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One of the Biggest Lies in Business

April 27, 2009

Dr. Cal Lightman, the fictional body language expert on Fox Television’s “Lie to Me” program, can detect lies based on facial expressions, voice inflection, and speech pattern. If the good doctor were to conduct exit interviews he would be able to point out the 77 percent of the people that say they quitting so they could make more money.

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Small Business Training – Why is it So Critical to Keep Training Even During a Recession

April 22, 2009

What Is The Definition Of A Small Business?

The Government refers to SME’s, ie Small and Medium sized Enterprises, which can cover any sized business with 1 to 250 employees. Obviously at the larger end of the scale, this is a sizable business. For the purpose of this article we define small business as any company employing between 10 and 100 staff, with the term “micro business” being used for companies employing less than 10 people.

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NYC Month of Amazing High Tech Opportunities

April 14, 2009

The following events coming up in NYC during April have the potential to revolutionize the high tech community in New York.  The following list of events offers something to everyone from the recently laid off to the budding entrepreneur. From NYC Entrepreneur Week to Laid Off Camp 2009 have a look at these amazing offerings set to take the city by storm.

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18 Months With Generation Y

April 6, 2009

Members of Generation Y are currently averaging 18 months with the same employer according to Penelope Trunk. The reasons for their bi-annual job jump include:

The job is not interesting
Asked to do menial tasks
Long hours, including taking work home
Not allowed to pursue life-long learning

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Bonuses Are Just For Bankers!

April 1, 2009

With the regular disclosure of ‘obscenely’ high bonus payments being made to Bankers’ despite their seemingly ‘obvious’ incompetence and irregardless of their actual performance, the public outcry against bonuses as a whole has grown to a deafening crescendo…or so the tabloids would have you believe.

Bonuses have become a dirty word, but need that be the case?

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