Right now, too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve. That's partly because we've failed to update overtime regulations for years -- and an exemption meant for highly paid, white collar employees now leaves out workers making as little as $23,660 a year -- no matter how many hours they work.
Given the EU's fundamental interconnectedness -- in economic, financial, geopolitical and social terms -- the disruptive impact of each shock would amplify the others, overwhelming the region's circuit breakers, leading to recession, reviving financial instability and creating pockets of social tension. This would increase already high unemployment, expose excessive financial risk-taking, embolden Russia and strengthen populist movements further, thereby impeding comprehensive policy responses.
I'm particularly proud of a blended learning program of conscious business for our employees. Conscious Business has helped LinkedIn people communicate, collaborate, and coordinate more effectively in their professional and personal lives.
ATHENS -- It seems extraordinary how averse we have become to democracy. How alien an honest leader, who is unwilling to sell the country out in exchange for continuing power, appears. Tsipras is what all leaders should actually be like. We have simply become so accustomed to seeing things through the warped prism of political expedience, that democracy as it should be appears twisted.
What will happen next? The unemployed face years of suffering. There will be more European summits, and more commitments that nobody will fulfill. The Greek problem may be fixed in the short run, but at the expense of a long-term solution.
Fast track trade authority passed last week. So many of us fought so hard but The money won again -- this time. What do we do now? We take this awareness and energy into the fight against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
This past Friday at the Pentagon, SBA released its annual Small Business Procurement Scorecard, and I was delighted to report that in Fiscal Year 2014 the federal government awarded the highest percentage of contracting dollars to small businesses since we started keeping score.
As most people know, economists are good at rewriting history. We have seen this in the last few years as the collapse of the housing bubble and the ensuing downturn has been turned into one of those unavoidable tragedies that could not have been prevented.
A growing body of research shows how the correlation between monetary wealth and self-reported happiness drops off over time. Our treatment of each other as humans is what ultimately brings success.
Illinois is the state with the second-best environment for starting a new business. Here are 10 of the best cities for starting a new business in Illinois.
The sooner we put our guard down and stop pretending we do not need others to have a harmonious family life, a clean home, and flawless customer service response, and a profitable business, the sooner we can thrive. Yes, thrive.
To avoid clock drift, the world's computer clocks will gain an extra second at midnight Greenwich Mean Time, as June turns to July. This adjustment is necessary so that computer clocks can remain synchronized to Universal Time and to the time it takes the earth to rotate around the sun.
One thing I've discovered in working with folks on finding work is that coaching without using Finding Work When There Are No Jobs never works. I've found this to be true with everyone from disabled kids to vets to senior execs.
While this list should help you come up with at least a dozen great topics for your business blog, you want to ensure that you get a strategy in place to keep the content flowing.
Maybe trusting gut instincts aren't just for hippies or self-actualized, spiritual realists. Maybe those feelings happen because we're smarter than we think we are. We all come wired to make better decisions if we will just shut up and listen to our guts.
Showcasing your expertise as a blogger can earn you just the right extra points to tip the scales in your favor. Here are five ways to use your blogging prowess to prove that you've got what it takes to get promoted.
Every year as I reflect on my week here and review all of the work I have seen and all of the awards I have applauded and, in those years, all of the Lions I helped to award (this is my fourth jury), I am always drawn to the very notion of creativity and what its varied definitions and shades of nuance mean to all.