Getting Hired

  • Do 'Hot' People Make Better Employees? One Study Suggests 'Yes'

    Do 'Hot' People Make Better Employees? One Study Suggests 'Yes'

    How Attractive People Save Employers Money

    New university study indicates attractive people get sick less and may be a better bet fore employers looking to minimize sick time usage. Continue Reading

  • 7 Key Skills You Need to Get Hired Right Now

    7 Key Skills You Need to Get Hired Right Now

    By Jada A. Graves The days when employers hired generalists are gone. Today, employers seek hires who possess particular skills, be they technical -- computer skills, for instance -- or analytic, such as problem solving. In some cases, these skills are specialized and specific to particular types of jobs.... Continue Reading

  • Job Seekers: Don't Let HR Drop The Ball

    Job Seekers: Don't Let HR Drop The Ball

    By Donna Fuscaldo Human resource departments across the country are dropping the ball, creating a "talent crisis" in finance, information technology, procurement and other business areas, according to a new report by The Hackett Group, the business advisory company. Through its research The Hackett Group... Continue Reading

  • Wells Fargo Is Hiring: What It's Really Like To Work There

    Wells Fargo Is Hiring: What It's Really Like To Work There

    Wells Fargo is the No. 1 home lender in the country. That has some downsides. Like having the kind of deep pockets that results in paying a $175 million settlement for allegedly peddling pricier mortgages to blacks and Latinos. But it also has some upsides, like hiring a lot. And being a pretty great place... Continue Reading

  • The Secret to Getting Hired In Today's Job Market

    The Secret to Getting Hired In Today's Job Market

    You all know someone who is either out of work or in the throes of the job application process. Maybe you are even trying to move up at your current place of employment or get a pay raise. Either way, you know one thing for sure: It's harder to get a job today than ever before. But rather than blame the... Continue Reading

  • 20 Ways to Get a Job

    20 Ways to Get a Job

    Need some fresh ideas for landing a job? Add these strategies into your mix of job search activities to meet new people, find potential employers and get hired. 1. Go around the gatekeeper. If you find an open position through a job board or company website, don't only submit your résumé to... Continue Reading