<![CDATA[Workplace Business News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Workplace business news stories and articles. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:59:32 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:59:32 CDT Workplace 60 Perceptive Software closes satellite offices and announces layoffs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2155478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:23:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2155478.html Diane Stafford: Be open about caregiving duties http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2149823.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2149823.html Microsoft lays off 2,100 employees 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improvement in local job market http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2132746.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:25:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2132746.html UPS expects to hire up to 95,000 seasonal workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article2123395.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 01:40:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article2123395.html General Motors to add 750 workers to build small pickup trucks in Wentzville, Mo. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article2124867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:50:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article2124867.html More workers, job applicants testing positive for pot, amphetamines http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2072678.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:54:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2072678.html Longtime Chicago futures trader talks shop http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2120545.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:04:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2120545.html Rex Huppke: Workers should help design workplace http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122934.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:04:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122934.html Charter captains bemoan unlicensed operators http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122884.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:04:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122884.html Your Office Coach: Learn to share work space http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122933.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:08:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122933.html Liz Reyer: Starting a business with a co-worker http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122935.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:08:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122935.html Diane Stafford: More workers, job applicants testing positive for pot, amphetamines http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122907.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:04:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122907.html Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson an Eagle Scout to the core http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122885.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:04:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2122885.html Rex Huppke: Companies can learn from the NFL's new domestic violence rules http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2012099.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 03:03:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2012099.html Bourbon boom driving Missouri barrel sales http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011594.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:08:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011594.html Diane Stafford: Five tips for women to get in 'the pipeline' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011600.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:08:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011600.html Liz Reyer: Reassess your goals after interim leadership role http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:08:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011598.html Your Office Coach: Strength in numbers when tackling office's smoking area policy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011596.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:08:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011596.html Top 10 endangered jobs face threat from technology, report says http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011462.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:08:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article2011462.html Five tips for women to get in ‘the pipeline’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1450128.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1450128.html Fast-food pay protests: Round 6 set for Kansas City today http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article1450778.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article1450778.html Ferguson raises issues that aren’t going away http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article1343345.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:02:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article1343345.html Manufacturing jobs are open, but skills gap holds back high-tech industry http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1337242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:27:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1337242.html Warning: Identity thieves prey on job hunters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1316242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:53:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1316242.html Pessimism rocks America’s post-recession workplace, survey says 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http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1270176.html Area will celebrate Women’s Equality Week with various events http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article1265643.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:46:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article1265643.html Trucking company discriminated against women drivers, ruling says http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1255103.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:56:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1255103.html Efforts advance to stabilize the schedules of part-time workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1239255.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:03:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1239255.html Careers: Don’t be a jerk with the new guy http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1221236.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1221236.html About half of young people had jobs this summer http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1211506.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:45:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1211506.html It isn’t personal? Best think again http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article1199111.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:54:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article1199111.html Job openings in June hit a 13-year high http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1202031.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:18:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1202031.html What will your pay raise be in 2015? Salary increases are edging higher http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1172824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:50:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1172824.html 3rd District Job Fair and Resource Expo will be held Aug. 14 in Olathe http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1169237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:26:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1169237.html Economic recovery bypasses millions of Americans stuck in part-time jobs http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1158600.