If you ever wondered what the whole idea of business accounting was all about (but were afraid to ask) now is the time to learn. Most accounting terminology is complicated and scares off those who are not trained in the field. Acronyms and jargon abound, just like in any field, but the basics are really … Continue reading Understanding Basic Business Accounting
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
If you’re an investor, and you are trying to make a determination about the financial health of a business, you would need to read the Financial Statements in order to correctly ascertain this condition. Each year, publicly traded companies are required to publish an annual report; in this report, there are at least three financial … Continue reading The Income Statement and Investor Information
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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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?
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
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
If you are an author, one of the most difficult tasks that you will every have to tackle is that of securing a literary agent. It is a given that you will run into a catch 22 when you search for an agent. Many agents will not consider representing a writer unless they have a … Continue reading Finding A Literary Agent
If you need to hire a consultant for your small business, it can be a daunting task. You may need the services of a lawyer, an accountant, a software designer, a graphic designer or a network engineering company. Or maybe you just need a trainer for a week to teach your staff better customer service … Continue reading How to Find the Right Consultant for Your Business Project