Pay for New Hires Is Shriveling

After years of salary increases, businesses across the economy say they’re reducing starting salaries for recruits By Te-Ping Chen Aug. 21, 2023 9:00 pm ET ) Pay for new hires is starting to shrivel after years of hefty salary bumps, requiring workers to reset what financial gains to expect from switching to a new job.Read More

How to Rally the Troops at Work When They’re Older (and Maybe Wiser) Than You

Generations are colliding at the office—and in the corporate hierarchy ILLUSTRATION BY ROB DOBI FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL By Rachel Feintzeig Aug. 20, 2023 9:00 pm ET Congrats, you’re the boss. The only problem is your team knows more than you. “You could be my granddaughter,” Jasmine T. Clarke, a 43-year-old program manager inRead More

Your Biggest Career Mistakes—and What You Learned From Them

Everybody stumbles at some point. The question is: What do you do next? The best career mistakes are those you learn from and that put you on a better path Agonizing about the academic degree you got? The decision to accept a job you had doubts about? Your regrettable candor in that meeting? The avoidanceRead More

‘It’s Not My Responsibility’ to Save the Office Economy

Hundreds of workers told us why they aren’t coming back to the office Gretchen Tarrant, Wall Street Journal If there’s an overarching truth in the workplace right now, it’s this: Many workers don’t want to go back to the office. Plenty of bosses say they should. The result is a stalemate. Office-occupancy rates have stagnatedRead More

Bosses Push Back on WFH Die-Hards: ‘They Will Need to Show Up’

Managers say team productivity has taken a hit as employees stay remote By Gretchen Tarrant, Wall Street Journal Office attendance is slumping again and bosses have a warning: We are a worse company when you stay home. In buildings across 10 major U.S. cities, office occupancy has fallen back below 50% for the past threeRead More

New Grads Have No Idea How to Behave in the Office. Help Is on the Way.

As the Class of 2023 enters the workforce, employers are seeing a lack of the skills necessary to navigate the office. The solution: instruction on how to send an email, the right way to buttonhole the boss and what not to wear. JUSTIN METZ By Lindsay Ellis Follow Recent graduates might be great at accountingRead More

5 Tips for Growing as a Leader without Burning Out

June 13, 2023 The former president of Kraft Foods shares how to think holistically about your career. Kellogg Insight Most people realize that growing as a leader takes effort. But the path forward is not always obvious, says Sanjay Khosla, senior fellow and adjunct professor of marketing at the Kellogg School and trained executive coach.Read More

Career Advice: My Biggest Mistake and What I Learned from It (Part 2)

Career Advice: My Biggest Mistake and What I Learned from It (Part 2) April 28, 2023 IndustryWeek's Talent Advisory Board answers April's question: What’s the biggest mistake you made early in your career, and what did you learn from that experience? Part 2 of 2. IW Staff What’s the biggest mistake you made early inRead More

What’s Happening to Remote Work

Author: Rosie Greaves, LaborIQ Staff Writer A recent article by Korn Ferry, a global consulting organization, suggests a significant drop in remote work opportunities, reporting just one in seven job postings offering remote work. According to a Korn Ferry vice president, this decline is due to growing concerns companies have over losing their office culture andRead More

How to stay motivated during times of change and uncertainty

Organizational and business strategy changes are an integral part of the working world. Revising workflows, modifying strategies and hiring new talent are all necessary adjustments that are parts of the ebb and flow of any successful company. Ultimately, change is the means by which organizations keep up with advancements in technology, variations in the jobRead More