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Believing a wage increase would improve workers’ standard of living, help the economy and improve employee retention, a strong majority of employers support an increase in minimum wage. According to a new CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 full-time hiring and human resource managers nationwide, 62 percent of employers think the minimum wage in their state should be increased.
1 in 5 U.S. workers believes that a glass ceiling holds back women and minorities from climbing up the corporate ladder at their organization. That number is even higher among women and minorities climbing the corporate ladder and wanting to throw their hat into the management ring. Take a hint from other companies that are being proactive in combating the prevalence of a glass ceiling.
A somewhat unlikely group of individuals may actually help your organization to close the skills gap that has been plaguing this nation for as long as we can remember: high school seniors.
It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise to learn that the economic recession took a toll on the income of U.S. employees. As it turns out, salaries haven’t risen noticeably during the economic recovery either.
A recent CareerBuilder survey asked U.S. workers what they would need to earn in order to feel successful.
Take a look at the graphic below, and you’ll notice that the majority of U.S.
As it turns out, not every worker dreams about winning the lottery and telling leadership where they can shove next month’s status reports. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 51 percent of workers say they would continue to work, even if they didn’t need the job financially.
When asked why they wouldn’t automatically ditch their jobs to hang out 24/7 at Oprah’s Maui beach house (or something to that effect), the vast majority of workers cited a fear of monotony, and nearly the same number like the sense of accomplishment working gives them.
While we couldn’t validate the first two with hard data, CareerBuilder did find that more than half (55 percent) of employers surveyed said they have hired a job-hopper, and nearly 1 in 3 (32 percent) said they expect workers to job-hop.
Career and family are no longer mutually exclusive. With many moms and dads serving as the sole financial providers in their households, CareerBuilder’s latest research on working parents takes a closer look at how genders compare in terms of income, career advancement and job satisfaction. While salary data indicates that female breadwinners may have a tougher time making ends meet, working moms in general tend to be happier in their jobs.
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