There has been a significant amount talk about the candidate experience for the last several years among those responsible for hiring or those who are part of the hiring process. It is an ongoing discussion that never seems to yield a very good answer but always stirs up a bit of a response and then fades quickly to black.
Coping with a job you don't exactly have a love for can be tough. On one hand, you need a job to survive. On the other, you still want to be happy. How can we solve this Catch-22?
Our public education system is clearly inadequate for the world we live in. About 1 out of 5 students drop out of high school and many of those that graduate do not possess the skills required in 21st century middle class jobs.
In a recent survey, 58 percent of workers said special perks and better benefits are an effective way to improve retention, so why not offer similar perks for employees leaving the company, too?
Most students dread the thought of having to live with their parents, unable to afford a place of their own, as 45 percent of recent college grads do. To get a leg up on the competition, here are ten tips to ensure a successful career launch.
Before the president spent 45 minutes with students showing off Project Based Learning, I got to engage in a conversation with him about the kind of innovation taking place in 100+ public school districts across New Tech Network.
I am still on cloud nine after attending the TEDx Rock Creek Park Conference last week titled 'The Hero's Journey.'
Here's a promising fact: Students who've had an internship are 70 percent more likely to be hired as full-time employees with a company.
Don't you want to see a world where women succeed in innovation and entrepreneurship, not just on behalf of other women but on behalf of the entire planet?
There are plenty of aspects about internships which can lead to low enthusiasm for the wrong candidate. After all, an internship isn't a full-time job with a career ladder, and interns don't always get the most interesting projects to tackle.
The global youth unemployment rate is projected to reach almost 13 percent in 2013 -- the equivalent of 73 million young people, according to a new ILO report on Global Employment Trends for Youth. This is nearly the same rate as it was at the height of the economic crisis.
In the eyes of most Americans, Iranian Americans are not yet known as givers or as a community that takes the lead for social change in America. That's why the Code.org initiative by twin-brothers Hadi and Ali Partovi is so different.
The job market in the United States is like a roller coaster. Up some days, down the next. Steady on occasion. It can be a confusing ride for many employers, especially those looking to improve their operations by hiring great talent.
When it comes to putting our economy on a path toward expansion and growth, and ensuring America's global competitiveness, one of the smartest things we can do is continue to invest in the research that makes discovery and innovation possible.
Internships are a mutually beneficial relationship for both employers and students. But before you hire your next interns, here are five things you need to know.
In this episode of Behind the Brand, I dove in the deep end with fashion and branding shark Daymond John, who explains why "we are all born entrepreneurs" and more of his secrets to success.
Employers need to be objective when hiring new employees to ensure they provide equal opportunities for every job seeker who applies. By applying these ideas to your hiring process, you will be able to select a candidate with accuracy and fairness.
In my experience, there are several reasons why networking fails, but chief among them is not knowing what to say.
I would say that 99 percent of the companies out there would benefit on both productivity and collaboration by offering some forms of work flexibility to their team -- whether it's as minimal as having a flexible schedule once a week or telecommuting a half-day a month, to more comprehensive flexibility options.