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Mapped: America's new business hotspots

Companies rush to define DEI

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NFL Digital Broadcast Rights Likely to Create Winners and Losers

LIV Fans Lean Left, While CFB Is Most Conservative: Harris/Sportico Poll

'Stupid people work here' and other red flags I encountered at my toxic job

Op-ed: Elon Musk is wrong. DEI needs to remain front and center in 2024

Corporate Crises - and Reputational Recovery - Have Changed

Gen Z may be on track to kill middle management

Most HR pros see disconnect between their job title and the actual work they do

Michelle Larson and Will Johnson: Chicago's Museum Campus is the key to revitalizing the Loop

AI and more drive soaring US technophobia - Congress, corporations must act

The Incredible Connection Between Consumer Loyalty And Climate Responsibility

Gen Z Is Leveraging Their Employee Power

Men in HR still command higher pay, titles than women colleagues

How JFK's Pollster Turned Into An Advisor To Top CEOs

Nearly a 3rd of American workers say they go to therapy to cope with their toxic bosses, new survey finds

If you do any of these 9 things, you might be a toxic boss

6 Steps To Improve Communication With Employees

The Workplace is Becoming More Political as Gen Z Comes of Age

Why Poor Onboarding Experiences Can Lead To New Hires Not Showing Up On Their First Day

Hiring managers could be alienating older job applicants with automated HR tools

Purpose strategy cultivator, Carol Cone, on the power of purpose to boldly drive business success

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Is Music Starting to Sound The Same?

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Majority of Americans Find GM's Offer to UAW to be Fair

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Chicagoans get creative in rethinking dormant office space

UAW reports "significant progress" in negotiations with Detroit Three

Better Ways to Support a Colleague with Breast Cancer

Workers are the unhappiest they've been in 3 years - and it can cost the global economy $8.8 trillion

Zillennials, notorious for work-life balance demands, search for something widely desired

US wage growth is finally outpacing inflation. Many Americans aren't feeling it.

Let's (not) keep it professional

Twitter Users Don't Want To Call It X - Inside The Platform's Marketing Challenge

Why C-suite execs need to stay ahead of the news cycle

New Research Shows Social Media Is The Driving Force For Business Intelligence Among Most Organizations

3 Ways To Maximize Your Organization's Ongoing Impact

Almost Half of Americans See Automation Replacing Their Jobs

Employees say corporate claims of ESG progress are baloney according to a new survey, and boards had better pay attention

Harris Poll: Remote work continues to threaten the downtown economy, but could spur growth in Chicago's suburbs

Communication Is Key: 3 Ways To Enhance Your Emails

What Airbnb learned after a year of letting employees work from anywhere

Rookie managers make nearly half of female employees want to quit

Nearly 1 in 5 Say Their Workplace Can Be Toxic, Poll Finds

The pros and cons of taking a 'workcation'

Brands, you're doing Pride allyship wrong

Organized Labor Is Having a Moment. Americans' Views Are Complicated.

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Millennials lead American optimism for the future

Google's CSO Kate Brandt on How AI Can Accelerate Climate Action

Applying for jobs and not hearing back? Indeed wants to boost your search, Netflix-style

Recruitment Strategies Should Target New Grads And Entry-Level Hires

You're Not Imagining It - Job Hunting Is Getting Worse

Brands benefit from having strong corporate cultures, Axios Harris 100 Poll finds

Layoff Fear Is Sweeping the Economy. There's Still Hope.

Enough With The Corporate 'Therapy Speak', Workers Say

Brief 3 min Read

New research reveals business leaders agree continued investment in social media is critical for long-term success, driven by social data’s growing value in business intelligence

Work Shift: Why Purpose-Driven Jobs Pay Less

I used ChatGPT to write a cover letter and pretty much fooled 3 experts - and an A.I. content detector

Return to the office is shoving moms out of the workforce - again

AI Is the Nuclear Bomb of the 21st Century | Opinion

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Small Business Owners: The backbone of the community also relies on the communities they serve

A new survey might be the first indication that economic woes are casting clouds over the push for climate action

34% of workers say they'd post how much money they make online - Gen Z and millennials are even more eager

Global Executives Say Greenwashing Remains Rife

R.I.P., W.F.H.? Not So Fast

How Adobe plans to help you spot a deepfake

Americans are over the endless anxiety loop. Only the rich, remote workers, and Gen Zers really care about the banking crisis, according to The Harris Poll

Amid SVB storm, pharma's reputation bucks downward trend and scales up driven by insulin price drops

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Employees Deeply Value Health and Well-Being, Finds IWBI’s 2023 State of Workforce Well-Being Poll

Some workers are worried that ChatGPT will replace their jobs. They might be right

Layoff anxiety is real - but you can still thrive during challenging times. Here's how

POV: Improving workplace diversity with AI is a tough balancing act

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Amidst economic uncertainty, new survey shows cautious optimism among small business owners for 2023

Harris Poll: Businesses are better at raising awareness of social issues than fixing them

5 Ways To Mitigate Greenwashing - And Greenhushing - Risks

Don't Let Remote Work Derail Your Career: 3 Ways To Enhance Visibility

Women of color are leaving the workforce and vanishing from unemployment statistics

The 'Great Resignation' is now the 'Great Regret': 80% of job hoppers wish they hadn't quit their old roles, with Gen Z the most regretful

Go Ahead, Fire Me: Some Workers Welcome Losing Their Jobs

How To Succeed As a First-Time Entrepreneur

The Most Popular Dream Jobs And How To Find Yours

The Importance Of Brand Management In The World Of E-Commerce

Poll Positions

Should You Start A Side Hustle? 5 Ways To Ensure Success

The In-Demand Freelance Skills Where Earnings Are Growing The Fastest

These are the 3 most promising side hustles of 2023: Delivery jobs ‘take way too much of your earnings,’ says expert

Zillow CEO: Traditional offices are as outdated as typewriters. Employers need to adapt.

Survey Said: Ten Polls That Generated The Most Interest In 2022

How to know when it's safe to tell the truth at work

Most Americans support a four-day work week - but can U.S. work culture handle it?

Bob Iger vs. Bob Chapek: Inside the Disney Coup

CFOs are worried about everything right now - but especially revenue and earnings growth

These are workers' biggest fears about 2023

New Standards For The CEO: Five Leadership Lessons Learned

Hiring freezes instead of layoffs gain ground in the job market as recession fears grow

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