Yearly Archives: 2011

Tax Tips for the Unemployed

By Bonnie Lee If you find yourself among the 9% who are unemployed, you probably have more important things on your mind than the tax consequences or tax breaks that may help or hinder your financial welfare. But there are some key things unemployed taxpayers need to know when looking ahead to filing your 2011... Read More

Reverse Mentoring Cracks Workplace

Top Managers Get Advice on Social Media, Workplace Issues From Young Workers By LESLIE KWOH Workplace mentors used to be older and higher up the ranks than their mentees. Not anymore. In an effort to school senior executives in technology, social media and the latest workplace trends, many businesses are pairing upper management with younger... Read More

Beat the Boss’s Pet…or Become One

By RUTH MANTELL Watching the boss let a favored colleague head home early from the office, yet again, can be galling for those left behind. Also pretty annoying: the buddy-buddy chats by the water cooler. If you’ve noticed that a co-worker is your boss’s pet, you’re not alone. Preferential treatment leads a list of types... Read More

Fed Keeps Finger on Trigger

By DAVID REILLY It’s a case of when, not if. At least, that is the market’s thinking on the Federal Reserve again buying more bonds to boost the economy. But the unanswered question remains: Having failed so far to significantly reduce unemployment through previous extraordinary actions, can or should the Fed continue trying? Certainly, revised... Read More

The 1 Factor That Guarantees Sales Managers Miss Their Revenue Quotas

By Lee Salz There is a common belief that the primary cause of a sales team missing its revenue goal is a dry sales pipeline. If a sales team doesn’t have a healthy prospect pipeline, trouble lies ahead. Yet, there is a pipeline that is more impactful to the financial health of the business than... Read More