Category: People

Some might call it a perfect storm. Extremely low unemployment rates. Lots of underemployed people looking to dig themselves out. Companies that are using technology to increase efficiency. And now graduation (or the end of the sophomore or junior year) is upon us. This column is for them, and for the older executives who can’t get traction and have all but given up their job searches. Please consider sharing if you know one.

What’s inspiring me is a regular feature highlighting the books, websites, podcasts and other media that influence business leaders in Delaware. If you would like to submit your inspiration, please fill out our survey here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBTInspire Travis J. Rothstein – ConnecTheDot LLC, Middletown Business book: “The Simple Truths of Service: Inspired by Johnny the Bagger,” by Ken Blanchard…

What’s inspiring me is a regular feature highlighting the books, websites, podcasts and other media that influence business leaders in Delaware. If you would like to submit your inspiration, please fill out our survey here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBTInspire William Austin, owner, Austin Signs, Wyoming Favorite book: “Federal Reserve Bank Collusion,” by Nomi Prins. Realize that tightening the…

Ed Herr, son of the Mennonite founders of the Lancaster County company, told an audience of 150 at a Delaware Business Times/Small Business Development Center event last month that 10 of the 20 third-generation family members work in the Herr’s family business. And eight of those 10 also have spouses employed there. Wow! That just…

Following WSFS Financial Corporation’s acquisition of Beneficial Bank, Gerard P. Cuddy, Karen Dougherty Buchholz and Michael J. Donahue have joined the WSFS Board. The three executives join the WSFS board in accordance with the acquisition agreement between WSFS and Beneficial that was completed on Friday, March 1. “One of the many advantages we immediately gain…