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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:48:29 EDTUsing the same gestures, posture or tone as someone else can create a connection and help with networking, negotiating or other conversations.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:16:07 EDTTwenty-one states filed a lawsuit against the federal government seeking to overturn a sweeping regulation designed to qualify millions more Americans for overtime pay starting in December.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:04:21 EDTGeneral Electric—one of the country’s oldest industrial businesses—has set up a new software division that is working to lure tech talent from Silicon Valley titans, such as Apple and Cisco.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 05:47:00 EDTWe were promised the paperless office for 40 years, yet it’s only just becoming true, writes Christopher Mims. For the first time in history, there is a steady decline of about 1% to 2% a year in office use of paper.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:43:30 EDTIf meetings are held in virtual reality with avatars, will people feel more connected?
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:47:35 EDTThe Canadian auto workers union said thousands of factory employees will strike at two GM plants if the sides miss a Monday night contract deadline.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:00:34 EDTThe former New York City mayor is donating $300 million to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to finance an ambitious effort to target opioid addiction, gun violence and other public-health issues in the U.S.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:29:00 EDTThe share of U.S. workers testing positive for illicit drug use reached its highest level in a decade, according to data from millions of workplace drug tests administered by Quest Diagnostics, one of the nation’s largest medical-screening laboratories.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 22:18:55 EDTThe average cost of employer health coverage pushed above $18,000 for a family this year, though the pace of growth was slowed by the shift into high-deductible plans.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 23:02:21 EDTSince its 2005 launch, the weekly podcast, “Manager Tools,” has aired more than 900 episodes. The show has expanded into a full-fledged consulting firm with clientele that includes executives from Apple, AT&T and FedEx.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:15:49 EDTEdmunds.com puts a weekly moratorium on meetings and reserves Thursdays for reflection and creativity.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:18:20 EDTAs part of an initiative called World Hiring Day on Wednesday more than 200 companies will open their applicant pools and accept video introductions from anyone interested in a role at those firms.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 09:36:52 EDTCalifornia agricultural workers will become the first in the U.S. to receive overtime pay if they work more than eight hours a day, under a law signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 02:47:21 EDTHedge funds and other sophisticated investors are increasingly relying on data hunters, as they seek insights into a company’s sales and health that aren’t readily available from conventional sources.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 12:01:51 EDTYour peers may outearn you early on, but research shows the divide tends to narrow or disappear as careers progress.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 23:21:31 EDTProfessional-services firm Deloitte will offer up to 16 weeks of fully paid leave for a wide range of caregiving, including maternity and paternity leave, eldercare and aid for other sick family members or partners.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 23:08:07 EDTMore companies are supporting employees who choose to leave—in some cases introducing them to recruiters and training them to start their own businesses. The approach, executives say, builds trust and keeps workers focused on the job.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 21:40:55 EDTElias Husamudeen, thrust into the spotlight as the new president of the union representing 9,000 workers at New York City jails, brings a more understated approach to the job.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 17:43:21 EDTU.S. airlines should be able to hire new pilots with significantly less cockpit experience than currently required, under an advisory panel’s proposal submitted for consideration by aviation regulators.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 11:42:32 EDTA new gun-violence research center in California will be led by a doctor and researcher, Garen Wintemute, who has been using his own money to fund gun-violence research at the University of California, Davis.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 23:38:04 EDTAvoid the pitfalls of stepping into a role you want on an interim basis; ‘Work & Family’ columnist Sue Shellenbarger explains how managers succeed.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:58:44 EDTThe creative director of Marimekko explains how to liven up a space without going overboard from her perch at the Finnish brand known for its bright, bold patterns.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:49:41 EDTThe diaper and tissue maker has shifted from a paternalistic company that resisted conflict to one focused on pushing workers to constantly improve, closely tracking progress and shedding laggards.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:14:27 EDTEdward Jones plans to stop offering mutual funds and ETFs in commission-based accounts because of a new fiduciary rule, as other brokerages examine their pricing structures.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:01:00 EDTAnna Raytcheva, who ran a proprietary trading desk at Citigroup, is leaving to open a hedge fund as banks pull back from trading on their own account amid postcrisis rules.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:05:27 EDTCisco said it would shed 5,500 employees—7% of its workforce—in the networking company’s latest reaction to a shift in its core market from hardware to software.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:52:52 EDTANI Technologies’ ride-hailing service Ola is laying off hundreds of workers at a fellow Indian operator it bought last year, a sign of possible consolidation amid increased competition in the country from Uber Technologies.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:23:53 EDTEdward Jones unveiled how it will serve retirement savers in light of new federal rules governing brokers, showing it will curtail mutual-fund access for retirement savers in accounts that charge commissions and slash investment minimums on others.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:47:48 EDTAn emerging movement to undercut public-sector unions involves a door-to-door effort to persuade workers to leave their unions or stop paying a portion of their dues.