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An Introduction to Contract Boilerplate

Brad Reid | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Brad Reid

"Boilerplate" is standardized language used in common documents to reduce the time spent in negotiation and document preparation. However, it is a mis...

How Corporate Jargon Shapes Corporate Culture

Liz Ryan | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

When I was 19, I got burnt out on waiting tables and decided to become a part-time office bunny. I stocked up on office attire and went down to Kelly ...

(Not So) Fine Print

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 02.04.2013 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Employing, at times, its own legal jargon, Boilerplate is not an easy read. But Radin makes a compelling case that boilerplate constitutes a clear and present danger to our core values.

Santa Clause

Charles Kolb | Posted 02.11.2012 | Business
Charles Kolb

Last week, an attorney whom I do not know, but who somehow got my name on a mailing list, sent me a thoughtful electronic holiday message that was to the point.

The Ten Worst Job-Search Lies

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

We have absorbed so much unfortunate job-search dogma over the years, so many ideas that hinder us and keep us focused on the wrong things.