Many investment advisers say they've hired planners who work well with clients but who don't bring in new business, according to this article. The writer suggests ways to identify and shape promising advisers with rainmaker potential.
The next-generation CFO will find his or her career path markedly different from the traditional trajectory. This is because of changes in corporate finance during the recession and the evolving role of the CFO, which requires a more strategic function.
A lawsuit filed by a former unpaid intern at publishing company Hearst draws attention to the fact that many employers blatantly violate federal laws with their internship programs, Katy Waldman writes. Even though the practice exploits young workers and squeezes wage earners out of jobs, an organized movement to reform internship practices is unlikely, as most young professionals are afraid of hurting their careers by speaking out, Waldman writes.