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5 Questions About The JOBS Act Vote And What’s Changed

View this image › Jonathan Ernst / Reuters 2. What exactly happened? The Securities and Exchange Commission voted 4 to 1 to adopt provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012 that eliminated the prohibition of “general solicitation” and “general advertising” by firms and individuals with “certain securities offerings.” 3. What does…

Exclusive: Therapist Enlisted To Help J.C. Penney Employees Cope Compares Retailer’s Past 17 Months To 9/11

After more than a year of management and financial upheaval, J.C. Penney executives last month asked a therapist to address employees at an internal meeting. He ended up traumatizing them more. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, J.C. Penney chief merchant Liz Sweney brought in an organizational therapist to help employees cope with…

20 Companies With Amazing Employee Perks

1. Pinterest themuse.com   What they do: Maintain the Pinterest community, and make sharing easy.Location: San Francisco, Calif. Office perks: Pinterest hacks are notoriously hit or miss, but the company holds regular hackathons, where employees choose a creative idea and work together to make it happen. And in lieu of hacks, there’s a weekly happy…