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The Best Argument for Studying English? The Employment Numbers
www.theatlantic.com

Only people who don’t understand statistics would question the value of an English degree.

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Scammers used state employment website to dupe veterans
www.wral.com

A bogus company offered jobs through the state’s employment website to out-of-work veterans. But the applicants were told they had to pay $150 for “training” that never materialized.

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In China, Full Employment No More
www.forbes.com

Labor market getting a little more difficult in China as economy slows.

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9 Employment Tips for Older Job Seekers
www.huffingtonpost.com

Even before the Great Recession, a rising percent of retirement-age folks were still working. The economy was strong, consumers were spending like crazy and lots of jobs were, in physical terms at least, not taxing for older employees.

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College graduate recruitment at highest level since 2008
www.guardian.co.uk

Survey finds 4.6 percent increase in hiring, but median graduate starting salary remains unchanged.

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HRExaminer Radio: Joe Essenfeld of JIBE
www.hrexaminer.com

This week John Sumser interviews Joe Essenfeld. Founder and CEO of JIBE, Joe has held several executive level positions in which he was responsible for hiring hundreds of employees.

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Five Ways to Connect Via Twitter
blog.thearlandgroup.com

At The Arland Group, we think and talk a lot about how social media can help companies engage with people, generate interest in their business and inspire fandom. We generally focus on using social media to bring meaning and engagement to a business, but the connectivity of social media benefits individuals, too.

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Has LinkedIn jumped the shark?
www.confluentforms.com

LinkedIn’s value started with the profile you created for yourself, but then even more importantly, the Experience (your resume) and Recommendations (reviews from other professionals) sections. It was basically your resume and references up on the web. When meeting someone new (for example at a business conference) it wasn’t unheard of to look that person […]

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Nokia Brings Augmented Reality To Job Search
www.informationweek.com

Nokia’s JobLens app for the Lumia smartphone helps job seekers “see” the open jobs available around them.

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Airport worker drives stair car to pizza joint
www.nypost.com

A grinning La Guardia Airport worker took a lunchtime joyride in an “Arrested Development”-style stair car — even though the wacky contraption isn’t allowed on city streets.

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‘Mad Men’ Has Another PC Problem
medium.com

Mad Men’s Season Six finale closed out the cult drama’s weakest season yet. It sometimes felt like a tailored summer suit: stylish, decadent…

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Ten Charts That Show We’ve All Got a Case of the Mondays
blogs.hbr.org

Shocker: People hate their job! Results from a new Gallup poll on the persistent state of employee disengagement.

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Wendy’s Employee Loves Him Some Frosty
www.wwtdd.com

A Wendy’s employee decided that he didn’t want to waste the time and resources to pour himself a vanilla frosty. Not when he could drink it straight from the tap. The suits at Wendy’s think that this dude sucked the cream out of the hose sometime in May and, like a moron, had someone take […]

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U.S. Companies See Social Media As A Prime Source for Hires
www.fordyceletter.com

America’s recruiting leaders say their top priority this year is finding and hiring highly-skilled workers, and the places they’re turning to find them with increasing urgency are social …

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