February 19, 2011
Although the percentage of those considered "long-term unemployed" (27 or more weeks) is at its highest level since 1948, job seekers 55 and older are having the toughest time of all. According to a new study, possible culprits include not having the right skills and jo...
February 14, 2010
Jenell Wittmer, Leslie WIlson
Turn to any page in the Wall Street Journal or flip to your local news station, and you will read or hear about organizations trying to cut back in today's bleak economy, and for many human resource departments that means traditional cost-cutting practices, such as hiri...
October 23, 2009
At my college, ballroom dancing was the largest club on campus. But
ask as I might, I could never find a single student whod admit even
a passing interest in the rumba. Lets cha-cha forward some 20
years: Government managers who...
April 21, 2009
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that by 2016,
124 million people will be employed by the U.S. private sector and
that the state and local government workforce will increase to
about 21 million. These increases...
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