Some lucky people look at a job interview with happy anticipation. Others -- most of us -- don't.
Here are some tips to help you ace the job interview.
1) Before you go to the interview, be sure you've researched the company a bit. Study the website, Google the firm and see… Read More »
The differences between Boomers and Generation X workers is both more simple and complex than one would think.
Or so says research conducted by the University of Illinois and published in the Academy of Management Review in 2010 .
The study found that companies lean toward relying on stereotypes at the expense… Read More »
In a recent survey of employees at various organizations, workers said that they could do more to eat better and be more active at work, and that employers could do more to increase health and wellness in the workplace.
Human resource experts also say that if companies provide the resources for… Read More »
Do you ever feel that work would be pretty dandy if it weren't for, well....your co-workers?
They can be so annoying at times. The gum popping. The Facebook surfing. The messy desks. The gossip. The backstabbing.
If you do sometimes wish your co-workers would just stay home more often than not, you're… Read More »
If you have employees who telecommute "to" work, they're likely less stressed and enjoy their jobs more than people doing similar work at your firm on site.
Such is the finding of a recent University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) study. Researchers compared those workers who worked from home at least three days… Read More »
Companies will be ramping up their hiring once the economy really starts to recover, but the way they do it may include some different techniques. Because of cuts to recruiting offices during the recession, companies are looking for more cost-efficient ways to recruit. As a result, they are turning more… Read More »
When companies think of hiring temporary workers, it’s usually clerical or mid-level managers that come to mind. But more and more in the fast-paced business world, companies are turning to contract employees to fill executive level positions, including CFOs and CEOs.
In today’s business environment, companies often cannot afford to go… Read More »
As with any place where you have a group of people working in close proximity, there will be people at work who are difficult to get along with. It might be because of work habits, or personality types. Nonetheless, in the workplace, you will have to learn how to cooperate… Read More »
How do you write that perfect résumé that will land you the job you want? Here are a few tips.
First, figure out what your job search objective is. What is the particular job you are looking for? What is the job you want to do? Planning your objective will help… Read More »
It goes without saying that fair compensation for your employees is a necessity for motivation. But assuming your workers have an adequate -- even excellent -- pay scale, and you want to make sure your employees are giving 100 percent effort, is the answer more money?
Surprisingly, no. While bonuses are… Read More »