Trying to make employees happy may achieve the reverse.
An increase in minimum wage to cope with economic inequality has support from two-thirds of Americans, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Nearly two-thirds of respondents say federal policy is distorted to benefit the rich at the expense of Americans who are less well off. Almost 60% of respondents say Congress should act to […]
Older, well-educated workers who get laid off don’t have an easier time finding jobs than older workers with less education, and in some cases older job seekers’ qualifications can work against them, says Ofer Sharone, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who is conducting research on the issue. Older workers who do find […]
Employers would be barred from checking the credit scores of job applicants under legislation proposed Tuesdayby Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. “This is about basic fairness — let people compete on the merits, not on whether they already have enough money to pay all their bills,” Warren said.
It may seem like common sense that if you want to lure better workers, you should pay higher wages. Yet employers and economic theorists alike arenât sure that is a true, since high pay might attract job applicants who are in it just for the money. So what is an employer to do?
Corporate functions are essentially monopolies, with no incentive to compete.
Here’s how Social Security, Medicare and retirement accounts will change next year.
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LinkedIn might want you to believe that anyone who is anyone, or wants to be anyone, is profiled or must be profiled on its site. But some professionals deliberately avoid it. Doctors shy away from the business network because they don’t want pharmaceutical reps trying to pitch them products, nor do they want patients contacting them […]
Lauren Pedigo is a Marketing Associate at Kinvey in Boston. But she didnt get that job by browsing job boards all day. Instead she made twitter her primary job search tool. And it worked! In this 15…
Recruiters sift through thousands of resumes a year and they’ve learnt a thing or two about how to write a resume that will get noticed.
With many employers looking to add new staff members in the new year, employees should have a wide selection of potential jobs from which to choose.
Facebook is the “bad habit” many are trying to kick in 2014.
Eric Parms enrolled at an Everest College campus in the suburbs of Atlanta in large part because recruiters promised he would have little trouble securing a job. He’d seen the for-profit school’s television commercials touting its sterling rates of job placement, and he’d heard the pledges of admissions staff who assured him that the campus […]