The number of unread emails in my inbox recently reached an all-time high. As someone who typically maintains an “unread count” of about 30, and gets more joy from “inbox zero” than I’d like to admit — seeing “792” when I arrived at work on Wednesday morning nearly killed me. (Okay, not really, but it did give […]
We’ve all heard the stereotype of the friendly Midwesterner, or the neurotic New Yorker. They’re stereotypes, yes, but it turns out there may be some truth to them. Personality and career assessment site Truity surveyed more than 12,000 residents in all 50 states and D.C. to find out if where you grew up has any bearing […]
ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TRC Staffing Services, Inc. announced today a new service that allows job seekers to easily be aware of TRC's open job orders through a partnership with CareerBuilder. Talent Network is a ready-to-use, always-on recruiting …
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According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 37 percent of workers have dated a co-worker, and 30 percent of those office romances have led to marriage. But what work-related factors could make a person "undateable" in some co-workers' eyes?
Phil Jackson, who has won more championships than any other professional basketball coach, had some things to say recently about how the New York Knicks have been playing. Unfortunately, he told the world about it on Twitter, like someone complaining about bad dinner service at a hotel restaurant (via the New York Daily News): (more…)
Professional assessment is a critical component of the talent lifecycle, from the very first candidate exchange to the exit interview. But, many senior executives have a hard time justifying the time and effort required for ongoing self-assessment. This is unfortunate, because targeted assessments at all professional levels can identify both opportunities and weaknesses in every […]
In case you haven’t been on the Internet in the last 36 hours, Patricia Arquette is being celebrated for more than just her Oscar win for Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood. During Sunday night’s live Academy Awards telecast, the seasoned performer stood up for women everywhere, making a rousing plea to take action about the […]
Every day in the news lately you read about the latest mergers: Airlines, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, large retailers like Staples and Office Depot, all consolidating for so many business reasons. Some are successful and create flourishing companies that benefit stockholders and employee’s careers. But here’s the really scary reality: It’s been well documented over many […]
We’re excited to announce a new Whitepaper, titled 5 Ways to Drive Performance in Your Workplace, that will help you to “increase performance in your workforce and make HR a strategic weapon for your company.” Being strategic in HR means bringing together “all things people” in such a way that we can answer the question, “How are our people […]
There is a Great Divide in HR. It’s the often unaddressed gap between the decision to hire a candidate and that candidate’s first day on the job. This critical gap is soon going to lead to a huge divide between those organizations that succeed and those that don’t. HR is facing unprecedented challenges in 2015, […]
Betsey Stevenson on the origins and cures for the gender wage gap, as well as what to do about outrageously expensive childcare.
Minneapolis’ police chief pushed older workers toward retirement by eliminating the position of captain and creating a “commander” position that could be filled with younger officers, a lawsuit filed by a group of police officers says. The captains whose positions were eliminated were given the option of retiring or being demoted.