Long before there was Team Bill or Team Eric, Team Jacob and Team Edward, or Team Peeta and Team Gale, America was caught in a love triangle between two other men: Siskel and Ebert. But even members of Team Siskel can appreciate “Life Itself,” the documentary based on Roger Ebert’s memoir of the same name.
“Quality is one of the cornerstones of this agency, so candidates who demonstrate quality in their work is an imperative,” says FSC Interactive President McKenzie Coco of the marketing agency’s approach to hiring. It is largely due to this commitment to quality that CareerBuilder recently recognized FSC as the winner of the 2014 Big Strides in Small Business Award, which recognizes small businesses for their innovative hiring and workforce development efforts.
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 are 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.
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.
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