Blog Profile / Jena McGregor


URL :http://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jena-mcgregor?clsrd
Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Management
Posts on Regator:547
Posts / Week:2.4
Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

New parents at Accenture can now stay closer to home

For the year after they return from leave, consultants in North America will be assigned to local projects, rather than being asked to travel frequently.

Fewer companies are giving out bonuses to lower-paid employees

New data from Aon Hewitt shows that raises are flat--but bonus pay is going up. But at the same time, fewer companies are sharing that wealth with their clerical and technical employees.

The average S&P 500 CEO makes more than 200 times the median worker

A new analysis by Glassdoor offers a preview of what the CEO-to-worker pay ratios could look like when the SEC’s new regulations go into place.

Working more than 55 hours a week is bad for you—in many ways

A growing number of studies are examining the link between long hours, health problems, and productivity. And what they’re finding isn’t pretty.

How our first impressions of CEOs can really matter

New research finds a link between higher-priced public offerings and how well people rate the appearance of the company’s CEO.

Even in cancer diagnosis, Jimmy Carter shows leadership

The former president gave us yet another model for responding to a setback.

Corporate CFOs are more powerful than ever

Ruth Porat’s prominence at Google is just one example of the ascension of the CFO position in recent years.

The newest benefit for working moms

A few companies have started realizing that longer maternity is only one part of the solution.

Why big business is falling out of love with the annual performance review

Is this the tipping point in remaking a process that both workers and bosses fault?

More U.S. companies moving away from traditional performance reviews

At GE, frequent conversations and technology being used to test idea of no ratings.

These are the 12 major companies that still don’t have women on their boards

A decade ago, 60 companies in S&P 500 didn't have any female directors on their boards.

A gender-equality club, run by men

More business schools, where male students are still significantly in the majority, are launching men’s groups about women’s equality.

Diversity takes center stage with new American Bar Association president

Paulette Brown will become the first black woman to lead the American Bar Association, in a profession where nearly 90 percent of lawyers are white.

Why Netflix’s unlimited parental leave is probably a bad idea for your company

ON LEADERSHIP | Unless the culture really supports it, employees won't know how to react.

This new rule could reveal the huge gap between CEO pay and worker pay

The SEC’s rule would force public companies to disclose their pay ratio, allowing millions to see how their boss’s paycheck compares to their own.

A disturbing look at personnel issues inside federal agencies

Roughly two-thirds of federal managers say it’s rare for government workers to be reassigned or dismissed for poor performance.

The average worker loses 11 days of productivity each year due to insomnia, and companies are taking notice

Goldman Sachs has brought in sleep experts, Google hosts “sleeposium” events and LinkedIn just launched a new program for its workers.

Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook will publicly share its internal diversity training

Despite the fact that its own diversity numbers haven’t moved much in the past year, Facebook is looking to set an example with its approach.

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