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  • Evox Therapeutics Awarded £1.5 Million in Funding From Innovate UK
    on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

    OXFORD, England, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Evox Therapeutics Ltd ('Evox' or the 'Company'), a leading exosome therapeutics company, today announces that it has secured £1.5 million in funding from Innovate UK, the UK's Innovation Agency, through the Biomedical Catalyst Early Stage... […]

  • Chegg Prices Upsized Offering of $700.0 Million of 0.125% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2025
    on March 22, 2019 at 6:30 am

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG) today announced that it has priced $700.0 million aggregate principal amount of 0.125% convertible senior notes due 2025 (the "notes"). The aggregate principal amount of the offering was increased from the... […]

  • KuCoin and BitUniverse launched the world's first grid trading competition
    on March 22, 2019 at 6:17 am

    SINGAPORE, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KuCoin, an IDG-backed cryptocurrency exchange, and BitUniverse, a free auto-portfolio and trading bot, set up a trading competition from March 19 to March 21, giving traders the chance to win 1BTC and a 10,000KCS prize. The goal of the competition ... […]

  • Odakyu Group Starts "2019 SAKURA Campaign"
    on March 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

    TOKYO, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Odakyu Group started a "2019 SAKURA Campaign" from Friday, March 15, to Sunday, April 21, 2019. There are numerous cherry blossom-viewing spots along the Odakyu lines, such as Hakone and Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture. Hakone, where the time when ... […]

  • Shree Designer Saree - an Emerging Brand of Indian Dresses Online for All Occasions and Events
    on March 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

    MUMBAI, India, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Shree Designer Saree presents its latest collection of ethnic wear ranging from Indian wedding sarees to casual lehenga choli. Made for all kinds of events, whether to waltz down the red carpet in a glamorous Bollywood saree or for the trendy... […]

  • iPinYou Partners with Weibo to Provide a More Integrated Advertising Solution across Social and Programmatic Platforms
    on March 22, 2019 at 3:04 am

    WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- iPinYou, China's leading programmatic platform, recently partnered with Weibo to integrate their Chinese consumer data and media inventory into iPinYou's programmatic platform. This integration helps international brands navigate and decipher... […]

  • Order2Cash and Rauch-Milliken Launch Strategic Partnership
    on March 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

    NEW YORK and METAIRIE, La., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Order2Cash, the pioneering provider of international order-to-cash automation solutions and Rauch-Milliken International (RMI), a recognized leader in global receivables management, are thrilled to announce a new strategic... […]

  • Livestock Taiwan Expo held in Taipei on Oct 31, recruiting exhibitors now
    on March 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd edition of Livestock Taiwan Expo & Forum, an exclusive trade show in Taiwan and initiated by UBM Taiwan and Malaysia, will be held at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 31st Oct to 2nd Nov, 2019. With the support of local... […]

  • Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Versum Materials, Inc. (VSM)
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:49 am

    NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice is hereby given that Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, Case No. 1:19-cv-00427-LPS, on behalf of shareholders of Versum Materials, Inc. ("Versum" or the... […]

  • Next Level Reveals Cause and Effect of Linkage to Exec Advancement
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:15 am

    NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Level (http://www.clevelonly.com) today reveals cause and effect of 'Linkage' to executive career advancement for top-level job candidates. "We have all heard of free-association as it pertains to therapy sessions or party games," says Next... […]

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  • 4 Things Your Resume Can't Do
    on March 19, 2019 at 3:43 pm

    A great resume can further your career. The stronger it is, the more interviews you'll land. An excellent resume can even get you headhunted! However, no matter how good your resume is, it can't do all of the heavy lifting in the job search process. While it can make a fantastic first impression and provide employers with a detailed account of your career history, here are four things your resume ... […]

  • 4 Tips for Your Small Business Job Interview
    on March 14, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    Believe it or not, small businesses accounted for two-thirds of all net new jobs in the US last year, according to data from the Small Business Administration. Working at a small business can provide numerous benefits, from the chance to ... […]

  • How to Create a Bulletproof Morning Routine
    on March 14, 2019 at 3:51 pm

    Article by Michael Pietrzak I woke at noon and saw no reason to get out of bed. It was a Wednesday, and I had been drinking wine until 5 a.m. that morning at a publishing industry living room party — a weekly occurrence for me. Eventually, I shuffled to the kitchen, made a little coffee, and then sat on the couch. My roommate had already been at work for three hours. "How did I fall into this horrible routine?" I ... […]

