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How To Love Your Job Even If You Don't Like It

In the News... - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 05:25
Outlet: Forbes - Online

...running group with co-workers. 9. Look into telecommuting. When it comes to what makes people love their jobs, this is a biggie. Telecommuting employees are happier, more loyal and have fewer unscheduled absences, according to a survey by outpl

News-Recruiting Trends

In the News... - Sat, 11/15/2014 - 09:05
Outlet: Recruiting Trends

As the holidays draw near, organizations are ramping up their hiring efforts. According to reports, companies like Kohl's and FedEx are expected to hire 10%-50% more employees than last year. Overall, retailers are projected to add more than 800,000

Part-Time Job Search for Holidays - AARP

In the News... - Fri, 11/14/2014 - 21:20
Outlet: AARP The Magazine - Online

Follow these tips to find the right seasonal job for you Part-time job search part of holiday plans? Maximize these tips to get hired.— ZoneCreative/Vetta/Getty Images Looking for a job this holiday season? If so, the outlook should be rosy. In

Who'll Fill Their Shoes?

In the News... - Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:05
Outlet: Nonprofit Times - Online, The

...some experts do see a trend. During the first seven months of 2014, 118 CEOs in the government-nonprofit sectors left their organizations, up from 98 in the same seven-month period during 2013, according to statistics compiled by Chicago-based sea

Ready Your Workplace for Flu Season

In the News... - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 19:17
Outlet: SHRM.org

...the flu each year, according to Flu.gov, costing employers approximately $7 billion per year in sick days and lost productivity. The influenza season, which can begin as early as October and last until May, costs businesses an additional $10.4 bil

JPMorgan cutting 3,000 more jobs in cards and mortgages

In the News... - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:19
Outlet: FierceFinanceIT

...Francisco Business Times. Many banks are already operating with trimmed down mortgage staff, as many layoffs in the mortgage industry occurred last year. The financial industry has cut 26,292 jobs as of the end of October, according to the outp

Economic recovery drives growth in low-paid jobs

In the News... - Tue, 11/11/2014 - 00:17
Outlet: Marketplace - Online

...U.S. economy is continuing to deliver steady job growth and lower unemployment, even as consumer demand and business activity remain lackluster compared to previous recoveries. And signs increasingly point to a solid finish to the year. Outplac

Could your job be taken away by a robot?

In the News... - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 13:43
Outlet: Bankrate.com

...serve it to the customers. What's next? "Technology is always, in every era, causing jobs to be lost and then new ones to be formed. People move on to new jobs. The economy changes and the work and the cycle keeps going," says workplace tren

Excuses, Excuses: Leadership That Avoids The Blame Game

In the News... - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 13:34
Outlet: Forbes - Online

...Excuses are major obstacles to success. They decrease morale, sap energy, lead to misunderstandings, confuse communication, and damage credibility. Even an incremental increase in a team's productivity can have a huge impact on the bottom line.

Retailers hiring the most for the holidays

In the News... - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 01:57
Outlet: MSN.com

Retailers across the nation are accepting waves of new employee applications in preparation for the imminent 2014 holiday hiring season. Seven of the nation's largest retailers will together add nearly 400,000 jobs this winter. Once again, Macy's lea

Fed's Dudley: US rate hike would be 'welcome,' signal economic health

In the News... - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 01:22
Outlet: CNBC - Online

...number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while U.S. productivity came in better than forecast. The number of planned layoffs by U.S. employers surged nearly 70 percent in October, according to a

Stocks On Indefinite Tack; Rumors See Actavis Merger

In the News... - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 16:05
Outlet: Investor's Business Daily - Online

...Jones industrial average ticked up 0.3%. Volume in the stock market today was running about 10% lower on the NYSE but 5% higher on the Nasdaq. Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, left interest rates unchanged Thursday, which was

Retailers expected to hire more holiday help [Public Opinion, Chambersburg, Pa. :: ]

In the News... - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 15:02
Outlet: BusinessWeek Investing - Online

Sept. 26--CHAMBERSBURG -- Holiday hiring is expected to be its strongest in years as the economy continues to gather steam. In its annual holiday hiring outlook, Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. said continued employment gains and improved consum

8 Things We Already Know About the 2014 Holiday Shopping Season

In the News... - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:42
Outlet: Time - Online

...than they will be around Black Friday. It's a great year to snag a seasonal job. In 2008, retailers hired about 325,000 workers for the holiday period. The figure's been on the rise ever since, hitting 786,000 a year ago. In a new report, resea

Billionaire Richard Branson wants everyone to have unlimited vacation

In the News... - Wed, 09/24/2014 - 23:12
Outlet: WAVE-TV - Online

...track productivity and you demand from your people a certain kind of accountability for how much work they do and the quality of the work they do, then when they do it, how they do it, as long as it's done ethically, maybe it shouldn't matter,” sa

Turn fantasy football enthusiasm into more insurance sales

In the News... - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 15:11
Outlet: National Underwriter Property & Casualty - Online

FantasySalesTeam claims that its game motivates sales reps for longer periods of time than typical sales contests Fantasy football may cost employers more than $13 billion in lost productivity, according to the Chicago-based consultancy group Chal

Key Retail's rising turnover a plus for economy

In the News... - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 08:50
Outlet: CNBC - Online

In addition to Challenger, Gray & Christmas' forecast last week that predicted retailers' seasonal hiring levels could top 800,000 for the first time since the dotcom boom, Hay Group found that 24 percent of companies plan to hire more full-time staf

The Buzz: Need a job? Here you go

In the News... - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 00:13
Outlet: Post-Crescent - Online

...Shippers and retailers are the big ones looking for short-term employees. While "short term" sounds negative, it can be the foot in the door to get a permanent position. Holiday employment has returned to prerecession levels, outplacement consu

CNN Newsroom

In the News... - Sat, 09/20/2014 - 22:22
Outlet: CNN Newsroom - CNN International Europe

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Fantasy Sports Champ Breaks Down Lost Workplace Productivity

In the News... - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 21:43
Outlet: ABC News Radio - Online

...a report released this month estimates that the more than 18.3 million people playing fantasy football during the workday spend at least two hours per week managing teams or reading about fantasy sports while on the job, according to outplacement