It’s been a tough year for Foursquare. Rumors of a difficult time raising funds, stalled growth and low revenue figures have all hit the press. Sources both in and around the company say the negativity is starting to take a toll on investors and employees. Morale is low and employees are looking for ways out. […]
Unable to deliver the terrible news himself, Mark Willaman, the founder and CEO of HRmarketer.com invited Erin Osterhaus, the managing editor of The New Talent Times to warn Human Resources that in…
Looking for work? You may not need to look farther than your cell phone. Bloomberg’s Betty Liu explains how companies are increasingly …
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employers can’t require workers to have respect for each other, because doing so could limit workers’ ability to discuss their working conditions, says Jon Hyman, a employment lawyer. Employers still need to have a policy that limits liability for harassment and states that there will be no […]
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 […]
The Internal Revenue Service, under a congressional microscope for conference spending and improper scrutiny of small-government groups, has fired fewer workers for misconduct this year than at any time since 2002.
News of growth in the U.S. job market is tempered by the fact that most of the jobs created in May were low-paying, extending a trend that may weigh on an already weak economic recovery. “We need to see more broad-based and even growth in the economy to see better jobs return. We’re still relying […]
The new movie featuring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as Google interns offers a rare glimpse into what makes the tech company sparkle.
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If you have ever been cold called or have to cold call as part of your job check out this audio. In it, Georges Janin, a startup headhunter in New York City talks about his techniques cold calling…
Privacy is not a legal issue anymore. It’s too late. Now privacy is a technical choice. We walk around with GPS tracking devices in our pockets. They are
Since Facebook graph search started rolling out earlier this year, it has been hotly debated. Some think it’s the next best thing for recruiting. Others are more skeptical. Today, we are &
Google is flooded with applications for its internship program–40,000 alone for this summer’s 1,500 slots. Still, Kyle Ewing, who oversees the hiring of interns as head of global staffing for Google, would be thrilled if the summer film The Internship inspires even more students to apply. “If we get more great people interested in and […]