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Corporate America

Corporate America Stashes $206 Billion Overseas, Fights Minimum Wage Hike, Is The Worst

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.12.2014 | Business

Hey, Corporate America, are you befuddled as to why you are widely considered the mustache-twirling villain in the tragicomedy that is the U.S. econom...

The Biggest (And Toughest) Shift in Corporate America

Amanda Schneider | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

We like to think these examples are as antiquated as an old rotary phone in our iPhone world, but unfortunately they are not.

Will Quitting My Job Be a Mistake?

Matthew Trinetti | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Matthew Trinetti

So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond that, I don't recommend it. --Bill Watterson, Creator of Calvin & Hobbes co...

11 Ways Women (and Men) are Changing Workplace Values

Dana Theus | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Dana Theus

Reframe today's workplace through these eleven lenses, and watch employee satisfaction in your workplace, and life satisfaction in your sphere of influence, go up.

Email Follies Plague Corporate America

Daniel Garrie | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Daniel Garrie

It is beyond refute that for every email sent, there's an excellent chance that someone, or many persons, may have kept a copy.

If You Feed Them, They Will Come. Creating a Successful Employee Culture.

Dayna Steele | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Dayna Steele

When is the last time you reviewed how your management team is treating employees?

How to Solve Economic Inequality From the Top Down

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

In his SOTU speech, President Obama talked about the need to improve wages for all Americans, with a special emphasis on raising the minimum wage. But economic inequality exists as much because of oversized compensation at the top as it does because of inadequate pay at the bottom.

Corporate America Vs. Entrepreneurship? Which Path is Right for You?

R. Kay Green | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

Always remember, choosing your path, whether corporate or entrepreneurial, is not a popularity contest. It is instead, a life-long decision that has a significant effect on both your personal and professional lives.

Athletics: Preparation for the Business World

Jennifer Langione | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Jennifer Langione

The fundamental lessons I learned on the basketball court have shaped the way I handle pressure, success and failure in the business world. Competitive sports equipped me with the tools I need to thrive in Corporate America and beyond.

Stay-at-Home Dads? Yeah, It Might Just Work

Lynda Bekore | Posted 02.11.2014 | Parents
Lynda Bekore

The secret is out. When it comes to women hitting the corporate glass ceiling, the elephant in the room has broken through. Women can have it all... as long as they have a wife at home to take care of the kids.

What's your Goal: Senior Executive, CEO, Board Member (or All of the Above)?

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 02.08.2014 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

In the United States, women fill fewer than 17 percent of leadership positions and corporate board seats -- even though we represent about 50 percent of the workforce. So, is it possible for today's woman to break through these barriers?

Why Mentorship Really Matters

Anjali Vaidya | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Anjali Vaidya

It's important to have many mentors, not just one. Mentors can be as diverse as the characteristics you want to cultivate. Analytical Skills? Empathy? Decisiveness? Find a mentor for each!

Corporate America: 'Have You No Sense of Decency?'

James P. Hoffa | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

Today the Teamsters and American workers face a moment of reckoning. The time has come where people must stand up and say enough is enough to companies that seek to take advantage of employees and taxpayers.

The Daily Szep- Corporate America Circa 2013

Paul Szep | Posted 01.18.2014 | Comedy
Paul Szep

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Creating Trans-Friendly Workplaces: Congress Needs to Catch Up to Corporate America

Michael Ruderman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Ruderman

Although we have a long way to go before we have truly trans-friendly workplaces, many of our nation's leading companies are taking important steps toward protecting trans employees in the absence of state and federal legislation. It's time that the federal government did its part.

Paul Blumenthal

Business Groups Can't Quit The Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A frustrated business community, opposed to the kind of tea party politics that led to a government shutdown and near debt default, has ...

From Corporate Greed to Social Need: How Big Ass Brands Will Save the World

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Merry Carole Powers

How can we transform business into a force for good and in doing so, solve some of the toughest problems our planet and the people on it are currently facing?

Manifesto of a Corporate Misfit

Steve Satterwhite | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Steve Satterwhite

The old way -- where employees compete against one another for status, raises and promotions, where one person winning means another one must lose, where one withholds from their co-workers because their managers stack-rank their people against each other -- yeah, that day is over.

If You Can't Pay It Backward, Pay It Forward

Tammy Kahn | Posted 12.08.2013 | Business
Tammy Kahn

I believe we can all embrace the "pay it forward" mentality, no matter what phase of business or life we are in, provided we can get past a few roadblocks that stand in our way.

The Umpire Changes the Rules

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brandt Goldstein

Will we finally see the umpire that the Chief Justice promised us? Or will he continue to move the foul lines and alter the strike zone to favor the rich and the powerful? Americans should keep their eyes on the Court.

The Nightmare at the Branding Party

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

You don't want to be the brand having that kind of conversation that sends people looking for the nearest exit or delete button or channel changer, do you?

United Gala for Orphaned Children in Developing World

Jim Luce | Posted 11.25.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

Orphaned children--especially in poor countries--face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunit...

Higher Education's Train to Nowhere

Paul Stoller | Posted 11.17.2013 | College
Paul Stoller

The university-as-corporation threatens to undermine the foundation of a world-class system of education and diminish the quality of our future social life.

The Truth Hurts: The STEM Crisis Is Not a Myth

Linda Rosen | Posted 11.11.2013 | College
Linda Rosen

The fact that STEM jobs have fared so well even through the recession is telling. If anything, demand will only intensify as the economy picks up.

3 Ways to Be More Efficient

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Why are you driven? If you have a packed schedule, why? What is important to you in your life? Reflect, breathe and be honest with yourself. This is your life we are talking about.