Friday, July 31, 2015

Hudson Global, Inc.: Hiring the Right Talent

Companies become successful not because of its assets or its latest technology, but because of the right people staffed to make the business run. That said, it is but imperative that companies hire the right talent to go about operating their venture.

Hudson Global, Inc. is one of the trusted names when it comes to recruiting the right staff. The company has been in the business since 2003 and now operates in 20 countries around the world. The business has exemplary expertise in talent management, recruitment process outsourcing and recruitment. The operations of the business are divided into three geographical divisions, namely Hudson Europe and Middle East, Hudson Asia Pacific and Hudson Americas.

It is in New York City that the business holds its headquarters. It continues to publicly trade its common stocks on the NASDAQ, using the ticker symbol HSON. Hudson Global is listed as a component of the Wilshire 5000 Index.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Hurco Companies: Connecting People and Machines to Improve Productivity

The connection between people and computers is the powering force behind the success of Hurco Companies. The business was created from the idea of Gerald Roch, with the help of his business partner Edward Humston. Together, the partners started the business in 1968. The following year, the company got incorporated.

The business is listed as an industrial technology company whose stocks are listed publicly on the NASDAQ. It was in 1971 that the business made its initial public offering and today, the common shares of the business are marketed using the ticker symbol HURC. It is engaged in the designing, manufacturing and marketing of computerized machine tools that are then sold to the metal working industry. These machines are comprised of turning centers (lathes) and vertical machining centers (mills). Today, the company offers a range of products that are used in various processes in the metal working industry. These products and services are computerized and automated and are thus capable of improving productivity.

The offerings of the company are categorized under the three segments: Computerized Machine Tools-Machining and Turning Centers, LCM Precision Technology Machine Tool Components and Accessories and Computer Control Systems. Through its subsidiary, LCM Precision Technology, the business is able to offer their customers electro-spindles, swivel heads and computer numerical control (CNC) rotary and tilting tables. During the recently rolled out survey of the company, they were able to collect feedback from their customers. The majority of these respondents was saying it’s the control from these machines that they consider as the highlight of the offerings of Hurco Companies.

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Hurco continues to provide the latest technology in their offerings to lessen workload and improve productivity within the companies they serve. The business continues to operate under its mission statement of “providing, unique, innovative software and CNC controls that help our customers maximize productivity through reduced setup time and multi-tasking on the shop floor.”

Friday, July 24, 2015

Berkshire Bank: Banking for More than 165 Years

More than the total deposits and assets that Berkshire Bank has, the company takes pride of three things: their people, the energy and their attitude. For more than 165 years now, the company has remained consistent in its dedication to serve the country’s financial services needs.

In addition to the customary deposits that the bank draws its funds from, they also have proceeds from principal and interest payments and borrowings to rely on. The business has its investment securities and interest on loans as its source of revenue. The operations of the company are focused on the state of New York, where it also holds its corporate office.

Other than the banking services offered by Berkshire Bank, the institution also offers wealth management, insurance and other banking services. The business remains publicly traded on the Over-the-Counter Markets, using the ticker symbol BERK. It is listed as a component of the Wilshire 5000 Index.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

GulfMark Offshore, Inc.: Supporting the Upstream Oil and Gas Industry

GulfMark Offshore, Inc. is one of the companies that continue to support the upstream oil and gas industry. The business is an expert in the field of marine transportation. They continue to own and operate a fleet of marine vessels that support offshore operations in the energy industry. It was in 1990 that the company entered the industry and through its seasoned team of experts, the business has significantly grown its operations.

From a small venture, GulfMark Offshore is now a global venture that continues to support some of the major players in the industry of oil and natural gas. They are best known for their technologically advanced fleet and the quality of their performance. The solutions they offer encourage the increase of productivity and decrease of operational costs. Their fleet of highly advanced support vessels include, fast supply vessels, specialty vessels, platform supply and anchor handling towing supply. 60% of these assets were newly constructed in 2005.

The operations of the company are divided into three reporting segments, namely Southeast Asia (SEA), North Sea (N. Sea) and the Americas. In total, they have about 75 offshore supply vessels. The majority of their fleet is based in the North Sea. GulfMark Offshore continues to cater to the needs of independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, government owned energy companies and those foreign government-owned oil and natural gas ventures. In addition to their marine support and transportation services, the business also offers logistics, construction and other services to the industry.

The company is one of the energy-related ventures headquartered in Houston, Texas. The business made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange and continues to publicly trade its common shares using the ticker symbol GLF. GulfMark is also listed as one of the components of the Wilshire 5000 Index.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Geron Corporation: Finding a Cure for Cancer

Telomerase is a ribonucleoprotein that is also present in cancer cells. By suppressing these telomerase inhibitors, medications are able to address forms of cancers. The technology platform owned by Geron Corporation aims to develop therapeutic products that are intended for cancer.

By applying their expertise in telomere biology and telomerase, the company is able to create novelty products that would combat cancer at the cellular level. By attacking the DNA structure of these cancer cells, they are able to lessen the instances of recurrence of the deadly disease. The company has several products that are under various clinical trials. Some of these developments were created through the partnership of the company with other biopharmaceutical ventures.