  • 12 Ways to Customize Your Resume and Cover Letter
    on March 12, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    Welcome to Recruiter QA, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Today's Question: What is the most important thing for applicants to customize in their cover letters or resumes? The answers below are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization of ... […]

  • 5 Things to Know Before You Make a Career Change
    on March 11, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    A successful career transition takes planning. You'll need to prove to an employer you have transferable skills that will help you be effective in a new role outside your previous career path. You'll also need to communicate why a career transition makes sense for you. If you're planning to make a transition soon or are in the middle of one now, here are a few things to keep in ... […]

  • 3 Things to Do During Your First Few Months on the Job
    on March 6, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    Starting a new job is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. You have to learn the ropes of a brand new company and position; if you had to relocate for the job, you're also juggling the added stress of unpacking and navigating a brand new community. However, no matter what else is going on, you need to make time for yourself and your career. Here are three things you ... […]

  • 3 Ways to Make Your Professional Reference's Job Easier
    on March 5, 2019 at 5:42 pm

    I recently received a phone call asking if I would provide a professional reference for someone named Margaret. I racked my brain, trying to remember a student, client, or someone I worked with in the Marine Corps by that name — but I came up empty. I even tried thinking of a Marge or a Maggie or some other variation of the name, but I had no luck. Therefore, I did ... […]

  • Job Search Rejection: It's Not Personal, But It Sure Feels Like It Is
    on March 5, 2019 at 3:47 pm

    The job search is perhaps the most personal impersonal experience there is. As a job seeker, you pour your heart into your cover letter. You customize your resume. You agonize your way through every step of the process, which can drag out for many months. Along the way, you may encounter many tests of your abilities: phone screens, in-person interviews, panel interviews — and perhaps even more. You may be asked to ... […]

  • 14 Quotes to Inspire You to Reach Even Your Most Seemingly Impossible Goals
    on February 27, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Article by Megan Nicole O'Neal You may have set some lofty goals for yourself this year. Perhaps you want to run a marathon, or land a promotion, or finally complete a passion project that has been patiently waiting to see the light of day for years. Regardless of the resolutions you've made (and perhaps have already given u […]

  • 5 Things to Cut From Your Cover Letter Now
    on February 26, 2019 at 9:05 pm

    If you want recruiters to read your resume, then you'll need an enticing cover letter to convince them. Your cover letter is your introduction to a new recruiter or hiring manager, and it can be the difference between a potential employer opening your resume or clicking "delete." The aim of a cover letter is simple: to persuade a recruiter to give your resume a chance. Unfortunately, many job seekers' cover ... […]

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  • Moberg Pharma Completes Enrollment for MOB-015 Phase 3 Study in Europe
    on March 22, 2019 at 7:48 am

    STOCKHOLM, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Moberg Pharma AB (OMX: MOB) has completed the recruitment of 452 patients with onychomycosis (nail fungus) for the ongoing MOB-015 phase 3 study in Europe. Two Phase 3-studies are currently underway in North America and Europe with topline results ... […]

  • Wuzhizhou Island and Round Hainan Regatta jointly present a lineup of Asia's leading yachts and their sailors
    on March 22, 2019 at 7:45 am

    SANYA, China, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Every March, thousands of sailing boats compete in Hainan. The 10th Round Hainan Regatta (RHN Regatta) is being held in Hainan, between the 15th and 23rd of March, with Wuzhizhou Island acting as the title sponsor. More than 600 sailors... […]

  • Evox Therapeutics Awarded £1.5 Million in Funding From Innovate UK
    on March 22, 2019 at 7:00 am

    OXFORD, England, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Evox Therapeutics Ltd ('Evox' or the 'Company'), a leading exosome therapeutics company, today announces that it has secured £1.5 million in funding from Innovate UK, the UK's Innovation Agency, through the Biomedical Catalyst Early Stage... […]

  • Chegg Prices Upsized Offering of $700.0 Million of 0.125% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2025
    on March 22, 2019 at 6:30 am

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG) today announced that it has priced $700.0 million aggregate principal amount of 0.125% convertible senior notes due 2025 (the "notes"). The aggregate principal amount of the offering was increased from the... […]

  • KuCoin and BitUniverse launched the world's first grid trading competition
    on March 22, 2019 at 6:17 am

    SINGAPORE, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- KuCoin, an IDG-backed cryptocurrency exchange, and BitUniverse, a free auto-portfolio and trading bot, set up a trading competition from March 19 to March 21, giving traders the chance to win 1BTC and a 10,000KCS prize. The goal of the competition ... […]

