Big corporations have long used relentlessly cheery speeches and other tools to motivate employees. But sometimes those efforts can come off as trite, childish and downright cheesy.
Target Corp., apparently, is no exception. As Gawker reports, the big-box retailer is rallying its employees to provide... Read More »
By Kelly Eggers
It's one thing to have a bad boss. It's an entirely different story when your bad boss is one of many at your firm. That could indicate a deeper problem suggesting your company's management culture needs an overhaul.
Companies with poor management practices typically have employees who are... Read More »
By Ryan J. Foley
They were learning to become truck drivers but wound up in a nightmare. In detailed accounts to a federal agency, dozens of female employees of one of the nation's largest trucking companies told of being propositioned, groped and even assaulted by male drivers during cross-country training... Read More »
About a year ago, controversy arose after it was reported that the New York Police Department had shown an anti-Muslim film during officer training. In response, an official at first denied that the movie had been shown, then said it had been viewed only "a couple of times."
A year later, however, documents... Read More »
By Beth Braccio Hering
Imagine a 1950s auto mechanic stepping into a modern repair shop. While some familiar hand tools would remain, the worker would be stunned by the sophisticated diagnostic equipment needed to work on ordinary cars equipped with computers and electronic components.
The mechanic's high... Read More »
This article was originally featured on OnlineDegrees.com.
Labor Day weekend doesn't just mean the end of white pants and the beginning of the NFL season. The holiday began in 1882 as a celebration of the economic achievements of the American worker. This year, you can use the long weekend to invest in some... Read More »
With the economy on a slow and staggered upswing, many Americans are just looking for a way to pay the bills. But some lucky job seekers will find themselves with more than just a job. They'll end up with a career.
First, however, they need to know where to find it. Read More »
Today, workplace learning and teaching can and must bring out the brilliance in everyone. Here's how:
The traditional approach to workplace learning and teaching is beyond old school -- it's broken. As a result, organizational intelligence is suffering at a time, on the heels of the Great Recession, when we... Read More »
No two ways about it: Money matters. And thankfully, wages are on the rise.
The mean annual wage in 2009 for all occupations was $43,460 ($20.90/hour), according to the Labor Department's Occupational Employment Statistics* program. That's up from $32,390 in 2008.
Want to know what jobs make close to the... Read More »