Category: Startup Insider

3 Reasons Why Your Hiring Process Is Killing Your Company

Your company’s hiring process determines whether or not your enterprise is destined for failure or success. It’s that simple.  Related: 7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence Sound dramatic? Not really. Look at it this way: The right hiring process attracts the right talent — the kind that builds your culture, drives your business and wins your…

Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget

Over the years, I have heard countless inventors pitch their product as the new/novel/one-of-a-kind/never-before-invented solution “everyone needs,” but only if the inventor could afford to file for a patent, the procurement of which is seen as the single goal to guarantee success. Obtaining a patent is not a bad idea but the fixation on the goal sometimes leads inventors to…

3 Enterprise Business Intelligence Trends That Can Benefit Your Business

When it comes to changes in the business-intelligence (BI) technology market, old giants of the enterprise software industry like SAP and Oracle aren’t leading the charge as you might expect. Instead, younger companies are the ones to watch when it comes to the most exciting business-intelligence software products that we’re seeing hit the market today. Related: The World…

How to Save Your Business From Doom

With 70 to 80 percent of businesses failing within the first 10 years, entrepreneurs know that starting a company isn’t easy. They also know that finding success takes more than a can-do attitude and some run-of-the-mill innovation. Success means knowing when it’s time to cut your losses and move on – be it a new venture or a pivot of…

Facebook's Quarterly Profit Slips as Costs Soar

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said in an interview the huge increase in expenses was for "growth we need now and in the future." "We're investing in the next set of services and what will be future investments like Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus," she added. Macquarie Research analyst Ben Schachter said Facebook's costs and…