Author Archives: Bria Burk

Considering a New Job? Please Talk to Your Lawyer

Zillow recently reached a whopping $130 million settlement with Realtor.com operator Move Inc. shortly before the two online real estate giants went to trial over alleged misappropriation of trade secrets. While the settlement amount is a far cry from the … Continue reading

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Résumé Fudging Easy to Catch, Hard to Undo

In today’s economic environment, investors are looking for safety, stability and, ideally, profitability. The crash of 2008, and news of losses such as the recent $2 billion snafu at JPMorgan Chase & Co., has shareholders jittery and skeptical. So it’s … Continue reading

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