Executive

  • Well-Educated Exec Most Likely To Be Fired?

    Well-Educated Exec Most Likely To Be Fired?

    By Alan Scher Zaiger Helicopter parents, impatient trustees, overworked professors, entitled athletics boosters and deeply partisan lawmakers with little cash to spare. It's enough to make people wonder why anyone would want the job of college president. Sure, the pay is pretty good, and the perks sizable,... Continue Reading

  • 1 In 4 People Fear Getting Yelled At By The Boss, Survey Finds

    1 In 4 People Fear Getting Yelled At By The Boss, Survey Finds

    Most workers get nervous before a big client presentation or an annual performance review. It's completely normal to feel a little anxious when heading into a major workplace event. But if something about your job or office triggers such a strong fear that it becomes debilitating, you may have a workplace... Continue Reading

  • More BlackBerry Execs Quit As Layoffs Loom

    More BlackBerry Execs Quit As Layoffs Loom

    By Alastair Sharp TORONTO -- The top lawyer at Research In Motion Ltd. has resigned and will soon leave the struggling BlackBerry maker, RIM said on Monday. She joins a parade of long-time company executives to depart since Thorsten Heins took over as CEO earlier this year. The loss of Chief Legal Officer... Continue Reading

  • 5 Habits Of Truly Expert Networkers

    5 Habits Of Truly Expert Networkers

    By Pete Leibman If you're getting ready for graduation, or if you've already graduated but you're looking for a new job, you probably know you need to spend a lot of time networking. But do you really know what networking is and what it's not? During my teenage years, I was painfully shy, and I thought... Continue Reading

  • Are Black Women Expected To Be Pushier At Work?

    Are Black Women Expected To Be Pushier At Work?

    A white man who runs a company forcefully, with no sugar-coating or hand-holding, is considered a great leader. But when women and black men do the same, several studies have shown, people don't like them very much. So one might imagine that black women might face a double backlash if they aggressively take... Continue Reading

  • Citigroup Investors Give Thumbs-Down To Exec Pay

    Citigroup Investors Give Thumbs-Down To Exec Pay

    By Pallavi Gogoi NEW YORK -- Citigroup has become the first Wall Street bank to get a thumbs-down from shareholders over outsized executive pay. At its annual meeting Tuesday, 55 percent of the bank's shareholders voted against the pay packages that have been granted to Citigroup's top executives,... Continue Reading

  • Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

    Promotion Secrets: How The Corner Office Was Won [Infographic]

    The nation's job picture may be improving, but it still has a long way to go before workers can expect to get a rise in pay. Stagnant wages have been a component of the U.S. labor market for more than a decade -- long before 2008's economic crisis. That means an employee who wants to earn more money will... Continue Reading

  • Holiday Job Hunting: No Better Time Than Now, Really

    Holiday Job Hunting: No Better Time Than Now, Really

    By John Sumser Ask around. Most of the incumbent career coaches are going to tell you that job hunting gets tough in December. They say that decisions don't get made, recruiters are slacking off, budgets are slamming shut and interviewers are glazing over. The 'end of the year slump' is like most of the... Continue Reading

  • Office Depot Fires Exec In 'Improper Relationship'

    Office Depot Fires Exec In 'Improper Relationship'

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - The head of Office Depot Inc.'s international division was fired, effective Monday, for having an "improper relationship" with a co-worker, the company said. Office Depot said the fired executive was Charlie Brown. It did not identify the other employee or describe that person's job... Continue Reading

  • Sample Resume: Operations Executive

    Sample Resume: Operations Executive

    Paul DeLuca was a Chief Operating Officer seeking a new position. His long career had all been in one industry and he was having trouble getting noticed by hiring managers in new sectors. He turned to Susan Barens of Career Dynamics to have his resume revamped. I spoke with Susan to learn more about how she... Continue Reading