NEW YORK (AP) — The leadership at the Recording Academy thought they were in the clear: After the Academy's then-CEO made comments that seemed to belittle women at the height of the #MeToo movement, leaving the organization in a firestorm that further exposed their diversity problems, it set…
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job market remains strong at the start of 2020 even if hiring and wage gains have slowed somewhat more than a decade into an economic expansion.
Mackenzie Eason has announced that Hope Moon, formerly Manager of Talent and Quality of Place at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, has joined the firm as a consulting partner.
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Goodwill Fort Worth will host a hiring event with 100+ available positions at Andy Frain Services, Big Man Washes, Bright Sky, United States Census Bureau, FedEx, Haltom City, OnTrack Staffing, Simos, UPS and Worldwide Flight Services.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two reports last week show that small business hiring still lags behind the strong job growth reported at larger companies, and that owners are unlikely to increase their staffs significantly in 2020.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More Americans are working from home, and that's especially true in Virginia and in the Washington, D.C., metro area, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC and the guild that represents television performers said they are investigating Gabrielle Union's allegation that she was fired as a judge on "America's Got Talent" because she complained of racism and other on-set issues.
Chief executive officers are leaving their posts in record numbers this year, according to a report. Some 1,332 chief executive officers left their posts between January and October, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, a business and executive coaching firm.
Christina Brooks has been named director of the new Diversity and Inclusion Department at the City of Fort Worth, the city said in a news release Nov. 14.
As part of the effort to address the latest controversies within the Fort Worth Police Department, at Tuesday's work session, the Fort Worth City Council received an informal report updating them on the status of filling the newly created police monitor position.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Archbishop José Gómez of Los Angeles, an immigrant from Mexico, pledged to push for a more welcoming immigration system after winning election Tuesday as the first Hispanic to head the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
DEI Consultants LLC, a DFW-‐based Diversity, Equity and Inclusion training and engagement firm, will present a community workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Amon Carter Center at Lena Pope in Fort Worth.
First on 7th, the 21-story mid-century modern tower undergoing a major renovation on the west end of downtown Fort Worth, will get a new ground-floor tenant and another that will occupy the building’s entire 15th floor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Workplace couples are often romanticized — think Bill and Melinda Gates or Michelle and Barack Obama. But when the relationship involves two people with unequal power, it can also be fraught with peril, especially in the #MeToo era.
More than 150 local employers with 5,809 open positions are set to attend the 8th Annual Hiring Red, White and You! Job Fair on Nov. 7 at the Ballpark in Arlington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A solid October jobs report on Friday spotlighted the surprising durability of the U.S. economy in the face of persistent trade conflicts and a global slowdown.
Harriet Harral, executive director of Leadership Fort Worth for the past 25 years, announced her retirement today. She will continue in her role through June 2020 to ensure a smooth transition for her successor.
Continuing its focus on workforce development, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce held its first State of Higher Education luncheon on Wednesday at the PalmWood Event and Conference venue at the Frost Tower in downtown Fort Worth.
DETROIT (AP) — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tentative contract deal by munching on 10 pizzas dropped off by a supporter.
The U.S. unemployment rate has reached a 50-year low of 3.5%. Yet there are warning signs behind that good-news headline. Businesses have slowed their pace of hiring, and by one measure they’re adding jobs at the weakest rate in more than eight years. Jobs at private-sector employers rose ju…
Mark G. Nurdin is president and CEO of the Fort Worth Region for Bank of Texas. He has more than 30 years of commercial banking and wealth management experience and more than 10 years of experience in sales coaching and leadership.
General Motors continued its weekslong slide as contract negotiations with striking United Auto Workers hit another snag. The automaker’s stock is down nearly 11% since workers headed to picket lines on Sept. 16. It was down slightly more than the broader market on Monday. The latest dispute…
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce hosted a panel discussion on the state of public education Sept. 12, focusing on the future workforce needs of the local business community.
The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber, the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber and the Fort Worth Chamber have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that creates a blueprint for the organizations to partner more intentionally to grow and develop the city’s economy, the three organizations a…
U.S. hiring is starting to slow. But for now, there is little reason to worry. The pace of job growth is slipping as the decade-plus U.S. economic expansion has matured. There are simply fewer unemployed people seeking work, so the slowdown is organic rather than troublesome. Monthly hiring …
Betsy Price, a Fort Worth native, was elected in 2011 as the 44th mayor of the City of Fort Worth. In 2019, Price made history on winning her fifth election to be the mayor of one of the fastest-growing large cities in the country, becoming the longest serving mayor in Fort Worth's history.
NEW YORK (AP) — As Deborah Sweeney placed her order in the drive-thru of a Starbucks near her home, she was impressed by the barista's attitude and attention to detail. At Sweeney's next visit, the staffer remembered her name.
When Texas adults with intellectual and developmental (IDD) disabilities want to work, Fort Worth-based Caregiver Inc. wants to help them find and sustain employment.
Bob Baulsir stepped into the driver’s seat at Trinity Metro in April of this year when the agency’s board named him president and CEO. He previously served four years as Trinity Metro’s senior vice president.
While most of the Metroplex has focused on the glitzy Arlington Entertainment District a few miles north – itself also in the midst of several upgrades – the majority of the city’s new job creation has taken place with little fanfare within the increasingly white-hot I-20 corridor.
Home furnishing retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc. (NYSE:PIR) on July 19 announced it has named two new top executives who will assume their new roles on Monday, July 22.
BoardBuild, a nonprofit that seeks to shape communities through strengthening board governance, has officially named Pam Cannell, who has 25 years of experience enacting community change, as its chief executive officer.