“Helping the World Run Better”—An Interview with Jewell Parkinson, SAP’s Head of Human Resources

Best Places to Work: SAP

In today’s hyper-connected world, technology underpins countless everyday actions and transactions. And when it’s working really well, we don’t even know that it’s there.

Perhaps that’s why the enterprise software firm SAP—though well known in business—is not a household name, even though most of us likely interact with the firm’s technology every day. So central is SAP to the global …

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The Best Jobs in the United States: 2018

Think of your ideal job: What makes it the “best”? Responses will vary from person to person, but factors such as work environment, job security and satisfaction, culture, career potential and salary matter to us all.

Nowadays, there’s more data than ever on what makes a job good, great or the best. And in our hyperconnected world employees have instant …

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Focus on Retail: Where It’s Hardest to Hire, And What to Do About It

Record numbers of stores are closing. Ecommerce is disrupting storefronts. Retail is in trouble! Or at least, that’s what the headlines are telling us. But this grim outlook doesn’t do justice to the full picture, which is complex and involves a number of factors, including unmanageable debt and too much retail space.

The full picture also has bright spots. …

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