Sunday, February 14, 2016

Jobs

(TNS) Expect more workplace churn in 2016. There will be more retirements among baby boomers, more maternity and paternity leaves — if not outright...
(TNS) Q: My manager is a bit of a glory seeker and focuses more on self-promotion than on recognizing the contributions of his direct reports. How can...
The Street: In a survey of companies, 19% of respondents said they had sourced new hires through Facebook. But in another, 1/3 of companies said they'd disqualified job candidates because of social media.
GOBankingRates: Walmart, the largest private employer in the country, has a reputation as a terrible place to work and is often targeted by activists for its low wages and unfair labor practices. Although some of these claims have merit (for example, sales associates typically make just $9 an hour, according to salary data from Glassdoor), there are many Walmart employees who report high job satisfaction and high paychecks.
“My advice for people is that today the job market is still quite robust and it’s a very good hiring environment. If you’re not happy and you want to make a change you should do so right now, because we don’t know how much longer the expansion is going to go on."
(TNS) I waited and waited, knowing it would come. It always comes this time of year, just like Santa Claus. Sure enough, when I opened my email this...
The nation's unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in January, hitting its lowest point in eight years, since February 2008.
(TNS) Q: As a manager, I struggle with managing the pressures of my boss’ expectations while trying to meet my team’s needs. How do I best...
(TNS) Layoffs fell in November — but not enough to knock 2015 off course from being the worst year for job cuts in six years, according to consultants...
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