Facebook Privacy: Advice for Job Seekers and Employers

The practice by some companies to require job seekers to reveal their Facebook passwords so they can spy on the applicants’ private information prompts a couple of Biz Coach reactions — for both job applicants and employers.

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Lessons about Trust – 2 Deeply Disturbing Behaviors by Judges, Journalists in Wisconsin

Trust is critical in all professions. But two developments raise major concerns about trust – the rule of law and quality of journalism in Wisconsin.

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Management: 7 Tips for Success if You Must Layoff Employees

Companies typically make two short-sighted errors in a business downturn. They slash the workforce and marketing investments. To the contrary, it’s important to place a maximum value on your human capital and avoid layoffs, and to expand marketing.

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4 Reasons Why New Managers Fail in Human Resources

Best practices guarantee success for new managers. Not to over-simplify, here are the four solutions that will help new managers succeed.

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Pension Reform: Washington Labor Leader Is Right – It Is ‘Class Warfare’

Union leader Greg Devereux was right about a debate in the March 2012 special session of the Washington State Legislature. A budget proposal to reform the lavish pension system for Washington state public employees was an indicator of class warfare – between the have-nots and the ruling class. The have-nots: The countless stressed business owners, the […]

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Web Site ‘Priming’ – 6 Tips That Will Help You Succeed

If you want to increase your odds for Internet success, you might consider priming your Web site. Six primes motivate your visitors to make decisions.

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Marketing Financial Information? Be Careful Choosing a Medium

In communicating financial data, don’t succumb to the charm of state-of-the-art technology, especially online video. A conservative approach is best.

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Business Lessons from What’s Wrong with Apple

Despite its success in earnings, Apple will fall from the ranks of top technology companies by 2020 according to one of tech’s top investors. Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures in New York told the TC Disrupt conference on May 5, 2014 in New York City that Apple is “too rooted to hardware” and not […]

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Should Google’s Privacy Policy Worry You?

Updated March 15, 2015 Despite much brouhaha, the new Google privacy policy has been in effect now for three years. Public officials around the globe raised concerns – including European Union regulators, the Japanese government and state attorneys general in the U.S. Should it frighten you? It depends on your perspective. Fear is an option, […]

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.