STRONG JANUARY JOB NUMBERS ARE GOOD NEWS – BUT HAZARDS LIE AHEAD

Most economists were surprised, and pleasantly so, by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ January job numbers. According to the Bureau as reported by Business Insider, the U.S. Economy added 227,000 jobs during the month, beating expectations by 47,000 jobs. This robust performance continued a record-setting 75 consecutive months of job gains. At the same time, […]

Trion Solutions Names Andrew W. Kirk As Executive Vice President And Chief Financial Officer

TROY, Mich., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Trion Solutions, Inc., the Troy-based professional employer organization and human resources services firm, has named Andrew W. Kirk as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kirk assumed his new duties on October 12, 2015. Trion Solutions is a leading national provider of value-added human resource services, delivering customized […]

Dodging the Hazards of Out-Of-State Expansion

  For many successful local businesses, it’s an idea that seems enormously appealing: Build your company by establishing a beachhead in neighboring states. It makes perfect sense on the face of it: If a product or service is a market success in Michigan, for example, it stands to reason that it will fare well in […]