growing challenge. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, a growing number of businesses are reporting their biggest obstacle is finding qualified employees for their open positions. Here are a few pointers on how companies […]

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