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  • Why one famous VC is playing the long game Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 1:39 PM ET
    Reid Hoffman, founder and chairman, Linkedin.

    Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn, is focused on finding "radically bold, new or contrarian" companies.

  • When it comes to hiring, a large number of companies tend to miss out on a big chunk of the pool: Women.

  • Sept 25- A sanitation company at the center of a major U.S. labor board ruling that could force companies like McDonald's Corp to negotiate directly with franchise and contract workers has refused to bargain with workers hired by a staffing agency. Browning-Ferris sent a letter this week to Teamsters Local 350 saying it had no employment relationship with...

  • ZenPayroll's plans for Gusto Monday, 21 Sep 2015 | 11:51 AM ET
    ZenPayroll's plans for Gusto

    Joshua Reeves, co-founder and CEO of Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll), discusses the company's name change along with getting into the online health and worker's compensation benefits business.

  • Gender wage gap narrows for new women college grads Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 2:06 PM ET
    Young woman in office

    Pay parity is the new norm - unless you're over 27 years old, that is. NBC News reports.

  • And the best consulting firm to work for in APAC is… Monday, 14 Sep 2015 | 10:49 PM ET

    This consulting company's commitment to firm culture, training, compensation and work-life balance were crucial factors.

  • Can US reform its 'hostile' work-family rules? Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Mother and child workplace

    Corporations are making it easier for employees to take family time off, but some say U.S. workplace rules that aren't family friendly enough.

  • ManpowerGroup: China slowdown is hurting job market Tuesday, 8 Sep 2015 | 8:46 PM ET
    ManpowerGroup: China slowdown is hurting job market

    Jonas Prising, CEO of ManpowerGroup, says findings from the company's latest report indicate a significant slowdown in hiring intentions among employers in China.

  • UK MANUFACTURERS HALVE 2015 GROWTH FORECAST AS EXPORT ORDERS. "While UK data has continued to point to solid growth, UK manufacturing is having to contend with a roller-coaster of risks from the rest of the world, and the white-knuckle ride is starting to take its toll," EEF chief economist Lee Hopley said. Uncertainty about the scale of an economic slowdown in...

  • "The NLRB's actions today will subject employers to increased uncertainty, liability for workplaces that they don't actually control, and ramped up pressure tactics to ease union organizing," said Glenn Spencer, a vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Business groups have said such a ruling, which came in the case of waste management company...

  • Business groups have said such a ruling, which came in the case of California waste management company Browning-Ferris Industries Inc, would discourage franchising and the use of staffing agencies and subcontractors, potentially killing jobs. It may also force franchisers such as McDonald's Corp to reconsider the way they do business.

  • Aug 27- Companies can be held liable for labor violations committed by franchisees and contractors even when they have only indirect control over working conditions, the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Thursday in a closely-watched case that business groups say could harm successful business models. The board in a 3-2 decision that will likely be...

  • Accenture expands its parental leave benefits Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Accenture expands its parental leave benefits

    Accenture jumps on family bandwagon by upping the anti on new parent perks

  • NYT doesn't describe the Amazon I know: Bezos Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 7:49 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Jeff Bezos writes to staff defending Amazon's human resources policy following a New York Times story claiming back-stabbing practices.

  • Jeff Bezos on the defense Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos on the defense

    Amazon C-E-O Jeff Bezos responds to a blistering expose in the New York Times.

  • Amazon pushes 'purposeful Darwinism' on workers Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 | 2:00 AM ET
    Boxes move along a conveyor belt at an Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy, California.

    Amazon is experimenting with how far it can push white-collar workers, to get them to achieve its ever-expanding ambitions, The NY Times reports.

  • Apple diversifying its workforce Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Apple diversifying its workforce

    Apple releases its latest diversity figures.

  • Japan’s lost generation struggles to catch up Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | 7:04 PM ET

    You get one chance at success in the Japanese labor market, and in 2007 an 18-year-old Mr Takeda missed his, the Financial Times reports.

  • Luxe Valet reclassifying worker status: CEO Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 8:35 AM ET
    Luxe Valet reclassifying worker status: CEO

    Curtis Lee, Luxe Valet co-founder & CEO, talks about converting independent contractors to employees with benefits.

  • NZ dairy giant slashes jobs as 'white gold rush' fades Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 9:38 PM ET

    New Zealand's Fonterra is cutting jobs in an effort to shore up its cash flows amid a slump in global dairy demand, particularly from No. 1 buyer China.