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:25:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article1158600.html Hiring rises, but flat wage growth dampens cheer http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article856696.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:03:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article856696.html Job recovery for men still lags http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article846422.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:16:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article846422.html Lyft will help some job hunters get to a Kansas City job fair http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article840398.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:55:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article840398.html AT&T wants to hire 140 in the Kansas City area http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article838949.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:23:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article838949.html KC area job growth pales in comparison with many metro areas http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article831944.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:00:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article831944.html Agency says McDonald’s, not just franchisees, is liable for worker treatment http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article828814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:37:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article828814.html Directness in the workplace need not offend http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article828769.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:31:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article828769.html Fast-food workers’ pitch for higher pay turning into civil rights issue http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article814398.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:35:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article814398.html Ironworkers union protests at a Kansas City, Kan., job site http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article804297.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:17:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article804297.html Want a raise? Ask when you’re hungry http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article788731.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article788731.html Nearly half of Kansas City area health care workers lack bachelor’s degrees http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article792360.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:01:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article792360.html Kansas City gets a big IT job training grant http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article796240.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:42:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article796240.html Alliance Data’s Lenexa customer service center will expand http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article785519.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article785519.html Courts issue split rulings on health care law subsidies http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article785377.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:05:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article785377.html President Obama signs job training reform legislation http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article781925.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:26:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article781925.html Silly mistakes that sink job applicants http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article697272.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article697272.html KC Chamber event to celebrate workplace diversity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article727496.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 01:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article727496.html The boss is watching http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article697267.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 02:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article697267.html Surge in job growth pushes stocks to record high http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article670923.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:57:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article670923.html Diane Stafford: Does your resume really show what you know? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article670201.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:37:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article670201.html Kansas City jobless rate at 6.2% in May http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article655133.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:21:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article655133.html AT&T is hiring in the Kansas City area http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article655727.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:09:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article655727.html Looking for a job? Think small http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article615795.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:01:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article615795.html Ikea boosts its hourly pay to $10.76 amid minimum-wage debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article622698.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:28:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article622698.html Facebook comes up short on diversity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article618647.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:53:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article618647.html Gap’s minimum wage pay hike draws job-seeker surge http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article603878.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 01:01:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article603878.html ‘One and done’ job interviews may lead to hiring mistakes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article582821/‘One-and-done’-job-interviews-may-lead-to-hiring-mistakes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:01:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article582821/‘One-and-done’-job-interviews-may-lead-to-hiring-mistakes.html Judge says Gates & Sons Barbeque restaurant retaliated against employees http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article578789/Judge-says-Gates--Sons-Barbeque-restaurant-retaliated-against-employees.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:48:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article578789/Judge-says-Gates--Sons-Barbeque-restaurant-retaliated-against-employees.html Missouri Gov. Nixon vetoes limited jobless benefits http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article573095/Missouri-Gov.-Nixon-vetoes-limited-jobless-benefits.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:17:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article573095/Missouri-Gov.-Nixon-vetoes-limited-jobless-benefits.html Asurion will lay off 98 at its Kansas City call center http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article543299/Asurion-will-lay-off-98-at-its-Kansas-City-call-center.