Why do workers leave their jobs? You’ve heard the usual reasons: bad managers, poor salary, lack of recognition and the list goes on. But one reason you don’t hear a lot about is workplace bullying. More than 1 in 4 (28 percent) workers say they have felt bullied at work, and 1 in 5 (19 percent) of those workers actually decided to quit as a result, according to a new CareerBuilder study.
Hospital leaders have recognized for some time that they need to rethink how they populate their boards. it's critical that today's boards include people who are expert in specific areas, such as finance, law, mergers and acquisitions, and the like. It's also critical that board members speak up and challenge conventional thinking.
Welcome to Recruiter Spotlight, where each month CareerBuilder recognizes recruiters who set themselves apart by going above and beyond to advance the field. This month's winner is Diane Lewczyk, whose patience and listening skills help her better understand both the candidate's and the company's needs and in turn facilitate a great match.
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.
Pumpkin spice lattes for everyone: It’s officially the start of National Staffing Employee Week! (Shouldn’t every week be national staffing employee week, though?)
All week long, from September 15 through September 21, the American Staffing Association is paying tribute to the millions of temporary and contract employees who are employed by staffing firms every business day. According to the ASA, these individuals are the “stars of our nation’s work force,” helping businesses fulfill needs in nearly every occupational sector, and 79 percent of them work full-time (35 hours or more per week).
New college graduates don’t have it easy today. Finding a new job is never a trip to Six Flags, but for individuals only beginning their job search – in a still-recovering job market – finding gainful employment can feel like torture.
Simply knowing where to start is half the battle. Thanks to new research from EMSI, a CareerBuilder company, that part of the equation is now a little bit easier: New findings published in CityLab reveal the best new places for college graduates to look for jobs
For its research, EMSI looked at roughly 320 occupations requiring post-secondary education (including bachelors’, masters’ and doctoral degrees, along with specialized training) across the 100 largest metros and ranked them in areas such as concentration of jobs and competition.
Nurses still have to struggle to find a position following graduation because hiring managers prefer to take on those with experience. Should organizations be looking at this in a different way? Creating a training program between universities and healthcare establishments is key.
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