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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquires Arizona firm
Sep 18, 2020 2:38 PM
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Thursday said it acquired Arizona-based Erin P. Collins & Associates Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Young, scrappy and hungry ... for promotion
Karla L. Miller
Sep 13, 2020 6:18 AM
Hiring the best and brightest means getting great results -- but remember, they didn't become the best and brightest by staying content with whatever they're offered.
Hot new job title in a pandemic: 'Head of remote work'
Sep 12, 2020 6:17 AM
As the pandemic has rapidly accelerated a move to remote work -- and widespread work-from-home arrangements are predicted to become permanent over the long-haul -- some tech companies are carving out new jobs for executives to act as advocates for virtual workers and think more broadly about a lasting remote future.
I'm a leader in retail, but I can't sell hiring managers on my skills
Karla L. Miller
Sep 7, 2020 11:21 AM
Ask yourself this: How do you sell customers items they don't need? Now apply these tactics to selling yourself.
Racial quotas catching on with major U.S. employers
Marin Wolf and Kim Bhasin
Sep 6, 2020 6:22 AM
After decades of failed diversity pledges and good-faith promises to hire more minorities, U.S. companies are taking a more aggressive approach. For the first time, some of the biggest corporations are setting concrete racial quotas.
Wall Street broadens school recruiting in bid to diversify ranks
Aug 30, 2020 6:10 AM
Decisions to replace in-person campus visits with video interviews, a move predating the coronavirus pandemic, allow banks to talk to more candidates from a wider range of schools.
Webinar to focus on handling needs for now, future
Aug 28, 2020 10:46 AM
Growth consultancy Red Caffeine will host a webinar at noon Sept. 10 for human resources professionals on how to adapt and respond swiftly and soundly to today's needs while preparing for 2021.
His boss wants him to keep meeting with clients, but without pay
Karla L. Miller
Aug 23, 2020 6:00 AM
It's not clear whether your husband has been laid off a second time or is technically still employed. What is clear is that his (former?) boss has not paid him for work he has already done, and so the boss is in no position to be making demands or threats.
Average CEO earnings soared to $21.3 million last year and could rise again in 2020
Aug 23, 2020 6:22 AM
The Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning think tank, found that chief executives of America's 350 largest companies earned an average of $21.3 million in realized compensation in 2019, setting the ratio of CEO-to-worker pay at 320-to-1, up from 293-to-1 in 2018 and more than five times higher than the 61-to-1 ratio in 1989.
With official systems swamped, union gets into contact tracing
Aug 16, 2020 6:16 AM
The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union is stepping in where the government has failed, running its own coronavirus contact-tracing program for 1.3 million members.
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