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Perhaps due to their ongoing struggle to find qualified candidates, more employers are ready to offer bigger paychecks for new talent.
According to CareerBuilder’s annual Job Forecast, 49 percent of employers will offer higher starting salaries for new employees – up from 47 percent last year. The finding indicates that employers are realizing more and more the need to offer competitive compensation rates in order to attract better workers and stay ahead of their competitors.
Much like Kevin Costner, retirement seems to be making a (slight) comeback this year.
According to CareerBuilder’s annual survey on retirement, the number of workers delaying retirement is on a downward trend. Though 58 percent of workers age 60 or older say they are currently putting off retirement, the figure is down from 61 percent in 2013 and a peak of 66 percent in 2010.
If there’s one thing you need to take away from CareerBuilder’s most recent study, it’s this: Sometimes, when an employee says a wild animal made him late, you need to give him the benefit of the doubt. For its most recent survey, CareerBuilder asked employers to share the most common – and the most outrageous – “late for work” excuses they’ve heard this year.
If you hear one more weather update about the billionth snowstorm or deep freeze, you’ll stab yourself in the eye, right? It’s getting old and you’re ready for the spring. (You and me both.) Similarly, when it comes to information or updates about the recession, you’re probably like “Enough already!”
But the unfortunate part is that more than half of U.S.
Taylor Swift, Demi Moore, Jennifer Aniston and other A-list celebs have somehow gained the reputation for being unlucky in love. Perhaps they’d have had more success if they worked in a regular office. That’s right — nearly 2 in 5 (38 percent) U.S. workers have dated a co-worker, according to a new CareerBuilder survey of more than 3,000 U.S. workers.
The next time you want to complain about your job, take it outside the doctor’s office, because health care workers, they just…they can’t right now, okay? That’s because new research indicates these workers are the most in need of some Kenny G and a bath right now.
In a nationwide survey of 3,211 workers across multiple industries, CareerBuilder asked individuals to weigh in on their stress levels and workload.
Following in the footsteps of companies like Ford Motor Co., Apple computer, NCR, Michelin and others, a growing number of companies nationwide are moving jobs back to the U.S., a new survey from CareerBuilder indicates.
According to the 2014 U.S. Job Forecast, 26 percent of employers nationwide plan to “reshore” jobs this year– bringing offshore jobs back to U.S. – up from 23 percent in 2013.
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