  • Odakyu Group Starts "2019 SAKURA Campaign"
    on March 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

    TOKYO, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Odakyu Group started a "2019 SAKURA Campaign" from Friday, March 15, to Sunday, April 21, 2019. There are numerous cherry blossom-viewing spots along the Odakyu lines, such as Hakone and Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture. Hakone, where the time when ... […]

  • Shree Designer Saree - an Emerging Brand of Indian Dresses Online for All Occasions and Events
    on March 22, 2019 at 5:00 am

    MUMBAI, India, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Shree Designer Saree presents its latest collection of ethnic wear ranging from Indian wedding sarees to casual lehenga choli. Made for all kinds of events, whether to waltz down the red carpet in a glamorous Bollywood saree or for the trendy... […]

  • iPinYou Partners with Weibo to Provide a More Integrated Advertising Solution across Social and Programmatic Platforms
    on March 22, 2019 at 3:04 am

    WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- iPinYou, China's leading programmatic platform, recently partnered with Weibo to integrate their Chinese consumer data and media inventory into iPinYou's programmatic platform. This integration helps international brands navigate and decipher... […]

  • Order2Cash and Rauch-Milliken Launch Strategic Partnership
    on March 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

    NEW YORK and METAIRIE, La., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Order2Cash, the pioneering provider of international order-to-cash automation solutions and Rauch-Milliken International (RMI), a recognized leader in global receivables management, are thrilled to announce a new strategic... […]

  • Livestock Taiwan Expo held in Taipei on Oct 31, recruiting exhibitors now
    on March 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd edition of Livestock Taiwan Expo & Forum, an exclusive trade show in Taiwan and initiated by UBM Taiwan and Malaysia, will be held at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 31st Oct to 2nd Nov, 2019. With the support of local... […]

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  • Massport weighs higher fees, big changes to Uber, Lyft spots at Logan
    by Chris Lisinski on March 21, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    Massachusetts Port Authority officials are weighing a plan that would significantly change the flow of rideshare vehicles to and from Logan International Airport and would implement higher fees on the services. […]

  • Gaining traction: Consultant helps steer Mobility Center
    by Sam Boykin on March 21, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    In his role as lead consultant, Neal Best will help evaluate potential sites for the Mobility Center and facilitate its growth and evolution. […]

  • Capital Gains: Austin Monthly gets a new editor, UT gets $4M & scooter rules get some teeth
    by ABJ staff on March 21, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Each week on page 3 of our weekly edition, we summarize some of the news, talk and speculation rolling through this hot economy. Here's what caught our eyes this week. AUSTIN MONTHLY HIRES NEW CHIEF Chris Hughes is the new editor-in-chief of Austin Monthly. He's Houston-born and spent a good chunk of time in Boston where he went to grad school and worked for places such as Boston magazine, but he has Austin roots that go back to his undergrad time at the University of Texas so he's no stranger […]

  • The Wrap: Beer news, Big Ten basketball revenue, getting around in Delaware County and destination city wish lists (Video)
    by Mark Somerson on March 21, 2019 at 8:57 pm

    In this edition of The Wrap, Editor Doug Buchanan and I kick things off with some beer news about Actual Brewing and its bankruptcy proceedings, and a new position for BrewDog USA's Tanisha Robinson. Then we move into March Madness and talk about the money Big Ten basketball programs make and discuss a how huge development project in Delaware County might spur a much-needed east-to-west thoroughfare. And finally, we wrap things up with the direct, daily flight wishlist that the director of John […]

  • Tesla lawsuits allege ex-employees took secrets to Zoox, Chinese company
    by Cromwell Schubarth on March 21, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    Tesla Inc. sued former employees and the startups they work for on Wednesday, accusing them of trade secrets theft related to autonomous vehicle technology. The allegations against Foster City-based Zoox Inc. and Chinese startup Xiaopeng Motors were made in a pair of lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court of Northern California in San Jose. Zoox is working on self-driving car technology that is expected to be used for autonomous taxi services. It is led by former Intel Corp. Chief Strategy Officer Aicha […]

  • Uber adds rental service Getaround for Denver drivers
    by Nick Greenhalgh on March 21, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Editor's note: This story comes from our online sister publication, Colorado Inno, which focuses on the Colorado startup scene. Want more stories about startups and innovation in Colorado? Subscribe to the Beat by Colorado Inno, a free daily email newsletter that breaks down everything you need to know. With the Uber app in Denver, you can reserve an electric bike, order food delivery, buy a bus ticket, get a ride; and now drivers have access to rideshare vehicles. Uber announced it’s expanding […]

