With millions of people unemployed, it's no surprise that job seekers find the process of job hunting an excruciating ordeal. Filling out online applications sometimes feels like an exercise in futility, as thousands apply for too few jobs.
But a survey suggests that the online hiring process that employers... Read More »
The recent slowdown in hiring may have caused some Americans who are looking for work to shudder. But a new survey of employers suggests that the summer months may give dispirited job seekers a much-needed boost.
According to data compiled by ManpowerGroup, 92 percent of U.S. employers plan to increase hiring... Read More »
There's no shortage of workers who get fired for doing stupid things on the job. Take, for example, Tamara Vangundy, the Indiana coroner who earlier this month reportedly showed up at a crime scene intoxicated and was subsequently charged with drunk driving.
But some people also have very weird reasons for... Read More »
Think your company has a great leader in charge? Well, plenty of folks at the nation's largest employers believe that -- even when the CEOs have been engulfed in controversy, according to the results of a new employee survey by career website Glassdoor.
Employee reviews give Goldman Sachs Group Inc. CEO... Read More »
Since its inception in 1986, the holiday commemorating the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. has steadily gained acceptance among employers, who increasingly have added the holiday to the list of paid days off.
Still, though the ranks of businesses that honor the King holiday have grown, a greater number of... Read More »
The idea of retiring at age 65 is no longer a reality to many Americans, with many anticipating that they will have to work another 15 years -- to age 80 -- before they can afford to quit work, a new survey shows.
Further, the poll of 1,500 middle-class Americans showed that 76 percent of respondents felt it... Read More »
When it comes to taking a vacation, we Americans are a sorry bunch. Not only do we leave much of our allotted time off on the table, a new study finds, but a significant number of us feel guilty about requesting to use the time afforded by employers.
According to a recent Harris Interactive survey, 57... Read More »
Underemployment has been as much a frustrating feature of the recent job market as the nation's high unemployment rate.
What makes a worker underemployed? A number of a factors, including the inability to find full-time work in a chosen field. Read More »
In a pleasant sign that things are improving ever so slightly in the job market, more than a third of employees actually expect to get a pay raise in the next year, and a majority of those working feel confident they won't be laid off in the next six months.
The sentiments could be an indicator that things are... Read More »
We simply don't trust our bosses, according to a survey conducted for Adecco Group North America. This month, Harris Interactive interviewed over 2,000 adults nationwide, half of whom were employed full- or part-time. Here's what the study uncovered:
53 percent of workers do not think their boss is... Read More »