Posts Tagged ‘business’

Joining a Start-Up position

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Why not if it works? But at what price?

The “right” company
Intellectual property is the heartbeat of any company, but attracting the people who bring the “gold dust” between their ears is not an easy task. Sure, the golden handcuffs and stock-triggered parachutes entice to a certain extent, but unless the offer goes beyond equity, most high-caliber professionals keep on shopping for the “right” company. (more…)

Most On-line services tell you what’s new on the Web

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

A new type of worker, known as the “competitive intelligence professional,” has emerged in the past decade.

These people, who are adept at performing electronic and other forms of research, now populate the landscape of large corporations, either as employees or on contract.


B2 Awards Post 4

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

[ Most transactions ]

The brokerage indus-try has taken to the Internet like ducks to water. The statistics are staggering: In 1998, the number of online accounts doubled, trading activity almost tripled, and revenue followed accord-ingly. No wonder the top 10 online brokers made it into the Business 2.0 100. Topping them all is the king of online trading, Charles Schwab. Had we been counting page views, Yahoo! could have claimed the top spot on transactions, but here we’re counting transactions, making Schwab the hands-down winner.

B2 Awards Post 1

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

[ Most innovative ]

Dell Computer’s innovation addresses both tactical and strategic concerns in ecommerce. On both sides, Dell aims to solidify its Internet supremacy. On the strategic side, Dell gave us a hint of its future, the online elec-tronics superstore it announced in March. Expect Gigabuys’ features to be incorporated, which will take on an increasingly business-to-business profile. Gigabuys is a fun place to shop–just what consumers want. And is a serious place to purchase computers–just what businesses expect. Dell manages extremely low inventory levels for both. With Gigabuys, Dell is essentially an order aggregator without physical inventory for nearly 30,000 products.