Employment

10 Interview Questions To Determine If A Company Is As Inclusive As It Claims

Most employers will happily tell you they support diversity and inclusion. Your job is to find out how.<p>Ask any company whether they’re diverse and inclusive, and they’re probably going to tell you "yes." After all, not many hiring managers would want to admit that they have trouble recruiting or …

Recruitment

Could You Answer These Tough Questions in a Job Interview?

We've all been there—totally caught off guard by a real doozy of an interview question, worried our subpar answer could cost us our dream job. Though you may have gotten off easy with a simple "tell me how you've grown as a leader" query, as a new Glassdoor analysis reveals, interview questions can …

Career Development

7 Questions That Will Help You Find a Fulfilling Career

When you are trying to figure out what to do with your life, it makes sense to seek out fulfilling careers. That quest may lead you to do an online …

Career Development

These are the most boring professions

It might be time for a career change.<p>The most boring jobs in the world have been revealed by Emolument, an employment specialist.<p>Legal professions …

Lifestyle

Why Millennials Are Now Opting To Work From Anywhere In The World

Time has changed, and so have working patterns and the work culture that most individuals and companies are now following. This is mainly because …

The Workplace

Weekly claims for US unemployment benefits rise to 244,000 but still at low level

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weekly claims for US unemployment benefits rise to 244,000 but still at low level.

Unemployment Benefits

Ready for your interview? Here are ‘tough’ questions asked by Facebook, Apple, SpaceX, others

It’s tough to prepare for every facet of a job interview. But career site Glassdoor has amassed thousands of company reviews that include interview …

Bloomberg L.P.

How to know if quitting your job is a really bad idea

Is your boss a psychopath? Is your office full of backstabbers? Do you dream of saying #ByeFelicia and traveling like the cool kids on …

Personal Finance

The Essential Work-from-Home List of Who's Hiring

Hundreds of you have already heard about this guide that has literally created AHA moments for work-from-home job seekers across the nation. I …

Recruitment

Work Advice: When recruiters ghost

<i>Last week we talked about unwanted come-ons from recruiters. This week: When recruiters disappear.</i><p><b>Reader 1:</b> Twice I was recruited for positions and had background checks and interviews with the hiring managers. The recruiter in each case — one with the company, one an outside contractor — assured …

Recruitment

These Are The World's Most Boring Jobs

If you thought your job was dull, well, it might be.<p>Stressful jobs are one thing, but feeling as though you are literally counting down the minutes of the day while the life slowly ebbs out your brain is another. Being bored really is worse than being busy.<p>Emoulent wanted to get to the bottom of …

10 Steps to Hiring Your Startup's World-Beating A-Team

Hiring the right team is the one thing you have to get right. Few founders do.<p>A new survey says there’s almost a one in four chance your management team will end up cratering your startup through sheer lack of relevant abilities. That ought to chill the bones of every startup CEO.<p>CB Insights …

Recruitment

U.S. Jobless Claims Move Higher

WASHINGTON—The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, though the overall level remains consistent with a labor market that continues to add jobs.<p>Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs across the U.S., climbed by 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 244,000 in …

Jobless Claims

Developing a Digital Workplace Strategy for SharePoint

Shifting to a digital workplace is as much about a cultural change as it is about technology.<p>Most companies have the tools and systems in place to …

Collaboration

TSX futures indicate a higher start as oil rises

(Reuters) - Futures on Canada's main stock index were trading higher on Thursday as oil prices strengthened after a report showed a decline in U.S. crude inventories, lending support to the view that a global glut is nearing its end.<p>March futures on the S&P TSX index <SXFc1> were up 0.2 percent at …

Jobless Claims

Mark Cuban Says This Will Be the No.1 Job Skill in 10 Years

It's not coding.<p>Study after study has shown that millions of jobs are at risk of becoming automated in the coming years.<p>And the U.S. is not prepared, …

Mark Cuban

Make employee training worth it, not wasteful

British-Canadian author Elizabeth Thornton once said, “Objective leaders identify their unproductive mental models and tweak them for greater …

Employee Engagement

How To: Search the New LinkedIn Search Interface (Properly) Using Field Commands

<b>Except there’s a catch.</b> They don’t work as you would intuitively have thought, especially those of us who regularly search Google and Bing using …

Recruitment

How to report a toxic work environment without sacrificing your job — or entire career

Conflicts at work are never easy to navigate. But what really throws a wrench into a situation is finding, when you go to human resources, that your …

World Trade Center

Companies Should Ask: Do We Actually Value Diversity Or Are We Just Paying It Lip Service?

Subscribe to our newsletter<p>Project Include started with eight women in tech who wanted to move diversity forward by having hard conversations. …

Recruitment

8 Ways a Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

Some people call it moonlighting. Others call it a "hobby that pays." Whatever you call your side hustle, it's not just something that can bring in a …

Money

Should I Tell My Boss I Want A Different Job?

Before announcing a desire to move on, employees (and managers) should try this...<p><i>My column, Workplace Referee, is designed to help employees and managers gain better insight into each other's point of view (POV). Have a situation you'd like me to address? Please submit it by email here. Don't</i> …

Business

Slowing economy not a blip for fresh grads in job market

Singapore<p>A depressed economy does not seem to have stopped a vast majority of Singapore university graduates from landing jobs last year - and ones …

Labor Economics

10 Highest Paying Jobs in Dubai For 2017

Dubai is known as one of the most highly populated cities in the world, but even with high population rate, it is also known as one of the wealthiest …

Dubai

You Should Probably Be Using Facebook to Find Jobs, Now More Than Ever

Getting a good job is often more about who you know, and everyone you know is on Facebook. Last week, Facebook also added a feature that lets …

Facebook

Inside the Fed’s First Meeting of the Trump Era: The Annotated Minutes - Bloomberg

The Federal Reserve cited post-election confidence in keeping rates unchanged at the conclusion of its meeting Feb. 1, the first for 2017 and the …

Full Employment

What keeps you at your job?

What makes you stick around at your job?<p>Is it the fact that you have no other choice? Is it because you enjoy the work itself? Or the people? The …

Trump’s hiring freeze is taking jobs away from cybersecurity students

One of President Trump’s first moves in office was to order a sweeping hiring freeze across the federal government, preventing hiring for all jobs except for narrow exemptions in national security and the military. Although the executive order hasn’t stirred as much controversy has Trump’s more …

Cybersecurity

This 'resumé tester' will tell you if your job application will make it past automated screeners

Photo: iStock<p>Companies, especially those ones that receive many job applications, have computer systems that will filter out many applicants before …

Australian News

How I've Learned To Hire Remote Employees (And Not Regret It Later)

Why this founder asks candidates for work samples, a live demo, and a paid trial period before making an offer.<p>It’s getting more common to hear of startups composed of team members who've never actually met—in fact, I’m founding one right now. If the future of work is remote, getting there will …

Human Resources