With so much talk in 2013 about jobs, the economy, Federal Reserve policy and the stock market, your employees may only now be starting to focus on their tax returns. Many of us have forgotten that the tax laws changed last year. So reports The New York Times.
Innumerable psychology and sociology studies over the years have shown that good-looking people tend to have advantages in life over their average-looking counterparts. Now a study coming out of the University of Wisconsin makes the case that attractive chief executives can actually impact corporate metrics like shareholder value, stocks returns – even hedge-fund results and M&A transactions. So reports The New York Times’ Dealbook.
As a case-in-point of the apparent disconnect between some restaurant workers struggling to earn a living wage and their employers, McDonald’s Corp. recently shut down its controversial "McResource" Website. So reports The Wall Street Journal.