As 2013 comes to a close and we look towards 2014, overall signs of changes to the employment marketplace indicate that there may be a better picture for workers in 2014. But, upon closer inspection, the results appear to be mixed.
A copywriter collapsed and died over the weekend shortly after tweeting about working for over 30 hours straight.
America is the only first world country without a minimum parental leave policy. Babies are home alone. And the prisons are full. We’re doing it wrong.
The $500 holiday shopping spree offered to Dynamic Ceramics employees is an example of the creative ways employers are finding to reward their workers.
Years ago a recruiting colleague of mine and I had a difference of opinion. We placed in exactly the same specialty niche, but we disagreed about which time of the year was the most effective.
The good news? A majority of the unemployed surveyed by Beyond.com are confident they will find a job in 2014.
For retailers, the holiday season is akin to a marathon and you need to energize employees so that they make it to the finish line. Here’s how.
Money isn’t everything, employees say. This is what many workers would rather have.
For years we have heard about the resume and its impending doom, but it seems to be holding on. For candidates, extinction cannot come soon enough.
At RIVS, we raise our coffee mugs to efficient hiring.
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.