Lots of workers like to sound off on their way out the door, but it's one thing to accuse your boss of being a lousy manager and quite another to accuse him of being anti-Semitic and of seducing a female colleague and then having sex with her in an office meeting room.
But that's exactly what a senior... Read More »
Fed up and ready to bolt from your job? You're not alone. A recent online survey shows that nearly half of workers are considering quitting this year.
But given last week's dismal jobs numbers, it's worth asking, "Are they crazy?" Read More »
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... Read More »
There's no shortage of workers who get fired for doing stupid things on the job. Take, for example, Tamara Vangundy, the Indiana coroner who earlier this month reportedly showed up at a crime scene intoxicated and was subsequently charged with drunk driving.
But some people also have very weird reasons for... Read More »
In what may become a textbook example of how to burn a career bridge, a soon-to-depart Goldman Sachs employee has sounded off in an op-ed in The New York Times, warning that the investment bank's culture is little more than a toxic stew of greed that bears little resemblance to its once illustrious... Read More »
It may be hard to believe, but even with the nation's unemployment rate stuck at around 9 percent, there are plenty of workers calling it quits. Fed up with lack of opportunity or having to "do more with less," a greater number of employees are heading for the exits.
Nearly 1.1 million workers left their... Read More »
It can be difficult to muster the strength to leave a downbeat job in a rough economy. But if you do, you might as well quit in style. One hotel worker in Providence, R.I., handed his boss a resignation slip, as a 19-piece marching band commemorated the moment.
Joey had worked at the Providence Renaissance... Read More »
What's not to like about the 3.21 million job openings that the Bureau of Labor Statistics just reported? Well, it's down from 3.30 million openings the month before, but analysts aren't too concerned. The hiring rate rose to the highest level in nearly two years, from 4.29 million to 4.5 million hires, raising... Read More »
According to numbers just released by the Bureau of Labor Services (BLS) on December 31st, there were more than 2.5 million job opening out there, just waiting to be filled. That was on the last day of the year, folks, so that number does not reflect temporary holiday positions.
So what fields offer the most... Read More »
"I like what I do. I just don't like where I work." Sound familiar? From unbearable co-workers to depressing work environments, there things that can make even the best job a living hell. Here are some signs it's time to look for a new job. Read More »