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5 Worst CEOs Revisited

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Over 2 years ago (5 May, 2012) I published “The 5 CEOs Who Should Be Fired.”  Not surprisingly, since then employment at all 5 of these companies has lagged economic growth, and in all but one case employment has shrunk.  Yet, 3 of these CEOs remain in their jobs – despite lackluster (and in some cases dismal) performance. And all 5 companies are facing significant struggles, if not imminent failure.

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Reinstated CEO’s Speech Perfect for Labor Day

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Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO?

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Intel’s CEO Envisions a Future Where Wearables Don’t Look Like Wearables

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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich foresees a day when a wearable is no longer seen a one-size-fits-all device that you put on your wrist. That day could be coming sooner rather than later, as Intel-based wearable products will likely be shown off in the coming weeks at New York Fashion Week.

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Today’s MBAs Who Want to Be Tomorrow’s CEOs Will Need These Skills

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Good news for today’s MBA grads: The share of large company chief executives with graduate business degrees has grown nearly 50 percent in the past 10 years. But don’t start decorating your corner office yet. There’s a lot to learn before you’re ready to take the CEO chair.

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Burger King Has One of the Youngest CEOs on Record

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Burger King's (BKW) scheme to lower its tax bill by merging with Tim Horton's (THI) and moving to Canada sounds like something cooked up by veteran corporate bosses intent on squeezing every last bit of profit out of a relatively unsexy fast food chain. But this is actually the brainchild of millennials.

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Top 25 Companies for Culture and Values

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Want to work for a company where employees are satisfied with the culture and values? Glassdoor has announced its report of the Top 25 Companies for Culture & Values, based on workplace insights shared by the people who know companies best — the employees. The following companies stand out for high culture & values ratings and insightful reviews.

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5 Strategies for Maximizing Your Personal Future

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In 1990, University of New Hampshire psychology professor John D. Mayer, along with now Yale president Peter Salovey, wrote the original paper on emotional intelligence. In his newest research, Mayer has introduced a similarly captivating construct—personal intelligence.

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Salesforce CEO Benioff Heeds Call for European Data Centers

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The demands of many companies in Europe, which want Internet infrastructure within their own national borders, are being heard. “Germany wants the German cloud, France wants the France cloud and UK wants the UK cloud,” Salesforce.com Inc. CEO Marc Benioff says. And he plans to deliver.

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TripAdvisor CEO on Building the Perfect Trip

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Skift discussed the future of travel booking with TripAdvisor co-founder and CEO Stephen Kaufer, and along the way Kaufer touched on the company’s recent acquisitions, direct-booking initiatives and mobile, the company’s TV advertising campaign, and vacation rentals, among other topics.

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Here’s Why This CEO Finds All Her Employees Through LinkedIn

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Because Campbell couldn't afford to hire a professional recruiter, like many small business owners, she turned to LinkedIn's recruiter service to scope out the most talented individuals. "For $2,200 per quarter, I can run detailed searches on exactly the type of candidates I'm looking for and then approach them en masse," she says.

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