GetHired is an innovative hiring platform that enables managers to ask prospective job candidates to complete pre-screening questions via video. Such questions enable companies to instantly identify the best applicants to invite in for phone or face-to-face interviews. Can this hiring solution solve businesses' recruiting conundrum?
"Take this job and shove it!" The monkey in this video may not say those words but, once it suffers unequal pay for equal work, the message is clear.
Good news for moms who work: A recent study found working mothers were happier and healthier than those who did not work outside the home.
PayScale’s “Gen Y on the Job” report reveals Millennials’ best job and employer options, favorite cities, top job skills, common degrees and more.
The best companies for Gen Y are all technology companies, according to PayScale’s “Gen Y on the Job” report. The top five – ranked on Gen Y pay, percentage of Gen Y employees, Gen Y job satisfaction, Gen Y job stress, meaningfulness of work for Gen Y workers, Gen Y work schedule flexibility and green score – are (1) Qualcomm, (2) Google, (3) Medtronic, (4) Intel, and (5) Microsoft. All of them, except for Medtronic, were on this year’s Fortune Magazine “Best Companies to Work For” list. Last year, Medtronic was listed at number 23 for the “100 Best Places to Work in IT” by Computerworld. Clearly, all five of these companies have already received recognition for their efforts.
Everyone would like to be paid more. Complaining about how much you make is as much of a great American pastime as baseball. Perhaps more, since you don't need a ticket to the ballpark in order to join in on the fun.
Some folks, though, are legitimately underpaid. U.S. News and World Report looked at 7 jobs with high (or at least medium) satisfaction ratings but low pay. "Low pay," in this case, was below the median salary of $41,673.83, as determined by the Social Security Administration. Significantly, all of these jobs are in high demand, which makes their low pay even more puzzling.
Salary and Career News Round Up: Embarrassing Photos, Early Morning Rituals and Transitioning From Interview to Job Offer
Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.
Recently, Forbes.com ran two columns on the relationship between success in business and being an aggressive, thoughtless person -- in other words, a giant jerk. David DiSalvo argued that jerks get ahead, because of their perceived social status. His colleague Deborah L. Jacobs offered a rebuttal, saying that jerks do not get ahead, because their boost in social status doesn't last. Who is right?
Pop quiz: What do you think are the deadliest jobs in the U.S.? If you answered fishers and fishing workers, loggers, pilots, farmers and miners, you're correct. These were just some of the top occupations with high fatal injury rates, according to 2011 workplace fatality data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. When it comes to the total number of injuries, however, one vocation is the most dangerous of all: drivers and truck drivers.