Across Chicago and the rest of the U.S., chief operating officers are being erased from the org chart. The disappearing act is part of the evolution toward flatter business structures as well as get-lean pressures that have companies looking twice at any personnel expense.Read More
To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This month, we look at the evolution of the “employment deal” between employers and employees. In December, we will switch gears and stop looking at the past and start looking toward the future. Read More
In lifting the San Francisco Giants to victory, pitcher Sergio Romo reminded us all about the power of plugging away for something bigger than ourselves.Read More
The new CEO aims to turn the company around by fixing its people problems.
New CEO Marissa Mayer made key hires, mapped out talent plans before starting a brief maternity leave on Oct 1.
Employees owe a responsibility to those who sign their paychecks not only to avoid breaches of this duty of loyalty, but also to avoid placing themselves in circumstances that could call their loyalty into question.Read More
Trade unions there called for a nationwide strike to protest India's opening of its retail sector to international retailers Walmart and Tesco. Read More
Why women with kids are having a harder time finding work.Read More
There's a strong case to be made for remembering our inner marathoner, our latent persistent hunter.Read More