It’s no secret that life at the top of the corporate world is becoming more challenging. Last year, nearly 17.5 percent of the CEOs of the world’s largest 2,500 companies left their posts — representing the highest rate of departures that PwC’s Strategy& CEO Success study has tallied in its existence....
You've spent hours writing your most professional resume and double-checked that there are no grammatical errors or typos. You even remembered to spell-check it, ensuring zero spelling mistakes. You're feeling extra proud because you had so many accomplishments to list that you've come up with a two-page resume that...
Writing a resume can be difficult for everyone, but for those 50 years of age or older, it can be even more difficult. Maybe they've been out of the workforce for some time, or they haven't been able to keep up with the latest processes and technologies. The good...
Team-building exercises usually elicit more cringes than excitement among workers. Trust falls, building newspaper towers and other forced interactions can sometimes hurt team cohesion. To combat the negative vibes that sometimes come from team-building activities, many businesses are choosing activities that appeal to a younger workforce. While that could mean visiting...
45% of job seekers reported having a harder time finding a job this year than last year. Job hunters said they consider career growth opportunities (61%) more important than compensation (57%) and benefits (58%) for the first time. Company culture still matters. City workers (38%), educated workers (45%),...
Trying to launch and grow a business in a market filled with competitors can be a difficult row to hoe. One way to stand out from the crowd is by focusing on a niche market. A niche market is a hyperfocused target audience that needs a specific product or service....
The governor and the Legislature hath decreed that Washington’s electricity supply will be “100 percent carbon-neutral” by 2030 and “100 percent carbon-free” by 2045. But what do those terms even mean? Do nukes count? What happens when a regional electrical grid becomes less stable, less reliable, more vulnerable to attack...
Research suggests people comprehend at best three thoughts in any article or presentation. So here is a conveniently packaged trio of insights for investors. Even without considering positive returns for most asset types year to date, more money is being retained in your account balance because the cost of investing...
SEATTLE In 2016, as Boeing raced to get the 737 Max certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a senior company engineer whose job was to act on behalf of the FAA balked at Boeing management demands for less stringent testing of the fire-suppression system around the jet’s new LEAP...
Proper cash flow management is a key strategy that every business owner must master for long-term financial success. Managing cash flow can be one of the biggest challenges business owners face.  A recent study from Intuit found that 61% of small businesses around the world struggle with cash flow. Nearly one-third of...