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New To The Finance Field? 10 Industry Pros Offer Tips For Young Executives

Today’s finance professionals are entering the workforce at a difficult time. New technology and currencies are rising, the market is in flux, and the economy is increasingly global, making it difficult for them to settle into their careers. To feel grounded, these workers might consider seeking guidance from a seasoned pro. That’s why we asked the experts of Forbes Finance Council for ... Read More »

REIMAGINING THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WITH MODERN TECHNOLOGY

Technologies such as AI, IoT, blockchain, AR, and cloud computing have already showcased their potential in numerous industry sectors. Now, the introduction of digital technologies in construction is about to change the construction industry forever. In November 2018, two buildings collapsed in the city of Marseilles in France. While the authorities found six dead bodies in the rubble, many others went ... Read More »

Three Vital Skills Finance Industry Professionals Now Need to Succeed

In recent years, there’s been a subtle change underway in the hiring practices of a wide variety of industries. Although the specifics of that change vary from industry to industry, they can be summed up in one way: a new emphasis on multifaceted employees. The major driver of the change is the rapid introduction of new technologies into every line ... Read More »

The week in real estate industry deals: March 20-24

While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there’s another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We’ll be recapping every week’s noteworthy deals that didn’t make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. We missed you before! Halstead Property has been named the Official ... Read More »

Industry Leaders Discuss Trade, E-Commerce With WTO Chief

Industry Leaders Discuss Trade, E-Commerce With WTO Chief Representatives of Indian industry, including online retail and technology firms, Wednesday discussed issues pertaining to global trade and e-commerce with WTO chief Roberto Azevedo. The roundtable meeting here was organised by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It was attend by Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Mittal and representatives of companies including Paytm, ... Read More »

Budget 2017: Payments Industry Hails Proposal to Cap Cash Transactions and More

The payments industry has hailed Budget proposals to cap cash transactions at Rs. 3 lakh and reduce the levies on digital payment equipment, saying the moves will fasten the less-cash drive. “We welcome various measures to promote digital economy announced in the new Budget,” ItzCash head and Chairman of the industry lobby Payments Council of India said in a statement. ... Read More »

Internet Plays Key Role in Real Estate Industry

The Internet increasingly plays a key role in the real estate sales industry, and this trend is expected to grow. According to a recent article by real estate professional John Mudd, more and more homebuyers are using the Internet in some portion of their buying process, either to locate property for sale or to educate themselves. By the same token, ... Read More »

Zillow and Changes to the Real Estate Industry

Real estate site Zillow.com launched last week. Some are predicting that Zillow.com is going to hurt realtors. But wipe away those tears, realtors. Zillow.com is not going to have as big a negative impact on realtors as predicted. Zillow.com is a website where you can go to find an instant online valuation of over 60 million homes in the United ... Read More »

Link Building Lessons from the Real Estate Industry

Are links doing more harm than good? With the rules for link building constantly changing, it can be hard to know what’s a smart link building strategy and what will land you in hot water with Google. Last year, Google’s webmaster trends analyst, John Mueller, surprised the SEO world with his pronouncement that link building, once considered essential to SEO, ... Read More »

Start-up Failure Rates Vary — Choosing the Right Industry Matters

I’m following up my posting of a few weeks ago on new business failure rates where I said that there are considerable differences across industry sectors in business failure rates. Below is Figure 7.1 (p.113) from my book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By. The data come from an article by Amy ... Read More »