Tag: BLS

Helping to Grow a Workforce

Companies often offer education and training, to further the skills of their employees and attract job candidates. A new initiative by home improvement retailer Lowe’s aims to do this, and more.

Domestic Violence and the Workplace

White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter recently resigned from his position, because of allegations of domestic violence from his two ex-wives. The initial issue wasn’t the abuse itself, which he denied, but rather that Porter’s security clearance had been held up, due to the fact that he could be subject to blackmail.


Holiday Hiring Forecast

Despite upheaval in the retail industry that has resulted in thousands of store closures, price cuts on merchandise, and consolidation, there may be high demand for seasonal jobs this year, according to a forecast from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Teen Summer Job Outlook: Partly Sunny

As retailers continue to cut in-store workers, high school and college students will have to look elsewhere for summer jobs. This could bode well for companies with seasonal and part-time positions to fill.

Forming a Successful Active Threat Plan

We’ve all seen the news. Random acts of violence, including those in the workplace, are on everyone’s radar. Today we’ll hear from security expert Jay Hart about what your company can do to begin thinking about avoiding and, more importantly, dealing with an active threat at the workplace. By Jay Hart Hart, director of Force […]