Geely's ownership of the onetime Swedish automaker could prove to be a valuable wildcard.Nov 11, 2013 12:55 PM ET
As more veterans return from overseas and seek to enter the civilian workforce, they are encountering some misguided assumptions from hiring managers.Nov 11, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Many companies overlook one of the most closely connected and valuable networks available to them: ex-employees, retirees, and even former partners and clients.Nov 7, 2013 11:33 AM ET
More than 200,000 skilled factory jobs are going begging. A wave of Boomer retirements could make the labor shortage even worse.
FORTUNE -- "Manufacturing has an image problem," says Paul Gerbino, head of industrial-supply trade publishers ThomasNet News. "People think of it as dirty, dark, and low-paying." That stereotype is one reason why companies that make tangible products are struggling to find candidates for about 237,000 job openings. To put that MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Nov 5, 2013 5:00 AM ET
In what seems like an effort to purge itself from former CEO Ron Johnson's strategy, virtually everything at J.C. Penney is being discounted, sometimes more than once.
By Jennifer Reingold
FORTUNE -- Retailer in trouble? There is often a silver lining -- if you¹re a shopper, that is. And so it has been at J.C. Penney (JCP), the $13 billion company that first gave up on sales and then returned to them -- in force -- MORENov 4, 2013 10:17 AM ET
Partly due to the strength of the yen, Nissan realized that it could improve its bottom line by shifting production of the Rogue to the U.S.
By Doron Levin
FORTUNE -- To those who argue that the U.S. has relinquished its manufacturing base and turned into a service-oriented economy, Nissan Motor's Smyrna, Tenn. plant serves as a potent rebuttal.
The second-generation Nissan Rogue, a stylish compact utility vehicle (CUV), went into production MOREOct 31, 2013 11:10 AM ET
One reason why so few women and minorities reach senior jobs has to do with a lack of financial incentives for their bosses, a new study suggests.
FORTUNE -- If your employer is typical of big U.S. companies, you may have noticed a pattern. As consumers grow increasingly diverse (with current minorities projected to make up 46% of the population by 2030, and 55% by 2050), recruiting at the entry level MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Oct 30, 2013 12:36 PM ET
Most organizations operate according to industrial-era practices that were designed to maximize standardization and top-down authority. All of that has to change.Oct 30, 2013 10:31 AM ET
While it is understandable that investors around the world are rooting for political resolve and policy clarity from Beijing, we should also be realistic about what Chinese leaders can actually deliver.Oct 29, 2013 10:44 AM ET
A tax credit that offers companies incentive to hire veterans is set to expire at the end of the year, potentially putting a damper on a growing -- and fragile -- segment of the American working population.Claire Zillman, reporter - Oct 28, 2013 11:35 AM ET
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