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Years After United Merger, Flight Attendants Work for Two Airlines

Despite the name on its airplanes, United Airlines is anything but fully unified.<p>More than five years after United merged with Continental, the combined carrier’s 24,000 flight attendants are still operating as if the company were running two airlines. That disconnect has made scheduling crews and …

How AOL Used Snapchat as a Recruitment Tool for Millennial Women

Last November, AOL was looking for a new way to promote diversity and talent while also getting more millennial women to apply for jobs. Twitter and …

Michelle Rodriguez on Wage Gap: “It’s like Being Born a Slave”

<b>Michelle Rodriguez</b> got blunt about being a working woman in Hollywood.<p>The "Fast and Furious" star was asked by <i>TMZ</i> about the Hollywood wage gap and how she feels about getting paid less than her male costars. Rodriguez nonchalantly responded that while yes it's unfair, it's just the way society …

‘People analytics’ are helping employers make savvier hires

It’s that time of year when a crop of new college graduates floods the job market looking for work. But how those with freshly minted bachelor’s degrees eventually match up with employers is often a haphazard process for an economy as advanced as that of the United States.<p>Employers don’t plan far …

Employment

Addressing Graduates, Sheryl Sandberg Reflects on the Lessons that Grief Teaches

"I am not here to tell you all the things I've learned in life. Today, I will try to tell you what I learned in death."<p>When Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg stood in front of the UC Berkeley class of 2016 this morning to deliver her commencement address, she warned them: These were not going to be a …

Empathy

Most Employees Feel Authentic at Work, but It Can Take a While

Most of us engage in self-presentation in the workplace at least occasionally. We actively manage our behavior, emotions, or the way we are perceived by coworkers and bosses. We do it for a variety of reasons: Some people feel they cannot freely express emotion at work<i>,</i> others believe they cannot …

What Your HR Data Can Tell You About Your Business

Cornerstone OnDemand, one of few remaining pure-play players in cloud talent management software, wants more credibility outside the human resources …

5 New Ways People Are Ruining Their LinkedIn Profiles | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>People's imaginations know few bounds.<p>Especially when it comes to describing how wonderful they are.<p>Their fingers are poised over their keyboards. They egos are poised over their fingers.<p>What …

A workplace wiki helps teams get to know each other

Canadian ecommerce company Shopify has created a way for employees to get to know each other quicker and better by asking them to post how they like …

Managing a Powerful Work Force: Performance Analytics, Not Time Tracking

In the future, not everyone will work on-demand, but time tracking and hourly billing will give way to real-time performance analytics. Think Uber ratings for projects.<p>During the Collision Conference, I had a distinct pleasure of meeting and speaking with Adam Miller, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone …

7 foods to boost your mental performance

Research shows that nutrients in food can have a significant positive impact on cognitive performance. Cognitive impairment is increasingly attributed to oxidative stress, a condition that involves excessive harmful molecules called free radicals or oxidants. Since these free radicals can lead to …

Want To Make Six Figures? How Pay And Perks Are Making This Job A Hot Second Career

Turn on the news, and the need for quality jobs that pay good wages are at the core of this year’s Presidential campaign. However, one career government data shows as being in decline, is proving pundits and statisticians wrong, say many in the industry.<p>For the first time in at least three years, …

Hospitality

15 of the best companies to work for in America if you love working from home

Business Insider worked with PayScale, a compensation software and data company, to find the 50 best companies to work for in America— dream-job companies where a premium is placed on employee satisfaction.<p>To select the companies that are most flexible, we looked at our list to see which had the …

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg honors single moms on Mother's Day

A year after her husband's death, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is opening up about her new reality as a single parent.<p>In a long post on Facebook Friday afternoon, Sandberg talks about adjusting to being a single mom in light of Mother's Day. She calls for better paid maternity leave, and stronger …

This new ETF demonstrates Wall Street’s unbridled hunger for millennial money

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. Or, in the case of Wall Street vis-à-vis millennials, if they befuddle you, figure out a way to make money from them.<p>…

It’s Everyone’s Responsibility to Make Workplaces Mom-Friendly

Jodie Neville loved her job at Hasbro, where she’d spent 14 years building a career. But by the time her twins turned 6, she realized she was missing …

Can a computer really recruit the best staff?

<b>It's a difficult question - what exactly is an organisation?</b><p>It is one on which huge amounts of time, money and energy has been spent, as experts grapple with the ideals of management.<p>The answers are complex - legal, structural, philosophical, cultural.<p>A company is an entity composed of hundreds - …

'Me-ternity leave' is not the answer to stress and burnout at work

“My dad says women love playing with babies, but why should companies have to pay for them to do it?”<p>This is what one teenager asked me on a recent school visit, while we discussed the gender pay gap and maternity discrimination. The question was not malicious. It was simply an argument they had …

Maternity

Millions of Chinese workers go unpaid amid economic slowdown

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China's millions of migrant workers are bearing the brunt of the country's ongoing economic slowdown as strikes and worker protests reach record levels, new statistics reveal.<p>According to the most recent annual report from China's National Bureau of Statistics, more than 2.7 …

How Women Can Make It In Workplaces That Remain A `Man's World'

Unless you’ve been under a rock, then you know that Beyonce dropped her new album “Lemonade” which once again shut down the Internet. In the track “Six Inch Heels” she delivers the intoxicating and erotic metaphor that it is possible for us to be powerful, feminine and professional while getting …

What Chobani's Employee Stock Ownership Plan Means for the Middle Class?

By Joseph R. Blasi<p>Last week Chobani yogurt founder Hamdi Ulukaya gave his workers a taste of capitalism by granting them a share in the value of the company. Ulukaya, who is also the CEO of the company, promised 2000 employees ten percent of the value of the entire corporation if the company goes …

Fox News shakes up executive leadership team

Fox News has a new top executive at its news division.<p>Jay Wallace, a Fox veteran and senior vice president of news and senior executive producer of news and politics, will move up to executive vice president of news, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes announced Thursday.<p>Wallace will replace Michael Clemente, …

Is being sober finally trendy? Juice crawls are just one of many booze-free events in the US catering to millennials who are ditching the hooch in favor of clarity<p>On a Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Rachel Floyd and her boyfriend Paul Isham take a shot of a dark yellow liquid called Mother …

Alcohol

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is freezing his salary after hearing complaints about his $40 million pay

In a proxy statement filed on Monday, Salesforce disclosed that Benioff's base salary will remain at $1.55 million this year. The change was made in response to hearing "concerns regarding quantum of total CEO pay," it said.<p>Benioff also took a 16% cut in his total compensation package last year, …

Facebook, Microsoft say they pay women, men equally

Facebook and Microsoft became the latest tech companies to claim that their female employees earn as much as their male counterparts.<p>The tech industry has been criticized for favoring white males,and the figures were released ahead of Equal Pay Day on Tuesday.<p>Lori Goler, Facebook's head of HR,said …