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.... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »
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... Read More »