Ben Horowitz of venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book about how companies struggle called "The Hard Thing About Hard Things."» Read More
"There are many reasons why complexity flourishes in an organization – but one of the most common is “initiative overload.” Just like an individual can only handle so many things at once, the same is true of organizations," writes the author in this guest blog.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics doesn't release its official jobs report until Friday but there is lots of preamble.
Job search engine Juju.com ranked the cities that are the toughest places to find a job based on the number of unemployed in a metro area vs. the number of jobs available. Here's what they found.
Job search engine Juju.com ranked cities based on the number of unemployed in a metro area vs. the number of jobs available. Check out what they found!
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.
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Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), shares his ideas on how to fix America's jobs crisis and reduce the jobless rate. The workforce participation rate is at historic lows for men, says Portman.
Mark Cahill, regional managing director of ManpowerGroup EMEA, says the worst hit countries in Europe have shown positive hiring intentions for 2014.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal (R) discusses his efforts in the natural gas revolution, as well as Louisiana's accelerating economy. "Louisiana's economy has grown 50 percent faster than the national economy," he says.