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Subway After Its PR Crisis: Nobody Cares, And That's The Problem

It has been a couple of months since rumors started about the sexual proclivities of Subway’s former <i>spokeseater</i> Jared Fogle. Despite many expert predictions that the lingering PR crisis would damper customer patronage of the company’s 44,000 outlets worldwide, the real impact is far worse:<p>Nobody …

What should companies do about dangerous employees?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's called passing the trash. Keeping quiet about a former employee's true nature is about fear and money.<p>Violent and criminally-minded employees often move from job to job without anyone raising red flags about their bad experiences with them. Employers are afraid to talk about their …

Employment

Melbourne commuters face disruption as tram workers strike

Melbourne commuters are in for four hours of public transport disruption as tram workers strike over stalled pay negotiations with Yarra Trams.<p>Buses will replace trams during the stoppage between 10am and 2pm on Thursday.<p>Malcolm Turnbull live tweets public transport trip to Geelong<p>Read more<p>Yarra …

Transfield recruits migrant labour despite large-scale redundancies in Victoria

Transfield Services said recruitment agency ads were now outdated and did not reflect the company's current recruitment practices. A spokeswoman said …

Airline to weigh passengers before boarding as 'safety measure'

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Uzbekistan's national carrier plans to weigh passengers …

Apple says hired 65 per cent more women in the past year

Apple said it had hired over 11,000 women globally in the past year - 65 per cent more than the previous year - to boost employee diversity.<p>"In the …

Inside Amazon's brutal corporate culture

The internal phone directory instructs colleagues on how to send secret feedback to one another's bosses. Employees say it is frequently used to …

New technologies track and assess employees, but how much is too much?

Indeed, one way employees are pushed to work harder is tethering them to the office outside of normal business hours. Nearly a third of workers in a …

Defence fined $220,000 for training death of commando and wounding of comrade

A second Special Forces soldier was wounded when hit by three rounds.<p>Two of the rounds struck the front and top of his helmet and caused no physical …

Woolworths reeling as Big W boss resigns after staff complaint

Complaint from employee<p>Woolworths said he resigned for health reasons, but in the interests of transparency added that there was a complaint from an …

Rob's Spit Shack near Braidwood calls it quits amid claims of intimidation

"Mr Azbajic's complaint was fully and formally investigated," he said. The investigation found that there was no basis for Mr Azbajic's …

What's the latest workplace stress?

Nurses and parking officers were among those interviewed for the study, which is titled <i>When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Keep Working: Impact of</i> …

Police raid CFMEU in search of evidence of bribery and blackmail

An email, circulated among senior CFMEU staff on Wednesday morning advising of the raid, said police frisk searched all officers and staff present, …

Qatar Airways relaxes controversial pregnancy and marriage rules

Cabin crew had been sacked if they became pregnant or got married within the first five years of employment<p>Qatar Airways has relaxed controversial policies which saw cabin crew sacked if they became pregnant or got married within the first five years of employment.<p>The restrictions, which had been …

How to Develop Great Leaders Within Your Company

Find out what the former CEO of Campbell Soup did to build a generation of leaders and increase engagement.<p>Every business needs to develop leaders from within its own ranks. So how can you improve your company's process?<p>Douglas Conant, the founder and CEO of executive development firm …

Leadership

Another ex-Amazon worker shares her horror story

Amazon (AMZN) employees did not hold back after the New York Times published its story about the company’s “bruising” workplace, “Inside Amazon.” …

Angry Birds maker cutting up to 39% of staff

Angry Birds maker Rovio will cut up to 39% of its staff, the company announced on Wednesday.<p>About 260 people may lose their jobs as Rovio shrinks its business to concentrate on fewer products. It's the second round of significant layoffs in less than 12 months.<p>Over the past several years, the …

What to say when the hiring manager asks ‘Why are you here?’

You’ve made it all the way to the final interview round. Congratulations!<p>Now it’s time to close the deal.<p>It’s not uncommon toward the end of the …

Employment

This Airbnb job listing has an unusual title, but good intentions

Home rental service Airbnb is looking for an important new team member with an unusual title: “Head of Diversity and Belonging.”<p>On the surface, the …

The top 10 consulting firms and what it's like to work for them

by Sarah Grant<p>The world turns, and most consultants still want to work for McKinsey & Co. The elite firm known by some as the Harvard of consulting …

Gap To End On-Call Scheduling For Workers

The changes will make it easier for employees to plan their lives outside of work.<p>Gap Inc. announced Wednesday that it would end on-call scheduling for employees at its stores by the end of September, making it the latest retailer to drop a practice increasingly seen as unfriendly to working …

3 Warning Signs That Your Employee Has a Mental Health Problem

Look out for these indications that one of your workers is in need of serious help.<p>The employee you have come to know and trust usually performs as expected and shows up in a way that is productive for the entire team. But over time, or even just occasionally, you are seeing someone whom you don't …

Mental Health

Amazon cutting jobs in hardware division after Fire Phone disaster, says report

This news comes in the wake of the critical and commercial disaster that was the Amazon Fire Phone, an entry in the highly competitive smartphone market that turned into a huge black-eye for the e-retailer.<p>Lab126 employs about 3,000 people, so it's unlikely that the layoffs — reportedly the first …

Federal Trade Commission Calls Vemma A Pyramid Scheme That Preys On Young Adults

The Federal Trade Commission has filed suit to shut down energy drink seller Vemma after an investigation showed the company to be a pyramid scheme that generated $200 million in annual sales.<p>In a Wednesday complaint, the FTC called Vemma an “illegal pyramid scheme” and found the company focused on …

Former HP assistant sentenced to prison

Flickr/Thomas Wanhoff<p>A woman who worked as an assistant for a senior HP executive was sentenced on Monday to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to embezzling nearly $1 million from the company.<p>She was also ordered to pay $954,000 restitution in installments of $3,000 a month, Dana …

These Google workers have voted to join the Teamsters union

Warehouse and shipping workers for Google Shopping Express, the tech giant’s same day shopping delivery service, voted Friday to join a local chapter …

Nordstrom Affiliate Program

We aim to create a mutually beneficial partnership to reach our business goals. We look forward to partnering and collaborating with you.<p>Get started …

Which personality type do successful people share?

Which personality type is most successful in the workplace?<p>If you’re thinking “introvert” or “extrovert,” you’re probably wrong. The answer, …

Why we need new theories to explain wealth inequality

Six decades ago, Nicholas Kaldor (1957) put forward a set of stylised facts on growth and distribution for mature industrial economies. The first and …

Income Inequality

These 2 badass female Army Rangers just made history — here's the grueling training they endured

For the first time in military history, two women graduated from the excruciating 62-day Ranger School at Fort Benning on Friday.<p>Capt. Kristen Griest, 26, and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver, 25, were awarded the prestigious black and gold Ranger tab along with 94 of their male counterparts.<p>Ranger candidates …