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As a dedicated staffing industry professional, you may have set goals for 2015 — but have you considered how some of the recent developments within the industry may affect them? By being aware of this year's biggest staffing trends and resolving to do something about them, you’ll add value back to your business and truly make a name for your firm as 2015 gets into full gear.
Job seekers are often advised to research every aspect of their next career step, including industry standards for salaries and job pay grades. But this information is hard for job seekers to come by, as salary transparency is only implemented by a small number of employers. That doesn’t mean that workers aren’t curious, though.
When asked what types of discussions they overheard the most, 22 percent of support staff workers — including administrative assistants, receptionists, security guards and more — cited conversations around someone’s compensation, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey.
More than half (53 percent) of support staff workers in the U.S. — including administrative assistants, receptionists, security guards, janitors and more — have overheard private conversations in the workplace, while more than 1 in 10 (11 percent) say they know enough to get someone fired, according to a new CareerBuilder study.
People are living longer, healthier lives, so many are able to work well into their golden years. In this job market that is turning more competitive for talent, there is a pool of experienced workers looking for jobs that could be a good fit for your company.
The Labor Market 150 Index took a close look at new jobs in growing occupations that pay above the living wage between 2010 and 2014. It turns out energy and manufacturing metro areas in the U.S. have the highest share of solid-paying new jobs. See which metros ranked in the top five,
According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, 37 percent of workers have dated a co-worker, and 30 percent of those office romances have led to marriage. But what work-related factors could make a person “undateable” in some co-workers’ eyes? CareerBuilder’s annual Valentine’s Day study takes a closer look at romance at work.
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