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How do organizations prefer to receive résumés?

06/20/2014
Here’s another reason why the U.S. Postal Service is struggling: No one wants anyone to mail in a résumé anymore.

Nearly one-third of employers expect workers to job-hop

06/19/2014
Does job-hopping (working for various employers for a short period of time) carry the same stigma in today’s job market? Not necessarily, according to a new study from CareerBuilder.

Career ‘bootcamp’ guarantees each student a job interview

06/16/2014
PayScale will soon welcome college seniors and recent graduates for a month-long career “bootcamp,” designed to teach them the ropes of the business world.

Keep watch for managers who seem to favor certain age, race or gender in hiring

06/10/2014

A good HR department tries to keep tabs on managers and supervisors to make sure they aren’t establishing little fiefdoms that potentially discriminate against one or more protected classes. Remem­­ber, preferences that ex­­clude others based on their membership in a protected class are discriminatory, no matter which group is favored.

For young workers, what’s the new American Dream?

06/09/2014
Job-seekers age 18 – 24 say passion, not paychecks, will define career choices that help them achieve their version of the “American Dream.”

Employers hiring new grads, and keeping fingers crossed

06/04/2014
A new study from CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com finds that 57% of employers say they plan to hire new college graduates. That’s up from 53% last year and significantly higher than the 44% of employers that said they planned to hire from the class of 2010.

What if…??? Imagine these hiring scenarios

05/30/2014
What if you suddenly discovered the labor pool had completely dried up and no one would ever apply for your job openings again?

What Silicon Valley employee-raiding settlement means for you

05/23/2014
Four major Silicon Valley-based tech companies—Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems—announced a settlement in April in a closely watched lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in the tech industry.

Government program gives Jamba Juice a hiring edge

05/08/2014
Jamba Juice is finding summer employees with culinary skills through a government program that offers job training to youth.

The top 10 soft skills employers look for

05/06/2014
A majority of employers (77%) say soft skills are just as important as hard skills when evaluating applicants, says a new CareerBuilder survey.