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We all know that this time of year tends to be a time for taking stock of the 12 months just gone by, and making resolutions for the year to come. Unfortunately, for many of us, new resolutions often tend to be made in the aftermath of a holiday binge, meaning they can be both short-sighted (of course you want to lose weight after all the feasting—everybody does), and difficult to keep up with in the long run.
“When a job comes open now, our members fill it with a temp, or they extend a part-timer’s hours...and then they wait to see what will happen next,” one small-business group told the NY Times.
Many New Year resolutions will revolve around career. Here are some questions to answer so you can get a running start into 2010.
It takes courage to shave your head. It also takes courage to put it all on the line to get a job. Eric Romer did both.
Most US states saw unemployment decline in November, according to a government report, the latest sign that the jobs picture is beginning to improve as the economy recovers.
Tis the season to be merry again or so they say. With Christmas a week away, the remaining 90 percent of the population that still have jobs might need some help getting into the swing of things this year.
Let’s stop asking, “Who’s to blame?” That triggers defensiveness. A better question – for both managers and employees: “How might each of us have contributed to this problem?”
The office holiday party has a long tradition of good intentions gone bad. That's exactly why attending provides must-see entertainment. Who wants to miss the guy who drinks too much and invariably ends up being called into HR the following Monday? I don't!
Anyone ever laid off has a story to tell, and even those never let go have probably heard more than a few, too. In the last year, with more layoffs than we’ve seen in generations – 3.5 million at last count – I’ve had occasion to hear plenty of such stories.
For the 1.6 million unemployed Americans between the ages of 55 and 64, this holiday season is one big Bah Humbug!
Job search 1.0 is to tailor your message to highlight the best of you. But be confident that there are many great things about you and not all of them are as relevant or eye-catching to everyone you encounter.
“In the past, temp employment has been a leading indicator coming out of a recession, but there’s no promise that it’s an indicator now,” says one expert.
What’s better than a holiday party for one company? A holiday party for 10 companies. The New York Times explains this year's holiday trend.
More companies will be hiring this year than in 2009, but competition will hotter than ever before and job candidates will have to go the extra mile to get the post.
A new report from employment Web site CareerBuilder.com ranked the top metro areas with the most job postings on the site between January and October 2009. Here's what they found!
Job Web site CareerBuilder.com surveyed 4,000 workers for their Halloween survey and found that 18 percent of workers described their workplace as scary and 7 percent said their boss was the scariest part of their job.
Gone may be the days of children dreaming to be princesses and pirates. School children from as young as seven will now be given careers advice, a new UK government plan revealed Monday.
With the economy showing modest signs of improvement, a number of companies that shed jobs during the recession are beginning to rehire the very same employees.
Thirty percent of Americans with salaries of $100,000 or more said they are living paycheck to paycheck, up from 21 percent last year, according to a survey.
Phrases like “game changer,” “value add” and “it is what it is” are among the most overused phrases in business today, according to a survey of top executives that was released Thursday.
*Severe weather cuts oil production in Europe, United States. SINGAPORE, Dec 6- Brent futures edged higher above $111 a barrel on Friday after a two-day drop as severe weather cut oil production in Europe and the United States, with traders awaiting a key U.S. jobs report later in the day.
*Severe weather cuts oil production in Europe, United States. SINGAPORE, Dec 6- Brent futures edged above $111 a barrel on Friday, on course to end the week more than 1 percent higher, as traders awaited a U.S. jobs report later in the day and severe weather cut oil production in Europe and the United States.
SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Dec 6- The dollar hovered near a five-week low versus a basket of currencies on Friday, with its near-term fortunes riding on whether key U.S. jobs data will bolster the case for the Federal Reserve to start scaling back its monetary stimulus.