March Madness Could Cost Employers More Than $13 Billion"Any attempt to keep workers from the games would most likely result in real damage to employee morale, loyalty and engagement that would far outweigh any short-term benefit to productivity."
Desperate For Labor, Retailers Offer Workers More HoursAdditional working hours are the main factor pushing household incomes higher, even as hourly wages have barely outpaced inflation.
More People Ringing In The New Year With Job Search: SurveyMore than more than a third of all workers say they're always looking for new opportunities and job stability if the No. 1 thing they’re looking for.
Expert: Generous Netflix Parental Leave Policy Not Likely To SpreadWorkplace expert John Challenger – CEO of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas – said Silicon Valley companies like Netflix are competing against each other for the best and brightest employees, so they’re raising the stakes.
Job Search Continues For Many Into 2014More than 567,000 thousand people are unemployed in the Chicago area alone, and many of them were using the day after Christmas to jump on that job search. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Blackhawks Win Can Be A Hangover For BusinessThe Blackhawks are the talk of Chicago today, but all that celebrating might not be good for business.
Planned Layoffs Surged 37 Percent Last Month; More Coming Due To SequesterAhead of a key government jobs report to be issued Friday, a Chicago firm said layoffs are picking up in the U.S.
Layoffs Down From Year Ago, Hiring Remains Weak: ReportA new survey finds that planned job cuts by employers picked up a bit last month but still were way below a year ago.
Survey: 50 Million Workers Affected By Workplace BullyingA local workplace analyst warned Tuesday that workplace bullying is affecting more than 50 million people across the country, and costing businesses the service of valued employees.
Advice Seekers Flooded Phones For Job Coaching Hotline
Renowned Outplacement Firm Opening Job Search HotlineStarting Tuesday morning, Chicago outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas opens its phone lines to offer free advice to those looking for jobs.
Total Jobs Cuts For 2011 Equal Last Year--With Month To GoEmployers this month announced virtually the same number of job cuts as in October, according to the Challenger, Gray and Christmas monthly survey.
Report: Job Cuts Were Way Down In OctoberThere is a glimmer of hope on the jobs front this Wednesday, as planned job cuts by businesses plummeted last month.
Stores Starting To Hire Seasonal Workers For HolidaysFourteen million Americans are still looking for jobs – more than 423,000 in the Chicago area alone. But there's hope on the horizon. Retailers are beginning to hang out the "for hire" signs for seasonal jobs for the holiday season.
Fantasy Football Good For Workplace, Expert SaysMillions of workers sitting at their computers are busy -- assembling their fantasy football teams. But one employment consultant sees no reason for employers to be upset, in most cases.