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Autism Without Fear: "Asperger Entrepreneurs"? Don't Entrepreneurs Have to Socialize with Potential Investors?

Michael John Carley | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Michael John Carley

Finally, a wave of companies are starting to see the benefits of employing individuals with Asperger's Syndrome (AS), a form of autism that often yields incredible abilities alongside the more well-known social challenges.

Starting Up or Already Have a Small Business? Watch Out for Flying Monkeys

Mark Steber | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Rules related to small businesses are complicated and can be scary. Deductions, and credits and other tax benefits -- OH MY. Where do you start? Firs...

The litany of woes for government HR

Tom Fox | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

The federal HR community faces a litany of woes: limits placed on new hiring, inflexible hiring procedures that often discourage or rule out high-qual...

Why Organizations Thrive With Feminine Leadership

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

With the imminent arrival of the talent war, where companies will compete for the best of the best, it's an exciting time for women to make an impact as leaders in all career fields. So why do organizations thrive with women at the helm?

If the Culture Fits... What Zappos and Other Employers Look For in New Hires

Blair Forlaw | Posted 08.05.2014 | Business
Blair Forlaw

Building a workforce where everyone "fits" doesn't imply homogeneity, which breeds group think -- a fatal flaw in a competitive global economy.

Barbara Annis and Dr. Keith Merron on the Need for Gender Intelligence, An Exclusive Interview (Pt 4)

Jarod Cerf | Posted 08.05.2014 | Books
Jarod Cerf

Let's take a closer look at how pervasive our own blind spots are and see where, in society, we're most likely to change.

This Is How You Mindfully Ace A Job Interview

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Close your eyes, relax, and see yourself entering the interview and responding to questions with confidence. Really feel it. Remember, if you can see it in your mind there's a greater likelihood of it actually happening so bring this mindset into the interview.

A High Mountain to Climb: Finding Employment for People with Disabilities and Special Needs

Chris Barrigar | Posted 08.03.2014 | Business
Chris Barrigar

There appears to be a significant gap in the efforts of socially-concerned businesses, namely providing employment for those with disabilities or special needs.

Shinseki Resignation Must Trigger VA Retooling

Carol Glazer | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Carol Glazer

The problems that have come to light with the VA did not happen overnight, nor even in the course of one administration. And some of the problems result from the actions -- and in some cases, inaction -- of Congress, some of whose members would rather politicize problems than solve them.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

The Commencement Speech Jill Abramson Should Have Given

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.28.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Rather than simply telling the grads about resilience and imploring them to "show what you are made of," Abramson should have led by example.

4 Things Every Working Person Needs to Read

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

Have the conversation, send the email, do the project and be done with it. Life is too short both socially and professionally to let it affect the great work you are capable of doing tomorrow.

The Road to Success Goes Through the Salad Bar

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.21.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

My friend Dan and I were discussing the current job market. Like many large corporations which have resumed hiring, Dan's company has a slew of openin...

Creating Deaf Accessibility in the Workplace

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Lydia L. Callis

What if you didn't get the job because of the color of your eyes? Or because you were too tall? In 2014, this kind of hiring discrimination might sound absurd, but for deaf job candidates it is a difficult reality.

The 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Supervising People Your Parents' Age

Haydn Shaw | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Haydn Shaw

I've seen young managers make three mistakes most often that keep them from leading employees the age of their parents.

Corporate Power Must Be Tamed

Sharan Burrow | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics
Sharan Burrow

This complacency by governments who are cowed by big business and big finance means a cocktail of increasing inequality, joblessness and informality with little or no change in the volatility of the financial sector as serious financial regulation gets pushed into the medium term at best.

Filling in the "Gaps" of a College Education

Kara McFadden | Posted 07.14.2014 | College
Kara McFadden

The term "gap year" can have a negative connotation because it makes us think of inserting a gap in our lives, delaying, and possibly even derailing, our future plans in the process. But this thinking is dated and backward.

10 Things You Should Never Ask During a Job Interview

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.13.2014 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

As for soon-to-be grads who will just be entering the job market, preparing, researching and asking good questions will put you in a better position to receive an offer. But, there are also plenty of bad questions that could ruin your chances.

10 Reasons You Should Hire a Stay-at-Home Mom

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 07.13.2014 | Parents
Sharon Kay Edwards

Hiring someone whose work history has a five-year or more dark spot may feel like a mighty risky thing for you to do. I'm here, as an undesignated SAHM spokesperson, to tell you that you should take that risk. Your company needs her. You need her savvy and her flair.

Interviewing Do's and Disasters

Jack Garson | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

One of the first critical steps in building your business is hiring employees. Yet interviewing job candidates is often ineffective and, worse, presents abundant potential for costly mistakes and missed opportunities. Interviewing itself is far from foolproof.

The Unfinished Business of the Civil Rights Movement

Carol Glazer | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Carol Glazer

Hiring people with disabilities is not about charity, nor about setting a lower standard of performance, nor even about taking any greater risk than with any other hire. Corporate America will harness the creativity, talent and problem solving abilities of people who spend their lives navigating a world that wasn't built for them.

Your Career at 50: Challenges of the Middle Aged Career Search

Mark Wayman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Mark Wayman

Having challenges as a middle aged job seeker? You have come to the right place.

Observe Military Spouse Appreciation Day By Employing Them

Vivian Greentree | Posted 07.07.2014 | Business
Vivian Greentree

With our armed forces undergoing transformation (more than a million service members will transition off active duty over the next five years) one fact remains constant -- healthy families make for healthy, and satisfied, service members.

How to Get Paid for Your Work When Companies Don't Pay You

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 07.06.2014 | Money
Gini Graham Scott

You can do many things if you feel wronged by a company that doesn't pay you. And feel free to share your experience here, as a forum for sharing grievances and learning what people did that was successful.

Job Report, First Impressions: A Tale of Two Surveys

Jared Bernstein | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

Payroll growth was strong and broad based last month and the jobless rate fell sharply, but that seemingly impressive decline in unemployment was wholly due to the shrinking labor force.