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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 22:54:32 ESTGOP state lawmakers and schools look to winnow longtime faculty positions with tougher standards and fewer job protections.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:12:20 ESTChief executives who pilot planes in their spare time are more likely to inspire original thinking at their companies, according to a new study.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:34:44 ESTBob Miller, a grocery clerk who worked his way up to Albertsons’ executive suite, discusses the supermarket chain’s strategy, a possible IPO and keeping a store’s neighborhood feel.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:50:40 ESTSuch contemporary-minded musicals as “Hamilton” and “Dear Evan Hansen” may continue to draw standing-room-only crowds. But these days, the theater community’s attention is turning to a 68-year-old, British-born composer with a string of hits going back nearly a half-century. Yes, Andrew Lloyd Webber is suddenly the talk of Broadway.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 08:52:08 ESTThree months after the election, employees are spending a big chunk of their work hours reading, chatting and even clashing with their colleagues about politics, a new survey finds.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 10:31:29 ESTAs unemployment hovers near a nine-year low, small U.S. manufacturers say they are spending more to find and train workers.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 14:14:31 ESTChief executives are spending more time on college campuses, hoping to recruit M.B.A.s and undergraduates. The personal efforts by CEOS from companies such as Cargill and Land O’Lakes come as graduates gravitate toward top tech firms.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:31:37 ESTLiteracy workshops in New York City public schools are aimed at showing parents how they can help their younger children learn to read.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:40:14 ESTAmerican fast-food chains have become an unlikely source of female employment and empowerment in India, a country where traditionally most women are kept from working outside the home.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:52:01 ESTUber is making a big push in India, but finding drivers is a challenge in a country where knowing how to operate a car and a smartphone is a rare talent.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:00:17 ESTThe U.S. Navy said it once again will let enlisted sailors use traditional job rating titles, an about-face by top leaders who wanted to scrap a system as old as the Navy itself but who faced pushback from sailors world-wide.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 19:01:03 ESTHospital patients treated by female physicians had a small survival edge over those with male doctors, a new study of more than 58,000 physicians found.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:57:29 ESTNational soul-searching over officer shootings has obscured a routine reality for cops—the threat of violence is often just behind a door, and for some of them the trauma can leave lasting personal damage.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 17:52:41 ESTKroger is offering early retirement to 2,000 corporate employees, in an effort to cut costs amid stiff competition from more stores and online merchants stocking food.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:10:01 ESTA long trail of empirical evidence shows that increased productivity brought about by automation and invention leads to more wealth, cheaper goods and more jobs, writes Christopher Mims.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:47:43 ESTFounder Ren Zhengfei’s intense style looms large at world’s No. 3 smartphone maker, where employees are rewarded for things like forgoing vacations and overtime.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:53:23 ESTPilots at Delta Air Lines ratified a new four-year labor contract that contains big raises and retains the aviators’ lucrative profit-sharing formula, reversing widespread rejection of an earlier proposed pact in 2015.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:20:09 ESTThe Remote Year program that plucks employees from their work environment and sends them on a round-the-world trip, as they work remotely for jobs based thousands of miles away.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:35:04 ESTJoshua Reeves, CEO of Gusto, has begun shadowing employees to learn nitty-gritty details of all the work that goes on at the company. He learns about the job, helps with some tasks, and brainstorms new approaches.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 21:14:22 ESTTo prepare for the flood of holiday orders just under way, Amazon.com has been using technology ranging from touch screens to robots to shrink the time it takes to train new hires at its warehouses to as little as two days.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:27:39 ESTElite law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP told its junior lawyers Monday that year-end bonuses will be the same as last year’s, a sign that law firms continue to tread somewhat carefully in the postrecession world.