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Employee leaves of at least a week can start as early as six months into a job.
Employees dissatisfied with their careers may not be entirely to blame for the choices they’ve made. Many ideas about success are often not our own, experts say.
Procter & Gamble shook up its senior management ranks, naming new leaders for key businesses and narrowing the field of potential successors to CEO A.G. Lafley.
Luxottica named a P&G veteran as a co-CEO on Wednesday, seeking to put an end to a month of turmoil caused by the return of founder Leonardo Del Vecchio to active management of the world’s largest eyewear group.
Critical thinking is a critical skill for young workers these days, but what bosses mean by that and how to measure it is less clear.
Millions of older Americans are holding fast to their jobs, even though they could afford to retire. But walking away just might be the best thing for their health and happiness.
Unemployment rates for both New York state and New York City both dropped in September, according to the state Department of Labor
Amid dueling meetings and scarce space, companies try new ways to ease competition for space.
Only a few hospitals in the U.S. are currently treating Ebola patients, but health-care workers around the country are on edge. Issues around communication, training and even pay are cropping up.
Evaluate the sources of gossip, the nature of rumors and their potential damage when you are the subject of the rumor mill at work. Experts offer techniques for silencing the whispers.
The payoff from college is in finishing. There is little or no difference in wages among 20- to 24-year-olds who graduated high school and those who completed some college but aren’t enrolled anymore.
Employer wellness programs have proliferated in recent years. But employers are treading carefully when it comes to toughened wellness programs, lawyers and benefits executives say.
One of the most important early decisions for a company founder is whether to form a founding team.
Amateur enthusiasts are taking rigorous wine-certification courses from the industry’s prestigious Court of Master Sommeliers.
Litigator Jami Wintz McKeon officially became the first female chair at law firm Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and white-collar litigator Therese Pritchard became the first at Bryan Cave.
In an interview, Sunil Kumar, dean of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, emphasizes the school's flexible curriculum and says it is committed to equipping students for a wide array of careers.
New Hampshire employer, hungry for engineers, helps create a program to build skills locally.
Facing increased demand for critical C-suite players, many employers are trying harder to accommodate executives wary about a distant job.
Personality tests in the hiring process have sparked scrutiny, with some companies scaling back and civil-rights groups claiming the tests could constitute workplace discrimination.
Though the number of women in the military has surged, health care and other services for them haven't kept pace, a new report says.