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Great Recession Leaves Recent Grads Feeling Unprepared and Pessimistic

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Phaedra Brotherton

With graduation behind them, most new professionals look forward to starting their careers on an optimistic note. Not so for those who graduated during the Great Recession, according to Rutgers University's Heldrich Center for Workforce Development. "There is a large nu... More »

Improving Economy Boosts Talent Management Efforts

Phaedra Brotherton

As the economy turns around, companies are looking to retain and attract top talent to drive innovation, and they're renewing their focus on talent management programs to support these efforts, according to a new global study on rewards and benefits. More »

Shifting Away From an Employer’s Market

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Since the economy went south, the workforce has become an employer's market. With jobs still scarce, businesses do not have to worry as much that employees will look elsewhere if they are not happy. As a result, employers have created an environment in which employees d... More »

Sizing Up Cultural Fit

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There is nothing worse than landing a job in a great company, only to realize that the cultural fit isn't a match. Company culture is very important because it can influence large-scale managerial decisions, company ethics, and more. However, culture is also something t... More »

Surviving a Down Economy With an Upbeat Approach

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While the recession may officially be over, it will be some time before the workplace returns to stability. Layoffs, salary freezes, and reduced benefits continue to be the norm. Companies have stretched both budgets and employees to ensure survival. A new study by Rand... More »