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:10:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article543299/Asurion-will-lay-off-98-at-its-Kansas-City-call-center.html Slob or snob? Here’s a checklist to cure workplace woes http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article541497/Slob-or-snob-Here’s-a-checklist-to-cure-workplace-woes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:01:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article541497/Slob-or-snob-Here’s-a-checklist-to-cure-workplace-woes.html Federal government seeks younger workers to offset coming wave of retirements http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article529911/Federal-government-seeks-younger-workers-to-offset-coming-wave-of-retirements.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article529911/Federal-government-seeks-younger-workers-to-offset-coming-wave-of-retirements.html We have a right to speak our minds — but not to escape consequences http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article512009/We-have-a-right-to-speak-our-minds-—-but-not-to-escape-consequences.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:30:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article512009/We-have-a-right-to-speak-our-minds-—-but-not-to-escape-consequences.html Depression stalks long-term job hunters, Gallup survey finds http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article509399/Depression-stalks-long-term-job-hunters-Gallup-survey-finds.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 14:08:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article509399/Depression-stalks-long-term-job-hunters-Gallup-survey-finds.html May report shows a slow slog to more jobs, higher pay http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article498102/May-report-shows-a-slow-slog-to-more-jobs-higher-pay.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 20:55:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article498102/May-report-shows-a-slow-slog-to-more-jobs-higher-pay.html Diane Stafford: How much did you make at your last job? Don’t answer! http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article465411/Diane-Stafford-How-much-did-you-make-at-your-last-job-Don’t-answer.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 14:02:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article465411/Diane-Stafford-How-much-did-you-make-at-your-last-job-Don’t-answer.html Loss of high-skilled immigrants hurts job growth and wages for U.S. workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article478386/Loss-of-high-skilled-immigrants-hurts-job-growth-and-wages-for-U.S.-workers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:54:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article478386/Loss-of-high-skilled-immigrants-hurts-job-growth-and-wages-for-U.S.-workers.html Summer often means casual work attire, but don’t be a flip-flopper or a ‘skintern’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article446540/Summer-often-means-casual-work-attire-but-don’t-be-a-flip-flopper-or-a-‘skintern’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 17:54:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article446540/Summer-often-means-casual-work-attire-but-don’t-be-a-flip-flopper-or-a-‘skintern’.html Job applicant tips for what ‘they’ want http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article436935/Job-applicant-tips-for-what-‘they’-want.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article436935/Job-applicant-tips-for-what-‘they’-want.html Kansas City job market improved in April http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article423314/Kansas-City-job-market-improved-in-April.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 28 May 2014 11:53:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article423314/Kansas-City-job-market-improved-in-April.html No big summer vacation? You’ve got plenty of company http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article411627/No-big-summer-vacation-You’ve-got-plenty-of-company.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 25 May 2014 20:16:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article411627/No-big-summer-vacation-You’ve-got-plenty-of-company.html New college graduates see hope in a job market that’s ‘definitely trending up’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article403989/New-college-graduates-see-hope-in-a-job-market-that’s-‘definitely-trending-up’.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 13:11:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article403989/New-college-graduates-see-hope-in-a-job-market-that’s-‘definitely-trending-up’.html Labor Department investigates two Major League baseball teams for wage violations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article398925/Labor-Department-investigates-two-Major-League-baseball-teams-for-wage-violations.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 15:13:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article398925/Labor-Department-investigates-two-Major-League-baseball-teams-for-wage-violations.html Fast-food wage protesters demonstrate outside McDonald’s headquarters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article394100/Fast-food-wage-protesters-demonstrate-outside-McDonald’s-headquarters.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:00:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article394100/Fast-food-wage-protesters-demonstrate-outside-McDonald’s-headquarters.html Recruiter hunts drivers for trucking giant YRC Worldwide http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article394031/Recruiter-hunts-drivers-for-trucking-giant-YRC-Worldwide.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 18:43:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article394031/Recruiter-hunts-drivers-for-trucking-giant-YRC-Worldwide.html Fire departments search for ways to spark more diversity in their ranks http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article375989/Fire-departments-search-for-ways-to-spark-more-diversity-in-their-ranks.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 22:39:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article375989/Fire-departments-search-for-ways-to-spark-more-diversity-in-their-ranks.html Supervisors should remember what it’s like in the trenches http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article375856/Supervisors-should-remember-what-it’s-like-in-the-trenches.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:19:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/diversity-diva/article375856/Supervisors-should-remember-what-it’s-like-in-the-trenches.html Performance anxiety creates insecurity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article357404/Performance-anxiety-creates-insecurity.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 May 2014 08:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article357404/Performance-anxiety-creates-insecurity.html Performance anxiety creates insecurity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article270870.ece#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 15 May 2014 15:59:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article270870.ece Not everyone embraces Cerner’s vision of health care IT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article355255/Not-everyone-embraces-Cerner’s-vision-of-health-care-IT.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 May 2014 23:32:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article355255/Not-everyone-embraces-Cerner’s-vision-of-health-care-IT.html Big job growth number has a downside http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article348851/Big-job-growth-number-has-a-downside.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 May 2014 22:17:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article348851/Big-job-growth-number-has-a-downside.html Ikea begins to fill 300 positions at its new Merriam store http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article347517/Ikea-begins-to-fill-300-positions-at-its-new-Merriam-store.