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You may have asked unusual questions to assess a candidate's competencies during a job interview, but have you ever asked something illegal? A new CareerBuilder survey shows that the boundaries aren’t clear when it comes to what’s OK to ask versus questions that are off limits from a legal perspective.
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.
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While some employers may worry that March Madness will affect productivity, others are jumping in on the fun.
According to a new CareerBuilder study, 26 percent of workers surveyed say they don’t even know what their CEO looks like, while 55 percent have never had a conversation with the boss.
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.
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.
While we can all admit to running behind schedule every now and then because of traffic delays or late trains and buses, how often have you had to wait for a judge to set bail or power through a deer herd so you could make it to the office on time?
Nearly half (49 percent) of employers say they can tell within the first five minutes of interviewing a candidate if he or she will make the cut, according to a new CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 HR and hiring managers. And a whopping 9 in 10 (90 percent) of employers say their minds are made up by the 15-minute mark.
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