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Monday, February 19, 2018

20 Upstate companies named to Inc. 5,000 list for 2017

A total of 60 companies in South Carolina named to the Inc. magazine list, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in America.

How businesses can ensure their employees stick around

In a tight labor market, it is very important that employers keep abreast of rising wages, but retention is an even more complex equation.

Don’t be an accidental entrepreneur

Most successful entrepreneurs have had an idea, a skill, and a dream. But that didn’t necessarily mean they were ready to run a business.

The role of honors education in workforce development

Honors students become employees who can solve problems, voice opinions yet listen to other views, and innovate.

Three vital considerations for your web presence (Part 2)

Content that is relevant is relevant because it meets the viewer where they are not where you expect them to be.

GALLERY: August Business on Tap

Conversation and booze both flowed as UBJ hosted its monthly networking event, Business on Tap, at Rick Erwin's Nantucket Seafood in downtown Greenville Wednesday evening.

Are political conversations derailing employee productivity?

Think Before You Speak: Staying on message with your clients and your colleagues.

JMI Sports announces hire of Clemson sport and campus marketing team

As the new total campus marketing partner of Clemson University, JMI Sports has hired a 10-person sponsorship sales and client services team.

The five things we look for in startups

For aspiring entrepreneurs who might consider seeking early-stage funding, and for potential investors who might be interested in becoming angels, here’s a peek at what we are really seeking as we evaluate startups.

Spartanburg’s J M Smith Corp. announces executive appointments

Spartanburg-based J M Smith Corp. on Wednesday announced the appointments Philip J. Ryan III as CFO and treasurer and Kevin Welch as chief technology officer.

Three vital considerations for your web presence (Part 1)

Does what I am viewing look outdated? Does it look cheap? Does it look like someone has spent time and energy on maintaining its appearance?

Carolina Alliance names Spears VP of state leasing division

Spears will be responsible for serving the leasing needs of commercial organizations throughout South Carolina for the Spartanburg-based institution.

Integral Solutions Group adds Briggs to account executive team

Briggs will work with clients in Spartanburg, Greenville, and Columbia to develop technology solutions, including managed services and colocation.

From Boiling Springs to Hollywood, Lauren Ashtyn Collection’s successful first year...

Lauren Guest dreamed of owning a salon. But when the Spartanburg entrepreneur was in beauty school a few years ago, she made some observations about hair extensions that set her on a new path.

Innovative culture a must for today’s business success

Today’s business environment makes it a must for an innovative culture to be embraced by every level of an organization, from the C-suite to the manufacturing floor.

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