Category: General

Aligning Synergies in Mergers and Acquisitions

One of the latest activities on the rise is Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). Management realizes that the consolidation of shared services will reduce cost, while improving the organization’s reach and concentration in key strategic markets. An improper M&A execution could lead to increased cost, lack of proper integration and ultimately, a negative impact to quality […]

Are Your Benefits Outdated?

If you’ve ever managed or owned a business, you know that the workforce is one of any company’s biggest expenses. But your workforce can also be one of the biggest opportunities. Satisfied employees work longer and harder, and great employees are great for business. But how do you keep employees happy while maintaining a healthy […]

Advancing Your Space & Category Management Capabilities

Both traditional and emerging forces in retailing compel us to become both more efficient and more precise in how we merchandise. Advanced capabilities will enable you to deliver on precision merchandising while achieving efficiency across the supply chain. What capabilities do you need? The answer stems from your company’s overarching strategy and goals. A strategy […]

Five Ways Small Businesses Can Compete with Big Businesses in Recruiting

It may seem like big companies get all the attention from job-seekers, but small businesses are a key piece of the economy. Small businesses account for 99.7 percent of U.S. employer firms and 64 percent of net new private-sector jobs. The presence of large companies like FedEx, ServiceMaster, AutoZone, International Paper and others benefits Memphis. […]

Vaco Staffing at the Speed of Sound! Be Ready Candidates!

In a world of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and news accessible 24/7, we live in a very “I want it now” reality. Not mentality, but reality. The difference is that regardless of whether we want things now (or yesterday for that matter!), that’s how most things are delivered these days. Be it news, messages or even […]

Top 4 Tips On How to Create a Strong Relationship With Your Boss

Does Your Boss Know You’re Awesome? You navigate through life trying to win over someone you look up to or someone you consider a superior.  As you grow up, this mentality spills into your work life – this is often seen in a Boss-Employee relationship.  This intellect structure and the success of it, will open […]

5 Ways NOT to Bomb the Big Interview

Let’s face it, interviews are always stressful no matter how many you have been on or how confident you are in your abilities. An interview is your chance to audition for the job! Most of the time there is only one shot to show a prospective employer you are exactly what they are looking for. […]

Advancing Innovation in Healthcare

To start with, let’s agree on the definition of innovation. Simply put, innovation is to make a positive change to generate significant value. In many cases, innovation is using existing technologies in a positive manner to generate value for organizations. However, innovation is not foolproof and some are bound to fail. Traditionally, the recommended approach […]

Nationally-Recognized Consulting Firm, Vaco, Acquires Flexible Staffing Firm in VA, Signaling Growing Trend

RICHMOND, Va., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — National consulting and talent solutions firm, Vaco, announced the acquisition of Richmond-based Momentum Resources, a boutique staffing firm specializing in flexible career opportunities. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Momentum’s founding partners, Whitney Forstner and Tanya Cummings, will remain with Vaco Richmond in a consulting role. “Momentum […]

Resume Detective

A hiring manager has to get through hundreds of resumes in a short time to find a handful of candidates that may be qualified for an open position. Research suggests that a hiring manager can take anywhere from 6 seconds to 1 minute skimming a resume. Here are a few things to quickly look out […]