Career News

The Reason You’re Out of Work Affects Interview Invitations

New research from the University of North Carolina indicates that the reason a person is unemployed affects the way the hiring manager evaluates her or his application. Specifically, the research indicates that employers prefer candidates who were laid off over those who opted to stay home with children.

Publish date: 03/22/2018

 
Hitting Rock Bottom After a Job Loss Could Be Good News, Study Says

Hitting rock bottom — in terms of losing a job — can actually be beneficial, possibly resulting in radical solutions that may lead to an entirely new work identity. So says research from the University of Notre Dame.

Publish date: 03/19/2018

 
An App to Report Harassment, Discrimination

As workplace harassment and discrimination continue to make headlines, developers have created an app to report such incidents.

Publish date: 03/19/2018

 
Yes, There are Benefits to Stabbing a Voodoo Doll of Your Boss

Many of us have had a boss that’s gotten under our skin or we didn’t see eye to eye with. Rather than letting resentment and anger build, new research says this form of “therapy” can help ease tensions. Get a voodoo doll.

Publish date: 03/14/2018

 
Are Standing Desks a Sham?

While standing and treadmill desks in the office are considered to be better for employees than prolonged sitting, researchers from the University of Jyvaskyla in Finland suggest that there is little evidence to support that claim, calling it marketing-speak in a new study.

Publish date: 03/12/2018

 
You’ve Sent Out Your Resume, Now What? Part 2

Part 2 of You’ve Sent Out Your Resume, Now What?

Publish date: 03/12/2018

 
Why Do People Change Jobs?

With so many shifting trends in modern employment, this data can provide a slice of insight for how the future of the workforce will look.

Publish date: 03/08/2018

 
Not Everyone Wants to See Dogs in the Workplace, Study

Fast-becoming a popular benefit in the workplace, letting employees bring their beloved dogs to work with them is not viewed as a benefit by everyone, according to a new survey from YouGov.

Publish date: 03/05/2018

 
You’ve Sent Out Your Resume, Now What? Part 1

You’ve likely heard it before: It is far easier to find a job when you have one than it is when you don’t. While there is truth in that statement, sometimes we aren’t lucky enough to control our own destinies.

Publish date: 03/05/2018

 
Where Are the Digital Careers?

What way are digital careers going? The Be-IT annual salary survey provides a snapshot of average salary levels for a broad range of role. They range from jobs in analysis to infrastructure and from entry-level jobs to management roles within Scotland’s digital technology sector.

Publish date: 03/01/2018

 
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