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Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:27:04 EDTAt a time when big business and trade are getting a bad rap, 220 chief executives gathered at a Texas resort last week to exchange ideas and rev each other up at the 10th annual Conscious Capitalism CEO summit.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:30:04 EDTThe AngelList co-founder is mastering a future-focused industry by living in the present.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:45:46 EDTRaj Nagra, international bartending competition judge and brand ambassador for Bombay Sapphire, never travels without a pepper grinder and an Hermès tie.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:19:27 EDTHeads up, business majors: Employers are newly hot on the trail of hires with liberal arts and humanities degrees. Class of 2015 graduates from those disciplines are employed at higher rates than their cohorts in the class of 2014, a survey shows.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:07:00 EDTA new lawsuit alleges that wellness regulations set by the U.S. government violate several federal antidiscrimination laws designed to safeguard the privacy of employee-health data.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:35:46 EDTData from job-search site Indeed.com shows retailers, and the warehouse and logistics firms they compete with for seasonal labor, started searching for temporary workers a month earlier than in recent years.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:17:48 EDTYou can get a meeting with an influential person you have never met by doing research ahead of time, showing hustle and remembering to ask, ‘What can I do for you in return?’
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:02:45 EDTA new report from the Conference Board provides a snapshot on corner office comings and goings at S&P 500 companies last year.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:15:28 EDTEvery so often, lawmakers propose making Election Day a federal holiday in hopes of nudging more voters to the polls. This year, a handful of employers are taking matters into their own hands and declaring Nov. 8 a day off work.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:40:35 EDTThe celebrity chef and Food Network fixture is opening her first restaurant in eight years, Phil & Anne’s Good Time Lounge, in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:47:17 EDTPassive investing has become investors’ default, driving billions into funds that track indexes. It’s transforming Wall Street, corporate boardrooms and the life of the neighborhood broker.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:10:00 EDTU.S. states and towns need top-notch financial executives to manage their bond sales and pension deficits, as they come under closer government oversight, but most such places can’t compete with private-sector pay.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 22:16:15 EDTMcDonald’s recently hired 200 people to bolster its digital efforts and win back the millennials it lost to rivals serving fresher food.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:42:20 EDTEmployers are finding new ways to assess job candidates’ cultural fit as they seek hires who would mesh with colleagues from day one. That fuzzy criteria, however, could allow bias in the hiring process and result in a lack of diversity, experts caution.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 21:52:48 EDTOpen enrollment season is under way, and many workers can expect rising out-of-pocket costs, often in the form of insurance plans with high deductibles.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:21:30 EDTIBM says it will offer its Watson artificial intelligence software to its U.S. employees to help them identify appropriate cancer treatments and options for clinical trials.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 23:11:06 EDTNearly 60% of American workers left vacation time unused last year, and their bosses may be partly to blame. All told, a report says 658 million vacation days went unused in 2015.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:54:21 EDTJoseph Polisi, Juilliard’s longest-serving president, said he would step down from his position at the performing-arts school in 2018.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:38:08 EDTNonprofit board experience can help senior managers strengthen their leadership skills and connections with high-powered players.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 07:28:36 EDTHigher turnover can be a price worth paying for exceptional talent. And when a stream of top performers go on to better things, the departures usually hasten the flow of more top talent into the company.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 18:26:59 EDTSmall, nonverbal cues from executives can speak volumes to employees and others. For starters, don’t tilt your head.
Sun, 02 Oct 2016 22:48:05 EDTPeople say things they shouldn’t, and don’t say things they should. A few simple rules can help us all get more out of workplace chats.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:33:31 EDTStudy finds that women board members often supply missing skill sets.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:40:55 EDTThe Obama administration on Thursday completed new requirements on business to provide employee pay data by gender and race and for federal contractors to offer paid sick days.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:49:14 EDTGeneral Motors’ Mary Barra and JPMorgan’s James Dimon shared stories from their own careers and talked frankly about how things work in their own businesses at a Women in the Workplace event in New York Tuesday night.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:17:23 EDTMore U.S. businesses are bolstering efforts to retain top executives of acquired concerns because unwanted exits can doom a takeover.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:03:17 EDTAcross the country, new laws are requiring paid sick leave for more workers, but employers are having a hard time keeping up with regulations that differ in each jurisdiction.