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From fake snow to hip-hop dancers, Bay Area corporate holiday parties get creative

Got a corporate holiday party that feels too, well, corporate? Sounds like the Grinch just paid your party a visit. Rather than setting the focus on the food, party planners say it’s the activities, entertainment and theme that sets apart a great hol.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Starbucks cutting 350 corporate jobs

Starbucks Corp. confirmed on Tuesday that it is cutting 350 corporate jobs across areas including marketing, creative, product, technology and store development. This is about 5% .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch19 min. ago

See the best projects designed by Cincinnati firms: SLIDESHOW

Cincinnati’s design community came together last week to celebrate the best of their industries. The Cincinnati Design Awards program recognizes the best built-environment design produced by Cincinnati-area creative firms. The awards were presen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

How Alibaba turned a fake holiday into a $25 billion shopping extravaganza

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, made $25 billion in just 24 hours on November 11, 2017, thanks to the largest shopping holiday 'Singles Day'......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 12th, 2018

Companies Are Planning the Fewest Holiday Parties Since the Recession. Here’s Why

No one wanted to go anyway. No one wanted to go anyway......»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 8th, 2018

Zac Brown Band will play for VIPs at new 3M Open Tournament next summer

The Zac Brown Band is coming back to the Twin Cities area in 2019 during the new PGA Tour stop. The concert will not be open to the public. Those with corporate hospitality tents and VIP-like status for the golf tournament will have access, accord.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Bay Area"s newest unicorn scores $154 million to make corporate travel easier

The Palo Alto startup has now raised a total of $236 million since launching in 2015 and was ranked by LinkedIn this fall as No. 12 among the most most sought-after startups in the country to work for......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Companies are holding off hosting holiday parties this year — and it may be because of #MeToo concerns

Alex Wong/Getty Images While companies are feeling better.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2018

Holiday Parties Slide to Post-Recession Lows, Possibly Over #MeToo Impact

The U.S. economy is running at its fastest pace since before The Great Recession, by most measures. Even so, American companies will throw the fewest holiday parties since 2009. In that year, 62% of........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 6th, 2018

Use these creative strategies to staff up before the holidays

Hiring apps and AI assistants could be the key to staffing up this holiday season......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 5th, 2018

Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Wines

Holiday parties are coming. Halloween is over--and now the real fright begins. The holiday shopping season is here, at least according to retailers.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 1st, 2018

Small businesses seeking seasonal help need to get creative

Small businesses are having a harder time finding holiday staffers this year as they try to compete with big players like Amazon for a shrinking labor pool......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 31st, 2018

When Your Day Job Isn"t Enough

It used to be that many people had to choose between their creative aspirations and their commitment to a corporate career, but in the era of the side hustle some manage to do both......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 17th, 2018

Holiday hiring frenzy begins as job fairs hit area stores

Holiday jobs to cheer about are heading to a store near you. Target now starts.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 7th, 2018

UPS hiring 900 seasonal workers in St. Louis

The United Parcel Service (UPS) expects to hire more than 900 seasonal workers in the St. Louis area to support anticipated increases in package volume this holiday season. Nationally, UPS plans to hire about 100,000 seasonal employees. "Every ye.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Scotch Whisky Maker Johnnie Walker Goes ‘White Walker’ in New Collaboration With HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’

Holiday parties are coming. Yes, apparently winter is coming. So are the holidays. Thus, holiday parties are coming. Fam.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 1st, 2018

Town Center-area Holiday Inn Express OK"d for construction

FGC Inc. has been awarded a permit to build a 99-room Holiday Inn Express near the St. Johns Town Center. The 65,490-square-foot hotel will be located just north of Top.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Cadillac moving headquarters to Michigan from SoHo

After three years in SoHo, Cadillac is relocating its headquarters to the Detroit area. Corporate parent General Motors said the move was to support a fresh release schedule for new and redesigned... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 27th, 2018

Cool and Creepy Halloween Traditions Around the World

We associate Halloween, which marks the start of the fall and winter holiday season, with trick-or-treating, costume parties, and jack-o’-lanterns. It has considerably more serious origins,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 21st, 2018

Controversial Brookhaven strip club Pink Pony files Chapter 11

The controversial Brookhaven strip club The Pink Pony filed for bankruptcy Wednesday after a long-running alcohol license dispute with the city and labor complaints by some dancers. The club is located at 1837 Corporate Boulevard, just off Buford H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 20th, 2018

5 best practices from Rosen Plaza catering director on how to plan a successful corporate holiday party

It seems a given that the person or people entrusted with planning a corporate holiday party would keep their guests – their fellow employees – top of mind. However, too often, this well-meaning group takes their eye off the sequined holiday bal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018