With companies struggling to survive and people having a difficult time finding work, there's one simple strategy that can drive revenues to great heights and make you a customer service superstar. The problem: it's often overlooked or even non-existent. It is empowerment, or simply allowing employees to make... Read More »
A painful truth of the current employment situation in the U.S. is that they are plenty of jobs out there going unfilled because employers can't find workers with the right skills.
That's particularly true in manufacturing. Companies across the nation are looking to fill about 600,000 manufacturing jobs,... Read More »
By Donna Rosato and Tom Ziegler
You've had a great run in your career. Now you can afford to follow a passion or enjoy a less taxing, yet satisfying, workweek. These top 20 jobs score high for flexibility and social meaning, enjoy relatively low stress, and none require advanced degrees. Read More »
This uncertain world of work demands a new approach to managing your career. "Manage your life as if you are your own boss and agent," my colleague Mike Squires, a senior technical recruiter at PayPal says. Successful careers don't just happen, it's up to you to learn the skills to build a successful... Read More »
The marketing and advertising industries took a real hit during the recession, but now, modern day mad men seem to be making a comeback. Marketing and advertising executives anticipate a significant uptick in hiring activity in the third quarter of 2011, according to The Creative Group's Hiring Index for... Read More »
I enrolled in college at the age of 36, with the intention of improving my writing skills. It didn't take me long to realize I needed to find a way to support myself, while I was writing.
Thinking I was going to have to forgo my writing dream for a more realistic approach to earning a living, I declared a major... Read More »
Listen up college kids! When global consultant group Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. surveyed 150 human resource executives, they didn't expect such delicious irony.
According to the survey (as published by TalentManagementTech.com), the top three careers they advised college freshmen to avoid are: Read More »