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<b>SCRA Technology Ventures</b> Announces New SC Launch Companies

COLUMBIA, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SCRA Technology Ventures today announced the acceptance of five new companies into its SC Launch Program. Charleston-area companies GreenTex Solutions and Job Market Maker, and Greenville-area companies Accessible Diagnostics, Aptus and Constructis became client companies this month. GreenTex Solutions is an advanced materials composite manufacturing company…

GUEST COLUMN: Does Size Kill Culture? Prothena Doesn???t Think So

December 12, 2014 By Kevin Hickey, Head of Human Resources, Prothena “Size kills culture.” – Anonymous “Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can’t deliver good service from unhappy employees.” Tony Hsieh, CEO of online retailer Zappos.com It’s often been said that size kills culture. And, some businesses […]

Merck in talks to acquire Cubist Pharmaceuticals for nearly $8bn

PBR Staff Writer Published 08 December 2014 New Jersey-based drug giant Merck & Co is, reportedly, in talks over a potential acquisition of antibiotics maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals for more than $8bn. Sources close to the matter have been cited by The Wall Street Journal as saying that the deal could be announced as early as […]

5 Myths About HR During The Job Inteview Debunked

December 4, 2014Myths about the HR professional interviewing you in the job interview. By Carole Martin Most people would think that the job interview as the candidate would be a “slam-dunk” for the HR Professional who knows everything there is to know about the hiring process. The truth however is that most HR professionals find […]

Avoid These 4 Common Resume Flaws

December 4, 2014By Jessica Holbrook Hernandez, Expert Resume Writer The Wall Street Journal Online and its partner Fins.com published an article stating that distributing your resume too much can actually be harmful to your job search efforts. It almost seems counterintuitive to state that being “out there” too much could hurt your marketability, but the […]

<b>iMD</b> Refocuses Business In Hydroponics Market And Decides To Spin Off <b>Integrated Medical Diagnostics</b> And <b>Optimal Mobil Imaging</b> Companies

iMD Refocuses Business in Hydroponics Market and Decides to Spin Off Integrated Medical Diagnostics and Optimal Mobil Imaging Companies Dividend in Integrated Medical Diagnostics to be awarded to Shareholders Tactical move reduces debt and allows iMD to adapt quickly to market dynamics PLACERVILLE…

<b>Carbonics</b>, Spinoff Of University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)???s <b>CNSI</b> Incubator, Launches With $5.5 Million Investment

A spinoff from research centers at UCLA and USC has become a standalone company, thanks to a $5.5 million investment from TAQNIA International. The firm, Carbonics, Inc., is aiming to revolutionize traditional electronics by using carbon-based nanomaterials to vastly lower power consumption and improve the performance of smartphones and wearable devices. Help employers find you…

4 Essentials Of A Good Cover Letter

November 20, 2014By Erin Kennedy, Certified Professional Resume Writer When you submit a resume to a potential employer, what do you do to distinguish yourself from the other candidates for the position? Most people use a cover letter, although I have seen and heard of applicants attaching a post-it note. That’s a gutsy move. It […]

3 Deadly Mistakes Made In Job Interviews

November 20, 2014 By Carole Martin, Interview Coach No two interviews are alike so it is difficult to be prepared for the unexpected. You can however, focus on your presentation skills that can be more important than what you say. 1. Poor non-verbal communication image. • Stand straight and make good eye contact.• Connect with […]