Ah, we know the drill. You’re at work. A click here, a click there, a click everywhere. After all, it’s Cyber Monday and there are steals and deals to be had! As per a new CareerBuilder survey (via AOL Jobs), 54 percent of employees expect to spend some time today shopping online for the holidays. Show More Summary
Adweek | Bloomberg News | Dave Weigel BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti explains to Adweek what his publication looks for in employees: “People who really understand how information is shared on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and other emerging platforms, … Read more
No wonder the formerly wholesome Archie Comics bends over so far backward to corrupt children with politically correct depravity. Check out who is running the company: The female CEO of Archie Comics, who has been accused of sexual harassment...Show More Summary
The District of Columbia can move forward with a $117 million lawsuit against Bank of America N.A. in connection with an embezzlement scheme carried out by a former city employee, the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled last week. Harriette Walters,...
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois (Reuters) - Unions representing public employees in Illinois blasted a bill to reform the state's woefully underfunded pension system on Tuesday and said they would take legal action if the bill is passed by the legislature.
The manager became the taco the Internet. A manager at Taco John's in Iowa who was caught on camera making food while sweaty and barefoot last summer has been fired (and, because of health violations, denied unemployment benefits toShow More Summary
Low wage employers don’t have enough money to pay their employees more but they have plenty of money to launch smear campaigns and hire “crisis management” consultants: Worker Center Watch has no information its website about its sponsors. Yet the group attacks labor activists and community labor groups for lacking transparency. “Hiding behind these non-profits, [Read more...]
An IPO is a “means to an end” and “a step along the way” — not an end in and of itself, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff tells CNBC. While all of the company’s employees have stock options, Rascoff says that...
By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Public employee unions in Illinois are trying to kill pending pension reform, even though the state is making some extraordinary promises. Even though the state would pay more and guarantee billions for the defined contribution plans before lawmakers decide how much to spend on schools, roads,...
Abercrombie CEO Michael Jefferies has made headlines for trying to look like his preppy teenage customers. The executive reportedly wears flip flops and Abercrombie clothes. He demands the same of employees at corporate headquarters. After...Show More Summary
What do you call a company that is growing rapidly, has hundreds of happy employees, and is worth hundreds of millions of dollars--but is still deeply troubled? You call it Etsy. The story of a distinctly 21st-century management challenge...Show More Summary
Is the day coming when we're going to earn raises for re-tweets? Savvy brands like Dell, Oracle, Intel and Accenture think the future of marketing is on social media and their best advocates are their own employees, but the move to employee...Show More Summary
Click here to view this media "The most trusted name in news." Yeah right. If there are still problems with the healthcare.gov web site, it would be nice if CNN would try to report on the ones they didn't cause themselves: Video: CNN...Show More Summary
Michigan bankruptcy court judge Steven Rhodes has ruled Detroit's bankruptcy as constitutional, and said cuts to pensions are permissible. Both rulings were being challenged by city employees. Rhodes added that he would not approve pension cuts unless the bankruptcy plan is fair and equitable, according to Detroit Free Press reporter Nathan Bomey. Show More Summary
Bernard Madoff, the Ponzi schemer who scammed billions from investors, may be currently serving his 150 year prison sentence, but some of his associates are only now facing trial. And were they ever up to some bad deeds—if you believe Madoff's former right hand man. [ more › ]
Even a single depressed employee can have a devastating effect on a small business. And entrepreneurs themselves are hardly immune. Liza and her husband, James (not their real names), own a successful small business. A few years agoShow More Summary
Your Human Resources Department is supposed to protect you and help you make people your top priority. These HR departments failed in their jobs. You hire an HR department to keep you from making stupid decisions regarding employees,...Show More Summary
AP/Elizabeth WilliamsIn this courtroom drawing, Frank DiPascali, a longtime employee of Bernard Madoff, takes the stand in Manhattan Federal Court on Dec. 2 in New York. o. Right now, five former associates of Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff...Show More Summary
Gawker Media employees got this memo from the boss this morning: From: Nick Denton Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Subject: November’s race To: All Staff The bad news… We got overtaken by Buzzfeed in November. They surged to 133m global uniques. Damn. That’s impressive. And Upworthy — even smarmier than Buzzfeed — is nipping at … Read More
Saturday Night Live host and musical guest Josh Hutcherson recently played the part of an employee who just started working for Mr. Patterson, a “highly successful business executive who has the body of a baby.” photos by Dana Edelson video via NBC