So-called NextGen financial advisers are reluctant to buy into the business. The trend is potentially troublesome for owners of financial advisory firms who have been banking on selling their businesses to junior advisers.Read More
Director, human resources and corporate services, Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, VirginiaRead More
Founder and CEO, SafeGuard World International, Cheshire, United Kingdom
'Time-off plans' may be an efficient and economic way to manage employee pay. But how does an employer ensure a plan complies with the Fair Labor Standards Act?Read More
Before you bring suit against an ex-employee, you might want to consider whether there exist any skeletons in your employment closet that could come back to haunt you in the litigation.Read More
The San Francisco team's World Series triumph has lessons that go beyond the ballpark.Read More
What factors should we consider when redesignating titles among leaders in the same or similar job grades?
—Title Fight, assistant manager, mining/oil/gas, Singapore
A poll shows that the majority of workers don't expect or need huge end-of-year gifts: For 69 percent, a gift card of $25 will do.
But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.Read More
A group of Illinois workers filed suit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and two staffing firms — QPS Employment Group Inc. and Labor Ready - Midwest Inc. — claiming they didn't receive pay for all hours worked and didn't receive employment and wage notices as required by law, according to the complaint in the lawsuit.Read More