CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries. Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even finance all recently added women to major leadership roles. Marissa Mayer may have recently...
Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST
Slumping Intel to cut more than 5,000 jobs in 2014 Intel aims to boost earnings by dumping more than 5,000 jobs in 5 pct reduction of workforce
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Intel plans to trim more than 5,000 jobs from its workforce this year in an effort to boost...
Jan 17 2014, 5:51pm CST
Goldie Hawn Wants Mindful Works Goldie Hawn is going to launch a new evidence-based program for educators and children in collaboration with Mark Bertolini. The Hawn Foundation’s signature “Mindful Works” will be launched during The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Jan 17 2014, 11:40am CST
IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand? CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignment issues. If you surveyed the news recently about IT jobs – those things you either can’t...
Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST
Telecommuting Is The Future of Work In many companies I work with, a certain percentage of employees work from home or are virtual employees – contractors or long-term freelancers. The percentage varies (ASTD, SHRM), from 30 to 45 percent, which seems...
Jan 12 2014, 7:56pm CST
Google launches private ferry service for workers Google launches private ferry service to help take workers from San Francisco to Mountain View
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — How's this for an employee perk? Google workers commuting from San Francisco to the...
Jan 9 2014, 5:26pm CST
How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party Much has been written, often with considerable glee, about the worsening divide in the Republican Party between its corporate and Tea Party wings. Yet Democrats may soon face their own schism as a result of the growing...
Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST
Why Every Employee At Your Company Should Use LinkedIn Having your entire workforce use LinkedIn could become your company’s rocket fuel. Yet many employers block company computers from accessing LinkedIn. They’re afraid employees will look for a new job, be poached by a...
Jan 7 2014, 8:26am CST
Drivers For Change - How The World Might Evolve In 2014 New Year is a time to look forward and ponder how the world will change in the months and years to come. It’s not necessarily something you would expect from an automotive company, though – yet that is what the US...
Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm CST
10 Things To Do At Work At The Start Of 2014 A couple of weeks ago I laid out 13 tips for wrapping up 2013 and preparing for the new year at work. My expert sources suggested that you complete outstanding projects, establish new goals, reflect on accomplishments,...
Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST
Let's Increase Our Innovation Capacity This Year Since this is a time when many of us set new goals for the upcoming year, I thought about what a New Year’s resolution for the U.S economy would look like. As I am reflecting on the discussions I had with business...
Jan 2 2014, 11:31am CST
What To Do When Your Boss Won't Support Your Great Ideas Frustrated that your company seems to squash you down every time you try to do something innovative at work? You’re probably not imagining that being too creative goes against the party line.
A recent Accenture survey “...
Dec 31 2013, 7:46am CST
Virgin Pulse CEO Chris Boyce to discuss employee wellness and engagement at CES The Virgin Pulse, which is also well known as the market leader in the current rapidly-growing employee health engagement category, has recently announced that their CEO Mr. Chris Boyce is going to participate in several high-profile speaking sessions at the upcoming 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is taking place from January 7-10 in the LA.
Dec 29 2013, 11:34pm CST
Mexico City Is Focusing On Tech Sector Development Mexico City is pushing forward with clean industrial development. Vicente Gutierrez, the Mexico City office chief at Mexico’s Ministry of Economy told me “The government is pushing for clean industrial development –...
Dec 23 2013, 7:36am CST
5 Ways Other Countries Do 401(k)s Better If you were to design a retirement program from scratch, you probably wouldn’t create what we have now.
The problems with the 401(k), IRA, Social Security “system” — or hodgepodge, if you prefer — are almost too...
Dec 23 2013, 7:06am CST
BlackBerry Announces 4500 Layoffs, $1 Billion Loss, $1.6 Billion Revenue BlackBerry has decided to downsize almost 40% of its global workforce i.e. 4500 layoffs and take an inventory write-down of $960 million with an expected net operating loss of upto $995 million in second quarter of fiscal year 2014. The company faces dire straits ahead.
Sep 21 2013, 3:25am CDT
BlackBerry to Downsize 40% of its Staff BlackBerry has seen better days. It is currently facing tough competition from rivals such as Apple and Samsung. The company is to therefore downsize 40% of its workforce in an effort to shed its losses.
Sep 19 2013, 4:08am CDT
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