CEOs recall when teens like them actually worked summer jobs

Jun 23, 2017

CEOs recall when teens like them actually worked summer jobs

Even CEOs have to start somewhere. Some of America’s top executives made humbling debuts as teenagers in the workplace. They scrubbed toilets, cut tobacco, worked at McDonald’s. Such work is becoming less common. Today’s youths are more likely to enroll in summer school, do ...

Fed hikes key rate and unveils plan to pare bond holdings

Jun 15, 2017

Fed hikes key rate and unveils plan to pare bond holdings

The Federal Reserve has raised its key interest rate for the third time in six months, providing its latest vote of confidence in a slow-growing but durable economy. The Fed also announced plans to start gradually paring its bond holdings later this year, which ...

Japan's big firms kick off job interviews with 2018 recruits

Jun 1, 2017

Japan's big firms kick off job interviews with 2018 recruits

Japan’s top firms started holding interviews and examinations Thursday as they kicked off their annual recruitment drive for university students expected to graduate in spring 2018. Many of the companies are likely to give applicants informal job offers early this month as they battle ...

Apr 18, 2017

Government panel to push limited regular employment system

A government panel on regulatory reform is in discussions to urge more widespread adoption of the limited regular employment system, in which regular workers are hired on open-ended contracts with limits on their work location or hours. The government has been urging companies to ...