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Employment

 U.S. private sector creates 230,000 jobs in October

U.S. private sector creates 230,000 jobs in October This is the most since June and exceeding economists' expectations

Nov 5 2014, 9:56am CST

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015.

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015. Swedish-based IKEA offers a minimum of $3.51 increase in wages for all retail outlets and distribution centers by the end of 2015.

Jun 27 2014, 5:42am CDT

The Secret to be a Successful Freelancer

The Secret to be a Successful Freelancer A boomer friend who recently got laid off just landed a terrific consulting gig, but is concerned that it will eat into the time he needs to spend looking for another full-time position. “Does it help or hurt to have a...

Jun 10 2014, 6:30am CDT

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda The minimum wage increase in Michigan and several other states is a part of President Obama’s agenda. And despite the forestalling measures of rigid Republicans it is going to be put into action.

Apr 3 2014, 8:03am CDT

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Workday Acquires Identified: A Potential Disruptive Move in Recruiting

Workday Acquires Identified: A Potential Disruptive Move in Recruiting This week Workday announced the acquisition of Identified, a private company which was focused on using Big Data techniques to help recruiters find great candidates. While Workday positioned this as a BigData move, it...

Feb 27 2014, 8:01pm CST

Gap Hourly Wage Rate Increased to $9

Gap Hourly Wage Rate Increased The economy of the United States needs a boost. And is there a better way of fomenting this monetary ferment then by increasing the wage rate? Gap recently increased its hourly wage rate to nine dollars. Next year this will be further extended to $10.

Feb 20 2014, 9:30am CST

The Junk Science Of The Human Resources Department

The Junk Science Of The Human Resources Department Apple asks some prospective Design Engineers to infer from a table of deconstructed parts the intended function of a motorcycle pump. Prospective employees at Fujifilm are asked to write personal essays about two...

Feb 12 2014, 2:42pm CST

How to Get The Best out of Outsourcing

How to Get The Best out of Outsourcing Every manager knows that to compete in business you need the right people with the right skills.   Yet today, we’re in a new era of talent in which there is a growing gap between the demand for skills and the...

Feb 9 2014, 10:52pm CST

Study: Love for a Winning Leadership and  Better Employee Engagement

Study: Love for a Winning Leadership and Better Employee Engagement Valentine’s Day is coming up, which means that love is in the air. Unfortunately, it’s not in the air, or culture, or anywhere else at too many companies. Which is not only a shame, it’s very shortsighted. Why? Because...

Feb 9 2014, 9:25pm CST

Obamacare Kills 2.5 Million Jobs? That Doesn't Count Independent Contractors

Obamacare Kills 2.5 Million Jobs? That Doesn't Count Independent Contractors One of the precepts of Obamacare is that all employees ought to have affordable health coverage. That’s a laudable goal, but the details have become more than messy. Besides, after the website gaffes, the ‘...

Feb 6 2014, 1:40am CST

Unleash Your Employees Super Powers

Unleash Your Employees Super Powers Make a list of five of your good employees. Not the stars, and not the laggards, but people who come in everyday, do a good job, and go home. (This applies to telecommuting roles too btw) Now take a look...

Feb 3 2014, 12:53am CST

Higher Minimum Wages Means More Independent Contractors

Higher Minimum Wages Means More Independent Contractors Did President Obama just make independent contractor v. employee issues bigger? Arguably, yes. His State of the Union Address noted that he would sign an executive order increasing the minimum worker wage for...

Jan 29 2014, 2:22am CST

How Leaders Hire Top Tech Talent

Finding and HIring Top Tech Talent The competition to hire top talent, especially top tech talent, has never been fiercer. And no wonder. There is no substitute for raw tech talent. It can take your organization to a whole new level of performance. Here’...

Jan 27 2014, 4:40am CST

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure It’s not a surprise that Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has fired COO Henrique De Castro. Yes. He was her first big hire. Yes. It is going to cost Yahoo crazy amounts of money to pay him off. But he does not seem to have fit...

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development

Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development After the end of the fiscal year, many companies ask employees to complete self-evaluations. These self-evaluations are then reviewed by the employee’s manager and, often times, included in the employee’s annual...

