In a new CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide, nearly 3 in 5 employers say they have caught a lie on a resume. One third of these employers say they have seen more applicants embellishing their resumes since the end of the recession.
Despite all the progress Peggy Olson and Joan Holloway are making at Sterling Cooper and Partners, gender bias is still very much present in today’s workplace. The recent findings that men are more likely than women to get flexible work schedules approved, is just the latest in mounting evidence that women still have a long way to go in terms of equal treatment.
In “and why should this surprise us?” news, a new study shows that men who request a more flexible work schedule are more likely to be approved than women who request the same thing.
Christin Munsch, an assistant professor of sociology at Furman University, led the study, which looked at the differences between how men and women are perceived when requesting flexible work schedules.
Many nurses are continuing to work past the average retirement age and this could have a significant impact on the feared risk of a nursing shortage. For recruiters and HR leaders, this means increased flexibility when working on long-term strategic planning.
If you’re about to run a marathon and need some fitness inspiration, Jillian Michaels is your gal. If you’re going through some personal tribulations, you may look to Dr. Phil for advice. If you’re looking to make an investment, personal financial guru Suze Orman may be able to offer pearls of wisdom. But if you’re looking for ways to work better and smarter (and who isn’t?) you can have a direct line to some of the world’s leading thinkers through TED talks.
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