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.
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It’s no secret that the U.S. population and workforce are becoming more diverse – in fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, by 2044 white Americans will no longer comprise a racial majority in the U.S. To keep up with this trend, HR managers need to make diversity and inclusion in the workplace a priority – by establishing a strong diversity & inclusion strategy for their organization.
The U.S. workforce has seen a dramatic shift in age since 2001. According to a special report from CareerBuilder, at the turn of the century, 5.2 million jobs were held by workers ages 14-18. By 2014, that number dropped 33% to 3.5 million. Meanwhile, jobs held by workers ages 55 and older have grown by 40%, from 20.6 million to 28.9 million.
Like a model accidentally giving away a $22,000 car on "The Price Is Right," the March jobs report was an epic fail. Whether you’re taking a break at the office water cooler or conversing with peers in the industry, you’ll have three conversation starters in your pocket.
Throughout my lengthy career as a consultant, analyst, thought leader, and independent voice in the HR technology industry, I have been asked quite often why I think there aren’t more women and minority HR professionals in key HR leadership roles.
The simple answer is that there aren’t many women and minorities in key HR leadership roles because there aren’t many women and minorities in senior leadership roles anywhere.
The second quarter of 2015 is here, as well as the six things you should know about hiring and pay for April – June, according to CareerBuilder’s quarterly jobs forecast.
1. More employers are hiring
The slowly-but-surely recession-recovery pace we’ve endured is continuing to yield good news. In the second quarter, 32 percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, up from 26 percent last year.
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