The Reverse Job Interview

One effective way to get your career on track is to request an informational interview with companies you’re interested in working for. These “interviews in reverse” – where you ask the questions – are an older practice that’s still vital today, according to staffing firm Accountemps.

Call it the ultimate…

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A Pet-Friendly Workplace is a Happy Workplace

Some new research finds that pet-friendly workplace policies create healthier, happier companies.

Banfield Pet Hospital has released its first ever Pet-Friendly Workplace PAWrometer (pets at work barometer) survey – and the results are surprising.

The company surveyed both employees and human resources decision-makers, and found broad agreement that…

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“You’re fired, but we’d like your input on the job”

Exit interviews may seem like a pointless exercise to many workers. After all, someone is leaving a company because they think they can do better elsewhere, or because the company thinks they could do better with someone else in the job. Either way, it’s no longer a fit – so…

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Expense This

Have you ever been tempted to put through personal expenses as professional ones, and get your company to pay for them?

Many people do this with things like meals, or toiletries bought on business trips. But what about your car or your rent? Now, that would be going over the…

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Veteran Unemployment Declines

Unemployment among American veterans declined in 2015, according to new figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In very welcome news, the unemployment rate for veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time since September 2001–a group referred to as…

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