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Designated Drivers: Design Guides Corporate Real Estate

The Circuit Tempe will feature indoor and outdoor spaces designed for efficiency, density and collaboration.

Americans between the ages of 25 and 54 spend nearly nine hours a day at work or on related activities, according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ “American Time Use Survey.” With 260 potential work days (or 2,340 hours) in a year, that’s a lot of time spent in the office. Leisure activities,… Read More →

Avnet, Inc. Acquires The Assets Of Nexicore Services

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by in Economy | Tech

Avnet, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the operating assets of Hartford Computer Group, Inc. and its subsidiary Nexicore Services LLC (“Nexicore”) through a Section 363 sale process in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Chicago. Nexicore Services, which generated revenue of approximately US$85 million in the 2011 calendar year,… Read More →

Avnet’s Roy Vallee On Leadership

Avnet's Roy Vallee On Leadership
by in Podcasts

Thirty-seven years ago Roy Vallee was stocking shelves at a small electronics distribution company in Los Angeles. That small firm has grown up to become Avnet, Inc., a Fortune 500 firm located in Phoenix, Arizona. Avnet is one of the largest distributors of electronic parts, enterprise computing and storage products, and embedded subsystems in the… Read More →

First Job: Roy Vallee, Avnet Inc.

First Job: Roy Vallee, Avnet Inc.

Roy Vallee Chairman and CEO Avnet Inc. Describe your very first job and what lessons you learned from it. I was 13 years old when I landed my first job selling cosmetics and household products door-to-door. As a salesman, my earnings were based entirely on what I sold. That meant that if I sold nothing,… Read More →

Baby Boomers Bust

Baby Boomer Bust
by in AZ Business Magazine | Workforce

Companies get ready as boomers start leaving the work force The catchy term many are using to describe the impending exodus of baby boomers from the work force sounds like the title of a science-fiction film: “The Brain Drain.” But there’s nothing fictional about it. The oldest baby boomers, a group that includes more than… Read More →