Tag: Pew Research Center

What Jobs Are Expected to Grow the Most by 2026?

Record low unemployment, technological advances, and a lack of skilled talent are making hiring extremely difficult for many employers.  And because technology is evidently making our lives easier, this is enabling many employees to spend fewer hours at work and instead, spend more time doing things they enjoy. Which leaves many employers wondering: What will […]

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Women in STEM Face Discrimination, Harassment

A new report from Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank, finds that women working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are much more likely than men to experience gender discrimination and sexual harassment at work.

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The Truth About Student Loan Assistance

It’s been heralded as the most attractive benefit – and the implication is that if your company were to offer it, you would have job seekers lining up at your door. But is student loan assistance a.k.a. student loan repayment really the next greatest thing?

Divided and Working Together

A recent survey from job site Glassdoor finds that today’s workers expect companies to take a stance on political and social issues. But in a country divided, is this likely to have a positive impact on the entire employee population?

Do Your Holiday Decorations Suggest Religious Preference?

It’s nearing the time of year when workplaces become more festive. Perhaps your office plans to decorate a Christmas tree, as it does every year. Maybe all your employees celebrate Christmas, so it has never occurred to you that you may, inadvertently, be sending a message about your workplace to others, including job candidates.

Texting Recruiting

By using short message service (SMS), the official name for text messaging, and multimedia message service (MMS), messages that support short videos, single images or slideshows, and audio clips, recruiters are interacting with job candidates in ways that are proving convenient and highly effective.