The threat of imminent labor unrest at four U.S. Pacific Northwest ports was averted on Wednesday as the dockworkers union said its members would stay on the job despite "substandard" contract terms being imposed unilaterally by grain shippers.
Americans are largely satisfied with the way their health benefits are chosen and paid for, but wish they had more flexibility, according to a new survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
Steven Schonfeld, Schonfeld Group CEO, discusses the changing landscape in hedge funds and his firm's efforts to attract its top talent.
Research released on Thursday suggests when it comes to choosing job candidates, employers place a heavy emphasis on finding people who are similar to them.
One of the key destinations for financial jobs, Singapore is fast losing its lure as bank layoffs threaten the once robust job market in this Southeast Asian city state.
As snack eaters mourn the loss of their beloved Twinkies— Hostess Brands says a worker strike is shutting them down—more employees across the country seem to have an appetite for walking off the job.
Many U.S. workers can expect to bring home 3 percent more in 2013 than they did this year, according to forecasts from national compensation surveys.
Retailers are relying on part-time workers, a trend that has frustrated millions of Americans who want full-time jobs.
A new study suggests that many workers are waiting to retire at least until they are eligible for Medicare.
Looking for an edge at work? Break out your razor. A new study says that men with shaved heads are perceived as more dominant, more masculine, and more suited for leadership roles.
Facebook just passed the one billion user mark. That makes it the only employer on the planet capable of directly impacting a seventh of the world's population, except for the Communist Party of China.
Here's a list of European countries with the most mandated paid holidays per year, according to Mercer's 62-country report "Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines."
A six day working week is being demanded in exchange for a second Greek bailout according to one British newspaper.
For 25 years, the high-tech companies of Silicon Valley have been using Bon Appétit Food Management to serve healthy, and free, food right on the job.
There are lessons business owners can glean from Olympian social media mistakes. Some strategies for your business marketing efforts.
Human resource experts gather to discuss hot topic issues affecting the workplace.
This may not be the best time to look for a job, but in China employment prospects seem bright with multinational corporations (MNCs) looking to increase staff even as the global economic uncertainty forces firms across Asia to hold back, says a survey published Tuesday.
Despite the high unemployment rate, many businesses have struggled to find qualified candidates for an abundance of high-skill jobs in technology, USA Today reports. Is it a skills gap — or a communications gap — that's contributing to sluggish job growth?
A salary is among the most compelling factors for individuals deciding on a career path, a degree or even where to live, since some areas pay higher salaries for the same position.
Several global recruitment firms have told CNBC they’ve seen a significant increase recently in the number of European bankers wanting to relocate to Singapore.