Company Profiles

  • How to Work at Sam's Club In Spite of Big Layoffs

    How to Work at Sam's Club In Spite of Big Layoffs

    Just a few weeks ago Sam's Club, the warehouse store division of Wal-Mart, announced it was closing 11 stores. Now it looks like 11,200 more jobs, or about 10 percent of the staff, will be eliminated. Starting in February, the people handing out samples and doing demonstrations will not be company employees, but... Continue Reading

  • The Best Companies for Generation Y

    The Best Companies for Generation Y

    Generation Y (people born between 1981 and 2000) is the first generation to grow up with email, texting, YouTube, and reality TV. As babies they rode in securely fastened car seats with bumper stickers in the back that read "baby on board" and participated in team sports where there were no losers. This... Continue Reading

  • FORTUNE'S Best Companies to Work for 2010

    FORTUNE'S Best Companies to Work for 2010

    Employees at SAS certainly feel kneaded. Every week, several dozen of them get massages at the on-site 66,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. You have to pay, but it's only $55 for an hour, and that's with pretax dollars. And the convenience is priceless: right up the stairs from the gymnasium,... Continue Reading

  • The Top Employers for Gen Y, Boomers, and Everyone In Between

    The Top Employers for Gen Y, Boomers, and Everyone In Between

    Reviewing best companies lists is a great way to do company research, better understand a company's culture, and determine what type of company is a good fit for you. Here's a roundup of the top "best companies" lists for 2009 and beyond. Read the full story >> Continue Reading

  • AOL Employees Feel Your Pain--Layoffs Abound

    AOL Employees Feel Your Pain--Layoffs Abound

    AOL employees are in the same boat with the rest of America when it comes to layoffs and downsizing. A full third of all AOL full-time employees, or about 2,300 workers, will be looking for new gigs by the end of the first quarter of 2010, after the large number of pink slips distributed this week. Me? I'm just... Continue Reading

  • 10 Worst Companies to Work For

    10 Worst Companies to Work For

    Glassdoor.com, (a web forum where employees can answer questions about their employers and offer comments), recently released their ranking of the 25 lowest-rated companies to work for. The release of these stats follows the recent Employees' Choice Awards for Top 50 Best places to Work in 2010, and the... Continue Reading

  • Top 9 Companies With The Best Job Security

    Top 9 Companies With The Best Job Security

    By Michael Kling With unemployment just over 10%, job security is one of the top desires of employees today. Along with good pay and benefits, people want to find a company that's not going to give them a pink slip any time soon. Here's a group of companies that earn high marks in that regard. Nine companies... Continue Reading

  • AARP's 2009 Best Employers for Workers Over 50

    AARP's 2009 Best Employers for Workers Over 50

    This biennial recognition program honors companies and organizations who value the 50+ workforce. Continue Reading

  • 40 Diverse Companies

    40 Diverse Companies

    CareerBuilder.com Twenty years ago, you may have been hard pressed to find a company that employed women or minorities in senior management positions, if at all. Today, you'd be less likely to find otherwise: 28 percent of employers have more than five women in senior management positions and 18 percent of... Continue Reading

  • Why is Company Research So Important?

    Why is Company Research So Important?

    CareerBuilder.com One of the most difficult professional situations an individual can face is taking a position with a company, only to find out that its work environment, financial stability, opportunities and overall business practices do not live up to expectations. That's why one of the most important... Continue Reading

  • Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    Updated October 2009 By Molly Hallman, Payscale.com Can you imagine how simple your life would be if you never had to drive to work? If you have the self-discipline to work from home, the right opportunity could help you get back those commute hours and gain some extra time each day to do whatever you... Continue Reading

  • Best Employers for Moms Promote Leave-Taking

    Best Employers for Moms Promote Leave-Taking

    Kristen Gerencher SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Extended-leave allowances and a growing number of paid paternity programs mark some of the achievements of the employers named on Working Mother magazine's 21st annual "100 Best Companies" list. "They are not only offering more paid time off, but they're also... Continue Reading

  • Companies That Hire Home-Based Workers

    Companies That Hire Home-Based Workers

    What's the worst part of your workday? Is it your job or all the work you do just getting to and from the office? Consider how much time you spend on packing your lunch, sitting in rush hour twice a day, deciding which grocery store is easiest to get to on the way home, not to mention the money you spend on... Continue Reading

  • 10 Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    10 Companies That Hire Part-Time Workers

    By Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com writer For many people, working part time is a necessity -- not a choice. Perhaps they have to work part time in order to make ends meet, but did you know that almost 1.5 million people are working part time because they were unable to find full-time jobs? In November 2008,... Continue Reading

  • Top 20 Most Admired Companies

    Top 20 Most Admired Companies

    Fortune To create the top 20, Fortune and its survey partners at Hay Group asked the experts -- in this case, more than 3,700 people from dozens of industries -- to select the 10 companies they admire most. This year's winners all have strong records of innovation, leadership, and financial strength -- and... Continue Reading