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Value of mentoring for executive education
Aug 14, 2019 1:00 AM
In the business world, mentoring has been recognized as a practice to nurture the talents of up-and-coming employees.
CEOs who cheat on spouse twice as likely to cheat at work, study shows
Aug 11, 2019 6:07 AM
Cheating on your spouse goes hand in hand with cheating in the workplace. That's the conclusion of a provocative new academic study that found a strong correlation between adultery and workplace misconduct by corporate executives and financial advisers.
Want to hire millennials? Better help repay student debt
Alex Tanzi and Shelly Hagan
Aug 11, 2019 6:15 AM
Offering such an incentive helps businesses lure prospective employees as they grapple with tight labor market conditions marked by a jobless rate near its lowest in almost five decades.
Walmart, Target minimum wage hikes drive average U.S. retail pay
Matthew Townsend and Scott Lanman
Aug 11, 2019 6:00 AM
Despite an industry shakeout that's been dubbed the retail apocalypse, store workers who have hung in there are seeing better pay than a generation ago, even with inflation.
Don't be a slave to the tyranny of 'everything's urgent' culture
Karla L. Miller
Aug 11, 2019 6:09 AM
If everything's urgent, then nothing is.
'It's not the Ping-Pong tables': Forum looks at what makes good corporate culture
By Richard Klicki
Aug 8, 2019 4:36 PM
An effective workplace culture doesn't mean having Ping-Pong tables and kegerators in your break room. It's more of having a transparent environment where all your employees trust and are engaged in your company's mission and goals, panelists said at a Corporate Culture forum hosted by the Daily Herald Business Ledger and HR Source.
Assurance to move headquarters
Aug 8, 2019 12:13 PM
National insurance brokerage Assurance announced it will move its headquarters down the street to a new 75,000 square foot space at 20 N. Martingale Road in Schaumburg.
Boss labors under delusion that new mom should work 3 days after childbirth
Karla L. Miller
Aug 4, 2019 6:00 AM
I unexpectedly went into labor eight weeks early. My son spent the first six weeks of his life in the NICU. Three days after his birth, while I was still in the hospital, my supervisor called, wanting to discuss work-related issues.
Alight Solutions acquires Hodges-Mace
Aug 2, 2019 1:00 AM
Alight Solutions, a developer of technology-enabled health, wealth and human capital management and financial solutions, said it will acquire Hodges-Mace, a provider of employee benefits technology, voluntary benefits and custom enrollment services.
America's youth think they can save the world and get rich
Jul 21, 2019 6:00 AM
Many young Americans believe that, while providing some greater good to society, they can also work less than Generation X does. The conundrum, of course, is that exploding student debt and the concentration of jobs in outrageously expensive cities make this a bit of a challenge.
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