David Mielach, Businessnewsdaily Staff Writer Archive
Published August 30, 2012
In a surprise move, President Barack Obama took to the online social news site Reddit this afternoon (Aug. 29) to answer questions from users. One question steered the conversation toward small businesses and what the president will do to help small businesses if re-elected.
Published August 29, 2012
Every business starts with a great idea, but it cannot get much further without the right funding. Getting the right kind of funding, however, presents a unique problem for aspiring small business owners, particularly with all the options from which a business owner must choose.
Published August 27, 2012
Moderate pay raises are on the horizon for workers in the coming year. New research has found that workers can expect to see raises of just fewer than three percentage points in 2013.
Published August 23, 2012
Small business owners are approaching next year cautiously. A new survey has found that 41 percent of them plan on making capital investments, 12 percentage points lower than the portion who said they had made an investment in the past year. Most of the investments will be in new equipment.
Published August 21, 2012
Bosses may not be too happy if they knew what workers were really doing when they travel for business. A new study found that 94 percent of Americans said they misbehaved during business travel.
Published August 20, 2012
The recent economic situation has hit many workers hard, but none may be more affected than married moms. New research has found that married moms were both less likely to find a job after being laid off and more likely to earn less once they found a job.
Published August 09, 2012
You may want to think twice before accepting that friend request or replying to that new friend on Twitter. New research is shedding some light on the growing black market dealing in buying and selling fake social media followers and just what impact it will have on social media.
Published August 07, 2012
Bosses looking to boost employee engagement may want to start by recognizing employees' contributions to the organization. A new study found that 35 percent of workers feel their company is not inspiring them to do their best at work every day. That low rate of employee engagement is estimated to cost organizations up to $300 billion in lost productivity.
Published August 06, 2012
Getting more done at work is easier than you think. By making a few simple changes, workers and employees alike can improve productivity at work.
Published August 02, 2012
Employees who worry about what their co-workers are saying behind their back aren't making many friends at the office. In fact, new research has found that workers who worry about being the subject of office gossip often invite negative behavior upon themselves.