Commentary

In her inaugural column titled Contemporary Working, Manpower's Melanie Holmes addresses a variety of workforce issues, not the least of which is avoiding the over-the-top style of television's Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, who once again is vowing to crush the competition on NBC's "The Apprentice." (Hint: It...

After listening to the experts at the recent Executives' Club of Chicago luncheon, columnist James Carlini has a pessimistic take on the U.S. economy in 2008. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he predicts slow growth nationally, and says other states must learn from the...

What do GPS, high-def TV, and mobile Internet devices have in common? All are among the coveted technologies that will continue to experience big things in 2008, according to columnist Paul Gibler. In this edition of Buzz Networks, Gibler offers predictions on what will drive...

First thing we do is ignore all the experts, or at least take what they say with a grain of salt, according to columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, a follow up to his recent column on a lackluster field of presidential...

Like many other aspects of personal finance, the decision to sell your business will depend largely on tax implications. As columnist and attorney Joe Boucher explains in this edition of Early Stage, business owners face a choice between selling their ownership interests or selling their...

The incentive stock option, commonly called an “ISO,” may carry a litany of requirements, and the dreaded ATM tax can rear its ugly head, but legal columnist Sverre Roang believes this option can be very beneficial for employees of early-stage and technology companies. In this...

Wisconsin lost one of its most charismatic governors last week with the passing of Lee Sherman Dreyfus. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, columnist Tom Still, who covered the Dreyfus Administration as a young reporter, remembers the former University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point chancellor, who as...

What are the real issues that all the prognosticators seem to overlook with their presidential candidate analysis and predictions? They are almost too numerous to count, especially when it comes to the future of technology and network infrastructure, says columnist James Carlini. In this edition...