On April 17, Alexander Proudfoot set out to lend a helping hand in the community. In conjunction with the United Way, the team spent the day at Senior Connections – a resource center for senior citizens.
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With January's job numbers to be released soon by the Labor Department, economist are expecting to see the economy improve by the unemployment rate dropping again. Presently, the jobless rate in the United States is 5.6 percent, an eight-year low.
Congratulations to Joni House for being featured in this week's Atlanta Business Chronicle. The article "House takes a leap with career, life" is in the People on the Move section and highlights House's perseverance over the years; overcoming her personal fears to find her true calling -- helping others. In addition to the variety of business challenges she faces every day,
Many workers in the manufacturing sector don't really care about what their company's mission is, suggesting that employees aren't engaged as they ought to be.
Alexander Proudfoot recently had the pleasure of participating in this year's "Being Global" conference in Santiago, Chile. It proved to be an outstanding forum for Latin America's emerging business community to learn how to establish a global presence through the effective management of profitability, growth and leadership.
Last week, Alexander Proudfoot had the privilege of participating in this year's Kaiser Permanente Corporate 5K Run/Walk and Fitness Program. Approximately 80 employees from Proudfoot and its sister company, Kurt Salmon, participated in the event.
Our Natural Resources Practice recently hosted a Summit Meeting in London that culminated in a dinner with guest speakers Jim Gowans, Co-President of Barrick Gold and Steve Mueller, President and CEO Southwestern Energy. With natural resource extraction undergoing a fundamental transformation,
Many major banks are suffering declines in trading revenue amid an environment of tranquil markets and stringent regulations.
Mining firms must transform in order to survive and they have begun to take inspiration from factory floors.
Through cost-cutting exercises or point solutions many companies have sacrificed productivity in exchange for growth and revenue, and the result hasn't been ideal,
Every year hospitals waste millions of dollars on misused or overused items, such as disposables, general supplies, laundry, uniforms and food. Changing a wasteful culture starts with identifying and correcting processes that that are detrimental to the inventory management process. However, this type of change is easier said than done. It is often difficult for hospital executives to implement a new framework of operations on every floor – they neither have the time nor the resources to execute a plan of this size and scope.
Recently, members of the Alexander Proudfoot North American team had the privilege of working with the United Way of Greater Atlanta to assist homeless veterans living in Atlanta. The joint team's objective was to assemble "welcome home" kits for local vets in the process of moving into transitional housing. It was an extremely rewarding experience for everyone involved.
Mining and metals firms across the world suffered some serious challenges in 2013, according to an industry report recently released by global professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Investors are demanding the world’s biggest mining companies produce sustainable cost reductions and not just defer spending after the industry’s profit fell to the lowest in a decade, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP said.
In a move that signals more companies are comfortable taking on more risk in order to expand their operations, corporations are engaging in hostile mergers and acquisitions activity at the highest rate since the recession.
Group Seven countries, which include the world's leading economies outside the U.S., are often lauded for their productivity ratings, and according to one new study, the UK is running in the middle of the pack.