  • Charge scooters for parking? Some cities are trying it
    by Caroline Hudson on March 21, 2019 at 8:27 pm

    A pilot program is trying manage the use of electronic scooters. Passport, a mobile-payments firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, is heading up the micro-mobility pilot with its own platform. Charlotte, Detroit and Omaha, Nebraska, are participating in the six-month pilot. Using Passport's platform, city officials can see and control scooter use as well as manage curb use with payment options. Lime is the only participating scooter company. Passport plans to geomap areas of Charlotte to […]

  • Southwest executive teases further Hawaii expansion
    by Evan Hoopfer on March 21, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    A Southwest Airlines executive teased another possible Hawaii airport the airline could service with a group of Hawaiian business leaders Wednesday. Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has already announced intentions to fly to four destinations on four different islands: Lihue on Kauai, Honolulu on Oahu, Kahului on Maui and Kona on the Big Island. Residents of the Big Island are clamoring for service on the east coast in addition to Kona on the west coast. "I did fly to Hilo this morning and went […]

  • KCI developer updates timeline for $1.5B project
    by Miranda Davis on March 21, 2019 at 7:17 pm

    Ahead of next week’s groundbreaking for the $1.5 billion new terminal at Kansas City International Airport, the project’s developer has answers for those wanting to know when the project will start — and when the terminal will be completed.  On Thursday morning, developer Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate LLC updated the City Council’s Airport Committee on progress and offered an updated timeline. The council is set to approve the short-term financing package Thursday afternoon.  Edgemoor […]

  • American to offer additional direct flight options at Huntsville airport
    by Angel Coker on March 21, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    American Airlines is expanding service at Huntsville International Airport with the addition of several direct flights to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The airline will begin offering six nonstop flights daily from HSV to DFW and four flights daily from DFW to HSV beginning in June, according to a release from the airport. Additional service also includes flights between the two airports on Monday through Friday and on Sunday and one flight from DFW to HSV on Saturdays. As wit […]

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  • iPinYou Partners with Weibo to Provide a More Integrated Advertising Solution across Social and Programmatic Platforms
    on March 22, 2019 at 3:04 am

    WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- iPinYou, China's leading programmatic platform, recently partnered with Weibo to integrate their Chinese consumer data and media inventory into iPinYou's programmatic platform. This integration helps international brands navigate and decipher... […]

  • Order2Cash and Rauch-Milliken Launch Strategic Partnership
    on March 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

    NEW YORK and METAIRIE, La., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Order2Cash, the pioneering provider of international order-to-cash automation solutions and Rauch-Milliken International (RMI), a recognized leader in global receivables management, are thrilled to announce a new strategic... […]

  • Livestock Taiwan Expo held in Taipei on Oct 31, recruiting exhibitors now
    on March 22, 2019 at 2:00 am

    TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The 3rd edition of Livestock Taiwan Expo & Forum, an exclusive trade show in Taiwan and initiated by UBM Taiwan and Malaysia, will be held at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center from 31st Oct to 2nd Nov, 2019. With the support of local... […]

  • Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces Filing of a Class Action Lawsuit Against Versum Materials, Inc. (VSM)
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:49 am

    NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Notice is hereby given that Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, Case No. 1:19-cv-00427-LPS, on behalf of shareholders of Versum Materials, Inc. ("Versum" or the... […]

  • BitDeer.com to Host Crypto Mining Industry Dialogue 2019 in Beijing
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:15 am

    BEIJING, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 24, 2019, the world's leading computing power-sharing platform BitDeer.com is hosting the very first Crypto Mining Industry Dialogue in Beijing, where mining elites unite to discuss, define, and create the future of cryptocurrency mining... […]

  • Next Level Reveals Cause and Effect of Linkage to Exec Advancement
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:15 am

    NEW YORK, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Level (http://www.clevelonly.com) today reveals cause and effect of 'Linkage' to executive career advancement for top-level job candidates. "We have all heard of free-association as it pertains to therapy sessions or party games," says Next... […]

  • CCR - Resultados do 4o Trimestre de 2018
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:10 am

