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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.
A new Careerbuilder survey indicates that though the majority of Class of 2014 college graduates are currently working, 51 percent of that group are in jobs that don’t require a degree. What does this mean for the career trajectory of this group, and what other trends are we seeing? Let's take a closer look at what else is in store for the Class of 2014 -- and what that might mean for your business.
Employers spend a good deal of time and money on building a candidate experience that will keep their talent pipelines well-stocked, but how much of that investment is hindered by their own technology – or lack thereof? A new, nationwide CareerBuilder study explores five major technology-related barriers that can kill your candidate experience and your chances of landing great talent.
The study is part of a larger report titled “How Candidate Experience is Transforming HR Technology.” View full results and executive summary here.
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.
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