| Jul 13, 2012
| 7:25 PM
After more than 31/2 years of bitter legal conflict, the judge in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case said he would approve a plan to transfer ownership of the Chicago media company to a group of hedge funds and banks based in Los Angeles and New York.
| Feb 11, 2009
With virtually every industry cutting jobs these days, you're probably asking yourself: Am I next?
Online job board CareerBuilder.com offers advice on making yourself "recession-proof" at work - or at least as much as you can in this economy. The company...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Our department head recently quizzed each of us about "other" jobs. We were told to get prior approval before starting any second job or business venture. What's more, the few raises we've received in the past few years are a joke. Can the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I've been job hunting on the sneak for about two months. My boss, a take-no-prisoners type, fired two co-workers last year for the same thing.
I thought I was in the clear but now I'm concerned that my intent has become suspect. What's best:...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:04 PM
In an unusual move, Chicago-based ad agency Cramer-Krasselt has essentially told its client, Panera Bread, to take this job and shove it.
Peter Krivkovich, chairman and CEO of Cramer-Krasselt, sent a memo to employees Wednesday morning saying the...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I'm starting to look for a job and recently read that job boards are on the way out. True? Should I spend time on them? -- M.C.L.
Not true. And, yes, certainly include job boards in your search. While general and niche job boards are no...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:50 AM
There’s a common belief that if your skills match the job description and you’re asked in for an interview, there’s little reason to believe you won’t get the job. In reality, there are a number of factors that hiring mangers...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Salary is one of the subjects we get asked about the most, particularly on our social accounts. While negotiating a salary is a topic that gets plenty of attention, the timing of when to bring it up is less discussed. Or rather, the discussion can leave...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Health care is a reliably strong industry, since people will always need access to doctors, nurses and health resources. And it’s no surprise that mobile and wireless technology jobs have saturated many industries in the 21st century. According to...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Oh, the stories I could tell you about my 17-year-old daughter and her smartphone, but the too-familiar mishap of running it through the laundry isn't one of them. That's because she's on that phone all the time, talking and texting nonstop....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The makeup of the workforce has changed over the past few decades. The impact of recessions, along with technological advancements, offshoring and other factors, have caused some industries and job types to strengthen while others have declined. In fact,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Every year, it seems as though retailers are prepping for the holiday season earlier and earlier. Before Halloween even arrives, some stores have already started running advertisements or stocking their shelves with gifts for the winter holidays. While,...