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Open offices aren't for everyone, and they're certainly not the only thing employers are testing in an effort to increase their workers’ satisfaction. So, what's the new "open office"?
Move over, Real Housewives — adolescent behaviors appear to be rampant in corporate America as well. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, a whopping 77 percent of employees admitted they have witnessed childishness in action while on the job.
Getting a candidate to move from viewing your job posting to actually applying isn't hard if you know what candidate behavior to pay attention to.
The so-called skills gap, more often than not, is merely an information gap. There are plenty of jobs and there's plenty of talent; the trouble is connecting the two. So how do we fill the gap?
Finding the right person for the job isn’t always easy – and it can be made even more difficult by candidates who aren’t entirely honest about their qualifications.
It’s not uncommon to spot a lie or exaggeration on a resume – according to a new CareerBuilder survey, 56 percent of employers have caught at least one. The most common lies they’ve discovered include embellished skill sets (62 percent), embellished responsibilities (54 percent) and dates of employment (39 percent).
More than a quarter of employers (27 percent) are in favor of raising the cap on H-1B visas, citing the skills gap and America’s need to progress in STEM-related fields as driving factors.
Unlike some of the unique personalities battling it out in this presidential campaign, the July 2015 jobs report released this morning was steady, void of drama and in line with expectations. Here are three key talking points you can use whether you’re taking a break at the office water cooler or conversing with peers in the industry.
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