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If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.
How can several multi-million dollar basketball teams overlook Jeremy Lin, a dormant star player who was on their own teams? Unfortunately, conventional wisdom and thinking routinely prevent managers from finding, hiring and/or utilizing star players at companies around the world.
Every day—even if you work at home—you present yourself. The minute you pick up the phone and say "Hello," that's a presentation. And what you're presenting, always, is your attitude, which others experience as positive energy, negative energy, or no energy.
Master Lock, which is getting a visit by President Obama, recently brought back 100 jobs from China. Is it possible that factory work is back after a decade of decline? Don't hold you breath, says the executive director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing.
We live in a world where our kids can find anything about everything on the internet. This generation knows more about technology than most of their parents. So, why is it that they can know so much, communicate so quickly and also be “connected” 24 hours a day, but they still don’t know the basics about money?
The New York Times reports that President Obama’s political standing is rising along with voters’ optimism that the economy is getting better, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, a shift that coincides with continued Republican disquiet over the field of candidates seeking to replace him.
Workers around the developed world have been complaining of a squeeze on incomes over the past 20 years, but in Japan, thinner pay packets fuel wider deflation — making it even harder for the government to rein in its debt and for the BOJ to boost growth. The FT reports.
President Obama’s proposed fiscal 2013 budget — combining deficit cuts, tax increases, and spending to fuel the economic recovery — is an approach right out of the Simpson-Bowles playbook. Whether or not it’s the right approach depends on whom you ask.
The new book, "Who’s In the Room?", offers one of the first indepth looks at how decision making actually occurs within Senior Management Teams and how it breaks down.
If you shake out the Obama budget in terms of bold headlines, it’s really a class-warfare, tax-the-rich budget. Layer upon layer of tax hikes are piled on successful investors, small-business owners, and corporations.
It is true that there are some major differences between startups and established, public companies, but which type of organization is better is a personal preference. Before making your next career move here are 12 things you should consider.
No matter one’s perspective, we are unable to consider current market conditions vibrant or robust.
More older workers are finding employment because employers are finding them to be more reliable and often just as capable, the USA Today reports.
Federal Reserve easing has helped fire up one of the strongest stock market rebounds ever, and the promise of more is keeping it going, some analysts say.
One has to cut when one can’t borrow any more. But that still hasn’t stopped the various interested parties and think-tanks on both sides of the Atlantic from arguing on whether this is the optimum approach or not.
Small business optimism is growing, according to a survey released today by Wells Fargo Gallup. The survey, which interviewed 600 small business owners in early January, found an increase in expected revenue, hiring and access to credit in the coming year. It's among several surveys of small businesses released in the past weeks that indicate small business optimism is on the rise.
Strategists are looking for ways to trade on the signs of U.S. economic renewal.
As venture capital and private equity continue to make news headlines, some entrepreneurs may find it challenging to distinguish fact from fiction.
It’s impossible to say what a fully recovered U.S. economy will look like, or how long it will take to get there. However, some sectors have begun to hire again.
Sometimes a crisis can force real reform.
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Army recruits are getting older, with fewer going straight from high school to boot camp, The Fiscal Times reports.
Durable goods surged unexpectedly in March, but jobless claims followed suit.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in April though the rate of growth was slightly lower than expected as inventories fell.