New Target CEO has a ‘rare combination’ of skills

When Target appointed an interim CEO following Gregg Steinhafel’s departure in May, analysts and executive placement experts saw it as an indication the retailer would for the first time reach outside for a new leader. The big-box chain went further against the grain on Thursday, when it announced that Steinhafel’s permanent replacement would come from…

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American Apparel Should Hire One of These 6 Execs

Could ex-J.C. Penney (JCP_) CEO Ron Johnson be the next CEO of American Apparel (APP_), taking over the reigns once held by the lightening-rod known as Dov Charney? Such a scenario may seem like a long shot but at least one industry observer suggests that Johnson would be a good fit for the Los Angeles-based…

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Parkland Health Sets Standard for Entry Worker’s Pay

At a time of financial uncertainty for hospitals, Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas has raised its hourly minimum wage to $10.25 for entry-level workers, paying for it with funds set aside for executive bonuses. Many see this action as setting a new standard in the fair wage debate raging in the United States,…

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Mozilla’s Former Executive Needed to Tell Us More

I’m sorry to see Mozilla’s Brendan Eich go, but in this era of transparency, he didn’t do enough to save his job. He failed to realize that these days, the CEO of a tech company is more like a politician than a business executive, operating in the glare of intense public scrutiny. Read the full…

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Target CEO Out As Data Breach Fallout Goes On

With Target still working to pick itself back up after a reputation-damaging security breach that’s hurt sales and its sagging stock price, CEO Gregg Steinhafel said Monday that he’s resigning after a 35-year career with the discount retailer. Read the full article by Hadley Malcolm.

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Target is Expected to Pursue Its First Outside CEO

Target Corp. (TGT)’s board, seeking a new chief executive officer after pushing out Gregg Steinhafel yesterday, is under pressure to do something it’s never done before: hire a leader from outside the company. Read the full article by Matt Townsend, Lauren Coleman-Lochner and Lindsey Rup.

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How Working Parents Can Really ‘Have It All’

Busy moms and dads are all too familiar with the concept of “having it all.” Working parents face constant pressure to balance their time between the office and the soccer field, and it seems there’s always something that falls through the cracks. Read the full article by Kathryn Tuggle.

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Mozilla Names Insider Chris Beard as Interim CEO

Mozilla named former Chief Marketing Officer Chris Beard a board member and its new acting chief executive on Monday, as the nonprofit tries to move beyond a political firestorm and reconnect with the users critical to the success of Firefox and Mozilla’s mission. Read the full article by Stephen Shankland.

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Groupon Retains Hanold for Head of Total Rewards Search

Groupon has retained Hanold Associates for their Head of Total Rewards search. Based in the Groupon headquarters in Chicago, this position is responsible for the strategy, design and development of compensation and employee benefit programs. Groupon is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover…

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Hanold Associates Sponsors HRMAC Leadership Institute

HRMAC Leadership Institute – June 17-18, 2014 HRMAC has partnered with The University of Chicago Booth School of Business to create a dynamic program designed to give current and future leaders the skills needed to enhance their strategic contribution to their organization. Four programs taught by renowned Chicago Booth faculty feature lecture, case study and…

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