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admin September 10, 2018

Months have passed since celebrities first wore Time’s Up pins on the red carpet, but the advocacy organization hasn’t stopped fighting for women facing harassment. On Sunday, Ronan Farrow published another bombshell investigation in The New Yorker. In his latest story, six new women accused CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves of sexual misconduct. Moonves, one […]

admin September 8, 2018

Sometimes a new job turns out not to be the dream job you thought it was. But you can’t always afford to walk away from a paycheck. Unless the company pays you to leave. Some companies are making it easier to part ways, paying unhappy workers to bow out gracefully. At online retailer Zappos, new […]

admin September 7, 2018

In Europe, gender quotas are old news. In 2003, Norway became the first country in the world to institute a gender quota for boards of directors, requiring listed companies to add female members to make up at least 40% of overall board representation. Other countries followed suit, including Belgium, France and Italy. But in the […]

admin August 24, 2018

Ryanair has introduced restrictive new baggage rules that risk upsetting passengers. The budget airline said that customers will be allowed to bring only one small piece of luggage into the cabin starting in November. The bag must be small enough to fit under a seat. Passengers will be required to pay to bring additional luggage […]

admin August 23, 2018

Earlier this year, Uber hired its first ever chief diversity officer, following a string of sexual harassment claims and other PR crises for the brand. Last month, after a year plagued by controversy, the NFL posted a job opening for a head of diversity and inclusion. Diversity officers are popping up at many other high-profile […]

admin August 22, 2018

Forty years ago, business leaders couldn’t imagine entire career paths in diversity management, let alone schools offering diversity and inclusion specialties. But now, chief diversity officers at Facebook, Google and other high-profile companies are taking deeper looks at how companies hire, promote and welcome employees from all backgrounds. The business world is finally paying attention […]

admin August 20, 2018

When was the last time you got at least seven hours of sleep? Can’t remember? That could be a problem. And your boss could offer a solution. Routinely getting less than seven to nine hours of sleep a night hurts workplace performance, according to Matthew Walker, professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of […]

admin August 20, 2018

Dreaming of handing in your notice at work and joining the ranks of the retired? Retirement can be wonderful — if you’re prepared for it. So before you put an end to your career, it’s essential to make sure you’re 100% ready. Not sure how to do that? Taking these five steps can put you […]

admin August 17, 2018

Chandra Kill had scheduled face-to-face interviews with 21 candidates to fill some job openings at her employment screening firm. Only 11 showed up. “About half flaked out,” said Kill. “They seem so excited and interested, and then they don’t show up or call and you are left wondering what happened. A year or two ago […]