by Christopher Carol, Demand Media
Happy employees are often productive employees, which is good news for business owners and managers. Satisfied and motivated employees generally have a positive opinion about their boss. If you are a good boss, your employees will respect you, each other and the business, and you can work as a cohesive team toward meeting business goals.
by Colette L. Meehan, Demand Media
Outsourcing refers to hiring an outside, independent firm to perform a business function that internal employees might otherwise perform. Many organizations outsource jobs to specialized service companies, which frequently operate abroad. The outsourcing trend stands to continue; the latest wave of outsourcing impacts the information technology field. IT outsourcing includes data center operations, desktop and help desk support, software developm
By Max Abelson and Caroline Winter
Released as part of a Senate report on the financial crisis, Goldman's communication guidebook makes Emily Post look like a slacker
(Reuters) - Mortgage losses and a still-sour housing market could drive the cost of taxpayer support for Fannie Mae (FNMA.OB) and Freddie Mac (FMCC.OB) above the previous estimate of $291 billion, the Congressional Budget Office said on Thursday.
Every business lives or dies by its brand. Few owners, however, invest the time and money it takes to support their own with a thoughtful marketing strategy
By Steve McKee
Protect yourself by learning what a business opportunity really is, how the government regulates them, and the steps you should take to ensure you've found the best opportunity available.
Adobe Systems released a preview version of its widely used Flash Player plug-in that catches up to newer trends in Web browser development: 64-bit designs and support for the newly Internet Explorer 9 beta.
(Reuters Life!) - Visitors to Athens have a rare window of opportunity to see the showpiece Parthenon temple on the ancient Acropolis without scaffolding for the first time in nearly 30 years as a major restoration work nears completion.
(Additional reporting by Deborah Kyvrikosaios; Editing by Paul Casciato)