Ask the Mompreneur: The surprising reason you should start a business
Have you ever wondered about starting your own business?
To grease wheels with co-worker, learn more about her
QUESTION: I have a colleague who is very hard to deal with.
Balancing Act: Camps for adults help workers recharge
A year ago, Joseph Dawson, a communications manager at a South Florida biotech company, sat at his work computer dreaming about connecting with musicians who shared his passion for rock music.
Some disabled workers making pennies per hour
President Barack Obama’s recent promise to use an executive order to raise the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors was met with two rather different reactions.
Your Office Coach: Relationships key to management’s overhaul attempt
QUESTION: Several months ago, I was hired to turn around a department which was not meeting expectations.
Find the right franchise fit
Jeff Oddo, president of the City Wide maintenance company in Kansas City, has worked with lots of midcareer people who want to be their own boss.
The Color of Money: Entitlements and family feuds
Everybody knows that one of the top issues couples fight about is money.
Real estate Q&A: Buyer bullies seller into returning deposit
QUESTION: We had a contract to sell our house, and the buyer made a $1,000 deposit.
Watercooler: Is he shy, or is he staring?
Q: On Day 1 at my new job, a finicky co-worker complained to my supervisor that I was chomping my gum and talking too loudly in my cubicle.
Career Coach: How to keep women working for your company
In President Barack Obama's recent State of the Union address, he emphasized that "women make up about half our workforce," but still face pay and pregnancy discrimination, as well as "Mad Men"-era workplace policies.
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