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Top 12 Most Overrated Careers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

Last week's job report revealed that the unemployment rate stayed stuck above 9 percent for yet another month. As scores of Americans look for work th...

CEO Perspective: Rapid Growth With a Female Touch

Dr. Sasha Galbraith | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business
Dr. Sasha Galbraith

Fiercely proud of being a woman and now running a successful woman-owned enterprise, Jennifer Schoenhofer believes that women manage organizations differently than men.

Anna Maria Chavez: Girl Scouts Choose Hispanic Woman As New CEO

AP | By CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 10.25.2011 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- As a young Mexican-American girl, Anna Maria Chavez was a member of the Girl Scouts in a small farming town in southern Arizona. Now, she...

Corporate Lobby To Blame For Economic Mess

Washington Post | Steven Pearlstein | Posted 10.15.2011 | Business

The economy is flatlining. Global financial markets are in turmoil. Your stock price is down about 15 percent in three weeks. Your customers have lost...

American Children Receiving Less Money From Tooth Fairy: Report

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

It looks like American businesses aren't the only ones hoarding cash these days. According to a survey recently released by Visa, so is the fabled Too...

Why Every (Enlightened) Chief Executive Needs a Chief of Staff

Jane Pak | Posted 09.17.2011 | Business
Jane Pak

We inherently believe the structure prevails and that the people should and will follow chains of command, hierarchy and protocol.

Why Wall Street Seems Unfazed By Default Threats

AP | By BERNARD CONDON and MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 09.14.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The CEO of a big bank says a U.S. default could be catastrophic for the economy. The head of the Federal Reserve warns of chaos. And a cre...

Cisco Could Eliminate 10,000 Jobs To Revive Profit Growth

Posted 09.11.2011 | Business

Networking equipment company Cisco Systems Inc could eliminate as many as 10,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, to revive profit grow...

Obama's Ultimatum: What the President Should Say to America, and Republicans

Sally Kohn | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

As President of the United States of America, I have put the economic needs of our entire nation ahead of the political agenda of my party.  At times of great urgency, that is what great leaders do.

Wyoming House Acts As Business Haven For 2,000 Companies

Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

CHEYENNE, ATLANTA (Kelly Carr and Brian Grow) - The secretive business havens of Cyprus and the Cayman Islands face a potent rival: Cheyenne, Wyom...

Scorching Roma in the New Lamborghini Aventador

James M. Clash | Posted 07.23.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

There's a good reason why experts advise against taking the last ski run of the day. Whether from fatigue, carelessness or a sense of invincibility, it often ends in disaster. In Italy, I found that out for myself.

CEO's Bonus 16,700,000 Percent Larger Than Earlier Salary

Posted 07.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Maria Aspan) - Citigroup Inc (C.N) has awarded Chief Executive Vikram Pandit a $16.7 million retention bonus, plus stock options -- a fa...

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Might Sue Sokol

Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Berkshire Hathaway on Wednesday said David Sokol misled the company in the way he disclosed his financial interest in Lubrizol Corp bef...

Walmart Execs Spy On Target Behind Enemy Lines

Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

ROGERS, Arkansas (Jessica Wohl) - When the guy who runs the rival store up the road drops in for a visit, a lot of "shop talk" can be expected -- ...

A Sit Down Conversation With Paul Greenberg CEO of College Humor Media

Ramon Nuez | Posted 06.21.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

I was given the great opportunity to meet with CollegeHumor Media's new CEO - Paul Greenberg. Paul has an impressive resume -- VP at MTV Network, EVP...

Walmart CEO Gets A (Small) Pay Cut

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. received a pay package in 2010 worth $18.7 million, a 4 percent dip from the year before, according to an ...

Shutdown Would Not Disrupt Lockheed Martin, CEO Says

Posted 06.08.2011 | Business

By Colin Clark Editor AOL Defense Washington: America's defense companies, who rely largely on the federal government for their revenue, are tryin...

Over Half Of CEOs Plan To Hire This Summer, Survey Finds

Reuters | Scott Malone | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. chief executives' view of the economy brightened in the first quarter, with more than half now ready to...

Steve Jobs Reelected To Disney Board

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BURBANK, Calif. — Shareholders of The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday re-elected its entire board including Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs, despite concerns...

Warren Buffett Says Possible Successor Could Make 'A Lot More Money'

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Berkshire-Hathaway hasn't picked their next chief executive, but the current one certainly has good things to say about reinsurance executive Ajit Jai...

For Big Company CEOs, Cash Bonuses Are Back

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Big bonuses are back at some companies. Bonus pay at 50 major corporations gained 30.6 percent last year, a jump of $43 million, the Wall Street Jo...

First CEO Of The Year Forgoes 2010 Bonus

Reuters | Martin de Sa'Pinto and Sarah White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ZURICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Oswald Gruebel, chief executive of UBS (UBSN.VX: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz), is the first head of a major ban...

The C-Level Job for Everyone: Reducing Complexity

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

A 2010 study of over 1,500 chief executive officers by IBM's Institute for Business Value identified "the rapid escalation of complexity" as the number one challenge facing CEOs.

Buffett Replacement List Down To 4

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

OMAHA, Neb. — The pool of internal candidates to eventually replace Warren Buffett as Berkshire Hathaway's chief executive has expanded to four,...

Your Communications May Not Be Communicating

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

Have you ever been in an organization where communication was not an issue? If so, you're the exception rather than the rule.