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"Sometimes we go out looking for our life’s work, and sometimes it finds us. Getting into the music business was not something I had dreamed about, or even considered when planning my life and career," says Kelli McGarraugh, President, MD Records.
Sheila Harrell started her career at FedEx unloading packages; today she's in charge of 6,000 customer relations representatives around the world.
Women assume success is about the performance, about working harder and harder and achieving good and measurable results. Hard work is important, of course, but it is never the tiebreaker when management is looking for a candidate to promote.
It’s not just about delivering the business results or having passion for your industry—it’s a dedicated balance between creating a collaborative spirit for your teams to thrive, and delivering outstanding results based on the needs of your customer, says Bayer CropScience CEO Sandra E. Peterson.
When Alexa von Tobel found herself frustrated with the lack of personal finance resources and tools available to her, she took a leave of absence from Harvard Business School in 2008 to pursue her dream of creating a way for women to gain control of their finances.
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Some say Warren Buffett does. If that's not enough, a growing body of research shows that women are less emotional money managers than men — and have the returns to prove it.
Women are redefining success by leaving corporate America, working toward not only creating an acceptable work-life balance, but building a successful business.
Coming in to work when you’re sick costs businesses billions a year in lost productivity, but many workplaces can make employees sick. Here are 10 ways that your work may be killing you and your employer.
Fed Chairman Bernanke seems to be suggesting that the Fed should try to target the long-run unemployment rate — a move that may make him the Don Quixote of monetary policy.
Want to add about $100 billion more annually to the US economy and lower the unemployment rate by more than a percentage point—all without spending a dime of taxpayer money?Fill America’s more than 3.2 million open jobs
Not only are few companies creating jobs, others are trimming their payrolls. Together that's made job security a precious commodity.
Don't lay low. Be proactive. Assess the vulnerability of your company and position by understanding the evolving business strategy and how your unit and specific function fit into the overall scheme.
The increasingly difficult economic environment for young people is the biggest challenge developed economies face today, a senior trader told CNBC.com.
Even in a nation with 9.1 percent unemployment , German conglomerate Siemens says it is still having a hard time filling 3,000 jobs in the U.S.
By facing impermanence, daily, you deepen your appreciation for everyday life. That's what Steve Jobs believed. "Remembering that you are going to die," he said, "is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you having something to lose."
"When we charge directly for our goals, we have big, ugly crashes. Instead we must learn to zigzag," the author writes as explains in this guest post the concept behind his new book, "The Zigzag Principle."
Computer buffs and admirers of technology rushed to Apple shops from New York to Australia on Thursday to mourn Steve Jobs, praising him as a visionary who transformed the daily activities of countless millions.
Cubicle dwellers of America know they're lucky to have jobs in this tough economy but man, it's not easy! Here are the top complaints in Officeville.
Michael Lewis, acclaimed author of "Moneyball", "The Big Short", "The Blind Side", "The New, New Thing" and the iconic "Liar's Poker" is now out with his latest book, "Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World" - an illuminating look at the global financial meltdown.
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