While college and education cost reimbursement programs have long been a coveted perk enjoyed by employees inside certain talent-minded businesses, the act of extending that perk to employee spouses and children is rare and arguably transformative. What was once a workforce becomes a workforce community, and so it goes at Hollman, Inc., of Irving, Texas, where CEO Travis…
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A Growing Appetite for M&A "The timing for consolidation in this industry is right. There were a lot of baby boomer owners of businesses that grew and prospered in this space, and now those owners want to transition to something else. We're just coming into a generation of companies that are ready or ripe for…
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Kevin Parker arrived at Hirevue with a business-building resume that only the most seasoned business leaders can match. Join us when Kevin reveals his hardy appetite for growth at Hirevue and the business obstacles he's determined to remove. "It's great to just find talented people, but if you don't train them, they're not going to…
An Appetite for M&A "We're actively looking at partners that can help us advance in categories that we think are strategic and important ... and to find organizations that are doing things that are compelling enough that we want to own that technology asset or we want to be have that group of people operate…
With hiring on the minds of most growth-minded business leaders these days, background screening solutions have perhaps never been in greater demand. However, as more customer doors swing open, the virtues of customer success have never been more top-of-mind for First Advantage CEO Scott Staples. Join us when Scott explains why First Advantage is seeking…
Join us when Ken Lochiatto explains how Convergint Technologies opened a new chapter of growth by pursuing a mix of M&A and organic growth opportunities that vastly expanded the $1 billion security company's services footprint. "In the last three months, we have spent a lot of time stepping back and looking at our industry and…
Inside the decking and railing realm, pressure-treated lumber (or wood) represents roughly 83 percent of the linear footage of decking and railing sold, according to Jim Cline, CEO of Trex Company, who credits wood's dominance of the space with having fostered a favorable growth environment (favorable at least for the makers of composite decking and…
"One of the problems with the tech space today is that there's too much money flying around. It's too easy to raise capital. There aren't enough good ideas, or rather, I should say 'great ideas.' But the capital is still there, so it becomes very easy to raise it. That's why you'll find that there…
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