The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has promised to investigate a report that jobless information was falsified before last year's presidential election and that it had been occurring for years. The New York Post reports that a census employee fabricated data for survey respondents he could not contact. It is unclear whether the move reduced the unemployment rate.
Making employees sign a draconian, noncompete agreement could backfire because employees who won't sign likely are the best talent, according to this post. "When you demand noncompetes, you create self-selection and a market for lemons: The people who unthinkingly sign a noncompete may feel they don't have the skills to get another job or take off on their own," said Orly Lobel, a law professor at the University of San Diego.
Multiple studies have demonstrated a need for CFOs to be involved in technology decisions and to use tech in financial decision making. This article reviews those studies and provides tips on how CFOs can embrace this important component of their duties.