As in 1963, a majority U.S. blacks now say they believe whites have the advantage in the job market, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicated.
Recent surveys report that U.S. employer base pay, while on the upswing, is still slowed by weak economic growth. But employers are shifting focus to bonuses, more frequent pay adjustments, variable pay and increased differentiation based on performance.
A majority of employees think their boss is less-than-qualified to deliver an accurate review.
The resume is typically the first introduction between a job seeker and hiring manager. A job posting can attract dozens, hundreds, even thousands of resumes, making the hiring decision a difficult…
As more and more amounts of data are being gathered and created everyday making sense of it all is becoming a challenge. Lucky for us there is a big boom in hiring big data professionals.
From the polished and professional to the downright hilarious.
Job boards can be a very effective part of the recruitment marketing mix when used to their full potential. They can also be a bit of a black hole sometimes s
I recently spoke to a close friend and founder who was considering shutting down her start-up after working on it for about two years and raising over $1 million in seed funding. When I asked her w…
In this episode of Secret Valley, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance looks at Dropbox, a cloud services company that is among the latest technology companies to choose downtown San Francisco over an office space in Silicon Valley. Cooler than Google? You be the judge, but be wary that Dropbox has a dinosaur that’s listening to your […]
Laws provide guidelines for requesting criminal history information and define when an employer may make an employment decision based on such information.
Skype says it has developed technology that could enable workers to create 3D “body doubles” of themselves to attend video meetings. The technology might not be brought to market for many years because consumer devices aren’t sophisticated enough yet to support it, said Mark Gillett, Microsoft’s corporate vice president for Skype.
Workplace investigations should be carried out by someone who is well-trained and impartial, and there should be guidelines in place for documenting and communicating findings and protecting confidentiality, June Jeong writes. “All questions should be non-suggestive, open ended and probing,” Jeong writes.
Employees typically dread the day their company starts making cuts. On-site salon services are set to change that.