In a world where almost 40% of the workforce reports having dated a coworker, the lines between professional socializing and dating are rather blurry.Aug 26, 2013 1:52 PM ET
The answer: yes.
By Laura Vanderkam
FORTUNE -- For a while, working from home was the hip corporate perk. Best Buy got glowing press for its Results Only Work Environment in which corporate employees could work anytime, anywhere. The federal government embraced telecommuting arrangements, in part for the ability to regroup in emergencies, and several studies showed that telecommuting had upsides for performance and retention.
But over the past year, there's been MOREJul 22, 2013 10:37 AM ET
It's worth taking a second look at the logic behind Wal-Mart's fight against the living wage bill in DC, as this battle will most certainly be part of a longer war between the retail giant and cities across the U.S. in the years to come.Scott Olster, editor - Jul 18, 2013 2:20 PM ET
How can a company expect to survive, let alone thrive, if half of its talent pool is excluded from key positions? Most companies can't even recognize they have a problem with gender discrimination.May 24, 2013 11:52 AM ET
Plenty of shamed high-profile personalities have found their way back into the hearts of fans and scored endorsements again. A few things Armstrong can do now.
By Harrison Monarth
FORTUNE -- Fifteen years ago, Lance Armstrong launched one of the most successful nonprofit organizations to address the needs of people affected by cancer. Since then, Armstrong's Livestrong Foundation has raised more than $470 million to help more than 550 organizations conduct MOREJan 18, 2013 11:31 AM ET
Matchmakers can connect millions of people looking to pair talent with jobs, buyers with vendors, tenants with landlords, etc. The Fortune 500 should take note.
By John Hagel and John Seely Brown
FORTUNE - You can find matchmakers in many different forms in just about every society. Chinese, Hindu, and Jewish cultures have institutionalized the role for several millennia. At different points in time, talented matchmakers have held positions of status, MOREJan 3, 2013 10:28 AM ET
Federal agencies will continue to interpret the laws that protect employees very broadly and enforce them very aggressively.
By Jonathan A. Segal
FORTUNE -- Democrats have retained control of the White House and the Senate. Republicans have retained control of the House. So the voters, again, have voted for divided government.
What will it mean for workers and their employers? Much of it depends on how Republicans read and respond to the election MORENov 7, 2012 1:07 PM ET
A former retail exec describes how and why he jumped ship to start a winery in his 50s. By Jim BorsackOct 16, 2012 12:57 PM ET
Nearly 1 billion women will enter the global economy for the first time in the coming decade alone, fundamentally shifting how the world works.
By DeAnne Aguirre
FORTUNE -- If you were to list the factors with the biggest potential impact on the business world over the next few decades, you'd likely cite some common themes - evolving technology, the globalization of markets, and fiscal challenges in Western countries, perhaps. But MOREOct 5, 2012 11:48 AM ET
Here are five crucial leadership skills for the most powerful CEO of all -- the U.S. President.
By John Ryan
FORTUNE -- With the U.S. presidential election fast approaching, we will hear a lot from pundits and partisans over the next few months, not to mention President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney themselves, about how one candidate's leadership skills are superior to his opponent's.
You can take their word for it -- MOREAug 14, 2012 5:00 AM ET
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