Chicago Professional Services Firm Addison Group Opens Fort Worth Office

by | Feb 27, 2024
Addison Group, a growing provider of professional talent solutions and business consulting services, says the office will help meet Fort Worth’s growing need for a quality workforce—a need "largely driven by migration to the city's thriving business community and diverse economy."
Texas Named ‘Best State for Business’ for Record-Breaking 19th Year in a Row
by | Apr 27, 2023
The streak continues. Texas has been named the Best State for Business by the country's top CEOs in an annual survey conducted by Chief Executive Magazine for a record-breaking 19th year in a row, Governor Greg Abbott announced.
The Last Word: ParkHub’s George Baker Sr. on Navigating Seasons of Change in Business
by | Oct 18, 2022
“Achieving triple-digit growth isn’t easy. It takes vision and execution, boldness and grit," Baker writes in an article in Forbes. "You can’t talk your way into that kind of growth. You have to put the work in, stay united in adversity, lick the occasional wounds of failure, and keep taking risks to find those successes that lie at the intersection of technologies and trends in the marketplace." What makes growth even harder is when "seasons of change" hit businesses and founders alike, he adds, offering some insights into how he and Parkhub have dealt with them.

Companies Partner to Drive Data and Insights on the ‘Extended Workforce’

by | Apr 25, 2022
Plano-based Sapience Analytics is partnering with Washington, D.C.-based consultancy firm Brightfield Partners, which focuses on those helping businesses with workers who aren’t full-time employees. The goal: helping enterprises maintain visibility on their contingent workers. According to Sapience, work is “experiencing the largest transformations since the Industrial Revolution." CEO Bradley Killinger believes "complete transparency" through advanced data and insights is essential.
Dallas-Based Logile Launches Gig-Style Scheduling Solution for Retail Workers
by | Apr 13, 2022
Logile says its new Gig-Style Scheduling solution enables retailers to utilize their workforce more fully in two key ways—with "gig-status associates" on their company staffs, supplemented by labor from outside "crowdsourcing" to cover additional staffing needs. "We see a real opportunity for retailers to change the game,”  Logile founder and CEO Purna Mishra says.
New ‘Coin’ of the Hiring Realm: Bitcoin, Student Loan Forgiveness, Parental Leave
by | Jan 13, 2022
Employers in today’s white-hot job market need to cut to the chase when hiring rockstars. Here are 5 key takeaways from BGSF's new 2022 Salary Guide.

Plus, the workforce solutions expert will discuss the findings in a webinar on Jan. 14. It's not too late to sign up.
Amazon Partners with DRC to Elevate Community Initiatives
A more than $260,000 investment in the DRC's community initiatives comes after Amazon's recently scaled-up operations and hiring in the market. More than half of Amazon’s investment will focus on growing wages and talent in the region.

HackDFW Drew More Than 600 Hackers—and Big Name Employers Hunting Hires

by | Oct 7, 2021
Students and experienced engineers alike hacked solutions to real-world challenges with algorithms, coding scripts, and data in three days of problem-solving. Some of the world’s biggest names in business—Amazon, McKesson, and USAA (to name a few)—were taking note.

Hackathons have became the new career fair for tech talent.
Republic Services Opens $18M Technical Institute in Southwest Dallas to Train Diesel Techs
by | Oct 4, 2021
Phoenix-based Republic Services needs trained diesel technicians for its 180 local business units across the U.S. So it's opening an $18 million, 45,000-square-foot technical institute in Dallas—offering 12 weeks of free, compensated training with transportation and lodging provided, followed by placement in full-time positions across the country.
State of the Workforce Highlights COVID-19 Disruptions and Unveils Talent Development Plan
by | Nov 18, 2020
The inaugural event discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the North Texas economy and innovative efforts to address regional workforce needs.
Returning to Work in the Future of Work
Remaining Human in a Technology-Driven World
by | Oct 14, 2020
A Q&A with Deloitte’s Dan Berner and Kevin Knowles.

The Life/Work Blur: How These Dallas Companies Fight Burnout and ‘Zoom Fatigue’

by | Sep 23, 2020
HR experts from BGSF, Corgan, the Match Group, and Omnitracs have tips to foster connectedness, maintain productivity—and inspire fun.
Winfield Place in Downtown Fort Worth Is for Sale—and Its Innovation Lies in the Elevator
by | Sep 22, 2020
A 1919 freight elevator turned moving glass conference room brings the 101-year-old building into the future.
Robotics Education and Competition Foundation Receives $750K from Texas Workforce Commission
by | Sep 16, 2020
The grant will be used to give thousands of Texas students access to robotics and STEM learning resources.
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Plano Tech Consulting Firm Advances Strategic Growth With Acquisition of Midwest Software Company
by | Aug 13, 2020
It's the 10th overall acquisition—and the second this year—for Plano-based Improving. The company's fast-track growth has been steady: It just landed on the Inc. 5000 list for the 11th time since its launch in 2007.