Optimizing the Financial Close: How Midmarket Firms Can Find More Timely and Actionable Data

By Daniel Wheadon, Kyle Pochini and Sean Coffey In today’s uncertain market, the financial close process is often a missed opportunity for many businesses because it is viewed as a low value-add, recurring requirement. However, the financial close process shouldn’t be viewed as a burden but as a potential lever for success. After six years […]

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Student Housing and the Rise of Campus Apartments

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ever wonder how universities and colleges are able to answer the growing demand for student housing across the country? Join us as Campus Apartments CFO Jim Smith  shares his CFO mind-set and explores one of the real estate industry’s most robust and quickly evolving segments.

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Do Team Games for Employees Really Improve Productivity?

Last April, two dozen executives inside the Federal Reserve’s Philadelphia branch faced an unusual challenge. The problem did not involve risky mortgages or undercapitalized banks but foam noodles, cardboard bricks and cylinders. And the task was not to prevent the next financial crisis but to engage in what is typically preschool play: designing and constructing […]

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Apple Pay is Great, at Stores That Accept It

When Apple Pay launched Monday, my editors decided I needed to go shopping. I didn’t have to be asked twice. In fact, I felt like a teenager set loose in a mall with a parent’s credit card. Now I just needed to find some places that took my peculiar form of payment. But once I […]

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10 Firms Hiring Like Crazy in October (And They’re Mostly Midmarket)

If a career change is on your mind, we know it’s not the easiest thing in the world to find a company you can feel at home at—which is why The Muse is here to help! We’ve rounded up some great companies that are looking to hire like crazy this month. Check out the listings […]

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Keeping Tabs on Your Campany’s Repeat Customers

Customer loyalty is the holy grail of business. No wonder, then, that with new technology, programs designed to retain customers and encourage repeat buying have exploded around the world in recent years. From Mumbai to Melbourne, hotels, airlines, rental cars, credit cards, grocery stores, pharmacies, movie theaters, coffee shops, department stores and gas stations inundate […]

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