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Sexual Harassment Isn’t About Sex, It’s About Power

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 03.23.2017 | Women

It was only 26 years ago that Anita Hill became one of the most talked about women in the country, thanks to her sexual harassment allegations against...

The Revolving Door Always Spins For Goldman Sachs — By Design

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

by Niv Sultan Each time President Donald Trump adds another Goldman Sachs alum to his administration, it’s tempting to bring up his campaign-trail ...

Starbucks Gives Corporate Employees 3 Times More Maternity Leave Than Baristas

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.24.2017 | Business

Starbucks grabbed headlines and accolades earlier this year for giving its hourly workers parental leave, but few people paid attention to the inequal...

Why Do Millennial Women Quit Their Jobs?

Margarita Hakobyan | Posted 03.23.2017 | Women
Margarita Hakobyan

Many individuals in the business world refer to a phenomenon called the “leaky pipeline.” This is based on a 2012 study of women in the workplace ...

Thinx Co-Founder Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.21.2017 | Women

Miki Agrawal, the co-founder of underwear company Thinx, is denying claims she sexually harassed a former employee and engaged in other inflammatory b...

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Would Burn Billions Of Dollars DHS Doesn’t Have

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump has promised a “big, beautiful wall” between the United States and Mexico and a massive crackdown on illegal immigration. N...

How To Share Your Political Views On Social Media Without Losing Your Job

Laura M. Brown | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics
Laura M. Brown

Social media is exploding with political discussion these days, and we’ve all read the stories about employees being fired for something they posted...

53 Major Companies Voice Support For Transgender Teen Ahead Of Supreme Court Case

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics

Gavin Grimm, a transgender teen in Virginia, just wanted to use the restroom at his school like any other student. Instead, he’ll be fighting for th...

Five Lessons Companies Should Learn From Uber About Sexual Harassment

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 02.24.2017 | Business
Jeffery Tobias Halter

It’s 2017 and Fortune 500 companies are still dealing with the issues of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. While recent high-profile laws...

The Way Americans Retire Is Broken. Here Are 5 Ideas For Fixing It.

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.15.2017 | Healthy Living

Retirement, for me, is like stepping off the diving board into the deep pool of the rest of my life ― a little scary with no turning back once I’v...

It's A Big Day For Trump’s Budget Pick, For Social Security And For America's Millionaires

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A full Senate vote is expected sometime Thursday afternoon on Donald Trump’s pick for White House Budget Director, Rep. Mick Mulvaney. That means th...

Trump Pretends To Care About Women By Meeting With A Man Who Actually Does

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to talk about women in the workplace. The contrast between the two le...

Is The U.S. Ready For The Business Backlash?

The Heller School | Posted 02.08.2017 | Business
The Heller School

“Hell has no wrath like a business scorned.” By Michael Appell When America’s ship of state runs aground, who will send out lifeboats to carry u...

How The Fast-Food Chain Led By Trump's Labor Nominee Stiffed Workers Again And Again

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.03.2017 | Politics

Managers at a Hardee’s restaurant in Alabama scrubbed workers’ hours from the logbooks in order to avoid paying them overtime. Hardee’s worker...

Trump Promised To Bring Back Jobs. For These Workers, He's Taking Them Away.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.28.2017 | Politics

Earlier this month, Jessica Barlow learned that she would finally be landing a good government job, working as a call center employee inside a federal...

Have You Thought About Your Successor?

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Have you thought about who will take your job? Before I go any further, I need to point out it's not "your" job. Chances are that someone had it befor...

Organizations Should Put Talent First In 2017

Ed Lawler | Posted 01.22.2017 | Business
Ed Lawler

It is time to move beyond saying that talent is an organization's most important asset. Organizations need to behave in ways that recognize the strate...

The Truth Behind "Human Capital"

Brian de Haaff | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Remember Catbert from the Dilbert cartoons? What about Toby Flenderson from "The Office"? It seems HR is an easy target for comedy. There is probabl...

A Quick Recall On The Top Hiring Trends In 2016

Laiza King | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Laiza King

Image Credit In 2015, digital marketers were greatly sought after. In fact, they were one of the most hired digital professionals of the year. They a...

Ten Lessons from an Overnight Software Success

Henry Albrecht | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
Henry Albrecht

(and by overnight, I mean ten years) At the Limeade 10th Anniversary party an employee asked me: "Can you tell us the top 10 things you've learned i...

These Hardee's Workers Wound Up With Less Than Minimum Wage Under Trump's Labor Pick

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Andy Puzder, the CEO of the Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. burger chains, to be America’s next labor secreta...

Three Tips for Hiring Startup Employees and Retaining Them!

Jonathan Chan | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Jonathan Chan

You've started a company and have taken it as far as you can with just yourself and maybe a cofounder or two. Now it's time to hire your first set of ...

5 Megatrends That Will Change the Face of Business in 2017

Eric Mosley | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Eric Mosley

The global technology revolution has changed the world. Self-driving cars, missions to Mars, advances in medicine and robots powered by artificial int...

The Biggest Challenge for Startups is Human Dynamics

Quora | Posted 12.19.2016 | Business

What is the biggest challenge of an early stage startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are a...

Being Successful with OKRs Requires Better Communication

David Hassell | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
David Hassell

What do today's most successful, fastest growing companies have in common? Companies like Yammer, which was sold to Microsoft for $1.2 Billion, or Sal...