Some interviewees show up so well prepared that, to get unrehearsed answers, hiring managers have to ask fewer predictable questions.Anne Fisher, contributor - Feb 14, 2014 9:37 AM ET
Executives talk to different audiences all day, and sooner or later the exact wrong words are bound to pop out. It's smart to be prepared. Tim Armstrong: Take note.
FORTUNE -- It's a safe bet that when AOL chief Tim Armstrong's comment about the million-dollar price tag for saving "distressed babies" went viral, the resulting sound and fury sent a shiver through C-suites everywhere.
"This really proves that there is no such MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Feb 13, 2014 11:06 AM ET
No one likes being a harbinger of doom, so breaking bad news often gets put off for too long, or done badly, or both. Here's how to spit it out.Anne Fisher, contributor - Feb 6, 2014 2:46 PM ET
A 22-year study found that, when performance rather than rank is the criterion for cutting jobs, diversity in management soars.Anne Fisher, contributor - Feb 5, 2014 11:18 AM ET
Companies plan to hire more IT staff in the year ahead, and pay them bigger salaries, too. For the computer science class of 2014, the outlook is sunny.Anne Fisher, contributor - Dec 27, 2013 9:42 AM ET
Nervous about whether your year-end expense report will fly? At least you (probably) didn't claim any of these items.Anne Fisher, contributor - Dec 19, 2013 11:37 AM ET
Conventional wisdom says higher wages for employees always mean higher prices, lower profits, or both. But what if that's just not true?Anne Fisher, contributor - Dec 12, 2013 10:34 AM ET
Call it a parting shot. In our recent sit-down with the outgoing chief executive, he shares a few principles that have guided him over his 13 years leading the tech giant.
By Mary Jo Foley, special to Fortune
FORTUNE -- In what is likely his final press interview as Microsoft CEO (part of which you can read, here, on this very website), Steve Ballmer was reflective. Sure, the company tripled revenues MOREDec 12, 2013 6:52 AM ET
An in-house crowdfunding platform lets employees evaluate each other's ideas — and fund them with IBM's money.Anne Fisher, contributor - Dec 4, 2013 2:45 PM ET
Paying people more than they expected, with no strings attached, can boost productivity by as much as 20%, a new study says.Anne Fisher, contributor - Nov 26, 2013 10:18 AM ET
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