Reading an Annual Report

Publicly traded companies are required by law to publish an annual report to their shareholders. Many companies publish quarterly reports as well. Though there is no government mandated format that an annual report should take or the exact information it should contain, custom has developed some standards, and some professional accounting organizations have required compliance … Continue reading Reading an Annual Report

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Financial Audits – Basic Tests

Financial audits are intended to provide some assurance to the public that a company’s financial statements are presented fairly and accurately, in accordance with the established or stated criteria.  The public may include the shareholders of the company, debtors such as bondholders, banks or other financial institutions and some government entities. In general, a financial … Continue reading Financial Audits – Basic Tests

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Job Burn-Out: Have you Reached the Burnt-out Phase at Work?

The faster-pace of living and the increasing competitiveness in finding and keeping jobs are taking its toll on most people. Work stress is highly common in individuals maintaining paying jobs. Demands of the work place can be harmful to the individual both mentally and physically. Stress can bring about depression, anxiety, ulcers, and heart diseases. … Continue reading Job Burn-Out: Have you Reached the Burnt-out Phase at Work?

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Stress on the Job: Understanding Work Related Stress

Everyone inevitably reaches a point in their life wherein working has absorbed most of their everyday lives. While the wide range of interests translate to differing lines of work and professions, all of these falls under the paid work category. Paid work is necessary for most people. As individuals grow older, get married or raise … Continue reading Stress on the Job: Understanding Work Related Stress

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Sales and Marketing: Why Fast Foods Are So Successful

Today is the era of fast food chains. These food service chains are everywhere and earn hundreds of billions of dollars a year. Americans for one, continue to show their affinity to fast food. According to Lawrence Scholer, a book reviewer from Darthmouth, Americans gulp down millions of pounds of French fries and hamburgers daily. … Continue reading Sales and Marketing: Why Fast Foods Are So Successful

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