Chrysler workers will be reaping the benefits of the automaker's turnaround. Four years after the Chrysler Group LLC was bailed out by the federal government, the company is awash in profits, reporting a 2012 net income of $1.7 billion, as was reported by AOL Autos.
And the company CEO announced Wednesday it... Read More »
Most people couldn't pull off the feat of leaving a stable career to pursue a passion and develop it into a $1 billion company. But that's the experience of Alexis Maybank, the founder and chief strategy officer of Gilt Groupe Inc., the members-only online shopping website. Read More »
Going email free on weekends is a time management best practice. Every guru seems to agree that you should misplace the iPhone or Blackberry on Friday night, and check it only once or twice for emergencies before Sunday evening. That way you can feel relaxed without feeling tethered to work. Read More »
The unemployment rate is holding firm; companies continue their refusal to hire the unemployed. We wonder what more a nation of desperate job seekers can endure. They are terrified and we can all become a member of that class of people, the unemployed. Read More »
As an AOL interviewee, I'm in the unusual position of having traveled a roller coaster that has much to do with the current economy: I started as a freelance writer, became a freelance editor, and then became the contracted managing editor of the WalletPop website. I was subsequently got let go, and began... Read More »
When it's time to leave your job, everyone dreams of going out with a bang, but Wajmah Yaqubi returned to AOL's New York headquarters after hours and shot a bang-up goodbye video that went viral a day after she posted it on her Facebook page.
What were they going to do -- fire her? She'd already accepted a fine... Read More »
A reputable business website is reporting that AOL is about to expand an experiment big time. Business Insider is reporting that a community-based news website called Patch.com, which is owned by AOL, plans to expand from a couple dozen sites to hundreds across the country.
Patch.com is a group of the web... Read More »
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... Read More »