A day after Ford Motor Co. announced the departure of North American President Raj Nair because of "inappropriate behavior" allegations, the company named Kumar Galhotra as Nair's replacement. Galhotra has worked for Ford for 29 years and was chief marketing officer.
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has given the green light to a pregnant nurse to proceed to trial with a discrimination lawsuit she filed after being fired for sleeping at work during a break. ManorCare Health Services said it fired the nurse for violating company policy requiring staff to remain awake at work.
Don't rely too much on past experience to guide your career decisions, Caroline Ceniza-Levine writes. You might need to "unlearn" certain skills or ignore knowledge that has helped you in the past to succeed.
A Ferndale, Mich., man accidentally set his house on fire while using a smoke bomb to try to evacuate skunks from his crawl space. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire, but the man's house was seriously damaged and no skunk carcasses were discovered.
Companies that want to benefit from their Instagram presence should strive to feature images that tell a story, writes Giles Thomas. Every post should endeavor to either educate, entertain, motivate or help your followers solve a problem.
Organizers of a Pennsylvania gubernatorial debate in October have chosen "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek to moderate the event. "Although candidates won't answer in the form of questions, they will share their perspectives on job creation, fiscal policy, reasonable regulatory oversight and more!" according to the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry website.
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