Five Rules for Strategic Partnerships in a Digital World

Partnerships have always been a critical strategy for businesses looking to grow in unfamiliar markets, tap new customer segments, or sell additional products or services. They have also always been notoriously tricky to make work. Too bad, because in today’s hypercompetitive, hyper-connected marketplace, partnerships have taken on even greater strategic importance and complexity. Both business-to-consumer[…]

Randstad buys Monster for $429M as recruitment consolidation continues

  Yet one more significant piece of M&A in the online recruitment industry. Today RandstadHoldings, an Amsterdam-based human resources and recruitment specialist, announcedthat it would acquire job hunting portal Monster Worldwide, for $429 million in cash. The deal works out to $3.40 per share in cash and is a premium on Monster’s share price at closing on[…]

Massachusetts just said… SHOW ME THE MONEY !

Massachusetts just passed an equal pay law that prohibits companies from asking candidates their salary histories until after they make a job offer that includes compensation, unless the candidate voluntarily discloses the information. Massachusetts’s new law also mandates that employers pay men and women the same not just when they do the exact same work,[…]