When asked about job search concerns most people usually rank interviewing skills high on their list of worries along with resumes and networking. Being concerned reflects sensitivity toward landing a good job and that helps keep you mindful of how important it is to prepare for questions. Any successful job...
There is no magic formula to landing a good job, even though most people tend to lean towards job search activities that worked for them in the past. Job searching plays a part of your career and it’s a learned skill. It is no surprise that job candidates stay stuck...
“I’m just disgusted,” said Angela (not her real name), a vice president at a major financial-services firm. “The company can keep doing things the wrong way. It’s not my problem.” That is the last thing that leaders of most businesses want to hear. And Angela herself, an African-American woman who...
The dollar largely consolidated its gains in downbeat Thursday action after hitting a one-month high, driven there by increasingly hawkish commentary from Federal Reserve speakers, which has lifted U.S. Treasury yields. The dollar fell against its Japanese counterpart in suit with its broader move, but the outlook for the currency...
GOOGLE WILL ALLOW rivals to bid on coveted advertising spots that it previously reserved for itself at the top of product search results in Europe, but there are widespread doubts that the move will create meaningful competition. Google announced the change Wednesday in response to a June ruling by the European Commission that...
Schedule flexibility and generous paid parental leave are key when it comes to gaining a place on the Working Mothers list. Takeda Pharmaceuticals said it was recognized for its strong leadership in creating progressive programs for its workforce in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid...
Women are underpaid. Women working full time earned 80% of what men working full time did, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. So it should be no surprise that research has shown women receive less money from Social Security upon retirement and take longer to pay off their student loans. So how can...
Starting a business partnership is an exciting time, full of new challenges, shared vision and celebrations of small successes. During the good times, keeping a relationship on solid ground while running a business is easy. But what do you do when you do not agree, and the honeymoon period...
Remember the time — like, a year or two ago — when moving to the cloud, developing a mobile strategy, and analyzing big data represented the cutting edge of business technology? Well, even as many companies are still waiting to see the results of these transformations, a new wave of...
Starting a new business comes with headaches. Being prepared for those headaches – and trying to get ahead of them – can greatly decrease the impact they have on your business. One important step in preparing for the challenges your startup may face is writing a solid business plan. The...