Roughly one-in-four employers recruit workers from the pool of current and former interns. With an internship being a real way to get your foot in the door, t is more important than ever for job seekers, whether college student, grad, recent grad, or re-entry to the workforce, to perform well in these employment proving grounds.
The nation’s employers announced plans to eliminate 50,504 workers from their payrolls in October. More than one-quarter of those were oil-related job cuts, which climbed to a six-month high, according to the latest layoff report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
Veterans of the most recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have made tremendous strides over the last four years when it comes to employment. While they are doing better as a group than the overall population, a new analysis of government data shows that they still lag slightly behind veterans from the first Gulf War.