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  • IRS Reminds Taxpayers They Must Report Cryptocurrency Gains

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 26, 2018
    The IRS reminded taxpayers that any gains from cryptocurrency investments count as income and must be reported. The reminder comes shortly after it won a court case that forced a major exchange to hand over the personal data of its users. 
  • NYC Council Proposes "Right to Disconnect" Policy

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 23, 2018
    NYC Council member Rafael L. Espinal, Jr. (D - 37th District) has proposed a new measure that, if enacted, would prohibit employers from requiring employees to be available via email and other electronic communications during non-work hours. 
  • Accounting Firms Major Destinations, According to LinkedIn Data

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 21, 2018
    Big Four firms PwC, Deloitte and Ernst and Young are among the most sought after companies based on an analysis of LinkedIn's millions of users. 
  • PwC Flexibility Policies Driven by Millennials, But Benefit Even Older Employees

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 20, 2018
    Changes to how Big Four firm PwC approaches work-life balance has been largely driven by millennials who demanded a different kind of company culture, though later examinations found that older employees benefited from them too. 
  • Should the U.S. Kill the Penny and Nickel?

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 19, 2018
    When was the last time you used a penny? How about a nickel? Now, compare that to how often you've used dollar bills in the same amount of time. Probably much more. This has led some to consider whether it's time to retire pennies and nickels, though others vigorously resist the idea. 
  • Cost to Mine Bitcoins Now Breaks Even With Rewards

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 16, 2018
    Mining new bitcoins has now become so expensive that, in certain cases, the costs are breaking even with the rewards, leading some miners to rethink their approach. 
  • As Companies Tech Up, Finance Department Budgets Decline

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 15, 2018
    Finance departments have been turning increasingly to software to take over jobs that humans used to do, which has led to a years-long trend of diminishing budgets that continued this year. 
  • What Employers Really Look At When Stalking Your Social Media

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 14, 2018
    Nowadays it's a given that prospective employers (among others) will be stalking your social media accounts, but what exactly does that mean and what exactly are they looking at? 
  • Study: Air Pollution Saps Productivity, Even In Office Jobs

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 13, 2018
    A decade-long study looking at workers in various industries has found that air pollution has a direct correlation with productivity, finding that workers are less effective when air quality is poor, even for those in office jobs. 
  • Study: Disney Trained Young People to Dread Work

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Mar 12, 2018
    A recent study analyzed children's films from Disney and found that in pretty much all of them bosses are portrayed negatively and work is seen as endless drudgery and toil, which the study authors say could have shaped generational perceptions about the nature of work and the organizations for which we perform it.