SEC OUTLINES REASONS NOT TO ADOPT IFRS – WALLSTREET JOURNAL

http://blogs.wsj.com/cfo/2012/07/13/sec-staff-offers-127-pages-of-reasons-not-to-adopt-ifrs/?mod=wsjpro_hps_cforeport CLICK LINK TO VIEW WALLSTREET JOURNAL ARTICLE EMILY CHASAN SENIOR EDITOR THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISION STAFF ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON RELEASED ITS LONG-AWAITED WORK PLAN ON A METHOD FOR POSSIBLY INCORPORATING INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS INTO THE U.S. FINANCIAL REPORTING SYSTEM. THE PLAN GAVE NO RECOMMENDATIONS ON WHETHER TRANSITIONING TO INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING STANDARDS WOULD BE [See More …]

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CAPITAL RULE IS ONE SIZE FITS ALL (WSJ ARTICLE)

This article is taken from June 8, 2012 Wall Street Journal.  For those that are subscribers to WSJ will be albe to read the entire article. BY VICTORIA MCGRANE, MATTHIAS RIEKER AND DAN FITZPATRICK WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve shocked bankers Thursday by approving a proposal that would force even the smallest lenders to comply with the elaborate international bank-capital standards known as Basel [See More …]

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PUBLIC WIFI – BEWARE OF RISKS

As a LifeLock user, I came accross an alert to their customers about the use of public WiFi networks.  Many of us or not aware of the risks that we are exposed to when using a public WiFi. http://www.lifelock.com/media/2012/01/12/wifi-sniffing/

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CFO’S FACING QUESTIONS ON PLANS FOR CASH

This is an article (by Emily Chasen, Senior Editor) taken from the Wall Street Journal. Tuesday, June 5, 2012. With about 1.83€ trillion in cash sitting on U.S. corporate balance sheets, finance chiefs are being peppered with questions from investors about spending plans. The key is to respond to those inquiries clearly and consistently, the [See More …]

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BISHOP RANCH SELECTS MARK WOODBURN FOR EXECUTIVE PROFILE

To see the article please visit: http://issuu.com/jstokesagency/docs/12-208-006_br_newsletter_may-jun_web?mode=window&backgroundColor=%23222222

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BAY AREA BUSINESS STRONG BUT WITH SERIOUS

ECONOMY Report finds Bay Area business strong but with serious needs San Francisco Business Times Date: Monday, March 19, 2012, 7:04am PDT The Bay Area continues to be a center of innovation, venture capital, productivity and growth. But it could all come crashing down if many of the area’s deepening underlying problems are not addressed, according to a [See More …]

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5 BODY LANGUAGE MOVES THAT WILL RUIN AN INTERVIEW

By Dave Johnson   ((MoneyWatch) Much of the information that we communicate happens non-verbally via subtle signals we put out with our posture, gestures and attitude. It’s no surprise, then, that your success in a job interview depends quite a bit on almost everything except what you actually say. Recently, WiseBread explained the most common body [See More …]

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TECH COMPANIES HIRING 8,000-PLUS IN S.F.

Tech companies hiring 8,000-plus in San Francisco San Francisco Business Times by Patrick Hoge, Reporter Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 1:30pm PST Patrick Hoge Reporter – San Francisco Business Times Email | Twitter Technology companies in San Francisco say they will hire in excess of 8,000 people in the city this year, according to a survey of done by a new industry [See More …]

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ONLY 3 JOB INTERVIEWS QUESTIONS?

THE ONLY THREE TRUE JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS ARE: 1. Can you do the job? 2. Will you love the job? 3. Can we tolerate working with you? That’s it. Those three. Think back, every question you’ve ever posed to others or had asked of you in a job interview is a subset of a deeper [See More …]

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END OF THE FULL-TIME SALARIED JOB

The End of the Full-Time Salaried Job By Dan Schawbel | @danschawbel | February 17, 2012 | 21 in Share455 In 1997, author Dan Pink noted in an article in Fast Company magazine that there were approximately 25 million “free agents” in the U.S. A free agent, much like in sports, is a person who does [See More …]

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