Jan 13 2014, 2:51am CST

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality

Six Ways to Make Innovation A Reality There is a fundamentally new class of individuals entering and circulating in the job market. They tend to be adaptable and mobile, East-Coast-educated but West Coast-bound, willing to take risks, technically...

Jan 10 2014, 4:01pm CST

I4U news

What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming them with a host of new statutory rights and options, primarily at the state and local level...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most

Internship Wish List: The 12 Things Students Value Most Providing choices like “the opportunity for full-time employment,” “good references,” “competitive compensation,” “networking opportunities,” “a flexible work schedule” and “client exposure,” Universum, a global...

Jan 8 2014, 11:51am CST

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft?

Big Liabilities For Uber, Sidecar And Lyft? Are you sick of waiting for a taxi or limo? If you have a smartphone, you may be able to summon a car in minutes via Uber, Sidecar or Lyft. Lyft has the added visual bonus of a furry pink mustache on the front grille....

Jan 8 2014, 11:01am CST

How To Get The References You Need To Land The Job You Want

How To Get The References You Need To Land The Job You Want How To Get the References You Need For the Job You Really Want What others say about you is often far more important than what you say about yourself. And that’s especially true for job seekers. “Prospective employers...

Jan 6 2014, 10:36am CST

Facebook Isn't A Good Way To Judge Potential Employees, Say Researchers

Facebook Isn't A Good Way To Judge Potential Employees, Say Researchers Back in 2012, we learned that Facebook stalking would tell you if a person was worth hiring. Researchers at Northern Illinois University found that they could predict job performance based on just 5-10 minute reviews of...

Jan 3 2014, 11:26am CST

Welcome To Age 50: Top Work And Purpose Tips

Welcome To Age 50: Top Work And Purpose Tips 11 Steps To Happiness At Work As the last of the boomers begin to hit the half-century mark in January, we offer 50 tips for turning 50. Watch for our series each day this week, covering money, relationships, health,...

Jan 2 2014, 10:11am CST

New Leader Ideas 2013: Get The Job. Onboard Well. Be BRAVE.

New Leader Ideas 2013: Get The Job. Onboard Well. Be BRAVE. Looking back at the New Leader’s Playbook articles that got the most traction in 2013, it’s clear that readers’ interests are strongest in three areas: sharpening interview skills to get the job, managing executive...

Dec 30 2013, 5:31am CST

I4U news

Want To Succeed? Don't Check Your Email - And Work Out At Lunch David Morken practically sparkles with energy, even over the phone.  Morken is Co-founder and CEO of Bandwidth, a 15-year-old company that focuses on IP-based communication technology – and is proud of the fact that...

Dec 23 2013, 12:06pm CST

I4U news

New York's 5 Gifts For Employers In 2014: What State And City Employers Need To Know Heading Into The New Year Mark Goldstein contributed to the content of this post. 2013, a hectic year for labor and employment practitioners in New York, yielded mixed results for employers and, in too many instances, presented more questions...

Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST

Jobs With Justice: New Campaigns Take Aim At Low Wages, Working Poor, Falling Middle Class

Jobs With Justice: New Campaigns Take Aim At Low Wages, Working Poor, Falling Middle Class The organized labor movement is changing, reflecting two large-scale trends. On the one hand, union membership – once 35 percent of the U.S. workforce in the 1950s – is at its lowest point in more than a century. In...

Dec 23 2013, 9:16am CST

HP CEO Mark Hurd resigns under Circumstances involving false Expense reports and a Woman

HP CEO Mark Hurd resigns under Circumstances involving false Expense reports and a Woman HP shareholders got a not so nice end of the week surprise. The HP stock fell close to 10% because of the surprise resignation of CEO Mark Hurd. According to the official HP statement, Hurd resigned because of an...

Aug 7 2010, 7:00am CDT

Google lays off 100 Recruiters because of Economy Google announced to lay off 100 recruiters and wind down almost all contracts with external recruiting services. Google says that they are still hiring, but at the reduced rate. Google has been a huge hiring machine in...

Jan 14 2009, 11:46pm CST