As 2011 rings in, perhaps you're thinking that now is the time to take that leap-of-faith and start your own business. We asked some veteran female entrepreneurs to tell us the most important thing that they wish they had known before they jumped into the world of self-employment, and here are their answers.... Read More »
A colleague of mine had some damage control to do when one of his staffers fired off an internal email complaining about a difficult client, and inadvertently included said client in the email distribution list. Disagreeing about feedback from the client about her work was one thing, but this staffer had also... Read More »
Apparently President Obama is at risk of being overweight. An article on CNN, which reports Obama was told to lower his "bad" cholesterol (LDL), says his body mass index (BMI) is 23.7. If he gets to 25.0 then he's considered overweight.
According to this Department of Health and Human Services BMI is a "reliable... Read More »
So, you're looking for a job. You're not alone, and right now it's safe to bet that it'll take a little longer than usual before you score the position you want. What can you do in the meantime to earn a little side cash, pay the bills and maybe have a little fun to boot?
Before you start a part-time job,... Read More »
Asking job candidates to submit to credit checks is gaining popularity among employers, according to a recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management. Thirty-five percent of employers used credit checks as part of the pre-employment screening process in 2004, up from 19 percent... Read More »
If I had to guess, I would bet that at least once in years past, come January 1, you've resolved to lose weight, be more organized, spend less and save more, find a better job, or simply be a better person.
Yes, people love to make New Year resolutions. Perhaps more than that, people love to... Read More »