Melanie C. Nolen

Melanie C. Nolen
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Melanie is research editor for Corporate Board Member and Chief Executive. She has more than ten years of experience writing for the corporate and financial industry across Canada and the United States. She is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.

CEO Confidence In U.S. Business Conditions Falls To Lowest Level Of...

The CEO Confidence Index has taken a tumble, thanks a trade war that CEOs say is beginning to materialize and a fear a change in the weather.

CEOs On The Recruitment Of Transitioning Service Members

We teamed with the Indiana Economic Development Group to ask nearly 300 U.S. CEOs to share their experiences with recruiting and onboarding military veterans. Here's what they said.

CEO Confidence Remains Stable in September

Strong customer demand, lending rates, lower taxes and high employment are some of the variables CEOs say keep their confidence high. Still, tariffs and trade uncertainties remain a concern.

Pursuing MA&Ds in the Age of Disruption

In the age of Amazon, companies need to be intelligent, agile, automated and on the cloud. But building this kind of operation isn’t easy, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are becoming a strategic tool of choice for companies to buy their way into the model.

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.

CEO Confidence Hits New Low For 2018 In July As Optimism...

Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.

CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.

Expense Management: The Case for the Middle Office Relocation

Over two-thirds of CEOs said they have never considered splitting off a portion of their professional jobs from their existing headquarters to a lower-cost market.

CEO Confidence Rebounds in May, But Labor Is a Growing Concern

Optimism abounds for 2018 and beyond, but a shortage of talented workers is casting a shadow over hiring plans.
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CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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