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CEO John Challenger discusses tech sector job cuts and the economy on Fox Business
A shocking shooting at the offices of Arrowstream in the Chicago loop has our experts discussing workplace violence and how to handle employee demotions.
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Last week, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim used his speech at a conference in Paraguay to advocate for the three-day work week. While workers would clock 11-hour days to keep productivity at acceptable levels, Mr. Slim envisions a workforce that will be able to work longer into their lives while enjoying more work-life balance. He also sees peripheral economic benefits in the creation of new leisure and entertainment activities.
It is unlikely that a three-day... more
It's not cause for panic. The increase in job cut numbers is primarily due to a large announcement by one tech company.
Several studies have shown that leadership, more than money, is a top motivator for workers and fosters employee engagement and morale. On the heels of Donald Sterling’s infamous racist rant, which subsequently cost him his NBA team and caused teammates to protest, as well as Challenger’s most recent CEO turnover report which identified 6 leaders who could be put in the category of bad bosses, companies have turned their attention to bad leadership and how to combat it. “Bullies are more than those that spout hate or bias,” said Judith Devries, Challenger’s Director of Learning, “They can... more