| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I'm hoping to make a new career move this year. I heard that resumes are dead. Is this true? I don't want to waste my time writing one if that's the case. -- G.K.
Resumes are alive and well for now. But you don't have to take my word for it:...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Things aren't going so well at the company where I work, and I worry that there's trouble ahead for my department. I seem to recall that you once cited signs of trouble ahead for one's continued employment in his or her job. It was good...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Every year, it seems as though retailers are prepping for the holiday season earlier and earlier. Before Halloween even arrives, some stores have already started running advertisements or stocking their shelves with gifts for the winter holidays. While,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
So here we are in 2012, a new year full of hope and promise. My heart sings with possibilities.
But somewhere, someone is already predicting the end of the world. Bummer.
If this prediction sounds vaguely familiar, you're right. We've heard it before,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:40 AM
It’s pretty clear that the Internet has changed the dynamic of almost everything under the sun.
There are the obvious things it has changed, such as communication with long-lost friends, and the not-so-obvious things, such as how much a company&...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The cost of the average ticket to an NHL game this season is up 2.3%over last season, to $61.62, and the cost for a group of four to attend a game and also buy soft drinks, beers, hot dogs and souvenir caps rose 3.1% to $359.17, according to Team...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:37 PM
99 Cents Only Stores Inc. has laid off about 160 workers as the company sought to streamline costs and stay competitive.
No stores will be closed and no employers or managers at any of the chain's 332 stores were affected in Tuesday's move, according to...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Knight Capital Group's successor has agreed to pay $12 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that it failed to have safeguards in place that could have prevented mistaken trades that caused more than $460 million in losses...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Dottie works hard to protect her privacy. Yet she finds she's constantly being put on different marketers' mailing lists?
She'd like to know: How does this happen and what can she do about it?
How it happens is that any time we do business with a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
With the hot start and the offense progressing, do you see the Bears initiating contract extension talks with Jay Cutler before the end of season? -- @Benyaminr from Twitter
I got exactly a one-week reprieve from a mailbag packed with questions about...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:14 PM
British bitcoin exchange Coinfloor opened its virtual doors to customers this week with a stated commitment to meeting government regulations and keeping money launderers out.
The London-based exchange will officially open to trading Tuesday, but it...