What to look for in a Pre-employment Screening company

More and more business are discovering that it just makes sense to out source pre-employment screening for the following reasons: ...more

Take This Job, And....Suck It Up?

How does one deal with job frustrations in a time of economic strife and country-wide layoffs? A time in which companies are going through hiring freezes and the cost of everything from health care to food is going up? Do you voice your concerns and frustrations to your supervisor, in the hopes of things improving? Or do you suck it up and just keep doing what you're doing, for fear that you will get fired, and won't be able to find another job, in a timely fashion? Would an employee fire someone, for voicing displeasure with their job, or the ...more

The Six Words I Never Wanted To Speak

We all have some phrases, chain of words, or saying that just makes our hair stand on end, our heart beat raise a bit, and our mouths get dry. These are the dreaded things we must say at times to move on in life. I have had six words that I knew I would have to speak soon, and I also knew the time was coming much faster than I pictured it; yet two decades ago when I became a nurse, I never thought I would have to say the phrase. ...more

Do You Know Anyone Getting A Raise This Year?

If you know anyone working for the state of New York, it looks they will still be getting their scheduled raises this year. That's because the Governor is laying off 9,000 state workers in order to cover the costs of the scheduled raises. The governor is saying if the union had agreed to forego the raises,he would not have had to lay off the 9,000 workers. That means the 93% of  current state employees who get to keep their jobs will also get raises. ...more

 "If you know anyone working for the state of New York, it looks they ...more

Is moving back home with your parents really that weird?

There are many who argue that moving back home with your parents after college or after entering the real world is somehow synonymous with failure. ...more

Great article!  I say that in this economy, the stigma has diminished drastically.  ...more

Finding Women Voices in the Depression/Recession – Part Two

It is Women’s History Month. One thing that is absent from the financial discussions of the past is how did women cope? I think of that time with images of flappers dancing, bread lines and hundreds of men on Wall Street looking solemn. Yet there were women in America in 1929. They are invisible on a surface level but our great-grandmothers and grandmother do have information for their children’s children. How Did Folks Know What Was Happening? ...more

They grew up without electricity or running water and made sure my brother and I had that ...more

Investing in Our Human Infrastructure

By Riane Eisler Over half a million people lost their jobs last month. There’s no question we need a job-creation plan. The real question is what kind of plan will most quickly stimulate the economy and at the same time provide the best long-term investment for our nation. ...more

Where is the "human" in human resources?

Wouldn't it be nice if we could return some humanity to human resources?  Some common courtesy and respect for one's fellow man and woman? ...more

Top five good news stories out of Africa in 2008

What a year. This year was a year full of challenges, from Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe to conflict in the DRC to famine in the horn. But it was also a year full of positive stories as well. Those stories often fall off the map (and I know I am sometimes guilty of this as well) but I wanted to highlight my favourite top five good news stories out of Africa in 2008. ...more

Pre-interview research tips

Hello Everyone, I wanted to share an article with you that I wrote last month for another website. I hope you can get some great tips from it. Pre-Interview Research: Five tips to investigate a company before the interview.   ...more

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