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Working From Home? The Boss Wants You Back in the Office

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:39:04 EDT

Employers are ending or reducing remote-work arrangements as managers demand more collaboration, closer contact with customers—and more control over the workday. But bringing workers back to the office isn’t easy.

Pay Snub? Interns Aren't Making As Much As You Think

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:29:36 EDT

More internships are paid these days, and pay is inching up, though it remains below 2010 levels when adjusted for inflation.

Companies Go Public, and the Board Is a Boys' Club

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 00:28:19 EDT

Nearly half of the 75 biggest initial public offerings of the last three years involved companies that lacked female directors when they went public, a new analysis found.

Is Religion at Work Still Taboo? Not Everywhere

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:28:03 EDT

Faith is coming up more often at work, forcing managers and employees to grapple with religious expression in the office. One firm’s solution: a 92-page guide.

Who's Reading Employees' Online Reviews? Their CEOs

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:00:31 EDT

Career websites like Glassdoor have become regular reading for job seekers. Now chief executives are increasingly perusing their online reviews to find out what employees think of them—to evaluate policies and even to talk back.

Questions Posed in Startup Funding Suggest Gender Bias

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 15:01:07 EDT

Women entrepreneurs receive a tiny fraction of venture capital funds, and new research points to a surprising reason why: the questions investors ask female founders.

Baseball Tackles Workplace Mystery: How to Build Team Chemistry?

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:30:05 EDT

A question every organization is desperately trying to answer: Can something as nebulous as “chemistry” be quantified like on-base percentage or ERA?

The Angst of Endangered CEOs: 'How Much Time Do I Have?'

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:27:57 EDT

An array of challenges—from increasing impatience on Wall Street and in boardrooms to a corporate landscape rapidly transformed by new technologies and rival upstarts—has made the top job tougher and more precarious than just a few years ago, top executives say.

What's in a Name? For Some Court Reporters, Misconceptions

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 21:33:28 EDT

Court reporting is one of the nation’s highest-paying jobs that doesn’t require a college degree. But the industry is facing a shortage of workers—and some say that’s due, in part, to a title that doesn’t fully reflect the job.

How to Make It Through a Boring Day Job

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:25:50 EDT

Employees who feel their work helps support their families are more productive and energized about their jobs, new research shows.

Uber's Party Is Over: New Curbs on Alcohol, Office Flings

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:30:06 EDT

Alcohol-soaked parties, controlled substances, office romances and free dinner: those are the hallmarks of Uber’s raucous workplace—and many other startups.

The Latest Office Perk: Help Managing Your Financial Life

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:23:05 EDT

Companies are trying to teach employees financial basics.

Thanks for Your Job Application---Shall We Begin at the Squat Rack?

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 17:58:08 EDT

The office fitness craze has spread to interviews, where some baffled applicants are being asked to take jogs, lift weights or do sit-ups and burpees with potential bosses. ‘I thought I was going to pass out.’

CEO Pay for Performance: How Smart Are the Targets?

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 22:36:16 EDT

Executive pay is increasingly linked to performance, but how companies set targets and measure success can vary greatly.

Media Startups Try a Lower-Cost Model: Unpaid Student Writers

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:03:13 EDT

Chapter-based, for-profit media companies have been popping up in college markets across the U.S. As more traditional outlets struggle, these student-based sites have a lower-cost model to produce content—and revenue.

You're Hired: Trump Plans to Build U.S. Workforce With Apprenticeships

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:55:32 EDT

President Donald Trump will make expansion of apprenticeship programs the center of his labor policy, aimed at filling a record level of open jobs and drawing back Americans who have left the workforce.

Why Old-Timey Jobs Are Hot Again

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:00:57 EDT

Millennials are driving a resurgence of age-old crafts, choosing to become bartenders, butchers and barbers in part as a reaction to the digital age.