When is a hire more than just the addition of another bright mind to your company? When the hire is a manager. Bad bosses are the No. 1 reason people hate -- and then leave -- their jobs, so if you're helping HR vet someone at the top of the food chain, you'll need to know how to recognize the signs, not only of a good boss, but of a good boss for your particular team.
A recent working paper from Harvard Business School has gone deep into the icky world of the dreaded toxic worker. Yep, they've done the dirty work, exploring 50,000 workers at 11 companies to learn all they can about the worst of the worst. What they found about spotting toxic workers on the job might surprise you.
Starting in the mid-1950s, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s activism set the stage for desegregation, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but we still haven't reached true equality in the United States, either in private or professional life. For example, African-American workers still earn less and have higher unemployment rates than white workers. But you can help to change that. Here's what you can plan to do at work, starting tomorrow, to honor Dr. King and further his legacy.
LinkedIn can be your best career advocate, if you know how to use it to your benefit. Here are five ways that joining LinkedIn conversations can help you make the connections necessary to boost your network and career.
Bet on a Vet is a campaign to help disabled veterans utilize their skills and talents in the workplace here at home.
Looking for the perfect candidate to fill an empty position within your company is no easy task. But if you don't take the time to find the right hire, it can cost your company thousands of dollars. The infographic below from Kira Talent outlines how much a single bad hire can cost you.
New graduates from the class of 2013 are likely in the midst of a job search that is as frustrating, if not more, than your search for the perfect new candidate. With the current economic state, you are probably receiving more applicants than ever for entry-level positions, making it much harder to decide on which recent grads would be the best fit for the job. Below are a few tips for finding the best new graduates to hire.