    SÃO PAULO, 21 de março de 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A CCR S.A. (CCR), maior empresa de concessões de rodovias do Brasil em termos de receita, divulga seus resultados do 4o trimestre de 2018. Destaques 4T18 O tráfego consolidado apresentou redução de 3,9%. Excluindo-se os efeitos das isenções... […]

  • Mexico Investment Casting Facility Announces Robotic Expansion
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:06 am

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineered Metal Products, S.A. (EMP) announces a fourth expansion of the Guadalajara facility, adding two ABB 7600 robots and a multi-level ceramics conveyor to the investment casting facility. The ceramics room expansion, also adds... […]

  • Tripalink, the Millennials Inspired Co-Living Start-Up, Launches With $5 Million in Funding
    on March 22, 2019 at 1:00 am

    LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In March, Tripalink, a start-up focusing on building Co-living communities, raised $5 million in its Series A+ funding round, marking the second time completion of funding within six months. This funding round was led by Calin SJG Fund, L.P,... […]

  • CCR - Results for the 4th quarter of 2018
    on March 22, 2019 at 12:43 am

    SÃO PAULO, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR S.A. (CCR), Brazil's largest road concession operator in terms of revenue, announces its results for the fourth quarter of 2018. 4Q18 Highlights Consolidated traffic fell by 3.9%. Excluding the effects of the suspended axle exemption,... […]

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  • Strategy talk: How long should a long-term strategy be?
    by by Ken Favaro on March 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

    The ideal time frame for strategy depends more on what changes leaders want to make to their strategy than on the business they are in. Rather than ask, "What time frame should we have for our strategy?" company leaders need to determine what changes their strategy needs and how much time they will need to implement them. […]

  • Asian opportunities
    by by Jeremy Grant on March 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Ayala Corporation of the Philippines is a prime example of a new breed of progressive, family-controlled conglomerates that have their sights set on global expansion, buoyed by a strong domestic economy. CEO Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala believes conglomerates like his can benefit from the U.S.-China trade dispute as companies seek new opportunities in Southeast Asian markets. […]

  • Leadership lessons from a guitar hero
    by by Theodore Kinni on March 19, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Guitarist Jeff Beck has been an inveterate seeker of innovation in both technology and technique throughout his nearly 60-year career. A serial entrepreneur, his career decisions have been informed more by the music he wants to explore than by a quest for superstar success. And that approach to his profession -- and his longevity within it -- may contain a few lessons for those aspiring to reach the top of the business world. […]

  • How to regain your confidence when it falters
    by by Jesse Sostrin on March 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Two reflective strategies can help you manage dips in self-assurance and be a more effective, confident leader. […]

  • Want to change corporate culture? Focus on actions.
    by by Elizabeth Doty on March 15, 2019 at 5:00 am

    How can your company get from "values on the wall" to "values in action"? Rather than thinking of articulating aspirations as the core of any culture effort, leaders should view this as only the first step. The second step is integration -- embedding values in everyday behavior and organizational systems. […]

  • Masters of the middle-market universe
    by by Thomas A. Stewart and Jeannette R. Gatchell on March 13, 2019 at 5:00 am

    The top-in-class middle-market businesses, those with revenues between US$10 million and $1 billion, consistently grow faster than other companies because they follow strategies in tune with their strengths, weaknesses, and appetite for risk. Using data collected by the National Center for the Middle Market, it's possible to identify three types of high-growth company personalities -- Investors, Innovators, and Efficiency Experts -- and determine what makes them excel. […]

  • Japan's female future
    by by Bill Emmott on March 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Demographic realities and the growing number of women in higher education are changing the male-dominated management structures of Japan Inc. This will challenge corporations to become more flexible, creative, and diverse in order to change the work culture of today. […]

  • Why paternity leave is needed to promote gender equality
    by by Josh Levs on March 11, 2019 at 5:00 am

    In order to do a better job helping women manage the shifting responsibilities of career and caregiving, author Josh Levs argues, companies need to develop parental leave and work-life balance programs aimed specifically at men. When employers regard men as equal contributors in caregiving, it will help to create a level playing field for women and men at work. […]

  • The wisdom of The Old Wives' Tale
    by by Daniel Akst on March 7, 2019 at 6:00 am

    The British writer Arnold Bennett's 1908 novel, The Old Wives' Tale, isn't just a classic of literature; it contains valuable insights into the roles of women in the Victorian business world. […]

  • The sum is greater than the auto parts
    by by Daniel Gross on March 6, 2019 at 6:00 am

