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The Hard Truth About the Current State of Soft Skills in the U.S.

Laura Berger | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Laura Berger

The tradeoff between hard and soft skills appear to be most at play in professional capacities such as accounting, finance and law, where people are trained and hired for their extreme analytical capabilities.

The First 50 Real Estate Crowdfunding Platforms

Jorge Newbery | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Jorge Newbery

From less than 10 a year ago to over 50 today, real estate crowdfunding platforms are sprouting up like World Cup fans in the United States.

Bolt From the Blue (Screen); Does it Matter Now?

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Preetam Kaushik

Let's admit it. After decades of computing, today, we get to hear the truth. And, knowing it isn't going to help anyone. Neither the man in question, who is also the man who's answerable.

U.S. Corporations Pay Average Amounts Of Taxes Despite High Rates

The New York Times | DAVID KOCIENIEWSKI | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

The United States may soon wind up with a distinction that makes business leaders cringe — the highest corporate tax rate in the world. ...

Unemployed May Benefit From Declining Productivity This Year

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Economic productivity is likely to slow down in the United States and Europe in 2011, but that's not necessarily a bad thing for the unemployed. The...

From the Commune to the Condo

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

According to Mark Saunders, president of Achelous Partners, LLC, a conspicuous Chinese entry into Corporate America is on the way. China is hungry to snare U.S. companies as a way to get access to the American market.

Women Board Members Make a Difference

Blythe McGarvie | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Blythe McGarvie

When I was in my twenties starting out in business, I asked the septuagenarian man sitting next to me at a meeting held at his private club whether it...

50 Best Places To Start A Small Business

FORTUNE Small Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Fortune Small Business ranks the 50 best places to start a small business in the U.S. ...