Chef John Besh stepped down from his restaurant group after 25 former and current employees complained of sexual harassment at the company.
The 3,000-plus word "manifesto" written by a now ex-Google software engineer set the internet on fire this week. It claimed, among other things, that a plausible explanation for the gender gap in tech...
In the wake of sexual harassment allegations facing celebrity chef John Besh and his restaurant group, there's now a spotlight on the restaurant industry's toxic kitchen culture. As it was first repor...
Typical responses to reading this "Ask a Manager" column.
No one job title or occupation is the same, but the difficult coworkers you run into in any given field tend to be remarkably similar. Their eye roll-inducing behavior (gossiping, micromanaging) may n...
Stop what you're doing because if you've ever been through a horrible breakup and wanted vindication, this story will give it to you. For the unfamiliar, there's a workplace advice blog called Ask a M...
A company’s culture starts at the top and Kalanick’s track record of condoning and encouraging harassment and discrimination are now clear.
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Can Uber really change its toxic bro culture if bro-in-chief Travis Kalanick sticks around? As the company scrambles to fix a broken workplace, rife with inexperienced managers, weak human resource p...
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Teach them the importance of purpose, not just paychecks.
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So what’s the job of YOUR dreams?
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Is it time to question the unstated belief that career progression needs be a vertical journey, taking us to better and higher roles and titles than we had before? This belief is causing huge stress on both the individual and the organization -- the former due to sense of self-worth being linked to role and title, and the latter because of the pressure to provide growth for everyone lest they get demotivated and leave. Let's face it, only so much growth is possible.
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Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, has this to say of women: They tend to accept constructive criticism better if it is coming from a man. Nooyi, who reportedly spent so much time at work that...
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The other day, a friend of mine from B-School who is soon to be married was brooding about her post-wedding plans. Specifically, she was wondering how she would balance her corporate career with her personal life. She said this to me then: "You were among the batch toppers on campus, among the first to land a great job with a leading company. You could have made a grand career for yourself. But I admire the selflessness with which you quit it all..."
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The entire system of engineering colleges, which thrives on so-called discipline, control, gender segregation and humiliation (for you and your child), is one huge, elaborate lie. And no one wants to tell you that.
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At some point during our career, we come to realise that we have been making use of less and less of what we learned in college and are relying more on our life skills. We also become open to developing new skills that are vital to our success. Here are some essential habits that can help you grow professionally and to achieve greater success in your career.
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The key to maintaining a successful business is always being aware of what is occurring in your industry and with your competitors, and recruitment is no different. In order to help you understand the key trends in global recruitment for 2016, Lucas Blake have put together an infographic that uses figures from the 5th LinkedIn annual report which surveyed almost 3900 global talent acquisition decision-makers.
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With the unstoppable march of smartphones and the Internet, IT has been steadily permeating into every part of our lives, redefining how we live and work. With automation, big data, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, cloud computing becoming a reality, the IT industry is beginning to introduce new career paths that were not previously available. Below is a list of promising career paths that will be the need of the hour for future techies and IT enthusiasts.
In this post I am sharing 50 things I wish I'd truly understood when I started my corporate career. While I have burnt my fingers many times because of my own ignorance at the time, I hope that my insights will help you in your career journey.