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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.
Thirty percent of workers say they regularly search for jobs even though they’re currently employed, and 16 percent are determined to land a new position in the New Year. How can you make employees think twice about leaving your company in 2015?
If you’re hoping to avoid the loss of productivity that comes with the holiday season’s barrage of online discounts, you may need to start with the corner office. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Cyber Monday study, 53 percent of senior-level employees are planning to use work hours to shop online — compared to 46 percent of entry-level or professional staff members.
A lot of employees will tell you that their office is “just like a family,” but some workers are taking that comparison to another level. According to a new study from CareerBuilder, 19 percent of workers plan to celebrate Thanksgiving with co-workers this year. Others will be spending Thanksgiving night with their colleagues, though not for stuffing and gravy -- and not by choice. We take a closer look.
Despite many positive economic signs as of late, 32 percent of part-time workers haven’t been able to land a full-time job, according to a new CareerBuilder study. Workers share the top four reasons they're struggling to find full-time work.
When it comes to American workers’ biggest fears, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that some workers fear public speaking, snakes, that maggot scene from “The Lost Boys” and inferior Elsa costumes on their children less than the scary jobs featured in a new CareerBuilder study of America’s 10 scariest jobs. Just in time for Halloween, we asked American workers to tell us the 10 jobs they found most frightful -- and they spilled their guts.
From claiming they need the day to fix some botched plastic surgery to saying they accidentally got on a plane, America’s workers have either had some sitcom-worthy misadventures this year, or they’ve simply gotten more creative with their sick day excuses. A new CareerBuilder survey looks at how many workers have faked being sick this year, as well as some of the strangest excuses they’ve used while doing so.
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