Blog Profile / Jena McGregor


URL :http://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jena-mcgregor?clsrd
Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Management
Posts on Regator:520
Posts / Week:2.3
Archived Since:April 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

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.

LinkedIn reverses course after backlash from its users

More and more companies are sorting out how to reply when consumers publicly slam their strategy shifts.

How our workplace environment affects our weekend mood

Research shows the workplace has a greater effect than spending time with friends and family.

LinkedIn reverses course after backlash from its users

More and more companies have made changes to their products or services only to then confront an outcry from consumers on social media, and backtrack in response.

How our workplace environment affects our weekend mood

Much of the “weekend effect” for emotions like happiness and enjoyment can be explained by the quality of a person’s workplace.

This CEO lets his workers elect their bosses

There may be a strong case in letting teams have a voice in how they’re run.

Silicon Valley’s love affair with founder-CEOs

The revolving door at the top of Silicon Valley companies has ushered in a lot of familiar faces lately.

In Silicon Valley, many want sharing salary info to be less taboo

A former Google engineer is getting praise for broaching the taboo subject.

McCain’s response to Trump is everything it should be, and more

While episodes like this may show us the worst sides of the political process, McCain’s response is a reminder that they can also show us the best.

Chinese workers get a break from having to smile—in a really unusual way

Don’t feel like smiling at work? Too bad you don’t have a job at this Chinese service company.

Reddit’s new CEO wants to revise the site’s content policy

Judging by the “ask me anything” discussion Steve Huffman conducted Thursday, repairing the relationship with Reddit’s users will be no simple task.

What on Earth is Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wearing?

It’s not the kind of thing you see a CEO do often—much less on an earnings call.

Should we name and shame companies that pay women less?

The U.K. prime minister plans to force every large company there to disclose the gap between what their male and female employees earn.

The Boy Scouts change of stance on gay leaders teaches us how progress happens

The push for ending the ban came from leaders at the bottom as well as the top of the organization.

IBM will make it easy for new moms to ship home breast milk for free while traveling

The company will coordinate the whole program through technology that employees download to their smartphones.

The gap in prize money for men and women across major world sports

Why is it that sports like tennis and surfing dole out equal prize money, but soccer and cricket still have such a huge gap?

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