Employment

How to Negotiate a Higher Job Offer In Just 1 Simple Sentence

Like the offer, but want more money or better benefits? This tactic is surprisingly effective.<p>Interviewing for jobs can be grueling. But if you …

Women's News

Here Are 7 Well-Paying Side Hustles You Never Knew Existed

While we're all familiar with positions like Lyft Driver and Airbnb host, that's not all that the gig economy has to offer.<p>This story originally appeared on Glassdoor<p>Let’s be honest -- who among us couldn’t use a little extra money? Whether you’re not getting enough hours at your current job, …

A theory of cycles suggests a new golden economic age

As of now, no one knows how to break the grip of low incomes, blighted towns and popular anger in the U.S. and elsewhere. But a Venezuelan economist …

Business

4 critical questions you should ask in a job interview to make sure it's not a dead-end job

• <b>During a job interview, you should establish if you see a long-term future at the company.</b>• <b><br>While you will be told the position's responsibilities, it is always a good idea to ask how to measure success within the position.</b><p>Preparing for job interviews often means gearing up for difficult questions …

Determine

4 signs you’re headed toward career burnout — and what to do

When it comes to work-related anxiety, there is no time of day that’s safe from unwanted stress. Like, when it’s 2 a.m., and you’ve been rolling …

Careers

The Trend For Tough And Tricky Job Interview Questions – And How To Answer Them

Your outfit’s planned, you’ve researched the role and rehearsed the questions you’re likely to be asked about it – so you’re all ready for that job …

Richard Branson

5 tips to give you the edge when job hunting

While gaining a higher education qualification may be required to become a doctor, teacher, social worker or solicitor, it’s definitely not required …

Too many people make the same mistake in job-hunting emails — and it's why no one will answer

• <b>A lot of people make a simple mistake when sending out networking emails.</b>• <b><br>By not including a request or question, you're allowing for the possibility of being ignored.</b>• <b><br>It's important to not ramble in the email.</b>• <b><br>Using flattery and charm captures the recipient's attention.</b><p>There are a host of ways you …

Networking

Evaluating Potential Sales Hires? This Is the Only Question You'll Need to Size Them Up

Hint: there is only one right answer.<p>Hiring a salesperson is stressful, because I want to make sure I bring the right person on board. After all, he won't just be an employee. He will be, in many ways, the name, the attitude, and the feeling that potential clients associate with my company. I want …

Determine

When I Turn Down The Job Offer, Should I Tell Them Why?

Dear Liz,<p>I recently received a job offer for a Marketing Analyst job. Last night I decided to turn it down.<p>I was conflicted about the decision. The job pays more than any job I’ve held so far. The people were friendly enough but every time I visited their facility (three times total) I saw and …

What is the Average Hours Per Week Worked in the US?

How many hours a week do American work? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics <i>(February 2015)</i>, Americans work an average of 38.6 hours per week, …

Career Development

What to Wear (and What Never to Wear) When You Interview at a Tech Company

Your goal is to basically blend in, without anyone thinking you didn't even care enough to dress properly.<p><i>What do you wear to an interview for a software engineering position in the Silicon Valley? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from</i> …

Clothing

Finding The Right Workforce A Major Challenge In The HR Industry. Experts Explain Why

The human resource in most companies function on a more important role in the wake of a quickly evolving employee market.There has been a strong …

Human Resources

HR, please give me a menu!

HR: preacher or waiter?<p>Recently I met with the HR team of an organisation, where they had just got a new CEO. This new CEO had given the HR Chief a …

Human Resources

3 Ways to Get a Better Job in 2018

Many people head into the new year with all sorts of personal improvement goals. Some people want to lose weight, others vow to stop a bad habit, and a lot of folks hope to get a better job.<p>Improving your work situation, however, isn't like getting in better shape or stopping smoking. It's not …

How to Land Your Dream Job in the Food Industry

Take these steps to stand out in the process.<p>November 20, 2017<p><i>This post originally appeared on WayUp, the go-to place to find jobs and internships</i> …

Food Industry

The 10 Most Important Factors That Help Me Determine Candidate Fit

You may have heard the adage, “Hire for fit; teach skills.” It’s popular because it’s true. I speak from experience: Now that I am running my own …

Human Resources

WeWork's Headquarters Is the Ultimate Co-Working Space

With three large landings outfitted with cozy couches and lounges, the space provides synergy among WeWork teams.<p>This story appears in the November 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Since launching in 2010, WeWork has become the go-to coworking space and office provider for growing startups and …

The Workplace

Will the traditional office exist in the future?

Is the traditional office — with it the dreaded daily commute — about to become a thing of the past?<p>Technology, such as teleconferencing and chat …

The Workplace

3 Ingredients Needed for New Manager Success

Howdy folks, welcome to Texas, home of the folksy colloquialism. In today’s edition, we learn how to make chicken salad! No, no, not the delectable …

Human Resources

Teamwork difficulties mean two thirds of UK workers are struggling

Most workers in British organisations (64%) feel they are ‘struggling’ and ‘out of their depth’, according to Dropbox’s new research on the state of …

The Workplace

Forget Work-Life Balance; Pursue Work-Life Integration - Manage By Walking Around

By onNovember 20, 2017 in alignment, Behavior, books, Leadership<p>0 0 0<p><i>“We should stop thinking in terms of work-life balance. Work-life balance is a</i> …

The Workplace

After Shareholder Complaints, 21st Century Fox Sets Workplace Council at Fox News

After a chaotic period of revelations of and complaints about sexual harassment and discrimination at its Fox News operations, 21st Century Fox said …

21st Century Fox

Sexual harassment at the SEIU? Say it isn't so!

So we have sexual harassment investigations in Hollywood, in the media and even in Congress. But surely they don’t have such foul behavior taking …

Conservative View

Change HR Policies To Adapt To Demands Of Employees -- Talentcorp

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 -- There is a crucial need for organisations to look into their human resource policies and quickly adapt to the demands of …

The Workplace

Looking for a new job? Clean up your Facebook, Instagram and Twitter profiles first

It’s a tale as old as Facebook – someone posts something they shouldn’t on their social media and it costs them their job.<p>Whether you’re in the …

Businesses need to stop being tribal and create a workplace of the future

There is no question that the UK workforce is becoming more digital.<p>An independent review released last month outlined plans for digitising British …

The Workplace

4 Ways to Handle a Micromanaging Boss

You're plugging away at your desk when your manager pops over and asks how your latest project is going. It's a seemingly innocent inquiry in most cases, but if you're dealing with a micromanager, it's one that might send you over the edge.<p>While it's natural for managers to check in on their …

Determine

Are You Playing The Job Search Lotto?

If you have ever applied for a position with the expectation that your years of experience and training will generate that phone call, interview and offer, you’ve likely felt the frustrations of the hiring process. It is almost like playing the job search lotto. Someone wins, however, the odds are …

Entrepreneurship

Google for Jobs will show salary estimates to job-seekers | Trusted Reviews

<b>Job searching is easier thanks to the internet but finding the one that meets your salary expectations is a little more tricky.</b><p>But Google is trying …

Gear & Gadgets