Trends and Business News
In an annual rite, big firms lay it on thick for students with cushy activities including kayaking, bowling and jam bands.
Eager to bolster their bottom lines, small colleges over the summer are pitching their campuses as prime destinations for sports camps, corporate team-building retreats and lavish wedding parties.
As art values soar, fierce competition has driven Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips to seek new leaders. Here’s how Tad Smith, Patricia Barbizet and Edward Dolman are transforming their houses and shaking up the art market.
Per Se, one of Manhattan’s most exclusive restaurants, reached a settlement with the New York state attorney general’s office on charges that it improperly withheld tips from some employees for almost two years.
In recent years, gondoliers in dozens of U.S. cities have established operations, promising passengers they can experience the best of Italy minus the jet lag.
The ballerina’s promotion from soloist makes her the first African-American female principal dancer at the venerable New York ballet company.
The Supreme Court ruling will have vast implications for employers, which until now have been operating under a patchwork of different state and federal laws governing the legal and tax treatment of same-sex unions.
Today’s young Internet barons should use the talents that made them rich to transform the world of giving.
From fork-lifting grapes to tasting red blends, Richard Olsen-Harbich loves his work on the North Fork of Long Island so much, he hopes he can do it forever.
Arts-loving retired baby boomers are hustling to volunteer as museum tour guides—but they sometimes go rogue, touching the art, misstating facts and committing other infractions.
A growing number of employees are petitioning the boss to combine work and vacation. Workers often pay for lodging and travel, but may take conference calls or write project updates, spending off-hours with family.
At the office, younger workers help their befuddled older colleagues navigate an expanding array of contraptions, apps, software upgrades and social media.
Anonymity often breeds bad behavior on the Internet. But companies are using social networks to get anonymous feedback from workers, hoping to gauge their employees’ commitment, which could affect the bottom line.
latest trend in training pilots to fly commercial jets features the practicing of extreme maneuvers in small, propeller-powered aircraft.
What do the lives of women with families and high-paying jobs really look like? Time diaries hold some surprises.
Across the economy, the time it takes to fill jobs is lengthening, according to two new pieces of research. Blame it on the raft of interviews, tests and screenings that job candidates must go through.
Attorneys reconsider the profession’s “Rambo” image in favor of a more meditative, laid-back style.
At a time when firms have more data than ever on employees’ habits and productivity, predicting which employees will excel in bigger jobs remains more art than science.
Alan Stillman’s family surprised the New York restaurateur with a party to celebrate his 50 years in the industry.
In a sea change, complicated buildings are going up with nonunion labor, and that is a fundamental challenge to New York City unions.