CareerBuilder has put together an index ranking the country’s largest cities’ likelihood of surviving a zombie outbreak.
The latest employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is a mixed bag. While the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to its lowest point since 2007, hourly earnings fell.
The U.S. added 178,000 new jobs in November, according to the BLS, which is in line with what economists projected. While the BLS revised job gains in September to 208,000 (up from 191,000), October’s numbers were revised down to 142,000 (from 161,000).
The unemployment rate in November dropped to a 9-year low while wages took a tumble. Here's what you need to know from the latest jobs report.
Every good business experiences periods of growth. A new CareerBuilder study has identified five industries that are poised for fast growth in 2017.
The small business sector added 37,000 jobs in November, up from 34,000 in both October and September, according to the ADP’s most recent Small Business Employment Report. The ADP’s small business employment report looks at job growth specific to businesses with 49 or fewer employees.
Looking at company size, very small businesses (those with 1-19 employees) added 9,000 jobs and other small businesses (those with 20-49 employees) added 28,000 jobs.
When you think about ways to increase engagement and boost retention among high-performing individuals, you likely think about raising those employees’ pay, giving them more vacation time or offering more benefits. Though it may not be the first option you consider, however, career pathing could be one of your strongest engagement and retention tools available.
What is Career Pathing?
Career pathing is the process by which managers help employees chart the course of their careers within the organization.
If you regularly find yourself with hard-to-fill jobs, you could benefit from algorithmic candidate recommendations.
The period from the week of Thanksgiving until after New Year’s Day can be among the most exciting – and challenging – times of the year. From travel plans to holiday shopping, employees undoubtedly have their plates full outside the office.
But your small business also has much to accomplish before the calendar turns, and a distracted staff dreaming of a white Christmas isn’t going to send 2016 out with a bang.