Sunday, April 20, 2008

Press: Epik CEO Featured in AP Article

A recent AP article Defying the surveys and statistics, some small companies are expanding their payrolls article by Joyce M. Rosenberg, Epik CEO Dave Winslow discusses the topic of growing in a soft economy. In the article Dave makes reference to the fact that businesses will be looking for new opportunities after a disappointing holiday season, "'After the holiday season we saw a lot more inquiries,” Winslow said. This past holiday season was a huge disappointment for many retailers, offline and online, and prompted many to seek help from small businesses like Epik One."

The article was featured in the Press Room on the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship and can be viewed at

For more information, please get in touch with Epik or Dave here.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Christian Science Monitor Interviews Epik About Growing in a Recession

Dave Winslow, CEO of Epik, was interviewed by the Christian Science Monitor for a feature business story on the recent layoff news. The article, Amid layoff news, many companies are still hiring by Ron Scherer, highlighted various companies continuing to grow given the current economic conditions.

Notes from the story included:
"From his vantage point, David Winslow does not see a recession or rising unemployment rate. Instead, the founder of a software company in Burlington, Vt., sees a hiring opportunity."

"Epik expects to grow from 20 employees at the beginning of the year to 40 by year's end.
Winslow's company is far from unique."

"Around the nation, a wide range of companies are still hiring. Some of the new jobs are even in areas that are shrinking, such as financial services. Some positions require advanced degrees, but a variety of skill levels are in demand. High-tech companies, including Epik, are especially looking for workers."

For the full article visit the CSM Online.