The presidential candidates ran campaigns that were, in many ways, fueled by divisive politics. Now that it is over, how do we recover?
FORTUNE -- It's over, thank goodness, the election is over. Americans all over the ideological map can, at least, celebrate together that the attack ads, snarky debates, and divisive narratives of this presidential race have come to an end.
The ability to agree on that, or anything, may be MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 8, 2012 1:27 PM 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
The candidates have offered starkly differently visions for the nation's future. Here's how some entrepreneurs are preparing.
By Elaine Pofeldt
FORTUNE – No matter who wins the election, Ted Devine isn't planning any radical moves for his business.
Devine, who is CEO of Insureon, an online commercial insurance agent based in Dallas, Texas that targets businesses with 10 employees or less, says the election will bring more certainty to the business community, MORENov 2, 2012 10:45 AM ET
In many ways, Mitt Romney was the quintessential Harvard Business School student, and alum. So why are the current crop of Harvard MBA candidates siding with his opponent? By John A. ByrneSep 21, 2012 9:09 AM ET
Despite claims from the Romney campaign that the candidate's energy plan will create 3 million jobs, the supporting evidence doesn't add up.
By Deena Shanker
FORTUNE -- With this election's sharp focus on jobs and the economy, both candidates are trying to show they can marry the goals of energy independence with employment and national economic growth.
Governor Mitt Romney says he will create more than 3 million jobs by easing restrictions MORESep 20, 2012 8:52 AM ET
The culture of stagnation in Congress is creeping into the business world. What will it take to get unstuck as America moves towards the fiscal cliff?
FORTUNE -- Most good decision-making practices grind to a halt during an election year.
President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney are both taking to the podium, talking up job creation and business recovery. Yet in the short term, government leaders are keeping employees MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Aug 23, 2012 11:58 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
Being very good at one job (like delivering well-written speeches from a teleprompter) doesn't necessarily make you very good at the next (like leading the free world). By Jack and Suzy WelchApr 18, 2012 10:43 AM ET
You would think that seasoned public figures would know better, but it's quite difficult to remain guarded and on-message for every waking moment. Here are a few things to keep in mind. By Bill ConnorApr 5, 2012 2:09 PM ET
The harsh reality is that many job applicants can't find work because they aren't qualified for today's open jobs. By Geoff ColvinSep 8, 2011 12:39 PM ET
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