About six months ago, I was training for a marathon. I’m no sporty spice, but I embraced the digital life and used a bevy of mobile and online tools to document my training. On top of tracking all that data, I was weighing myself on a daily basis.
Ever step on a scale on a daily basis? It’s frustrating. My weight seemed to change based on the day, the week, and the overall cycle of the moon.
Major demographic shifts in the U.S. since 2001 have led to a workforce that looks quite different today, according to a new report from CareerBuilder. “The Changing Face of U.S. Jobs” explores how an increasingly diverse population is affecting the composition of nearly 800 occupations by gender, age and race/ethnicity.
Findings on diversity were revealed in the analysis of data from Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.
While companies across the U.S. are employing this hiring strategy to allow for staffing flexibility, some metro areas have a greater volume of temporary jobs than others.
As Big Data becomes more prevalent in the business world, and this is the time of year when everyone’s suddenly a data analytics expert. Tax season? No – March Madness. According to a new study from CareerBuilder, 15 percent of U.S. workers said they plan to participate in office pools this year – up from the 11 percent in 2014.
Not as I do
While some employers may worry that March Madness will affect productivity, others are jumping in on the fun.
HR professionals have access to more data than ever, but what good is all that data if you don’t know how to properly use it? Matthew Stollak — associate professor of business administration at St. Norbert College — hosted a webinar this week to help HR professionals understand why the ability to read and analyze data is becoming an essential skill in their industry, and one that few actually possess.
Research suggests that companies with a diverse workforce perform better than companies with less diversity.
46% of employers plan to hire temporary or contract workers this year, according to a new CareerBuilder study. Of these employers, 56% plan to transition temporary and contract workers to full time positions, up from 43% last year.
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