• Stocks Head Higher; XTO Deal Boosts Energy Monday, 14 Dec 2009 | 9:59 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks opened slightly positive Monday as investors grew less jittery about the situation in Dubai and a big merger deal helped juice the energy sector.

  • Futures Lifted by Dubai, Big Deal News Monday, 14 Dec 2009 | 8:19 AM ET
    Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stock index futures pointed to a positive open for Wall Street on Monday as investors cheered news that Abu Dhabi would provide $10 billion of surprise aid to neighbor Dubai.

  • Job Seekers: Know Your Audience Thursday, 10 Dec 2009 | 11:36 AM ET

    Job search 1.0 is to tailor your message to highlight the best of you. But be confident that there are many great things about you and not all of them are as relevant or eye-catching to everyone you encounter.

  • Citigroup, Last Wall Street Bank Held by State Friday, 4 Dec 2009 | 4:46 AM ET

    A day after Bank of America announced that it would repay its federal bailout money, Citigroup and Mr. Pandit, its chief executive, were left in the uncomfortable position of being the last of the Wall Street giants to remain tethered to the state, the New York Times reported.

  • Embrace Your Inner Scrooge-Cancel The Holiday Party Wednesday, 2 Dec 2009 | 12:07 PM ET
    "Profits Aren't Everything, They're the Only Thing" by George Cloutier

    "Cancel the party," the author says adding, "I don’t say that because I’m hard-hearted and stingy. There are practical reasons why the company holiday party is a bad idea."

  • In their new book, Investment Leadership and Portfolio Management the authors take a look at the growing concerns of leadership issues in investment firms and make a case detailing the strong correlation between excellence in investment leadership and excellence in portfolio management.

  • You and Your Body Language Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | 11:45 AM ET

    Nonverbal signals. We watch them because they often “tell” the truth – unless you’re dealing with a sharp poker player, a trained actor, or an experienced sociopath.

  • Execs: Tis The Season To Take Control Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | 11:25 AM ET

    If you are one of the thousands of managers who is out of work right now – or an executive worried about your career taking hits in this awful economy – the impending holidays may seem especially foreboding...And for those execs who are actively employed, this is crunch time for numbers crunching and adds to an already anxious atmosphere.

  • In order to experience the madness of the holiday shopping season, one author wanted to experience for himself what it's like to see the American consumer in action when greed sometimes replaces need - so he got a job at Target as a floor walker.

  • On Assignment: Europe & Asia Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 10:53 AM ET

    I am currently reporting on the ground from the Asia region, after spending last week in Europe. I am also hosting the CNBC Asia Business Leadership Awards show this Thursday, which will be broadcast live around the world.

  • When You And Your Company Face a 'Crisis of Character' Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 11:49 AM ET

    Universal scrutiny has brought the need for a fundamental change in corporate culture. I define that change as the necessity of bringing the whole person into the management enterprise, not just the part of the person educated in business, writes the author.

  • Few Female Executives at California Firms: Study Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | 6:24 AM ET

    The corporate glass ceiling remains firmly in place at companies based in California, according to a study released Wednesday.

  • Economy Will Grow at 'Muted Rates': Blackstone CEO Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 6:13 PM ET

    High credit default rates and consumer debt will cause the US economy to recover at a slower pace than it did after previous economic downturns, said Steve Schwarzman, CEO of private equity firm The Blackstone Group.

  • 'Consistent Improvement' in AmEx Write-Off Rates: CEO Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 10:06 AM ET

    American Express has seen a consistent improvement in write-off rates and 30-day past due, Kenneth Chenault, American Express chairman and Ceo, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • "Profits Aren't Everything, They're the Only Thing" by George Cloutier

    Of the 23 million small businesses in this country, 60-70% are family-owned.  That’s where most of their problems start—with the rest of the family, writes author George Cloutier who has some tough love for family business owners.

  • Your Jobless Recovery Game Plan Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 11:26 AM ET
    Help Wanted

    It is abundantly clear that we are at the beginning of an economic recovery, with many positive signs from U.S. companies and from abroad. While the recession may have ended – officially – this is likely to be a jobless recovery.

  • When Execs Go On The Attack Friday, 13 Nov 2009 | 10:35 AM ET

    The client worked for a Fortune 100 company, determined to change the leadership style of the top thousand executives. My job, as part of that change, was to facilitate a series of leadership workshops. The client expected the worst. These execs would resist everything - the change, the workshop, me.

  • Disney's CFO-Theme Park Chairman Executive Swap Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 2:44 PM ET

    Tom Staggs, the company's long-time Chief Financial Officer, will become Chairman of the Parks and Resorts division. The chairman of the Parks and Resorts division, Jay Rasulo will take his role of Chief Financial Officer.

  • Obama Most Powerful Person in World: Forbes Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 6:28 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    U.S. President Barack Obama ranked at the top of the list of the world's most powerful people, according to Forbes.

  • Clowning Around At Work Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | 4:37 PM ET
    Young Employees

    For those of you in HR charged with hiring from a workforce of Americans whose parents never told them they were stupid for some boneheaded move—they just made "poor choices"—you can appreciate new survey results from CareerBuilder. The job Web site asked nearly 3,000 hiring managers for the most unusual requests they've received from employees.  

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