Sales compensation legal issues

We attended the World at Work’s Spotlight on Sales Compensation last week in Chicago. During one of the sessions the speaker asked the audience filled with sales compensation professionals that work at companies just like yours, who has dealt with a legal action due to their sales compensation plans.  Forty percent of the room raised their hands…FORTY PERCENT!  Did you also know that some courts will award triple damages to a disgruntled employee?? These numbers



By Patty Manko

jobchange resized 600Does sticking with the same firm actually hurt your financial potential?

If you spend two years or less at a series of jobs, is that a problem? Shouldn’t your resume signal loyalty instead of transience?

Well, maybe it isn’t a problem. Maybe you are doing yourself a financial favor instead, especially in this decade. Maybe the conventional wisdom about getting ahead is flawed. The era of the organization man/woman is long gone, and how many people do you know who have spent a decade or longer...



3 Mistakes Good Interviewers Never Make

September 02, 2014


By Greg Willard

Very few people can claim that interviewing is their full-time job. Most interviews are conducted by people who also have a variety of other duties and responsibilities (e.g., recruiters, HR professionals, hiring managers).

Far too often, the prevailing attitude is that interviews are something that only the candidate really needs to prepare for.

The interviewer already knows what they’re doing—they can just “wing it” and ask whatever questions happen to come to mind.

This is a big mistake. 

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Are You Marketing with Social Media?

September 02, 2014


By John Foley Jr.

Your business needs to be on social media. Instead of traditional marketing methods like TV and radio ads, print ads and direct mail advertising, social media marketing promotes your products and services through blogging, posting, tweeting, and video. And it is very cost effective. Social Media has Evolved Social media […]

The post Are You Marketing with Social Media? appeared first on Grow Socially.

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By Gian Luca Fiori

Q: We’re trying to decide on a color for our new countertop. Is there a “rule of thumb” or standard way to determine whether we should go light or dark?

A: From selecting the material to deciding on a color, making decisions about your countertops can be tricky. It’s tough to narrow it down. And while a tried and true “method” for making this decision would be very helpful for homeowners, the fact is…it doesn’t exist. But fear not. You are not alone. We have some pointers for you. Just know that,...




September 01, 2014


By Don Kleiner

My life as a guide is very rewarding, I get to help folks enjoy the outdoors and do things that would be out of their reach. From families with young kids to folks who are no longer able to do all of the hard parts themselves (like loading the boat on the trailer). Not to mention knowing where the eagles nest is or a big fish might be hiding or even having enough worms on hand for all of the perch we are catching.

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By  Kristen L. Walsh

Women are leveraging their knack for collaboration and team-building to successfully tackle public policy and government issues — a sector in which they are grossly underrepresented. But is what they bring to the table really different from men? In true political fashion, the question is up for debate.


Bentley University’s Millennial Preparedness research study raised a number of issues about millennials in the workplace. In the coming weeks, PreparedU, in a series entitled Generational Voices, will present opinions from millennials and non-millennials alike on a wide variety of these issues. These views may contrast or coincide, but each will provide perspective designed to enhance insights resulting from the PreparedU data.


By  David Rosen

At a convocation rich in pomp and tradition, Bentley University welcomed the Class of 2018 to campus August 28 with a words of wisdom from a digital age marketing strategist dubbed the “millennial master of the universe ” by Fast Company.

In a keynote video address to 980 freshmen from 36 states and 42 countries, Sharma Hyder, CEO of Marketing Zen Group and a participant in Bentley’s PreparedU Project, offered “10 tweetable tips” for students to make the most of their time at Bentley.


By  April Lane

Although the United States still ranks a disappointing 23rd on the Global Gender Gap Index, personal finance social network WalletHub had some good news last week for Massachusetts, just in time for Women’s Equality Day: In its 2014 in-depth analysis of the Best and Worst States for Women’s Equality, the publication ranked Massachusetts 13th best overall.