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Fortune 500's biggest gamble: Allowing gut instincts to drive hiring decisions

Laura Mather | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

The "Happiness Code" examines ways that behavioral economics is being used to help individuals reinvent the way they approach everyday and long-term p...

Project Manager That's State of the Art

Ella Thuiner | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Ella Thuiner

A project manager must keep a focus on practicality, no matter if he/she plans, manages or reports. The complexity and inter-connectedness of today's ...

Dear Companies: You Say You Embrace Diversity But Do You Really?

Sofia Katsali | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Sofia Katsali

My dear Weird Company: if it's unpaid, it's not an internship. It's volunteering.

Virtual Project Managers as an Innovation for Managing Operational Risks

Ella Thuiner | Posted 12.29.2015 | Technology
Ella Thuiner

Future project managers will work on a virtual basis that enables them to better focus on what matters as well as to monitor and control operational risks mindfully. The picture below shall illustrate the business-related processes behind a financial instrument (for instance, as used by hedge funds).

16 Companies That Did The Right Thing For Parents In 2015

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business

It's been a banner year for parental leave. In 2015, reality set in: It makes zero sense that the United States remains the only developed country wit...

The Office of the Future Is Weirder Than We Can Imagine

Blake Zalcberg | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Blake Zalcberg

As we think about the office of the future, it's important that we allow ourselves to sound a little bizarre. The office of 2045 is more likely to be outlandish than it is to be similar to the office of today.

The 10 Companies That Pay Americans The Least

24/7 Wall St. | Jenny Che | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business

Amid soaring corporate profits and stagnating worker wages in the past decade, growing numbers of low-wage workers are demanding higher pay. In the wa...

A Radical Movement in Corporate America: How Heart-Centered Meditation Can Change The Game

Tova Payne | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Tova Payne

Compassion-based meditation is healthy all around: within the workforce it facilitates more harmonious relationships and it supports inner calm from any life challenges that could hold you back from being fully present at work

The Art of Getting Promoted: Subtle, Systematic, Sophisticated and Strategic

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Many employees, regardless if they hold an executive, middle management or assistant job assume that all they have to do to get promoted is work hard, be loyal and have the appropriate qualifications; in short, they behave as if promotions were automatic.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How 24 Year Old Study Notes Founder Feross Aboukhadijeh Stumbled Upon Viral Success

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.09.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Millions of students have visited the Study Notes website to find reviewers for their AP exams, answer practice questions and go through college essays that were written by students who have made it to their dream schools.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Brian Clark's Transformation From General Electric IT Guy to Serial Hackathon Winner and Entrepreneur

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

With the demand for Computer Science (CS) graduates rising, a lot of CS students have a choice, whether to work for a big and established tech company or take the plunge in a startup or build your own startup.

Retailers, Don't Miss This Change to Facebook

Melanie Curtin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Business
Melanie Curtin

If you're a retailer and you target Millennials, it's time to take note. This new Facebook feature could be a game changer.

Rankings, Benchmarks, Reporting and More: Motivating Action on Business and Human Rights

Amol Mehra | Posted 04.28.2015 | Impact
Amol Mehra

Civil society groups, investors and even some companies and governments, have recognized that change was, at best, too slow, and they have engaged in myriad efforts to motivate action regarding business' respect for human rights.

Three Companies That Have Moved Out of Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.19.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

A lot of Illinoisans, including Gov. Bruce Rauner, have come out in favor of beefing up Illinois' business climate in order to in turn improve the finances of the state and of individual Illinoisans.

People Leave Bad Bosses, Not Companies: Here's Why

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Paula Davis-Laack

People crave good leadership, and when it doesn't measure up, good employees leave and companies lose lots of money and valuable talent.

Why Europe Is Doing the Ice Bucket Challenge With a Glass of Water

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 12.06.2014 | World
Gemma Godfrey

ECB President Mario Draghi has been highly effective with his words alone -- moving markets with speeches and little action. However, by doing so he has also set the bar high and expectations for action are becoming the norm.

Barry Wacksman and Chris Stutzman on #AOLBUILD Moderated by @SHINGY

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD From digital ad agency R/GA, authors Barry Wacksman and Chris Stutzman take the #AOLBUILD stage to present their new book ...

Senate Advances Bill To End Tax Breaks For Companies That Outsource

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. ...

Conquering Your Fear of Quitting Your Job

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

If we have the opportunity to do more, to learn more, and to make more money, why do so many of us give up that chance? Are many of us selling ourselves so short that we would stick with a company, rather than seeing what else is out there?

Attitudes and trends of the new consumer

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 08.31.2014 | Business
Ricardo B. Salinas

To meet customer expectations, companies face increasing pressure. Therefore it is important to set higher goals; it is not enough to exceed what we have done in the past if another company is growing more than we are.

Here Are The Biggest Companies By Revenue In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business

What's the biggest corporation that calls your state home? A new map created by the telecommunications company Broadview Networks allows us to visu...

Time for Bad Businesses to Pony Up: Cheat Your Workers and Our Communities? Pay a Fee.

Sarita Gupta | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Sarita Gupta

Over half of the Fortune 500 companies in this country made a profit every year between 2008 and 2012. Yet together, those companies dodged a combined $73.1 billion in state income taxes.

What Holds Women Back? Other Women

Mira Veda | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women
Mira Veda

It's truly unfortunate when any woman who identifies herself as a feminist tries to validate negative stereotypes about women. Self-professed feminist...

The Companies That Produce 90 Percent of Our Food

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.24.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Quick, what do Hot Pockets and Alpo have in common?

7 Essential Steps to Leap into Entrepreneurship

Bobby Umar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Bobby Umar

Starting a business can be a scary thing. You give up the stability (albeit perceived) of a steady income with benefits. You put your career on hold. You sacrifice significant time and energy for the first several years just to get up to your former corporate salary. You enter a risky area where most people fail within five years.