With summer in full-swing, many job seekers not only find it hard to stay motivated in looking for work, but many key decision-makers are taking vacations, which slows the hiring process as well.
Here are 3 ways to keep your job search moving in the right direction. Read More »
By Vickie Elmer
If you want your summer job search to reach 95 degrees, you need to go where people like to hang out in the heat – and then make sure your professionalism mixes nicely with the pleasures of summer.
The job market has cooled down somewhat in recent months, with hiring slowing this month... Read More »
Not many workplaces have "summer Fridays" -- that genteel tradition of closing down around lunch once a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day. According to a survey done by Ultimat Vodka, just 12 percent of employed adults get this perk.
Officially, that is. Because anyone who's tried to start a new project... Read More »
Summer is nearly upon us again. Though this season is a little less of a break when you're a grown-up than when you're a kid, it still feels different. You can be outside more. You can use the longer evenings to squeeze more life out of each day. Routines change, opening up an opportunity for rethinking how... Read More »
By Martin Crutsinger
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. workers increased their productivity over the summer by the most in a year and a half but the gain was smaller than initially thought.
The Labor Department says productivity rose at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the July-September quarter. That was slower... Read More »
The culmination of the July 4 holiday frequently marks the beginning of the busy summer travel season in the U.S., and the time when many Americans plan to take time off from work.
The third quarter, which includes July, August and September, is by far the most popular travel time among Americans, according... Read More »