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Companies Need to Re-Think Weight-Based Discrimination

When hit film director Kevin Smith was kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight in 2010 after the carrier declared him too overweight to fly, it dramatically illustrated the routine humiliations millions of Americans face.¬†Research from Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity reported that weight discrimination increased 66 percent from the mid-1990s to […]

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Employees Question Yahoo’s Limited No Telecommuting Policy

In today’s job market, offering a telecommuting option can be very attractive to job applicants. In fact, when searching for and applying for a job online, many prospective employees will search for a position that offers to telecommute, especially in today’s uncertain times.¬†Seriously, what could be better than staying in your jammies and working from […]

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Valuable Business Lessons Learned While Playing Temple Run

I just made the move from the iPhone to the Galaxy S3. As part of the move, I wanted to check out some new games I hadn’t played before. So, I gathered my kids around the new phone and together we visited the Google Play store to select a few titles. I went for Fruit […]

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Bracing for the New Year With New Employee Tax Issues

As a business owner, you have to worry about hiring the right person, training the right person, paying the right salary and basically doing everything. Are we right?¬†Even though you may do everything you’re supposed to, some things are out of your control, such as employee tax issues. This year, your employees will see less […]