Editor's Picks: Hold Off on Excel for iPad; The Risk in Hiring Exceptional Talent; Giving Up on Being Self-employed

There's lots of great content on the web to read, but why waste your time aimlessly searching. There are plenty of great articles produced by Sift Media sites and here are some of my favorites from the past week. 

Going Concern Here's Why You Don't Want Excel on Your iPad

Open Items My firm's scheduling software sucks. What do you use?

AccountingWEB UK Eight strategies to improve work/life balance

HRZone Hiring exceptional candidates, requires tolerating uncertainty

TrainingZone Is your leadership sustainable?

BusinessZone 450,000 self-employed would rather work for someone else

MyCustomer Here are some offensive brand tweets

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