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What Does “Having It All” Really Mean?

Can women have it all? It’s one of those age-old questions that falls somewhere between “Who killed President Kennedy?” and “Whatever happened to Kennedy, the MTV Veejay?”

Perhaps one of the reasons we’re still asking this question – and struggling to agree on an answer – is because “having it all” means different things to different people. Case in point: We recently asked some of CareerBuilder’s female leaders what the term “having it all” means to them. Continue reading >>

By in Diversity in the Workplace, Leadership

Nearly 2 in 3 U.S. Workers Do NOT Earn Their Desired Salary

Job Forecast: Hiring Looks Sunny in Second Half of 2014

Nearly half of U.S. employers plan to add full-time, permanent headcount over the next six months — quite an improvement over the same period a year ago, according to CareerBuilder’s mid-year job forecast. TWEET THIS

Meanwhile, one-third of employers (33 percent) plan to hire temporary or contract workers. That number has also gone up if you compare it with 31 percent in the second half of 2013. Continue reading >>

By in Forecasts, Talent Factor

Boost your company's performance by harnessing employees' creativity.

Want to Boost Company Performance? Harness Creativity

Much of a company’s wealth lies in its people – yet the idea of harnessing this creativity is often underappreciated or ignored altogether. Many complex processes are occurring in a modern company, so much so that it is often impossible for higher-level management to understand exactly how these processes work and how they could be improved. This is why getting ideas from employees who work day to day in a specific area can be incredibly valuable. Continue reading >>

By in Talent Management, Workforce Data

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Mobile Awareness: Are You Missing Opportunities to Connect with Candidates?

 

What’s the one thing that has changed the hiring process more than any other factor? Technology. Hand-held technology, to be more specific. The increasing use of mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablet computers, has changed not only the way job seekers search and apply for jobs, but how they interact with companies and their expectations during the job search and hiring process. Continue reading >>

By in Mobile

Hospitals are facing a serious leadership gap.

As Baby Boomers Retire, Hospitals Face a Serious Leadership Gap

A painful vacuum looms as baby boom execs retire without preparing a new generation of leaders.

Every year, Ochsner Health System in New Orleans handpicks a dozen or so recent health care MBA graduates to enter its administrative residency program. The fellows spend a year rotating through different divisions in the system.

After the year is up, some participants clearly don’t fit the roles they had set out to fill. Continue reading >>

By in Generational Hiring, Health Care, Talent Acquisition

Here's what you may have missed this week at work.

Do I Really Need to Reply to Every Job Applicant? And Other Questions from This Week

…and other questions that came up this week.

This week, while you were busy asking yourself what, exactly, everybody’s turning down for…wondering what Garth Brooks has been up to lately…or hotly debating whether or not cupcakes are dead…here are some other questions you might have found yourself asking – from this week’s top talent management and recruitment news stories:

Is it weird that I’ve had a job open for a month now? Continue reading >>

By in In Review, Insights & Trends

Gen X is often referred to as the forgotten or ignored generation because there is persistent talk about boomers and Gen Y, but what about Gen X? In general they’re tech savvy and self-reliant and want to be entrepreneurial/get ahead at work, but many of them feel stuck in their careers. In this post we’ll delve into the issues and challenges facing Gen Xers in the workplace, typical traits/characteristics associated with them, and offer tips on how employers can help them get back in the spotlight.

What About Gen X? Empower the Ignored Generation in the Workplace

Forgotten. Lost. Ignored. Overlooked. No, we’re not talking about Mindy Kaling or this year’s other outrageous Emmy snubs; these are actually terms that have been used to describe Gen X.

Generally defined as individuals born between 1966 and 1980, give or take a few years, Gen Xers have to contend with the fact that they’re sandwiched between their more buzzed-about workplace counterparts: baby boomers and millennials.  Continue reading >>

By in Diversity in the Workplace, Leadership, Talent Development

Kim Kardashian vs. PepsiCo's CEO: An Epic Battle About Women 'Having It All'

Kim Kardashian vs. PepsiCo CEO: A Battle About Whether Women Can Have It All

Need tips to pick an exotic foreign wedding destination? Or take provocative artistic Instagram photos? Kim Kardashian is your gal! But when it comes to commenting on what it’s like behind the scenes to lead a Fortune 500 company and manage a family, I’m sorry but Kim is not the first person I’d think of who should weigh in. Continue reading >>

By in Diversity in the Workplace

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Nursing Leaders are Key to Improving Quality, Bolstering Bottom Line

Foreword by Dana Naquin, health care marketing manager, CareerBuilder:

Time and again, research shows that nurses want more training opportunities. Studies have also proven that nurses aren’t the only ones who benefit from increased training and development: The organizations for which they work, the patients they treat, and the community at large benefit as well. This is particularly true of nursing leaders, who can help organizations by taking a more proactive role in patient care and, in effect, improving quality and bolstering the bottom line.  Continue reading >>

By in Health Care

3 Funny Videos You Need to See Today

3 Funny Workplace-ish Videos You Need to See

Coming back to the office after a holiday weekend isn’t easy. So if you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up in the middle of your busy day, take a break to recharge and check out these funny videos we came across recently. Have a laugh and tell us your favorite in the comments below.

3. Why you gotta be so negative? How far is too far for Joan Rivers? Continue reading >>

By in News & Events, Talent Management

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