As we look ahead to the last stretch of 2014, U.S. employers are positioned to close out the year on a high note. Nearly 3 in 10 (29 percent) employers intend to hire full-time, permanent employees in Q4 — a number that beats last year’s forecast by four percentage points, according to CareerBuilder’s new Q4 job forecast.
Meanwhile, only about 1 in 10 (9 percent) employers say they will need to cut back on staff.
This week, while you were busy wondering what to do with your time while trapped in an airport…asking yourself, “What’s Bill Murray been up to lately?”…or wondering what NOT to give your dad for Father’s Day…here are some other questions you might have found yourself asking – from this week’s top talent management and recruitment news stories:
If you’re not yet familiar with the government’s recently revised stipulations for hiring unpaid interns, might I suggest pouring yourself a nice glass of Merlot, perhaps turning down the lights and putting on some Al Green, while you sit back and get to know them a little bit better…?
That’s because the Obama administration recently announced that it intends to crack down on companies that don’t comply with the rules regarding unpaid internships, in reaction to recent criticism that such practices unfairly favor privileged students and enable employers to take advantage of free labor.
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