Potdevin, who most recently led TOMS shoes, will replace outgoing Lululemon CEO Christine Day. The brand has had a tough year, as it was forced to recall 17% of its pants for quality issues and public
The 30-year GM veteran has spent the last few years as executive vice president of global product development and senior vice president for global product development. There, she was "responsible for design,
For eight consecutive years, there has been no significant uptick in corporate board seats held by women in the Fortune 500, reports a new study by Catalyst, the nonprofit research organization. "The of
Even before her promotion from head of product development, Barra was the highest-ranking woman in the industry, according to Forbes. Sadly, learning that didn't surprise me. In a year and a half of covering
One reason we're endlessly focused on expert innovation, or as she calls it, innovation window dressing, is our core belief that innovation is difficult. According to one recent study, 68% of business
This video is sponsored by Ink from Chase. As owners of the online stationery and gift boutique The Paper Cottage, entrepreneurs Beth Kneebone and Michelle Lease handle everything from operating their
The day we launched Whisper, we got 30 downloads. The next day we got 35 and then maybe 30 the day after that. Growth stayed slow for a while. In fact, it took us four months before we got more than 1,000
So is the rest of the career-seeking world, according to LinkedIn's annual list of the year's most overused resume words. "Responsible" was the worst offender in 2013, followed by "strategic" and "creative."
"There's a powerful tendency to overcomplicate the whole notion of leadership," he writes in a recent post on LinkedIn. "In my own career, and with the great executives on my team now, I try to keep the
Although the gap may raise some questions, fight the urge to explain why you were laid off or fired on your résumé. "Don't use the résumé to explain job gaps," Paul McDonald, a senior executive director
Starting with women born in the mid 1500s, the 32 women celebrated in this exhibit were not only pioneers in their fields, many were women's rights activists and worked to encourage other women to enter
Before stepping back from work to celebrate the holidays, here are a few of the most fascinating ideas, from how investing could change to the leadership skills that are going to be most important in future.
Swift opened and closed the show, interacting with models as she performed. The hour-long special even featured a segment dedicated to the models like Karlie Kloss praising the singer's talent. This kind
The list, which was led by "responsible," "strategic," and "creative," was a reminder to avoid clichéd and vague terminology in job applications. A good rule of thumb on resumes is that specific is always
In a recent talk at the San Francisco campus of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, which was written up by the school's Knowledge@Wharton site, Weiner shared his best tips for businesses.
He called these errors made by jobseekers "Resumania" and encouraged hiring managers to submit bloopers that they came across. The firm has continued to collect them ever since. Below are some of the ridiculous
Even so, grammatical errors still happen all too often. When job site Bright.com, which has 7.5 million unique visitors a month, analyzed a sample of 1 million resumes on its site, it found the same words
Commenting on the lack of novels on the list, Gates writes: That's an interesting statement coming from Gates, especially in light of recent posts on using literature to study decision-making under ignorance.
We recently spoke with Roman Stanek, the CEO of big data analytics company Good Data, who was briefly in New York with a packed schedule of meetings with potential clients and journalists. For him, tools
The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo.Wikimedia CommonsMichelangelo: His Epic Life. By Martin Gayford. Fig Tree; 662 pages. LORENZO DE' MEDICI, ruler of the Florentine Republic, was so taken
Job community site Glassdoor released its annual Employees' Choice Award, which measures employee satisfaction on a scale of one to five, as well as their overall experience at the companies. Employees
Walk into Atlanta's Hydration Station on a Sunday morning and you'll find a dozen people in dimly lit rooms lying on recliner chairs with needles stuck in their arms. Most of them are hungover from heavy
His response went viral over email. Security Blog "Strife" out of Kings College in London recently published Mattis' words with a short description from the person who found it in her email. Their title
Most people look at successful innovators, like Steve Jobs or Jeff Bezos, and think they were born with something extra special. It's true, they were. But everyone has it in them to be creative. Jobs the
Bloomberg Associates, his new consulting group partially made up of members of his current administration, will tackle problems from infrastructure development to crime, the NYT reports. The organization
Decades of research have boiled human happiness down to just three factors: genes, events, and values. About half of how happy you feel is hardwired into your genetic make up, according to the article.
"For better or for worse, I've often felt that I have a sense of how we should be doing this," the CEO and co-founder of United Talent Agency, a talent and literary agency, tells the New York Times. That
You don't get to be the CEO of a private equity firm without seeing a few things on Wall Street. And in an interview with finance career site OneWire, Jeff Kelter, CEO and Founder of private equity firm
Even in a world where technology is taking over, books are an essential resource for people in business. DropBox CEO Drew Houston, for example, got a crash course in business and management by reading