The business is headquartered in Menlo Park, California and was started by Michael D. West, a gerontologist. It was in 1990 that the company started and now publicly trades on the NASDAQ, using the symbol GERN.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

General Employment Enterprises: Provider of Professional Placement Services

For more than 100 years, General Employment Enterprises has been in the business of providing career opportunities to professionals around the world. The company is considered as one of the oldest and biggest professional placement services in the United States.

It is in Naperville, Illinois that the business holds its corporate office. It was in 1893 that the company first opened its agency and focused on engineering. F. L. Winslow created the business and grew the company to start offering professional opportunities in other specialized fields. Today, General Employment Enterprises is engaged in the hiring, contracting and providing contract-to-hire services in the fields of engineering, accounting and IT. In 1967, the business has gone public and started trading over the counter. The following year, it moved to the American Stock Exchange and eventually to the New York Stock Exchange, where it continues to market its common shares today, using the ticker symbol JOB.

For more than a century, the business has dedicated its resources to hunting every corner of the world, to fill the job openings they have. Other than working with their clients, the company has also made it their top priority to offer every applicant with the best business contract to stay with the companies they were hired by. They continue to provide successful solutions that promote retention and increase productivity of their clients. In the field of accounting, the business specializes in looking for the right skills and talents for audit, financial planning and analysis, general accounting, financial reporting, treasury, tax and credit, among others. In engineering, they have electrical, mechanical, design, quality, process, manufacturing management and civil specializations. Under information technology, they specialize in searching for experts in web developing, eCommerce, software/system architects, help desk and tech support, and several others.

The specializations and services offered by the company are marketed under the brand name Busniess Management Personnel, Ashley Ellis, General Employment Enterprises, Omni, Generation Technologies, Triad Staffing and BMCH.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Five Star Senior Living: Servicing the Elderly

As we grow older, sometimes we don’t want to get in the way of the lives of our kids. While there are a lot of individuals, who doesn’t want to leave their homes, there are those who prefer to seek the assistance of senior living.

Five Star Senior Living continues to offer the best healthcare and senior living assistance in the United States. The company  continues to operate several senior living communities across the country. Their properties include independent living communities, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities. As of December 2014, the company operates in 31 states with about 258 senior living communities. These properties have a total of 30,379 living units.

The business continues to provide the best care and hospitality to their patients to make them feel like they never left home. Five Star continues to uphold its commitment to providing enhanced lifestyle and independence to their patients.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

First Industrial Realty Trust: Offering Solutions to the Industrial Real Estate Challenges

As a real estate investment trust (REIT), First Industrial Realty Trust is focused on the markets of North America. The company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and was incorporated in 1993. More than the number of properties of the company, the business is best known in the industry for the strong connection they have forged with their business partners.

The team of experts, who continue to run the company, is engaged with their 5-fold solutions: leasing, development, acquisition, disposition and sale leaseback. The company has worked with more than 2,000 customers in the industrial markets. They have taken on the challenging of offering the right property, at the right location, with the right facilities at the right price. First Industrial Realty is dedicated to doing what’s right, not just for their venture, but also for the success of their business partners.

The solutions offered by the company continue to fuel the success of their business partners. Part of their property portfolio is their 644 properties across the region that have a total space of more than 65.6 million square feet. The majority of these properties are suitable for leasing as distribution centers. 61% of the total assets of the company are created as facilities or centers where the delivery of products starts. Only 5% of its properties is converted into research and development facilities. The properties developed, owned and managed by the business can be tailored to the unique needs of their business partners. They remain equipped with creative ways to help their clients succeed.

As a REIT, First Industrial Realty Trust continues to be free from federal tax obligations. This tax benefit will continue to take effect for as long as the business continues to distribute at least 9% of its earnings back to their shareholders. Common shares of the company are marketed on the New York Stock Exchange, using the symbol FR.

Friday, July 3, 2015

DBPower Multifunctional GSM Bug Detector is a Gizmo that Reduces Paranoia

Do you feel that your activities are being videotaped, or that someone is eavesdropping outside your door? Do you want to feel secure from fraud? Is the protection of your personal privacy and confidential information paramount concerns for you? Then you can stop your paranoia with the help of the DBPower Multifunctional GSM Bug Detector.

This bug detector uses a combination of passive radio frequency and laser scanning. The device can detect eavesdropping, whether it is done digitally, through the telephone, from a vehicle, through a wireless pinhole camera or a wired camera. Its features can effectively prevent unauthorized videotaping to protect personal privacy and confidential information.

The effective range of camera detection ranges from 10 centimeters to 10 meters depending on the settings. Radio detection ranges from 5 centimeters to 10 centimeters. Its receive frequency range is from 1 mHz t0 6,500 mHz. A package of DBPower also includes a battery charger and an earphone.

If ignoring stalkers cannot deal with your paranoia, try DBPower Multifunctional GSM Bug Detector. It might be the device that can provide you your needed peace of mind.