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The Signs of a Bad Employer (Or How I Dodged a Bullet)

Alba Brunetti | Posted 02.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Alba Brunetti

Here are some things to keep in mind when interviewing for a job. Each of these raised a red flag for me in a potential future employer.

Who's the Boss? Why Republicans Are Missing the Point on Joint Employer

Catherine Ruckelshaus | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics
Catherine Ruckelshaus

What's striking about the stretch of Congressional activity is its almost complete lack of connection to the reality of labor and employment laws in our country and how they apply (or don't apply) to businesses.

If You Hate Your Job, Here's How to Make It Better

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Steve Rhode

But if you hate your job, maybe the reason you think your boss isn't meeting your expectations of what your job should be is because you don't understand the concept of what a job really is. To turn things around and start loving your job, maybe these life experience tips will help:

How Can We Empower the Millennials to Live their Dreams

Partha Iyengar | Posted 02.02.2015 | Impact
Partha Iyengar

'You have to dream before your dreams can come true' - Abdul Kalam I live in India where more than half the population is below 35 years or what we...

Employers: How Good Employers of Parents Can Become Great Employers

Deborah A. Kahn | Posted 12.29.2014 | Parents
Deborah A. Kahn

Employers who want to move from good to great need to understand and truly value parental efforts that do not fit neatly into clock hours.

Minimum Wage Hike Has Strong Support Among Employers, Survey Finds

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.25.2014 | Business

Poll after poll indicates that the vast majority of Americans believe the minimum wage isn't high enough. Apparently, a lot of U.S. employers agree. ...

Are Those Responsible for Employee Health Appropriately Trained to Make the Right Decisions?

Dr. Derek Yach | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Dr. Derek Yach

The cost of health insurance in the U.S. is clearly a concern for employers. In 2010, American employers spent a total of $560.9 billion for group health insurance, an increase of approximately 67 percent over the past 10 years.

Where New Technology Leaves Us

Danny Groner | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Danny Groner

As we look ahead at a world with computers literally affixed to people's eyes, let's make sure not to forget the importance of the people behind the screens.

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 09.11.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

Enthuse Your Way to Employee Buy-In

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

A primary challenge for supervisors is to encourage others within their organization to go the extra mile and get the job done in a timely manner. In ...

4 Unexpected Times Your Credit May Be Checked

Credit Karma | Posted 09.07.2014 | Money
Credit Karma

When it comes to your financial health, your credit score is one of those things that'll just keep seeking you out. It's tempting to think that your credit score or credit health will only come into play when you're looking for a mortgage or a new credit card. The truth is that your credit information can be checked far more often than you might think.

One Step Closer to Eliminating Power Hungry Unions

Steve Siebold | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Steve Siebold

In the historic Harris v. Quinn case, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that home-care workers, many of whom are just parents acting as the primary caregiver for their ill children, shouldn't be forced to join a union.

5 Ways to Deal With a Pregnant Employee Without Getting Sued

Tom Spiggle | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Tom Spiggle

if you need to know when and how to get coverage for a pregnant employee's position while she is out, there is nothing improper about asking the timing of her leave. And remember to smile; she's a pregnant woman, not kryptonite.

State of the US Workplace: Good and Bad News

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Ellen Galinsky

The ongoing National Study of Employers -- a study of employers with 50 or more employees conducted by the Families and Work Institute (FWI) in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) -- reveals five surprising trends between 2008 (and in some cases 2005) and 2014.

The Pre-Interview Job Research You Can't Afford to Ignore

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Being prepared for the job interview demonstrates to the employer that the job seeker is genuinely interested in the job. And, that preparation is often viewed by the employer as an example of the job seeker's work.

The First Thing You Should Do After a Job Rejection

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

Rats! You've received the dreaded "thank you for your interest but..." letter, and you really thought you were going to get that job. Maybe you were the number 2 or number 3 candidate. What now? Move on to the next opportunity, right? Of course. But first...

10 Reasons They Haven't Contacted You After a Job Interview

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

You had job interviews at a place you'd like to work. The interviews seemed to go well. Maybe one of the interviewers said they looked forward to working with you. But, not a word from them since then.

6 Surprising Things That Turn Employers Off

Her Campus | Posted 05.12.2014 | College
Her Campus

While you probably know to hide those photos from last night's party from the public, you might not think about the subtler things you're doing that employers find unattractive.

Respect: Learning From our Grandmothers

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 04.17.2014 | Parents
William B. Bradshaw

Race relations involves learning respect for other people -- regardless of who they are, what color they are, their economic background, or what country they are from. And this is something we all need to practice, Caucasians and people of color.

Make Your Mark: 10 Ways to Stand Out in an Interview

Uloop | Posted 04.16.2014 | College
Uloop

Whether you're applying for your first internship or your dream job, you need to make sure that you make a lasting impression on your interviewer. Here are some things you can do to stand out in an interview.

Ready for a Change? 4 Things Sales Reps Should Look for in Their Next Employer

Heather Huhman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Heather Huhman

No matter how long you have been with your current employer, looking for a new job in medical sales can be a long, complicated process. After you have assessed your priorities, finding a new employer who meets those needs is the first step on your journey into the next chapter of your professional life.

You're Fired! 4 Optimal Ways to Let Employees Go

Val Matta | Posted 03.29.2014 | Business
Val Matta

While firing employees is never a walk in the park, easing the blow by providing different solutions can help make a smoother transition. Use these four options as a way to maintain great relationships while assisting former workers to move into new opportunities.

Your Competitors Don't Matter

John Friedman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business
John Friedman

When it comes to corporate responsibility, you are competing with everyone.

How Can Sports Help to Promote Youth Employment?

Matthieu Cognac | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports
Matthieu Cognac

Understanding how soft skills that can be developed through sports -- for example ethics, attitudes and communications -- are relevant to the world of work provides an interesting perspective on youth employability.

CHART: Which Costs More, Snow Or Insomnia?

CNBC | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

CNBC: Millions of Americans might miss work Tuesday because of a snow storm expected to dump up to six inches of snow across the northeastern United ...