Parents, Butt Out of Your Kid’s Job Interview

Note to parents: getting involved in your kid’s job search/interview process can do more harm than good. You could actually cost your kid the job of his or her dreams.

This was the upshot of a recent study by staffing firm OfficeTeam.

OfficeTeam recently surveyed senior managers on…

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Companies Are Taking Too Long to Hire

Companies that take too long to hire are letting some of their best potential employees slip away, a new study from staffing firm Robert Half has found.

Robert Half polled U.S. workers on their view of the hiring process. Nearly six in ten workers (57 percent) interviewed said that…

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Campus Recruiting: What Employers Want to See

Here’s some good news for students about to enter the job market: today’s employers are looking for a fresh perspective.

Sure, there are people out there with relevant experience – but some new data from staffing firm Accountemps suggests that experience doesn’t necessarily triumph over youth.

According to…

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Your Company May Help You with Professional Certifications

Obtaining or maintaining professional credentials can be essential to keeping your career on track, but it is usually an expensive undertaking. Your employer may be able to help you with that.

Staffing firm Robert Half recently interviewed CFOs and workers, and found that many workers aren’t aware that their…

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Job Growth Stays on Track

If you heard a strange noise in Friday it was probably just economists breathing a heavy sigh of relief.

This followed the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of its nonfarm payroll employment for July – -which showed that the economy produced a healthy 255,000 jobs during the month…

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