Best Practices Series

SmartBrief for CFOs

Financial news and best practices

SmartBrief for CFOs

Philip Angelastro to become CFO at Omnicom

9/23/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Angelastro serves as senior vice president of finance and controller. Read More

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Tech news and insights and why they matter to business

SmartBrief on ExecTech

Sony takes on Google Glass with SmartEyeglass

9/23/2014

  • Firstpost (India)

Sony has announced that it is releasing a wearable computer similar to Google Glass and it anticipates releasing the product commercially by March. Sony's SmartEyeglass will feature a single holograph… Read More

SmartBrief on Leadership

Innovative ideas about leadership and management

SmartBrief on Leadership

The little things of CEO communication

9/23/2014

  • SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Communication can be hampered by many little things that can go unnoticed, such as poor posture, talking too fast and a lack of feedback, writes Reuben Yonatan, CEO of GetVoIP. "Keep in mind that comm… Read More

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

Public policy news from a business perspective

SmartBrief on Business & Politics

U.S. hits Islamic State in Syria with new airstrikes

9/23/2014

  • FoxNews.com
  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

American and Arab forces launched airstrikes and cruise-missile attacks at Islamic State targets in Syria on Monday, expanding military efforts to rein in the militant group. President Barack Obama is… Read More

SmartBrief on Sales

Insights and advice to help sales leaders

SmartBrief on Sales

Tips for building a remote sales team

9/23/2014

  • HubSpot.com

It can take extra effort to make sure your sales team is working effectively if sales reps are spread across the country, writes Ritika Puri. Make sure your team has access to the right technology, an… Read More

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Alaska, Midwest likely to weather climate change best

9/23/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

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People who live in Alaska and the Midwest are likely to suffer the effects of climate change substantially later than people who live in the Southwest, the Southeast and on the East Coast, researchers… Read More

SmartBrief on Workforce

Essential reading for HR professionals

SmartBrief on Workforce

States move to expand retirement-plan options

9/23/2014

  • Investopedia

A number of states are working to develop retirement plans for workers who don't have access to employer-provided plans, Leslie Kramer writes. California, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland and Connecticut a… Read More

SmartBrief on Your Career

Career tips for young professionals

SmartBrief on Your Career

How to respond to the "tell me about yourself" question

9/23/2014

  • Career Attraction Blog

One of the most important moments of an interview is when the hiring manager says "tell me about yourself," Lisa Rangel writes. Your answer should focus on what makes you exceptional, showcase your co… Read More

PLI SmartBrief

The latest stories on corporate and business legal issues

PLI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Practising Law Institute

Bill would prevent self-evaluations by security-clearance contractors

9/23/2014

  • Center for Public Integrity, The

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is the principal author of a bill that would prevent companies that do background checks for the government from conducting evaluations of the quality of their own work. Test… Read More

Inclusion Solutions

News on diversity and inclusion for the accounting profession

Inclusion Solutions

Published in partnership with: American Institute of CPAs

How does your state rank in gender equality?

9/8/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

A study by the personal finance site WalletHub ranked states on gender equality. The rankings are based on gender and income data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics and other sources. Read More