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By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 06:53
McDonald's will pull out all the HR stops April 19, when it will host hiring events across the country with the goal of hiring some 50,000 people for crew and management positions. A quick search of the fast food giant's Tennessee site shows its Nashville-area restaurants have about 400 open positions.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 06:38
A select group of 16- and 17-year-olds from around the country will convene for a week at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in June to dive headlong into organizational leadership courses led by national expert John Miller. The first ever Managing Ourselves conference is being co-organized by local companies TernionM — founded by Miller last year — and ALOC Group and its speaker lineup has a local flavor in the form of Belmont entrepreneurship professor Jeff Cornwall.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 06:23
Brentwood-based logistics giant OHL has leased almost 150,000 square feet in an industrial park south of Los Angeles. The deal almost doubles the company's space in Carson; it has also an operation in nearby Riverside. Division President Bob Spieth says the growth of shipping volume at the LA and Long Beach has customers asking for more space.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 06:07
Brothers Ben and Max Goldberg have recruited back to Nashville Jason Brumm, the brain behind former Gulch restaurant Radius10, to take over the kitchen at Lower Broad institution Merchants. The Goldbergs bought Merchants almost a year ago.
By: Erin Lawley
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 13:32
Ingram Content Group has signed an agreement with Hachette UK, one of the largest publishing groups in the United Kingdom, to archive and distribute Hachette's e-content to partners worldwide through its CoreSource platform.
By: Erin Lawley
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 13:19
Franklin-based Rehab Practice Management today announced that it has acquired Back on Track, a California-based outpatient clinic provider of physicial therapy services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "We are pleased to add this market leading provider to our platform," said Rehab Practice Management CEO John Hawes. "This acquisition fits very well with our strategic plan of building regional market density through complimentary service lines and locations." Seven-year-old Rehab Practice Management operates 20 clinics in five states.
By: Erin Lawley
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 12:51
The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville today announced the finalists for the second annual ABC Music City Corporate Band Challenge. Preliminary rounds were held the week of March 28 at Tin Roof and judged based on musicianship, appearance, originality/music choice, crowd appeal and overall impression. The finalists are:
By: Erin Lawley
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 12:12
Belmont University has submitted an application to the Commission on Presidential Debates to hold one of the 2012 Presidential Debates. Belmont, which hosted the 2008 Town Hall Presidential Debate, is among 12 universities nationwide, and the only one in Tennessee, competing to host a debate. Two Kentucky schools — Centre College in Danville and Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond — are also in the running.
By: Erin Lawley
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 11:38
HCA's TriStar Health System last week completed its takeover of Emory Eastside Medical Center in Snellville Georgia, buying out joint venture partner Emory Healthcare to become the facility's sole owner.
By: Geert De Lombaerde
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2011 - 11:09
It seems there's no stopping investors' stampede into HealthSpring these days: Less than a week after wrapping up a $300 million stock sale that temporarily pushed down its paper, the Franklin-based health insurer has charged up more than 10 percent and is changing above $40 for the first time ever.