Employment

23 questions you should never ask at the end of a job interview

When you're in the hot seat, there's a good chance that your interviewer will turn the tables at some point and ask, "Do <i>you</i> have any questions for <i>me</i>?"<p>When you have the floor, you'll want to take full advantage of the opportunity to show that you've done your homework and determine if the job is a …

Job Interviews

Whole Foods, REI, and Aflac CEOs Respond: What’s the Single Most Important Thing For Company Culture?

What makes one company a vibrant, exciting, inclusive place to build a career and another a staid, repressive, and exclusionary work environment that …

The Workplace

4 Ways Millennials Are Rewriting Career Rules and Changing The Workforce

The opinions expressed about millennials are often divisive, especially when it comes to the working world. Some believe millennials are entitled, …

Millennials

Thanks for Submitting Your Résumé to This Black Hole

<b>Jan. 17</b><p><b>From:</b> Job Spotter<p><b>Subject:</b> Thanks for Using Job Spotter!<p>Brad,<p>You submitted an application for:<p><b>A Good Job</b><p>at <b>A Really Great Company</b> — New York, NY 10128<p>Good luck!<p><i>— Job Spotter Team</i><p><b>Jan. 25</b><p><b>From:</b> A Really Great Company H.R.<p><b>Subject:</b> A Really Great Company — A Good Job<p>Dear Mr. Austin,<p>Thank you for …

Opinion

3 Tips for Building Employee Engagement with Remote Employees

In 1995, just 9% of the workforce telecommuted full- or part-time, according to research conducted by Gallup. Today, that number has increased four-fold, with 37% of employees reporting having telecommuted in their current roles, per the agency’s Work and Education poll.<p>Telecommuting isn’t just a …

Employee Engagement

How To Get The Confidence Necessary To Survive An Appearance-Driven Workplace

I will never forget the time I received a promotion while working for a big organization. My new department was full of the most attractive people I …

The Workplace

7 Ways to Fast Track Your Career When You Don’t Live in a City

Ever feel like all of the good career advice you read is catered toward people who live in major metros, like NYC or San Francisco? You’re not alone — career-centered FOMO can be super real. While it’s true that creative, tech-savvy cities offer a ton of life-changing job opps with big salaries to …

Remote Working

20+ Best Job Sites in Pakistan to Find Jobs

Unemployment is a basic problem all over the world, and this issue is increasing in Pakistan day by day. After complete the studies, it is always …

Pakistan

1.4 million Illinois job seekers' personal information potentially compromised in major hack

The news comes days after Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner unveiled a $1bn state-wide cybersecurity plan.<p>The Illinois Department of Employment Security …

Data Breach

Ethics panel questions job for UConn football coach's son

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A state ethics office is questioning whether the son of University of Connecticut football coach Randy Edsall should be hired as the team's assistant coach.<p>Emails and letters provided to the Hartford Courant (http://cour.at/2nfJHjZ ) show an advisory board to the Office of …

Ethics

Jobs and opportunities - European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations - European Commission

Several entry points exist for joining the European Commission's department for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, depending …

European News

My Market Is Going Cheaper And More Junior -- Should I Take A Pay Cut?

A writing colleague asked me whether or not a more experienced person should take a pay cut given the “juniorfication” of Wall Street jobs. Companies hiring cheaper talent with fewer years of experience is not limited to the financial services industry. I’ve seen this in media, tech, and even …

Private Pilot to Airline Pilot, and Everything In Between

Becoming an airline pilot is not a quick and easy task: There is extensive training involved, it costs a lot of money and even when you've earned a …

Aviation

She signed a Anne Louise Inn petition, it cost her a job, now the fight can continue in court

When Gayle Linkletter signed a petition supporting a woman's homeless shelter, she never thought it would end up costing her a job.<p>Until Thursday, it …

Petitions

The voice of atheism since 1881 » Pregnant professor ordered to marry or dump her boyfriend

<b>Back in 2015, Coty Richardson, above, was sacked by administrators at a small evangelical Christian college in Oregon after she refused their demand</b> …

Skepticism

Migrant Youths Often Become Exploited Workers in the U.S.

