Trends and Business News
The celebrity chef and Food Network fixture is opening her first restaurant in eight years, Phil & Anne’s Good Time Lounge, in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood.
Passive investing has become investors’ default, driving billions into funds that track indexes. It’s transforming Wall Street, corporate boardrooms and the life of the neighborhood broker.
You can get a meeting with an influential person you have never met by doing research ahead of time, showing hustle and remembering to ask, ‘What can I do for you in return?’
Every so often, lawmakers propose making Election Day a federal holiday in hopes of nudging more voters to the polls. This year, a handful of employers are taking matters into their own hands and declaring Nov. 8 a day off work.
A new report from the Conference Board provides a snapshot on corner office comings and goings at S&P 500 companies last year.
U.S. states and towns need top-notch financial executives to manage their bond sales and pension deficits, as they come under closer government oversight, but most such places can’t compete with private-sector pay.
McDonald’s recently hired 200 people to bolster its digital efforts and win back the millennials it lost to rivals serving fresher food.
Joseph Polisi, Juilliard’s longest-serving president, said he would step down from his position at the performing-arts school in 2018.
Employers are finding new ways to assess job candidates’ cultural fit as they seek hires who would mesh with colleagues from day one. That fuzzy criteria, however, could allow bias in the hiring process and result in a lack of diversity, experts caution.
Nearly 60% of American workers left vacation time unused last year, and their bosses may be partly to blame. All told, a report says 658 million vacation days went unused in 2015.
Open enrollment season is under way, and many workers can expect rising out-of-pocket costs, often in the form of insurance plans with high deductibles.
IBM says it will offer its Watson artificial intelligence software to its U.S. employees to help them identify appropriate cancer treatments and options for clinical trials.
Nonprofit board experience can help senior managers strengthen their leadership skills and connections with high-powered players.
Small, nonverbal cues from executives can speak volumes to employees and others. For starters, don’t tilt your head.
Higher turnover can be a price worth paying for exceptional talent. And when a stream of top performers go on to better things, the departures usually hasten the flow of more top talent into the company.
Study finds that women board members often supply missing skill sets.
People say things they shouldn’t, and don’t say things they should. A few simple rules can help us all get more out of workplace chats.
The Obama administration on Thursday completed new requirements on business to provide employee pay data by gender and race and for federal contractors to offer paid sick days.
General Motors’ Mary Barra and JPMorgan’s James Dimon shared stories from their own careers and talked frankly about how things work in their own businesses at a Women in the Workplace event in New York Tuesday night.
More U.S. businesses are bolstering efforts to retain top executives of acquired concerns because unwanted exits can doom a takeover.