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Have You Joined a Talent Pipeline?

Have You Joined a Talent Pipeline?

Talent networks let you indicate interest in a company

More and more hiring managers are turning to talent pipelines as a recruitment strategy to ensure that they have star candidates when a position opens up. Read More »

Career Advancement: What It Is and How to Achieve It

Career Advancement: What It Is and How to Achieve It

Find a sponsor, pronto!

Despite varied definitions of career advancement, there are things that any company can address in order to increase their employees' engagement and loyalty Read More »

Job References: Ask Your Boss, Not Your Boyfriend

Job References: Ask Your Boss, Not Your Boyfriend

Or your roommate, or your guitar teacher, or your delivery guy...

Some 62 percent of employers received negative reviews of a candidate from a reference and 69 percent said a reference made them change their mind about a hire. Read More »

Office Pool Culture: March Madness By the Numbers

Office Pool Culture: March Madness By the Numbers

Everybody loves a good bracket. Or do they?

One in five workers said they've participated in a March Madness office pool in the past; 11 percent said they plan to this year. Read More »

What Can You Do With A Humanities Major? More Than You Think

What Can You Do With A Humanities Major? More Than You Think

Nine of 10 employers say communications skills matter more than choice of major

Humanities majors have long been the butt of jokes. But as it turns out, employers are more desperate than ever for candidates who are critical thinkers. Read More »

For The Retail Industry, (Changing Their) Image Really Is Everything

For The Retail Industry, (Changing Their) Image Really Is Everything

A sector in transition offers more than just sales positions

The retail industry supports one in four American jobs. It's a sector that gets a rap for low-paying work, but offers much more than that. Read More »

15 Pieces Of Corporate Jargon That Drive You Nuts

15 Pieces Of Corporate Jargon That Drive You Nuts

Maybe you don't want your ducks in a row...

These are phrases we all hear in the workplace -- and hate. What are the worst 15 examples of corporate jargon? Read More »

12 Companies Hiring For The Holidays

12 Companies Hiring For The Holidays

Four in ten retail managers say they plan to hire for holidays

Holiday season means gifts and seasonal jobs. A survey from CareerBuilder finds 39 percent of retail bosses plan to hire this season. So where are the jobs? Read More »

Report: These 4 Industries Are Ready To Staff Up

Report: These 4 Industries Are Ready To Staff Up

Since the financial crisis, employers have been hesitant to hire full-time employees, often blaming "economic uncertainty," among other problems. But according to CareerBuilder's latest mid-year forecast, that is changing. For the second year in a row, nearly half of 2000 employers surveyed, or 44 percent, said... Read More »

10 Fastest Growing Industries In America

10 Fastest Growing Industries In America

For years agriculture and manufacturing have been stalling while service sectors have been adding jobs. And that shift will be "cemented" by 2020, according to Nicole Smith, a senior economist at the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Smith is a co-author of a new study that identifies... Read More »

Things NOT To Do During Your Job Search

Things NOT To Do During Your Job Search

With the unemployment still high, you need to avoid these job-hunting mistakes. Read More »

5 Housing Sectors Making A Comeback

5 Housing Sectors Making A Comeback

During the financial crisis, the housing sector was decimated, losing 2 million of the total 9 million jobs lost in the recession, according to CNN Money. Now that the housing recovery is well underway -- prices are climbing at rates not seen in seven years -- are the jobs also coming back? A new study from... Read More »

Summer Hiring Forecast: Where The Jobs Are

Summer Hiring Forecast: Where The Jobs Are

It's no secret that employers have been slow to staff up. The unemployment rate has inched down only recently to 7.5 percent. But a new analysis suggests that a significant number of employers plan to hire temp workers for the summer. On Thursday, CareerBuilder released its annual summer hiring forecast, which... Read More »

Fearful Women Shun Maternity Leave, Study Reveals

Fearful Women Shun Maternity Leave, Study Reveals

America is the only modern, industrialized country that does not offer paid maternity leave to new mothers. And in the U.S., 51 percent of new mothers lack paid leave from their employers. Now, a new study finds that many of those women who do have maternity leave from employers aren't using it in full. The... Read More »

Survey: Creepiest Requests From Bosses

Survey: Creepiest Requests From Bosses

If you're like most workers, you probably navigate a number of complex relationships every day. Hard-to-please customers. Temperamental co-workers. But of course, your relationship with the boss is paramount, and handling that can become all the more challenging if your boss places unreasonable, perhaps even... Read More »

Finding A Spiritual Career

Finding A Spiritual Career

In this holy season of Easter and Passover when so many Americans are focused on faith, some of them likely are even considering a religious calling. Those thinking of making religion a life's work are probably not surprised that religious organizations are far from the typical U.S. workplace. But this also... Read More »

Now Even File Clerks Need A College Degree

Now Even File Clerks Need A College Degree

The country's current jobs crisis isn't a crisis for everyone. In February, college graduates had an unemployment rate of just 3.8 percent. But the unemployment rate for Americans over 25 with no college was over twice that, and for those without a high school diploma, a staggering 11.2 percent. Many of the jobs... Read More »

The World's Hardest Jobs To Fill

The World's Hardest Jobs To Fill

In the past, we've addressed how the U.S. economy is experiencing a growing skills gap – companies are struggling to find highly skilled workers to fill open positions. Yet this isn't just a U.S. issue – employers across the globe are feeling the effects of unfilled job openings on their bottom... Read More »

Manufacturing Is Coming Back To The U.S. -- And Hiring

Manufacturing Is Coming Back To The U.S. -- And Hiring

Is American manufacturing poised for a comeback? The manufacturing industry lost 6 million jobs in the first decade of this century, but many experts say that the turnaround has already begun. According to one estimate by the Boston Consulting Group, as many as five million more positions could be recovered by... Read More »

15 Companies Staffing Up In February

15 Companies Staffing Up In February

By Debra Auerbach If your New Year's resolution was to get a new job, hopefully by now you've kicked your job search into high gear. Here's a list of 15 companies that are hiring now. Click on the links below to learn more about the opportunities available at each company: Read More »

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