For better or for worse, bosses don’t spend much time thinking about your needs and worrying about helping you with your career advancement. Bosses, like most people at work, are busy people with their own jobs, their own lives, and their own concerns.
(Reuters) - Reed Brodsky, the former prosecutor who led the insider trading prosecution of former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, is leaving the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office to join law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a partner in New York, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the move. Brodsky, who is expected to specialize in white collar defense and general litigation at the Los Angeles law firm, also helped convict the hedge fund titan Raj Rajaratnam on insider trading charges in 2011. ...
The U.S. Department of Defense just updated its Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure, and boy does it contain some doozies. Taking a Blackhawk to lunch? Russian-bride scam? Faking your own death? It's got them all.
Chuck Carnevale submits:<< Click to read Part IIntroductionIn Part I of this two-part series we pointed out how proposed spending cuts by Defense Secretary Robert Gates are designed to hold the growth of the $680 billion defense department budget to only 1% or 2% for the next few years.
Americans are still trying to get a handle on the full extent of the government’s domestic spying activities, including the recent revelation that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting and storing the email address books of ordinary Americans using online messaging services. Many users of such services are looking to tech executives for answers.