Monthly Archives: December 2013

ConsulTree’s CEOs of 2013

The CEOs of 2013 were chosen based on their contributions to society, innovation, sense of perfection, boldness, and vision for the future of their companies and respective industries. The worst CEOs of 2013 were also chosen, for exactly the opposite reasons.

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By |December 26th, 2013|Leadership|0 Comments

Ben Bernanke on Unemployement

BernankeBen Bernanke, who will be replaced by Janet Yellen next year, had his last FOMC meeting of 2013 on December 18. At the press conference he gave his final remarks on unemployment and inflation. ConsulTree follows the unemployment situation closely. We believe the economy has enough ground to keep growing, but companies must keep acquiring top talent to leverage any continued upward trend.

The Federal Reserve has a target unemployment rate […]

By |December 19th, 2013|Blog, Leadership|0 Comments

Pope Francis TIME Person of the Year 2013

TIME Magazine named Pope Francis as person of the year. ConsulTree featured the Pope in our last Leaders and Innovators section of our blog: post that has had 25.000 views on Facebook.  In this video, Managing Editor Nancy Gibbs explains why Francis is TIME’s choice for Person of the Year 2013.

Chosen by TIME magazine for being the Catholic leader of 1.2 billion practitioners because of his humility, despite his position of power, he has been able to refocus […]

By |December 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How close are you to become the next GM CEO?

Mary T BarraMary T. Barra was named today as GM CEO. She was named by Forbes, as one of the world most powerful woman in 2013, number 35, with a 35 year career at GM. This is her profile as published by GM website.

Executive Vice President, Global Product Development & Global Purchasing & Supply Chain

Mary Barra was named Senior Vice President, Global Product Development effective February 1, 2011, responsible for […]

By |December 10th, 2013|Blog, Leadership|0 Comments

Unemployment Rate November 2013

The unemployment rate declined from 7.3 percent to 7.0 percent in November, the total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 203,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Consensus was 7.2% and 180.000 respectively.  The unemployment rate is fast approaching to 6.5%, the Federal Reserve considers it as the key level they feel comfortable with, to start raising its 0.25% fund rates.



Employment increased in transportation and warehousing, health care, […]

By |December 6th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments