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What St. Louis firms should know about old telecom infrastructure

2 days 7 hours ago
In the greater St. Louis area, innovation is everywhere. Startup companies and expanding enterprises in industries such as health care, technology and telecommunications are choosing the city for its business-friendly atmosphere and increasing workforce. Earning attention as a “rising star” by Brookings, the city’s rapid growth in the technology sector and brisk workforce expansion has St. Louis pushing the limits of today’s digital infrastructure. Many businesses in St. Louis are operating…

Sadder but wiser: Understanding how depression affects financial forecasting

2 days 13 hours ago
Is there an upside to being depressed? For almost four decades, psychologists have searched for an answer to this counterintuitive question. The search has intensified more recently as the prevalence of depression has trended upwards over the years. Anecdotally, we know that many historically important and high-achieving figures, from Charles Darwin to Abraham Lincoln, experienced different forms of this mental illness. So, is there more to depression that we are missing? Despite extensive evidence…
Sima Jannati and Du Nguyen

The bases are loaded in St. Louis. This time, let’s make the most of it

2 days 13 hours ago
Despite all the challenges highlighted by St. Louis Business Journal readers in the AdvanceSTL series, there are a lot of great things happening in St. Louis. In many ways, it feels like we are on the verge of a potential grand slam. Construction cranes are visible across the horizon. We have recently completed developments from City Foundry to Cortex and so many others. The new National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency complex will provide a much-needed anchor in North St. Louis City to build upon.…
Chris Krehmeyer

St. Louis: America’s right-sized hidden gem

2 days 13 hours ago
Over the past couple of years, a lot has changed in our country, and for many people this wave of changes include their address. America has been experiencing a shuffle as people explore options to relocate, driven by financial and social factors, as well as a shift to remote work. The ability to live anywhere and work remotely has provided the chance for people to seek residence based on quality of life, not just employment. The challenge is finding the right fit. How do you weigh the value of…
Travis Liebig

Investing in IT

2 days 13 hours ago
The IT industry has long been one of the most fertile industries in the nation, and it’s a trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. From startups to Fortune 500s, businesses have an increasingly high need for qualified IT professionals. The demand, however, exceeds the available talent. That’s where Envision shines. An IT staffing firm offering contract, right-to-hire, and direct hire placement services, the team is known for matching the right person with the position that…

St. Louis behavioral health support degree program receives state recognition

2 days 13 hours ago
With mental health issues on the rise, the need for behavioral health support professionals has never been greater. These professionals have a proven track record of creating better client outcomes and experiences as well as reducing overall health care costs. A few years ago, St. Louis Community College recognized this need and developed a program to train individuals to do this work. The result was the creation of STLCC’s associate degree in applied science in behavioral health support. Launched…
St. Louis Community College

Meet the 40 Under 40 Hall of Fame class of 2022

3 days 22 hours ago
The St. Louis Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Awards program recognizes 40 individuals under the age of 40 who are making a difference and influencing the business community in the St. Louis region. Meet this year's Hall of Fame class of previous 40 Under 40 honorees who have continued to make an impact on the business community.
Veneta Rizvic