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 09:29:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article347517/Ikea-begins-to-fill-300-positions-at-its-new-Merriam-store.html KC-area jobless rate ends March at 6.7 percent http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article347546/KC-area-jobless-rate-ends-March-at-6.7-percent.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:43:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article347546/KC-area-jobless-rate-ends-March-at-6.7-percent.html Textron Aviation starts laying off 750 employees, 575 in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article346456/Textron-Aviation-starts-laying-off-750-employees-575-in-Kansas.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:25:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article346456/Textron-Aviation-starts-laying-off-750-employees-575-in-Kansas.html Protests of Staples postal counters will include two area locations http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article346550/Protests-of-Staples-postal-counters-will-include-two-area-locations.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:14:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article346550/Protests-of-Staples-postal-counters-will-include-two-area-locations.html Rise and shine? Kansas City is on the job at a median time of 7:51 a.m. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article346324/Rise-and-shine-Kansas-City-is-on-the-job-at-a-median-time-of-751-a.m..html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:27:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article346324/Rise-and-shine-Kansas-City-is-on-the-job-at-a-median-time-of-751-a.m..html Twelve area employers are honored for hiring military veterans http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345636/Twelve-area-employers-are-honored-for-hiring-military-veterans.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345636/Twelve-area-employers-are-honored-for-hiring-military-veterans.html Five tips to find good workers in job interviews http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345623/Five-tips-to-find-good-workers-in-job-interviews.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:06:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345623/Five-tips-to-find-good-workers-in-job-interviews.html Study on underrepresentation of women on civic boards and commissions is set to be released http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345301/Study-on-underrepresentation-of-women-on-civic-boards-and-commissions-is-set-to-be-released.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:44:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345301/Study-on-underrepresentation-of-women-on-civic-boards-and-commissions-is-set-to-be-released.html Missouri Supreme Court expands legal rights for injured workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345173/Missouri-Supreme-Court-expands-legal-rights-for-injured-workers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:59:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article345173/Missouri-Supreme-Court-expands-legal-rights-for-injured-workers.html Top stressors at work: Low pay, commutes and heavy workloads http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344679/Top-stressors-at-work-Low-pay-commutes-and-heavy-workloads.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344679/Top-stressors-at-work-Low-pay-commutes-and-heavy-workloads.html Harte-Hanks is closing Shawnee call center http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344807/Harte-Hanks-is-closing-Shawnee-call-center.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:54:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344807/Harte-Hanks-is-closing-Shawnee-call-center.html Missouri House gives initial approval to right-to-work bill http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344700/Missouri-House-gives-initial-approval-to-right-to-work-bill.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:41:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344700/Missouri-House-gives-initial-approval-to-right-to-work-bill.html Area jobless rate was 6.9 percent in February http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344670/Area-jobless-rate-was-6.9-percent-in-February.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:20:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344670/Area-jobless-rate-was-6.9-percent-in-February.html More moms are staying home, reversing a decades-long trend http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344645/More-moms-are-staying-home-reversing-a-decades-long-trend.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:31:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344645/More-moms-are-staying-home-reversing-a-decades-long-trend.html Democrats turn up the pressure for pay equity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344643/Democrats-turn-up-the-pressure-for-pay-equity.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:02:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344643/Democrats-turn-up-the-pressure-for-pay-equity.html Long-term unemployment plagues many job hunters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344507/Long-term-unemployment-plagues-many-job-hunters.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:13:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344507/Long-term-unemployment-plagues-many-job-hunters.html More mothers staying at home, not entering workforce http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344561/More-mothers-staying-at-home-not-entering-workforce.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:00:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344561/More-mothers-staying-at-home-not-entering-workforce.html Verizon to add 70 full-time positions in Kansas, Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344442/Verizon-to-add-70-full-time-positions-in-Kansas-Missouri.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:28:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344442/Verizon-to-add-70-full-time-positions-in-Kansas-Missouri.html Bright Future Job Fair brings out the applicants http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344382/Bright-Future-Job-Fair-brings-out-the-applicants.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:50:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344382/Bright-Future-Job-Fair-brings-out-the-applicants.html Job loss from the recession is erased, but job quality is a concern http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344282/Job-loss-from-the-recession-is-erased-but-job-quality-is-a-concern.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:15:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344282/Job-loss-from-the-recession-is-erased-but-job-quality-is-a-concern.html ‘Wage theft’ is rallying cry for some area fast-food workers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344221/‘Wage-theft’-is-rallying-cry-for-some-area-fast-food-workers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 22:25:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344221/‘Wage-theft’-is-rallying-cry-for-some-area-fast-food-workers.html Two important truths for job hunters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344097/Two-important-truths-for-job-hunters.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344097/Two-important-truths-for-job-hunters.html Schlitterbahn water park holding job fair April 12 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344093/Schlitterbahn-water-park-holding-job-fair-April-12.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:07:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344093/Schlitterbahn-water-park-holding-job-fair-April-12.html AT&T hiring more than 300 in Kansas, Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344067/ATT-hiring-more-than-300-in-Kansas-Missouri.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 10:08:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article344067/ATT-hiring-more-than-300-in-Kansas-Missouri.html