    In an interview with strategy+business, Linda Hasenfratz, the CEO of Canadian auto parts manufacturer Linamar, describes how the company founded by her father in 1966 has evolved from a one-man machine shop into a diversified global player. As the CEO since 2002, Hasenfratz has led the company through the financial crisis, trade turmoil, and a deliberate diversification into areas such as construction and agricultural equipment. […]

  • Cambridge biotech in talks for big Seaport move
    by Catherine Carlock on March 21, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    If the deal goes through, the company would become the largest life-sciences tenant to relocate from Cambridge to the Seaport since Vertex Pharmaceuticals moved to Fan Pier five years ago. […]

  • MedStar Health agrees to $35M settlement over claims of unnecessary stent procedures
    by Ryan Sharrow on March 21, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    MedStar Health has agreed to a $35 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that it paid kickbacks to a local cardiovascular group in return for referrals. The payment will resolve allegations that MedStar made payments to Pikesville-based MidAtlantic Cardiovascular Associates in the kickback scheme. The scheme allegedly included lucrative cardiovascular procedures, including cardiac surgery and interventional cardiology procedures, from Jan.1, 2006 to July 31, 2011.  T […]

  • See inside: Columbus' first medical marijuana dispensary opens next week (photos)
    by Carrie Ghose on March 21, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    The first of five Columbus medical marijuana dispensaries opens next week. And its owners still hope to bring a cultivator and processor to the city. Terrasana Labs welcomed media for a preview tour Thursday, the same day the the Ohio Board of Pharmacy awarded certificates of approval for the company's dispensaries in Columbus, Fremont (in northwest Ohio) and Cleveland suburb Garfield Heights. Check out the slideshow with this story to see inside the company's 656 Grandview Ave. dispensary, whic […]

  • Kansas ad agency expands in Boston area
    by Leslie Collins on March 21, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    Spurred by client growth over the past two to three years, Kansas-based Intouch Solutions has expanded to Boston.  Some of the creative agency's clients also have moved to the Boston area, making it an ideal fit for its new office, said Wendy Blackburn, executive vice president of Overland Park-based parent company Intouch Group. Two of its larger clients in the Boston area include biotech company Shire and AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. Intouch Solutions hired Ann Cave as a senior vice president in […]

  • Ex-OHSU surgeon's sex discrimination suit survives hearing on requests to dismiss
    by Elizabeth Hayes on March 21, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    Dr. Erica Mitchell's attorneys plan to add a Title IX claim to her suit, which was filed last fall. […]

  • Here's what the passing of smokeable marijuana in Florida means
    by Veronica Brezina-Smith on March 21, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    DeSantis gave the Legislature until March 15 to do away with the smoking ban. […]

  • A defiant Pugh: 'I understand how it may look to some'
    by Melody Simmons on March 21, 2019 at 8:39 pm

    Mayor Catherine Pugh on Thursday vowed to keep writing children's books in a defensive and detailed statement amid an ongoing controversy over a $500,000 book deal she struck with the University of Maryland Medical System. "I plan to keep working to improve the health of children in our city, and I will keep writing – with this experience in mind," Pugh said in the statement released by her office a day after she told The Sun the crisis amounted to a "witch hunt." Pugh also outlined four actions […]

  • New $200M patient tower to bring ‘huge’ potential to hot Orlando submarket
    by Ryan Lynch on March 21, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    This project will be the west Orange County city's first inpatient facility. […]

  • Cool Spaces: Sightbox sees the light in its renovated, expanded downtown Portland office (Photos)
    by Jon Bell on March 21, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    Fast-growing Portland contact lens subscription company Sightbox jumped from 17 employees to more than 50 in the last year-and-a-half, so the company obviously needed more space. It got that by doubling its footprint at 921 S.W. Washington St. to 25,000 square feet, space it spread into earlier this year. But in addition to more square footage, Sightbox also got better square footage with the help of workplace strategy and design firms ctrl+shift+space and Studio 7 Design, who collaborated on […]

  • Highmark Health adds to executive leadership team
    by Paul J. Gough on March 21, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    Highmark Health has hired a new chief financial officer as the current CFO, Karen Hanlon, is taking on more duties as EVP and COO. Saurabh Tripathi has been named CFO and EVP, a position that will lead its financial strategies and oversee finance, real estate, tax and procurement. Tripathi had been hired after a national search for the position; Hanlon had been filling the role of both CFO and COO for almost a year. Tripathi had been SVP/CFO since 2015 of several division of Boston-based Fresenius […]