An interesting new study shows the subtle but ingrained bias against older people. As reported in this week’s New York Times, a psychological experiment showed participants videos of a man identified as Max, a white man wearing a checked shirt. The actors playing Max had two scripts for the video, differing only in one...Read more
Sometimes you know it is time to move on. You are entitled to leave your job, but you can make it easier on your future if you do it right.Read more
Mistake No. 1: Tell your customers that you are leaving and would like them to follow you.Under Maryland law, unless you have a contract restricting your...
Small business disputes usually fall in one of two categories: problems with the insider and problems with the outsider. Internal dissension may take the form of an embezzling employee, a sexual harasser wreaking havoc in the workplace, or even the two founders of the business breaking up. These issues can destroy a business or at least...Read more
If you're fired from your job, you should be able to get unemployment compensation. The purpose of the benefits is to tide over employees who are out of work through no fault of their own. That last phrase is the key to most of the controversies over unemployment benefits. Assuming you have enough calendar quarters of work...Read more