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McDonald’s Boss ‘Proud’ Of Pay Hike, But Protests Continue

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook said Thursday he was “incredibly proud” of a recent decision to bump pay for some workers, even as hundreds of protesters outside called on the company to do more ahead of its annual shareholder meeting.


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Chicago Publicist Learns The Business Of Connections In The PR Field

While public relations and journalism work together often, PR is gaining in dollar signs and popularity.


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Entrepreneurship Has Been ‘A Great Journey,’ For A Chicago CEO

Eddie Lou, co-founder/CEO of Shiftgig and co-founder of One Goal, has used his educational background to achieve a successful career and help thousands of job-seekers land employment, and low income high school students graduate from college.


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Diversified Education Improves Your Chances Of Employment In Chicago

Billy Dec, CEO and founder of Rockit Ranch Productions in Chicago, offers some insight into increased career opportunities for those with a diverse educational background.


Don Orseno, Metra's new CEO (Metra)

Metra’s Interim CEO, A Veteran Of Railroads, Gets Job Permanently

Interim CEO Don Orseno, a former chief of operations and a train engineer earlier in his career, on Friday was named chief executive officer at $262,000 a year.


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McDonald’s Fighting To Be ‘Relevant’ To Customers, CEO Concedes

McDonald’s is losing customers, as the world’s biggest hamburger chain struggles to attract diners with its higher-priced sandwiches and new offerings like Mighty Wings.


Former Metra CEO Alex Clifford testifies before the RTA Board about political patronage allegations involving House Speaker Michael Madigan. (Credit: CBS)

Ousted Metra CEO Wants Job Back

A lawyer representing former Metra CEO Alex Clifford says his client would like to return to work at the embattled suburban Chicago transit agency.


Businessman Tom Roeser has been helping to revitalize Carpentersville's housing market. (CBS)

Carpentersville Businessman Helps Stabilize Local Housing Market

CBS 2’s Bill Kurtis reports how Tom Roeser, using good old capitalism, has been leading the charge to revitalize a struggling town.


Jim Skinner

McDonald’s CEO Skinner Set To Retire

The chief executive officer of Oak Brook-based McDonald’s Corp. has decided to retire later this year.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

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Moo & Oink Name Goes To Highest Bidder: $530,000

A famous Chicago name went on the auction block this morning, and it was sold to the highest bidder for more a half million dollars.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 06:  Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivers the keynote address at the 2011 Apple World Wide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center on June 6, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned from sick leave to introduce Apple's new iCloud storage system and the next versions of Apple's iOS and Mac OSX.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chicago Apple Store Patrons React To Steve Jobs’ Resignation

Steve Jobs has stepped down as the chief executive officer of Apple, saying he can no longer meet his duties and expectations. Chicago Apple Store patrons are reacting.

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Tribune Co. CEO Randy Michaels (AP Photo)

Reports: Ex-Tribune CEO To Buy Q101, The Loop

Former Chicago Tribune chief executive officer Randy Michaels is reportedly set to buy two high-profile local FM radio stations, on the heels of a new book that exposes some raunchy tales about Michaels’ conduct in Tribune Tower.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

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Metra CEO: Rail Agency May Hike Fares, Impose Service Cuts

Metra CEO Alex Clifford is weighing a plan to cut service and raise fares as early as July, to offset recent high fuel costs. Newsradio 780’s Bob Roberts reports.


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L.A. Times Publisher Named New Tribune Company CEO

Los Angeles Times publisher Eddy Harnstein has been named the new chief executive officer of the Triune Company.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

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Report: CEO Pay Skyrocketing Again

A new report says the pay for company chief executive officers is going sky-high again after two years of decreases, and some people are trying to do something about it.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

Ron Huberman

Last Day For Huberman At CPS

This is the last day on the job for Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Ron Huberman.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010

Terry Mazany And Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley Appoints Interim Schools Boss

Chicago Community Trust chief executive officer Terry Mazany has been named the new chief executive officer of the Chicago Public Schools.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010

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Daley Wants New Chicago Public Schools CEO Quickly

Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley says he hopes to chose a new leader for the nation’s third largest school district by the end of the year.


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Tribune CEO Michaels May Soon Be Out

The Tribune Company board may ask for chief executive officer Randy Michaels’ resignation later Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2010

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Report: Schools CEO Ron Huberman May Resign

Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman plans to resign before Mayor Daley leaves office next year, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2010