You may have heard recently that Apple Computer has more on-hand cash than the US Government. Now that either says something great about Apple or something pathetic about the political machine in D.C. or both.
As much as Apple has been booming in recent years since launching the iPhone, there is one industry that is blooming faster (and ripening faster too). So what do you think that would be?
If you said private business consulting, you win the gumball Mickey!
Not only are there more small businesses than at any time in American history forming, but an ever increasing number of those businesses are that of private consultants. Why? Is it the Obama economic plan? Has government created these “new” jobs as is so often the claim? I think I speak for most of you when I say the answer is, “Of course not.” The new consulting businesses popping up across the map are a direct result of corporate downsizing and the difficulty in re-landing professional employment. As major corporations are scaling back on technocrats such as engineers, human resource professionals, and MBAs, small consulting firms are born from the dying corporate carcasses like a Phoenix rising from the ashes. There are three reasons why these professionals, suddenly jobless, become consultants: Read More…