BBC Business Headlines

Shazam! Apple buys music recognition app
Rivalry against Spotify and augmented reality ambitions are two possible reasons for the takeover.


HSBC prosecution threat in US lifted
The bank's five-year probation in the US that followed allegations of Mexican money laundering is over.


HP laptops found to have hidden keylogger
A researcher finds more than 460 models have the hidden software pre-installed.


Bitcoin futures trading begins on CBOE exchange in Chicago
Bitcoin rises 17% to above $18,000 on its futures debut, a move seen as legitimising the currency.


Major Forties oil pipeline to be closed for repairs
The Forties pipeline's owner Ineos says that, despite pressure being reduced, a crack has extended.



Search Books:

Join our mailing list:


Business Blogs

Paul Krugman

Pessimism and Paralysis in the Aftermath of the Financial Crisis
Remember when U.S. workers supposedly couldn’t be employed? read more...




Online Marketing for Busy Authors
Now available!



Buy the Book


The Critical First Years of Your Professional Life

by Robert L. Dilenschneider

Published by Kensington Publishing Corporation


"Dilenschneider has guided thousands of highly successful people through the world of business." -- Maria Bartiromo

Faced with an unstable economy, recent college grads need more expert guidance than ever to land that dream job and make it rewarding and meaningful. This invaluable guide -- revised to meet the specific challenges of today's fast-evolving job market -- shows how you can use your talent, originality, and initiative to sharpen your competitive edge.

The first years of your professional life are critical to long-term success in any field. The skills you acquire, the contacts you make, and the lessons you learn will help you remain involved, adaptable, and always ahead of the curve. Now a seasoned veteran of the workplace shares his insights, tips, and experiences in a thoroughly updated edition of a career-planning classic.


pub date: 2013-12-31 | paperback | 9780806536767