Archive for September 2014

Finding the Right Corporate Culture for You

Sep 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Career Growth

Are you finding the right corporate culture for you—you know, the one where you fit right in from day one, understanding exactly what is meant by what management and employees around you are saying? Then consider these points: Forget about what the company says its values are on its website. Professors Luigi Zingales from The […]

Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility

Sep 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Corporate Growth, Featured

  In December 2009, Tracey Keyss, Thomas W. Malnight, and Kees van der Graaf from McKinsey & Company wrote an article entitled “Making the most of corporate social responsibility (CSR),” where they said that “there is no single accepted definition of CSR, which leads to plenty of confusion about what constitutes a CSR activity.” Almost […]

A New Financial Fraud That’s Really Scary

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Financial Smarts

My town’s Village Hall just issued the following email alert: “BEWARE OF FAKE PHONE CALLS from the Village designated phone numbers. The police department responded to a residence last evening where someone portrayed themselves as a Police Officer of “Our Town” demanding money from the resident or the Police Department would come and arrest them. […]

Top 3 Tips for Women Interested in Joining a Corporate Board

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Career Growth

1. First become a successful professional in a major corporation in a leadership role with full profit and loss responsibility for your area or company. In other words, be the person who is in charge of the strategy and individuals that generate the company’s revenue/growth with minimal expense/risk corporate-wide or in an important division. 2. Earn an […]

The Next Question Your Investors Will Ask

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

BUSINESS ALERT: Your competitors have women on their corporate boards—in fact: according to a recent review conducted by HQ Services, Inc. in response to several of our clients’ requests, we discovered that: *  (37% with one) and many with up to 4 women on their corporate boards (39% with between 2 and 5 women on their […]

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