For more than a decade now, I've struggled to define what fuels the most sustainably productive work environment -- not just on behalf of the large corporate clients we serve, but also for my own employees at The Energy Project. Perhaps nothing I've uncovered is as important as trust.
As much as employers... Read More »
Recently Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer ignited a national debate by banning work-from-home jobs. Now Best Buy Co. has followed suit. On Monday, it announced that it ended its much-vaunted program allowing corporate employees to work flexibly, where and when they want. Read More »
In a stirring Bloomberg BusinessWeek article, Leslie Patton tells the story of one McDonald's employee. His name is Tyree Johnson. The 44-year-old has worked at the fast food chain for two decades, yet still makes just $8.25 an hour, and doesn't get 40 hours a week of work. So Johnson has jobs at two Chicago... Read More »
All Sophia Ellison wanted was a new smartphone to replace her damaged one. But what she got instead, she says, was humiliated and angry after learning that a Best Buy clerk, who was supposed to move the contents of her old iPhone to a new one, instead said he copied its photos -- including some "racy" ones --... Read More »
NEW YORK -- Best Buy said Monday its founder Richard Schulze is stepping down as chairman after an investigation found that he knew that the CEO was having a relationship with a female employee and failed to alert the audit committee.
The company also said that despite the... Read More »
By Jennifer Booton
Best Buy is reportedly probing former CEO Brian Dunn's personal life to see if he misused company assets while having an alleged affair with a female subordinate.
The company did not immediately respond to FOXBusiness.com for this story, but a spokesman told The Wall Street Journal that... Read More »
Seasonal hiring will be the same if not worse than last year. That was the not so festive forecast from the employment services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas last week. And it's not surprising with our currently drab consumer climate. The U.S. Commerce Department recently reported anemic retail sales... Read More »
As the saying goes, a good deed never goes unpunished. At least that's what a 51-year-old worker at Best Buy recently discovered all too well when he attempted to thwart a shoplifter.
Roger Kline, 51, lost his job last week after he tried to stop a thief from stealing about $1,600 in merchandise at the... Read More »
Best Buy is hiring seasonal sales help in Sausalito, Marin County, California.
That's no surprise. After all, IBM, reports Portfolio, anticipates holiday spending on electronics and gadgets to be up about four percent. Best Buy is the cool retailer for shopping for those kinds of gifts. What is the surprise is... Read More »