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A Global Leader in Diversity & Inclusion: RBC’s Focus on Equality is More Than Sound Business Strategy — It’s the Right Thing to Do

A Global Leader in Diversity & Inclusion: RBC’s Focus on Equality is More Than Sound Business Strategy — It’s the Right Thing to Do

In a Nutshell: While the word diversity is a popular buzzword, espeically in industries like finance and technology, some companies are doing more than paying lip service to the term. RBC is helping to lead the charge for diversity and inclusion within the financial services industry. RBC's Diversity Blueprint 2020 establishes 20 real, actionable commitments to promoting diversity and inclusion throughout the organization, with a focus on its three foundational pillars of talent,... read more »

Logoworks: Helping New Finance Blogs Establish Their Brand Identity Through Custom Graphic Design Projects & Professional Marketing Collateral

Logoworks: Helping New Finance Blogs Establish Their Brand Identity Through Custom Graphic Design Projects & Professional Marketing Collateral

In a Nutshell: Developing memorable logos and websites are key pieces to creating visibility around new businesses, but these are jobs best left to professional designers. Instead of contest-based design, Logoworks is an online graphic design agency that treats creatives like the professionals they are. Founded in 2001, Logoworks employs a global team of designers dedicated to customized design who provide businesses with professional-looking graphics at fair prices. The agency... read more »

NetSuite Earns Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Cloud-Based ERP Solution for Financial Services

NetSuite Earns Editor’s Choice Award™ for Its Cloud-Based ERP Solution for Financial Services

In a Nutshell: Used by over 40,000 organizations and subsidiaries across more than 160 countries, including some of the largest institutions in finance, Oracle NetSuite Global Business Unit (GBU) earns our Editor's Choice Award™ for its cloud-based ERP solution and financial management platform. An early pioneer in cloud technology, NetSuite provides a single, cohesive application and comprehensive solution, enabling global access to real-time data from any web browser or mobile... read more »

How Avalara’s Transactional Tax Automation Software is Saving Businesses Time and Money

How Avalara’s Transactional Tax Automation Software is Saving Businesses Time and Money

In a Nutshell: For businesses both large and small, sales tax management is a murky undertaking. Wireless devices have made it easier for anyone selling anything to accept payment, and the ever-increasing number of e-commerce transactions across city, state, and national borders have only served to make a complicated subject even more convoluted. Enter Avalara: Its services, software, and cloud solutions automate taxes and remittance so that companies can spend more time focusing on... read more »

Capture 5X More User Engagement with New Conversational Forms from QuestionPro — The Leader in Online Survey Software Trusted by the Biggest Financial Institutions

Capture 5X More User Engagement with New Conversational Forms from QuestionPro — The Leader in Online Survey Software Trusted by the Biggest Financial Institutions

In a Nutshell: Despite the links to consumer surveys at the bottom of every receipt and customer-facing email, it can be difficult to maintain engagement long enough to get actionable feedback. Experienced survey and analytics company, QuestionPro, is turning surveys and forms into insightful conversations with new Conversational Forms. Designed to look and feel like an interactive online chat, Conversational Forms receive five times the responses as traditional surveys by engaging... read more »

Robert Half — A Nearly 70-Year Legacy as the Leading Accounting & Finance Professionals Staffing Agency

Robert Half — A Nearly 70-Year Legacy as the Leading Accounting & Finance Professionals Staffing Agency

In a Nutshell: In today’s job market, employers face fierce competition when it comes to hiring and retaining top talent. Many companies rely on generic employment websites to connect with job seekers, but these resources inundate hiring managers with so many unqualified applicants, they often prove more trouble than they're worth. Rather than advertising jobs from hundreds of career fields, Robert Half streamlines the process by providing staffing services for the accounting and... read more »

LexisNexis’ Advanced Data Analysis Helps Improve How Banks Lend to Small Businesses Without Established Business Credit

LexisNexis’ Advanced Data Analysis Helps Improve How Banks Lend to Small Businesses Without Established Business Credit

In a Nutshell: Just as an individual generates a personal credit profile over the course of his or her financial life, so, too, does a small business. Unfortunately, building a commercial credit profile is much more difficult than building one as a consumer. Many small businesses can take five years or more to do so, making it nearly impossible for lenders to assess their credit risk and offer financing -- even if they want to. Data and risk analytics company LexisNexis Risk Solutions... read more »

Take the Conversation to the Next Level: Olark’s Live-Chat Features & Analytics Help Finance Bloggers Better Connect with Their Audience

Take the Conversation to the Next Level: Olark’s Live-Chat Features & Analytics Help Finance Bloggers Better Connect with Their Audience

In a Nutshell: The informal and often anecdotal nature of a finance blog helps make it a powerful venue for talking about a stressful and personal subject like finance. However, as writers working on a digital platform, it can be challenging for bloggers to form the all-important human connection with their readers. Live chat software company Olark is helping to change that by providing a simple, effective way to communicate with visitors and answer questions in real time. With a... read more »

How eMarketer’s In-Depth Research & Accurate Data Forecasts Became a Driving Force Behind Companies’ Marketing Decisions

How eMarketer’s In-Depth Research & Accurate Data Forecasts Became a Driving Force Behind Companies’ Marketing Decisions

In a Nutshell: The more information a company has, the better prepared it is to react to shifts in trends and strategies. For more than 20 years, eMarketer has been helping businesses stay ahead of the curve by producing the most in-depth digital marketing reports and forecasts for a variety of different industries. Recently, eMarketer created eMarketer Retail, a dedicated site for the retail industry, with the latest news and statistics on over 300 stores and establishments. Some of... read more »

Accountant-Free Invoicing Software: FreshBooks Provides a Simple Solution for Service-Based Small Business Owners

Accountant-Free Invoicing Software: FreshBooks Provides a Simple Solution for Service-Based Small Business Owners

In a Nutshell: Despite the wealth of accounting programs out there, for many years service-based small business owners were stuck using unwieldy or bloated software to meet their invoicing needs. That is, they were -- until one frustrated business owner took matters into his own hands and created FreshBooks. Today, the cloud-based accounting platform has been used by more than 10 million people to track time, generate and manage invoices, and even collect credit card or Apple Pay... read more »