It seems at first glance that firms should be finding it harder, not easier, to attract skilled workers. The Fiscal Times reports.» Read More
"What I gleaned from viewing “The Social Network” was bigger and more important than whether the scenes and details included in the script were accurate," writes Eduardo Saverin a co-founder of Facebook in his first comments about the film.
Greed, as Gordon Gekko said, is good, but folks, power is better. Having power means getting what you want. Having power means being in control of your career and your life. But today too many people don't have the power they want or need to be in control. Here's your chance to fix that.
Adecco Group, which consults in human resources, says that 17 percent of the 1,000 American workers it surveyed believe that having an affair with the boss can lead to a better, er, position.
A few imaginative ways to stand out from the slush pile of resumes.
The Great Recession has created one of the most challenging job markets in recent history, the modern job search has changed, and job seekers are frustrated, depressed and confused. They feel down, and sometimes they feel like giving up. But it shouldn’t be that way.
Armed with an account on Facebook, Twitter or any other social media site out there - an unhappy customer can savage a company's good name and reputation. One bad experience with the service call center can become the focus of an emergency Board of Directors meeting.
Armed with the idea that, "Everyone deserves a job that fits" a new book makes the argument that it's about time to kill the old, inflexible 40-hour workweek.
Be it a parent or a boss, getting people to do what they don't want to do, takes a lot of cajoling, begging, threats - in short, it takes persuasion. Some people are very good at persuading others to do what they don't want to do - others fail miserably.
What better time than now for those truly great bosses to stand up and lead us to the promised land? A new book may help serve as the boss's bible.
Politicians are really just job seekers in political clothing. Here are nine things you can learn from them that will help with your job search. (And, yes, cheating is one of them!)
Why aren’t you the one who is getting noticed? Getting the big deals? Getting the promotion? Perhaps it is because as one author writes, you don’t know the art of seduction.
There's a disconnect between what employers think attracts employees to their company and what actually attracts employees. Go figure.
The importance of trust in the workplace is universally understood. Individuals, teams and organizations where high trust is present are more collaborative, dynamic and productive, the authors write but what happens when that trust is broken?
The fact that everything's temporary—your job, your company, jello mold—is painful when you're enjoying something good, but reassuring when you're not.
Several factors have aligned to hurt what was once a vibrant and reliable labor market, pushing the unemployment rate to more than 27 percent.
The US should expect a notable slowdown in GDP growth, to ½ percent, during the second half of this year, Jan Hatzius, chief US economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Wednesday.
Nationally, unemployment was at 9.8 percent in November. Click to see if your state has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.
For the first time in four years, Michigan is no longer number one in state unemployment, according to government data released Friday. Nevada now has the dubious distinction.
The recovery will continue to be steady, but “sluggish and choppy” with a 1 ½ percent growth rate, and unemployment will remain high, at between 9 and 10 percent, for the next 18 months, Jan Hatzius, chief US economist of Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Tuesday.
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