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Are Women Giving It Away for Free?

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

I was recently asked to offer some business advice to a couple of female entrepreneurs. Of course I said, "Yes! I'd be happy to help!" This prompted my husband to ask me how much I would charge for this advice. I demurred, thinking that we women have to help one another.

The Surprising Casualty Of The Financial Crisis

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

By Michelle Conlin May 24 (Reuters) - The financial crisis and its aftermath have been brutal for Wall Street's richest and most power...

Why Women Slackers Are More Productive at Work

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 07.15.2012 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

In an ideal world, companies would pay for performance and performance usually equals outcomes -- not hours worked. Who's to say that when you're sitting at your desk in your office you're actually doing meaningful work?

Citigroup CEO, Directors Sued For Outsized Executive Pay Packages

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

* Lawsuit follows rejection of CEO Pandit's pay package * Directors accused of breach of fiduciary duties April 20 (Reut...

Howard Stern Wanted How Much In Stock Awards?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business

In the words of his America’s Got Talent co-judge Howie Mandel, radio personality Howard Stern’s lawsuit against SiriusXM is a decisive “no deal...

Revolt At Citi, Shareholders Say 'No Way' On Pay

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business

DALLAS, April 17 (Reuters) - Directors of Citigroup Inc lost an advisory vote of shareholders on the company's executive compensation plan, the ban...

The 10 Hardest-Working Towns In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.15.2012 | Business

With relatively few Americans in the workforce, those who do have a job are working harder than ever these days. But which city’s got its nose press...

Raising the Bar to Get A Raise

Adele Scheele | Posted 06.10.2012 | Women
Adele Scheele

Make your luck happen!

Surprising Share Of U.S. Workers Netted Raises Last Year

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business

Incomes in America barely rose last year, and that's in part a result of companies deciding against doling out extra bucks if possible. Only a thir...

Why Asking for Money Is So Hard

Kathy Caprino | Posted 03.17.2012 | Women
Kathy Caprino

For women to be successful entrepreneurs, consultants, and small business owners, they must find new ways to strengthen their ability to authoritatively command the fees they deserve.

Loren Berlin

Government's 'Good News' For Defrauded Homeowners Questioned

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business

"If you faced foreclosure in 2009 or 2010, the government may have good news for you," reads new advertisements released by the federal government on ...

Best Corporations To Work For In The World

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

When it comes to workplaces, a new report tries to argue money doesn't always buy happiness. According to The Great Place to Work Institute, a comp...

Wells Fargo 125% Fee Hike

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 12.31.2011 | Business
Iris Erlingsdottir

Forty-five dollars for a transaction that a few weeks ago cost $20. What's the $25 increase for?

California Prison Nurse Triples Her Income Due To Overtime Pay

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

In California, putting in the extra hours can apparently really pay off. A California nurse working at a men's prison tripled her pay last year by...

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

David Protess | Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago
David Protess

If you're convicted of a crime you didn't commit, good luck getting compensation for your time behind bars.

10 Major Cities Where Wages Are Rising Most

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

There are some major cities where pay appears to be growing, but not that quickly -- and when you take inflation into account it might not be growing ...

You're a Widow in Libya... Now What?

Sarah Holewinski | Posted 12.10.2011 | World
Sarah Holewinski

Calls for justice after war are made compelling by horrendous stories of wrongdoing and resulting human suffering. But left out are people considered "collateral damage."

Goldman May Cut More Jobs Than Previously Indicated

Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc may cut $1.45 billion in expenses by year's end, $250 million more than it indicated in July, in a move that could lead to mor...

Goldman Bonus Lawsuit Dismissed

Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc's board of directors has won the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking to recover billions of dollars of bonus payouts and other comp...

College Graduates Starting Wages Drop In Last Decade: EPI [GRAPH]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

Despite remaining the safest road to financial prosperity, a college degree isn't earning the recently graduated quite as much these days. The ave...

A Wisconsin Centennial Worth Celebrating

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since the news yesterday was a bit depressing for progressives, I thought it was time to mark an important upcoming centennial: on the first of September in 1911, the first constitutional workers' compensation law took full effect in Wisconsin.

Executive Compensation's New Normal: A Missed Opportunity

Ed Lawler | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business
Ed Lawler

Executive pay in the U. S. skyrocketed to reach an all time high in 2010. Looking ahead, we will likely find that the pay distance between executives and the rest of their organizations has gotten even greater.

U.S. Pay Czar Approves High-Level Pay Structure At AIG, GM, Ally

Posted 06.09.2011 | Business

The U.S. pay czar will allow bailed-out firms American International Group (AIG.N), Ally Financial and General Motors (GM.N) to be flexible with their...

Fannie, Freddie Heads Received Large Pay Without Justification, Report Finds

Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

The heads of bailed-out mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) and Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB) were paid fat salaries without proper written procedure...

Wall Street Isn't Paid Enough

Bryce Covert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bryce Covert

Cross-posted from New Deal 2.0. A Bloomberg article from yesterday compared some numbers that should serve as a stark wake-up call: traders and inves...