<![CDATA[Workplace Business News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:25:04 CST Workplace 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com One Day University offers a college experience without the homework, tests and stress http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75313012.html#storylink=rss The event is scheduled to be held in Kansas City for the first time on May 21

Participants can listen to four lectures on a variety of subjects by professors known for their entertaining teaching styles.

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Missouri Legislature overrides Nixon to block home-care wage hike http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article75341772.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 12:54:42 CDT

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Teamster pension advocate sees ‘hints’ that Central States cuts will be rejected http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article74534232.html#storylink=rss Mike Walden has lobbied in Washington to stop proposed cuts to pensions

U.S. Treasury will rule next week

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New job assistance office will open in Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article74404922.html#storylink=rss Full Employment Council center will be at 6025 Prospect Ave.

Grand opening is May 9

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Kansas City area’s unemployment rate is at 4.4 percent http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article74171022.html#storylink=rss Employers added 13,600 workers in March

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Email habits that lose friends at work http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article74366767.html#storylink=rss WRITE IN ALL CAPS (irritating, isn’t it?)

“Reply to all” when one will do

Use vague or no subject lines

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E-commerce is driving the increase in retail layoffs, report says http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73988527.html#storylink=rss Retailers are on track to lay off more than 37,000 people this year

That’s more than double the layoffs announced last year

It’s also the most the sector has seen in the last eight years

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Venezuela orders 2-day work week to stave off power crisis http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article74083172.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 19:33:02 CDT By JORGE RUEDA ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article74083172.html Hiring bias study: Resumes with black, white, Hispanic names treated the same http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75404022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75404022.html Email habits that lose friends at work http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273587.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DIANE STAFFORD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273587.html Should employers be flexible in letting employees bring children to work? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DANIEL MOORE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273352.html Many workers feel overweight, but don't use company's wellness perks http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273367.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JOYCE GANNON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273367.html Wanted: Stay-at-home moms wanting to get back to work http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273362.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273362.html Balancing Act: Best Mother's Day gift: Paid maternity leave http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273567.html Rex Huppke: Let Internet star Blake Vapes help with workplace haters http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273577.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By REX HUPPKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273577.html Your Office Coach: Undoing the damage of a toxic work environment http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273572.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MARIE G. MCINTYRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273572.html Liz Reyer: What to do when little things set you off at work http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LIZ REYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75273582.html Uber sued again over drivers' employment status http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75195782.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By TRACEY LIEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article75195782.html Will Teamsters' pensions be saved? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article74547757.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:56:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article74547757.html Older women need not apply http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article74136902.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DAVID NEUMARK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article74136902.html Your Office Coach: Colleagues don't have to like each other, but they have to get along http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73903977.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MARIE G. MCINTYRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73903977.html Women who weld: Male-dominated skill aims for parity http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904052.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By FRANK WITSIL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904052.html Career development is top priority for employers seeking to retain talent http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904047.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904047.html Rex Huppke: All-veterans company is blooming, lands NFL draft deal http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73903982.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By REX HUPPKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73903982.html Balancing Act: As telecommuting soars, perceptions &#239;&#191;&#189; and culture &#239;&#191;&#189; must shift http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904307.html Liz Reyer: Settling realistic expectations for career satisfaction http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904312.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LIZ REYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904312.html Diane Stafford: Hiring outlook for college graduates is the strongest in 10 years http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DIANE STAFFORD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73904317.html Why the gig economy doesn't work for everyone http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73903967.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By NATALIE KITROEFF ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73903967.html Fired by Wal-Mart, Ozark town’s favorite checker becomes a star http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article73691612.html#storylink=rss After 20 years, Frank Swanson lost his job at the store in West Plains, Mo.

He’s 52, disabled and a longtime favorite because of his hugs and friendly manner

Hundreds attended a rally, and his name has been bouncing all over social media

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After leaving Fed, former district president finds new role as blunt Internet commentator http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73713522.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 03:00:00 CDT By ADAM BELZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article73713522.html