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Tips to Survive a Yahoo-Style Bell Curve Performance Review

Tips to Survive a Yahoo-Style Bell Curve Performance Review

How to get co-workers and managers to give you good ratings

Being evaluated on a bell curve is more common in business than you think! Don't find yourself on the low end. You could end up out of a job! Here are a tips for staying on the upside of the curve. Read More »

Chrysler, Awash In Profits, To Give Every Worker $2,250

Chrysler, Awash In Profits, To Give Every Worker $2,250

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 »

Best Big Companies To Work For

Best Big Companies To Work For

Finding a great place to work for many workers can be a challenge, especially in this economy when so many are content just to have a steady paycheck. The soft labor market, though, doesn't necessarily make it easier -- even for large global companies -- to find top talent, which is why so many of them still... Read More »

Apple Supplier Foxconn Admits Using Underage Workers As 'Interns'

Apple Supplier Foxconn Admits Using Underage Workers As 'Interns'

BEIJING -- The company that manufactures Apple's iPhone said Tuesday that it found underage interns as young as 14 working at one of its factories in China. Foxconn Technology Group said the interns were found by a company investigation at its factory in the eastern city of Yantai and were sent back to their... Read More »

Lunch Break: Tech Tools That Can Help And Harm Your Job Search

Lunch Break: Tech Tools That Can Help And Harm Your Job Search

What's the defining characteristic of working in the digital age? Computers have changed many things, but the Internet and social media provide workers with greater ability to both promote and express themselves. Especially when you feel that you've lost your job unfairly. Given that "anyone with a Facebook... Read More »

New Sites Promise More 'Scientific' Method To Job Hunting

New Sites Promise More 'Scientific' Method To Job Hunting

The job search has long been an inexact science. You send out a blitz of resumes, network with everyone you know, and keep your fingers crossed. But several new, job-search sites are claiming to be bringing more precision to the process, using Google-like technology and elaborate algorithms. Two... Read More »

Ex-Google Engineer Slams Former Employer On Microsoft Blog

Ex-Google Engineer Slams Former Employer On Microsoft Blog

Just one day before a Goldman Sachs executive resigned by skewering the firm in an op-ed, a former Google engineer offered his own very public critique of his former employer. Now at Microsoft, James Whittaker wrote on the company blog that Google went from an "innovation factory" to "an advertising company,"... Read More »

300 Foxconn Workers In China Reportedly Threaten Suicide Seeking More Pay

300 Foxconn Workers In China Reportedly Threaten Suicide Seeking More Pay

Working in China's burgeoning manufacturing sector is proving exceedingly tough for many Chinese workers. Long hours and intense pressure to quickly churn out the latest high-tech gizmos destined for overseas markets have led to protests and even suicides among some workers, according to media... Read More »

Yahoo CEO Bartz Fired Over The Phone, Rocky Run Ends

Yahoo CEO Bartz Fired Over The Phone, Rocky Run Ends

By Alexei Oreskovic and Edwin Chan (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc Chairman Roy Bostock fired CEO Carol Bartz over the phone on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous tenure marked by stagnation and a rift with Chinese partner Alibaba. Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse will step in as interim CEO, and the company will search... Read More »

Tech Boom Fuels Surge Of Creative Perks To Lure -- And Keep -- Top Talent

Tech Boom Fuels Surge Of Creative Perks To Lure -- And Keep -- Top Talent

The technology sector has been one of the few bright spots within the otherwise anemic U.S. job market. In fact, tech businesses are so keen on staffing some difficult-to-fill positions that they're layering on the perks in the hope of enticing the best and brightest to their ranks. Read More »

Top Headhunters of All Time: Not Who You'd Think

Top Headhunters of All Time: Not Who You'd Think

You might think that history's top headhunters are stealthy, upscale professionals who have the contact info of all America's top executives squirreled away in their iPhones, and the knowledge of who can be induced to go where for the right price. Not so, according to jobs expert Jeff Christian, founder of... Read More »

Now Hiring: Microsoft Adding Thousands

Now Hiring: Microsoft Adding Thousands

It's a great time for techies. First Google announces they're hiring 6,000, and now Microsoft says they want to add an additional 2,400 software engineer and research positions by the end of the year, according to a recent post on FINS.com. Those jobs will be located all over the world, and will be filled as... Read More »

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