Best Practices Series

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Corporate charity drives millennial recruitment

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Companies are finding that as charitable endeavors become more sophisticated and far-reaching, they have the added benefit of serving as a recruiting tool, attracting young talent. The younger generat… Read More

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech startups draw on past lessons for keys to success

9/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

While they operate in a much different environment than many predecessors, for the upstart companies hoping to nab a piece of a growing market in business software, the road paved by tech stalwarts ca… Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

Overcome your fears to connect with others

9/2/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

A fear of public speaking is understandable, but letting it affect your self-perception will lead to the poor presentations you fear most, says Bill Hoogterp, a communications expert. Next up: connect… Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Unions flex muscles as midterms approach

9/2/2014

  • New Republic (free registration), The
  • FoxNews.com
  • Hill, The

America's unions are shedding members, but they're determined to reassert their political clout in the runup to the midterm elections, especially by pouring money into competitive Senate races. That's… Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

Laughter is the best closer

9/2/2014

  • Sales & Marketing Management

When a salesperson and a customer laugh together, it builds trust and empathy and helps remove the customer’s body armor. Here are seven tips that can help you make the customer laugh. Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Give half the planet back to nature, says E.O. Wilson

9/2/2014

  • SmithsonianMag.com

To prevent a second great extinction on the scale of the one that killed the dinosaurs, humanity needs to set aside 50% of the planet's surface for conservation purposes, says legendary evolutionary b… Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

Nonprofits target income inequality in Mass.

9/2/2014

  • Boston Globe (tiered subscription model), The

Nonprofit groups in Massachusetts are involved in a push to reduce income inequality and improve working conditions for low-income employees in the state. The role of community groups in addressing wo… Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

Be prepared for a lengthy job hunt

9/2/2014

  • GlassDoor.com

Finding a new job with pay and benefits that are comparable to your old one can take months or even years, writes Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter. "While job search from that perspective may sound depressin… Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Practising Law Institute

Experts: Lawmakers are short on time to resolve TRIA disagreements

9/2/2014

  • Business Insurance (tiered subscription model)

A great deal of compromise lies ahead for lawmakers if the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program backstop is to be renewed before it expires at the end of December, observers say. Disagreement among House … Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

Breaking the "glass closet"

8/13/2014

  • Knowledge@Wharton

No openly gay CEOs run Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. "Once that top CEO comes out, which I think will be in the next year, then you're going to see some others," says Kirk Snyder of the University… Read More

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