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In the modern workplace, autonomy is now king. Research has shown that personal autonomy at work increases job satisfaction, which leads to higher engagement, and…
Prime is the gift that keeps on giving for Amazon. According to a new study from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, Amazon’s premium subscription service has now reached 80 million members in the US. As this chart from Statista shows,...
Limiting the number of foreign doctors who can get visas to practice in the United States could have a significant impact on certain hospitals and states that rely on them, according to a new study.
Fauna, a San Francisco database startup, recently began allowing its 13 employees to take unlimited paid leave to participate in rallies, vote, write letters to elected officials and take part in other civic activities. [...] the political climate...
A 'shocking' discovery was made when a pair of researchers at Harvard Business School decided to analyze the impact of higher minimum wages in San Francisco on restaurant failures...hint: they went up. Entitled "Survival of the Fittest:...
Facebook is giving staff members the OK to skip work on May 1 to protest President Trump's immigration policies. The California-based company also vowed to investigate if any of its vendors infringe on their employees' First Amendment rights,...
One reason Oracle Corp.’s Larry Ellison is a talent magnet: A study finds a link between high rates of employees leaving for prestigious jobs and improved company status.
Technology start-up Polaroid Swing is allowing its employees to take paid time off work for political engagements.
Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights
ATLANTA (AP) - Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger's...
ATLANTA— Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta's move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a...
The bond guru believes a global slowdown in productivity will hurt GDP growth .
Annapurna PicturesOscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow is finally giving us another movie, and it looks like a riveting one.Bigelow is known for her action-centered projects like "Point Break," "K-19: The Widowmaker," and "The Hurt Locker," and the...
Economic Policy Institute
Under current law, employers can give workers time off—paid or unpaid—whenever they want to, for any reason. They can, for example, reward employees who works overtime by giving them unpaid time off at a later date.
Wealthy Americans are giving away more money than ever to colleges and universities, and it seems like they have their eye set on California. In 2016 California received $1.83 billion dollars in total mega gifts of at least $10 million dollars,...
(Reuters) - U.S. cable TV mogul John Malone's Liberty Interactive Corp announced a complex deal that would help eliminate its "tracking stock" structure, giving the company greater access to the equity market and flexibility to make acquisitions.
Business apps help employees stay productive, but too many apps can have adverse effects. Here's how to fix app overload fast.
More and more Japanese companies are rising to the call of prime minister Shinzo Abe to fix Japan’s moribund economy by giving employees the flexibility…
Taking vacation time leads to higher employee productivity and job satisfaction. It's time for managers to help employees make guilt-free use of paid time off.
Nearly 60 percent of managers cited improved customer feedback as the area most impacted by employees participating in language learning programs NEW YORK (March 30, 2017) — According to a new report released today by Forbes Insights, "Best in...