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The benefits of rewarding strong employee performance

The benefits of rewarding strong employee performance

When it comes to running an effective business, one maxim holds true across all industries: happy employees are the best employees.

May 31, 2012 More
Ebb and flow in U.S. economy

Ebb and flow in U.S. economy

Economists and financial authorities have debated whether the U.S. economy is on the road to recovery or simply bracing for another fallout through much of the first half of 2012.

May 31, 2012 More
Pulling the old switcheroo on unemployment

Pulling the old switcheroo on unemployment

While many financial authorities and economists have been pleasantly surprised at the recent progress made by the American economy, a vast number of people continue to struggle finding opportunities in the current job market.

May 30, 2012 More
Florida catches flak over unemployment reform

Florida catches flak over unemployment reform

With so much attention focused on the ebb and flow of the national jobless rate – which currently hovers at about 8.1 percent – it seems that Florida may have slipped under the radar for some time as a possible violator of federal law regarding unemployment benefits.

May 29, 2012 More
Mitt Romney’s unemployment pledge

Mitt Romney’s unemployment pledge

There’s only about six months left before the nation must decide the fate of the presidency in November.

May 28, 2012 More
Slight drop in unemployment applications

Slight drop in unemployment applications

While the U.S. economy has made significant progress over the past six months in reducing the national unemployment rate to nearly 8 percent, recent fluctuations in jobless rates have left many economists wondering if such steady progress will continue deeper into 2012.

May 27, 2012 More
Tips for introducing new employees to your office culture

Tips for introducing new employees to your office culture

When it comes to hiring new employees for premium entry level jobs and paid internships at your company, your duties as a hiring manager don’t end once you extend a final offer – you also need to integrate hires into your organization’s office culture.

May 25, 2012 More
Monster segues into the world of social networking

Monster segues into the world of social networking

While the future direction and ownership of Monster Worldwide remains uncertain – with speculation floating around about several potential buyers – the company has not simply been waiting around for something to happen.

May 25, 2012 More
Important questions to ask applicant references

Important questions to ask applicant references

After you’ve reviewed an applicant’s resume, corresponded via email and sat down for an initial interview, your next step as a hiring manager is typically to check and consult with listed references.

May 24, 2012 More
Facebook IPO hits a road bump

Facebook IPO hits a road bump

While it’s not exclusively a recruiting tool, few job seekers or hiring managers could argue about Facebook’s role in identifying and placing new employees.

May 24, 2012 More
Tips for writing a great resume

Tips for writing a great resume

While there are many facets of a successful application for jobs for entry level graduates, the resume is no doubt the most important document in the bunch.

May 24, 2012 More
ILO says global youth unemployment may be here to stay

ILO says global youth unemployment may be here to stay

While there’s certainly no shortage of adult job seekers struggling to regain lost jobs or begin new career paths, it seems that unemployment among young people from around the world may remain significantly low for years to come.

May 23, 2012 More
LinkedIn to purchase Monster?

LinkedIn to purchase Monster?

There have been some major shake-ups developing in the world of digital recruiting.

May 23, 2012 More
What to expect on your first day of work

What to expect on your first day of work

Regardless of the industry, your first day of work after searching for premium entry level jobs or internships is generally the same.

May 23, 2012 More
U.K. unemployment declines unexpectedly

U.K. unemployment declines unexpectedly

With so much attention focused on the struggling economic recovery here in the U.S., it’s important to remember that countries around the world are dealing with their own financial crises – particularly in Europe.

May 23, 2012 More