While many of us may be stuck working indoors and within cubicle walls, there are some jobs out there that allow you to discover if the grass is really greener on the other side. We compiled a list of ten jobs that we think sound like a fun way to earn a paycheck, see the […]
U.S. workers are more optimistic about increased salaries and benefits in the near future and more fearful they will be made irrelevant or be required to do more work for the same pay, according to the most recent Harris Poll Jobs and Benefits Security Index. Of the respondents, 32% saw a pay raise in the […]
A survey among U.S. adults age 18 to 34 found that 80% of workers believe they are “job ready and possess all the skills, experience and education needed to advance in their desired career path or obtain their next job.” Yet 40% of U.S. employers say most entry-level job candidates lack even the basic skills […]
A report released by the Society for Human Resource Management indicates that 82% of employers offer contraceptive coverage, compared with 66% in 2009.
Employee engagement can be a workplace differentiator, according to a survey of large employers in the Minneapolis area. “Employees want a sense of control and autonomy. They don’t want to be micromanaged. They want a sense of competence and that they are making progress on their goals,” said Theresa Glomb of the University of Minnesota’s […]
Enterprise startups are all the rage.
Marketing in its traditional sense no longer works in the competitive restaurant industry, said Greg Creed, chief executive of Taco Bell. Creed, speaking Thursday at the People Report Summer Brand Camp conference in Dallas, said the term “marketing” is dying out and, in its place, brands are becoming “publishers” and telling their own stories.
Employers are required to notify workers of their insurance options under Obamacare by Oct. 1. Will you be ready?
JPMorgan Chase last Friday announced a nationwide 1,800 new job cuts in its mortgage unit, CNBC has learned.
InternMatch has raised a $4 million Series A funding round led by ARTIS Ventures and Subtraction Capital, as well as follow-on investors including Kapor Capital and 500 Startups. The company will use the money to expand its engineering and marketing teams and build data-based technology to help ma..
More and more companies are discriminating against smokers, either by not hiring them at all (in states where that’s allowed) or making every effort to get them to stop. It’s not particularly nice. But financially, it makes sense.Smokers cost employers a lot of money–$5,816 a year compared to someone who has never smoked, to be […]
More than half of U.S. workers don’t feel fully engaged in their work, and 18% are “actively disengaged,” according to a Gallup survey. Companies experiencing growth tended to have the most engaged workers, the survey found.
So-called robotic telepresence allows people to communicate remotely. Will it take off?
Nine percent of employers allow employees to cash out unused vacation time, a Society for Human Resource Management survey says. The benefit gives employees more flexibility and when “times are a little tight, this benefit really doesn’t cost a lot of extra money to employers to provide,” says Julie Stich, research director for the International […]