ESPN, the sports channel that is Walt Disney's most profitable unit, is cutting 300 to 400 jobs across the company and closing a small Denver office, a source said.» Read More
In the Super Bowl, the city with the lower unemployment rate wins the game 85-percent of the time. Right now, New York has a higher unemployment rate, hovering around 9-percent. BUT, the last city with a higher unemployment rate to win the big game? The Giants over the Patriots in 2008.
Building on the theme that “all politics is local,” marketing experts John A. Quelch and Katherine E. Jocz explore how dozens of international companies are using a local-focused strategy and turning global brands into leading local brands.
You love your job, you're trying your best, but your boss still hates you.
There is a very good chance that if you work in B2B sales, your company stresses building relationships with customers to help boost your numbers. “The Challenger Sale,” explains why this traditional approach no longer works in the world of sophisticated and risk-averse B2B customers.
Call me crazy, but I believe we’re at a unique moment of opportunity in our country’s history; an unprecedented opportunity if we handle it right. And, handling it “right” is going to require a sizable paradigm shift in how we educate and prepare young people to take their place in the workforce.
The number of job cuts announced by employers jumped 28 percent in January, led by retailers and financial firms, according to the latest report by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Although the economy is slowly improving, this year’s college graduates face yet another difficult entry-level job market. The author offers five strategies for finding a job in challenging times.
On Sunday, the public outrage at Stephen Hester’s bonus persuaded the Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive to turn down a pay award ($1.57 million) that would be considered miserly by other bank bosses in the UK and the US, the Financial Times reports.
Cash bonuses for winning the big game may seem like a lot of money to the average fan, but players really want to kiss the king.
Breaking out of the middle requires CEOs to constantly tackle new threats and opportunities, and to be willing to recalibrate their businesses regularly to achieve growth.
What's preventing you from having the life you want, the money you want? Could it all be in your head?
New SEC rules requiring companies to obtain an advisory shareholder vote approving executive compensation went into effect one year ago as part of the corporate governance reform measures under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of 2010. Today, executive compensation remains a hot button issue and companies and investors alike are anxious to gauge the impact of the new rules and predict what the coming proxy season holds.
Kowing which industries are in growth mode can give you ideas for new products, services or partnerships that could help you start or expand your business.
In his State of the Union address last night President Obama reminded the nation that education equals employment...Given the global economic challenges we confront it is essential we provide every American with the opportunity for a quality education. But that is not possible if our educational infrastructure is in disrepair.
During the height of the recent financial crisis, a new term entered the lexicon of pop economists and established number-crunchers alike --- “man-cession.” This term refers to the loss of jobs among men, which occurred at a higher rate than it did among their female counterparts. However, things finally seem to be turning around.
Although private equity is part of the larger capital markets that have driven growth and job creation in America, Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake co-founder and co-CEO, tells CNBC that private equity gets a bad rap.
Employment is the most important issue facing the world over the next decade, Vikram Pandit, chief executive of Citigroup, along with the other co-chairs of the World Economic Forum, told journalists in Davos Wednesday.
The author writes there's a new mood out there among many successful execs - something called "precovery."
One California-based technology company, TeamLogic IT, is offering veterans not just a job, but an opportunity to own a franchise, and potentially hire fellow veterans.
More Americans are moving out of state to get a job, a development that could cut unemployment and better match workers with positions, USA Today reports.