Restaurants – The bread-and-butter of private equity

First of all, let's excuse the awful food pun in the title of our article. However, joking aside, few would disagree that restaurants have become the core industry of a lot of private equity investors. One only has to take a look at some of the biggest PE-firms around to see this in action. Marc J Leder and his Sun Capital firm now own countless restaurant chains, with Strada being one of the most popular. In fact, history seems to dictate that as soon as a private equity firm dabbles in this industry, Read more [...]

Do you have what it takes to be a financial analyst

Are you getting towards the end of your time in college? If so, you are probably attempting to figure out which career to focus your job search efforts upon. Those that have an inclination towards business may want to consider becoming a financial analyst. Chase Rubin has enjoyed a great degree of success in this career, and you can as well. In this post, we will run down what this occupation is about, so you can figure out whether you have what it takes to be a financial analyst. What does a Read more [...]

How to improve the sellability of a company

If you've decided to offload your company, there are number of things you can do to improve its image in the eyes of potential suitors. By going through it department by department, there are many areas that you can improve that will increase the sales price that you end up receiving. Want to attract the attention of firms such as Generational Equity? If so, here are a few tips that you can use to improve the sellability of your company. 1) Go through every aspect of your business with a checklist There Read more [...]

Two Top Tips for Managing Your Online Reputation

If you Google your company or personal name and come across lots of negative reports, it is time to bring in the experts for some serious reputation repair. If you can find these negative reports, so can your customers and that means they are less likely to come see you. There are times when the negative reviews are made up, or people may have a genuine complaint. Regardless, however, once something is online, t stays there. And the longer it stayed online, the harder it is to get rid of it. If the Read more [...]

Google AdWords blunders that can cost you in the long run – Start avoiding them

Digital marketers are aware of the fact that utilizing Google AdWords is an outstanding way of driving traffic to your sites. If not handled in a proper manner, it can be expensive as the trick is to regulate campaigns in order to receive the highest ROI. A poorly managed Google AdWords campaign will cost you way more than what it can bring in but a well-managed campaign can maintain and keep up the reputation of your company or store. The results that you earn depends on how much you know about Read more [...]

3 Steps in Choosing the Best Industrial Furniture

Searching for the best industrial furniture is not an easy job. You have to go through a lot of options. This task is usually assigned to hospital directors, office managers or hired interior decorators. The process of searching for the best option could take some time. The steps below will make the process easier and more organized. Conduct an inventory This is the first step before thinking about the products to buy. For instance, hospital directors need to know what items could Read more [...]

How to get into Wharton

In a country that is obsessed with financial success, there are few post-secondary institutions that are celebrated as Wharton. Situated on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, those that attend this Ivy League school will be receiving one of the best business educations that an ambitious individual could ever hope to receive. If you want to join the likes of Marc Leder, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett, read up on their admission criteria below. One thing though: be prepared to alter your Read more [...]

How You Can Become a Better Leader

Being a great leader is not always something that comes naturally there are some people in the World who are born with it, but the majority must work hard to gain the sufficient skills. Even those who do possess natural leadership will find that there is always room for improvement. Being a strong leader can help you in many aspects of your life, especially your work life and you don’t necessarily have to be working in a leadership role in order to be a good leader. The skills required to be Read more [...]

It’s Not All Stuffy Libraries – Quirky Law Classes for Students

Law students heading back to class this week at Chicago's law schools won't be limited to civil procedure. There will be some not so boring course offerings this year. As the number of law students has been shrinking over the last five years, those who are graduation from the University of Chicago Law School have a strong chance for employment directly out of school. It sent the highest percentage of graduates in 2015 to full-time legal jobs than any other law school— with over 90 percent according Read more [...]