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  • Too Good to Be True: Self-Employment Scams Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 3:47 PM ET
    Unemployed man searching classifieds

    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.

  • Unconventional Leadership Lessons From Jeremy Lin Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 12:31 PM ET
    Jeremy Lin

    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.

  • What to Do When You Can't Afford to Have a Bad Day Friday, 17 Feb 2012 | 10:59 AM ET

    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.

  • Paul: Unlocking America's Factories Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 3:02 PM ET

    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.

  • CEO Blog: Are Future Generations Missing Critical Skills? Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 11:46 AM ET

    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?

  • Economic Growth Gives Lift to Obama in Poll Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 6:16 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    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.

  • Low Wages Compound Japan's Grim Prospects Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 9:50 PM ET
    Woman on Escalator at Midtown Tokyo

    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.

  • Obama Budget ‘Balanced’? Depends on Whom You Ask Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 2:38 PM ET
    Dylan Morris of the Senate Budget Committee stacks copies of President Obama's budget for 2012 in the Committee's hearing room in Dirksen Building.

    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.

  • Who's in the Room? - Bob Frisch

    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.

  • Obama’s Class-Warfare, Tax-the-Rich Budget Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 11:50 AM ET
    President Obama announced a reversal of his administration's health care rule requiring religious employers to provide women free access to contraception.

    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.

  • Employers Finding Reliability of Older Workers Refreshing Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 12:52 PM ET

    More older workers are finding employment because employers are finding them to be more reliable and often just as capable, the USA Today reports.

  • Stock Market's Three-Year Rally Has Fed to Thank Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 11:08 AM ET
    Bull Market

    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.

  • Guest Blog: Tax Doesn't Have to Be Taxing Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 1:48 AM ET
    Cash Register

    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.

  • How To Catch a Rising Economy Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 1:22 PM ET
    Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Strategists are looking for ways to trade on the signs of U.S. economic renewal.

  • The Five Myths of Private Equity Tuesday, 7 Feb 2012 | 12:04 PM ET
    Economic Warfare - Ziad K. Abdelnour

    As venture capital and private equity continue to make news headlines, some entrepreneurs may find it challenging to distinguish fact from fiction.

  • 10 Industries That Are Bouncing Back Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 5:03 PM ET
    In January, 243,000 new private-sector jobs were created, bringing the unemployment rate to 8.3 percent. While these numbers aren’t exactly cause to pop the champagne corks just yet, they do offer evidence that the worst of the recession may be behind us, and better times may lie ahead.People returning to the workforce are unlikely to see the same job market that they knew before the recession. Some industries were hit harder than others, and while some jobs will make a return engagement in the

    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.

  • Strategist: Why Europe Is In a Good Place - Really Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 2:07 PM ET

    Sometimes a crisis can force real reform.

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