Dozens of employees of HMV, the bankrupt British music retailer, have been fired. News of the layoffs was first leaked on Twitter, appearing on HMV's official Twitter account (@hmvtweets) by a rogue Tweeter. The posts, which have since been removed, gave a blow-by-blow account of what was happening as the... Read More »
Google is still No. 1.
For the fourth year in a row, the Internet company has come out on top of Universum's global index,"The World's Most Attractive Employers." The survey is compiled from 144,000 job seekers working in 12 nations across the globe (including Brazil, Russia and the United Kingdom.) The poll... Read More »
By Deanna Glick, AOL Government
Apparently, twenty-somethings who work for the VA love their jobs.
This is among the insights in a new report from the Partnership for Public Service and Deloitte based on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) 2010 employee survey. Read More »
With the economy on a slow and staggered upswing, many Americans are just looking for a way to pay the bills. But some lucky job seekers will find themselves with more than just a job. They'll end up with a career.
First, however, they need to know where to find it. Read More »
While the CFOs of some of the largest companies in the United States are markedly moving away from cost and job cutting and focusing more on revenue growth, they remain wary of increased hiring, according to the results of a recent Deloitte survey. Read More »
It looks like the major U.S.-based accounting firms are in a hiring frenzy -- they just can't get enough bean counters. Whether it's because of the oddly bullish stock market, growth in the economy or the trend for big businesses to hire outside contractors rather than full-time accountants of their own, if... Read More »