Trump's executive orders leave unaccompanied minors even more vulnerable.

The Workplace

Jobs Are A Cost Of The Keystone XL Pipeline, Not A Benefit

As usual when discussing a project the political world has got the relationship between jobs and costs entirely the wrong way around. Donald Trump, and others, are waving around job creation numbers like a toddler showing Mommy how the toilet training is going along. Proud pointing to all the good …

Opinion

How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You an Interview

Your resume might be perfect but without a proper cover letter you may not get that coveted interview.<p>When applying for a new job, details matter.<p>Your resume might be up to par, but that certainly isn’t going to be the only thing that gets you an interview. What will get you noticed and give you …

Cover Letters

Your Open-Space Office May Be Killing Productivity

Give them some more privacy, and your employees will thank you.<p>About ten years ago, I shut down our offices. Everyone in my company works remotely from their home offices or at clients. The decision could not have been timed better. Besides saving on overhead, it seems that I avoided one of the …

The Workplace

Five Interview Questions To Stop Asking -- And Five To Ask Instead

If your job description includes interviewing job candidates, here are five questions to scratch off your interview script immediately:<p>What’s your greatest weakness?<br>• Where do you see yourself in five years?<br>• What’s your greatest failure so far?<br>• With all the talented candidates, why should we hire …

Career Development

The Right Way To Follow Up After A Job Interview

Your first assignment when you get home from a job interview is to grab a notepad and write down the story of the interview, from start to finish.<p>Keep writing and adding details to the story whenever you think of them, because you won’t remember the details for long.<p>Your body is your most important …

Job Interviews

How to use LinkedIn to find your dream job

So, you want a new job? If you’re like more than 450 million others on the planet, you’re going to turn to LinkedIn to let your fingers do the heavy lifting of finding a new position. I should know—I’ve been there, done that.<p>But here’s something I learned only recently: More and more businesses are …

LinkedIn

How Morale Changes as a Startup Grows

When we think about startup cultures, we imagine ping pong tables, kegerators, and Nerf guns. More importantly, we envision an <i>esprit de corps</i> that drives employees to happily burn the midnight oil to build the next big thing.<p>However, this startup cultural utopia invariably hits a rough patch for …

The Workplace

Too Much Experience To Be Hired? Some Older Americans Face Age Bias

Most baby boomers say that they plan to keep working past conventional retirement age. But to do that, they have to get hired first. New research shows that can be harder when you're older.<p>The study was conducted by David Neumark and two other economists. He's a professor of economics at the …

Law

9 Types of Freelance Jobs

When most people think of freelancers, they think of creative jobs: writing, editing, perhaps advertising and marketing gigs. While those areas are …

Money

THIS Is How You Nail A Phone (Or Video) Interview

If interviews make you horribly nervous, the thought of doing one remotely might be a relief — but you should still take them just as seriously as an IRL conversation.<p>Your interviewer may have a harder time seeing you sweat, but they'll still ask questions that test your preparation, interest, and …

Job Interviews

How To 'Sell Yourself' On A Job Interview

Dear Liz,<p>For years I’ve heard that I need to “sell myself” as a qualified candidate when I go on a job interview, but I don’t know how to do it.<p>How do I sell myself, exactly?<p>Thanks Liz!<p>Yours,<p>Jonas<p>Dear Jonas,<p>The problem with the phrase “Sell yourself at an interview” is that it makes job-seekers …

As Uber Grew Hastily, Diversity Took a Backseat - Bloomberg

Efforts to hire more women and people of color at Uber Technologies Inc. have been long hindered by a peculiar constraint. Members of the recruiting …

Recruitment

What Type Of Sales People Should You Hire?

While there are many different aspects that fall under the umbrella of talent management, recruitment is one of the most important. When it comes to …

Recruitment

Robots could take over 38% of U.S. jobs within about 15 years, report says

More than a third of U.S. jobs could be at “high risk” of automation by the early 2030s, a percentage that’s greater than in Britain, Germany and Japan, according to a report released Friday.<p>The analysis, by accounting and consulting firm PwC, emphasized that its estimates are based on the …

Jobs Report