Hiring & Recruiting

Hiring & Recruiting (197)

The Curse of the Cover Letter

So many job applicants don’t seem to understand how to use their cover letters to their advantage. U.S. News & World Report recently ran a column about five cringe-worthy cover letter clichés.


What's Motivating Millennial Employees?

Millennials in the work force are expected to make up 75% of the global work force in 10 years, according to the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation. So reports CNBC.


Is Job-Hopping Now Considered an Advantage for Applicants?

Prior to the Great Recession, a prospective job applicant who changed jobs frequently raised an automatic red flag among hiring managers. Today, however, it's not necessarily a deal-breaker and even sometimes considered an advantage, particularly for Millennials. So reports MSN Money.


The Job Market is Improving, But at What Price?

Last year looks to go down as the year when the U.S. economy finally began to turn around.


Introverts, Extroverts & Diversity of a Different Kind

Many of us tend to divide the workplace, and the world at large, into two distinct personality types: introverts and extroverts.


You Can Leave Your Job – And Maybe You Should

It's a positive sign when we start to see articles and blogs about being able to quit a job voluntarily – instead of hanging on to an unhappy situation (if one has been lucky enough in recent years to have a full-time job) until the storm passes. So reports Entrepreneur.com.


Holiday Hiring: It's Beginning to Look a Little Like Christmas

With Thanksgiving and Black Friday rapidly approaching, seasonal hiring, primarily by retailers, is shaping up to reach its highest level since the heady dot-com days of 1999--the last time seasonal hires exceeded 800,000 workers nationwide. So reports consulting firm Challenger Gray and Christmas.


How Do Employees Know They've Overstayed Their Welcome?

There was a time when long-term loyalty to one organization was looked upon as a strong selling point on a resume–and in a prospective hire. Today, however, when most employees will work for an average of eight different companies during the course of their career (or careers), mobility and flexibility are in some ways more marketable skills. So reports the Financial Times.


Job Losses at Lowest Rate Since Dot-Com Bubble

In a sign that the nation's economy is finally emerging from under the shadow of the Great Recession, monthly job cuts in September fell to their lowest level since 2000. So reports Fortune.


PIMCO’s ‘Bond King’ Departs: How Corporate Succession Gaffes May Have Contributed

It seemed an odd pairing from the get-go. Bill Gross and Mohamed El-Erian.


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