Tag: retail

Racism and Recruiting

America has a long and painful history of racism. Lately, the news has served as a reminder of this history, while alerting the nation’s citizens there are still steps to take on the road to equality.

Interview Process Taking Longer

If it seems like the interview process takes longer than it used to, it’s not your imagination. A new report from job site Glassdoor finds that worldwide, on average, it takes more than a day longer: 23.7 days thus far in 2017, compared to 22.5 days in 2016.

Corporate Culture Is Everything

Before companies can achieve and sustain maximum shareholder value or market share, their corporate cultures must first be established. Even though this is a critical step, there are many competing definitions of the amorphous phrase “corporate culture,” thus bringing about various interpretations of the topic.

Not All ‘Good Jobs’ Require a Bachelor’s Degree

Although the decline in the manufacturing sector eliminated many good jobs for high school graduates, new research from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (Georgetown Center) in collaboration with global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. finds there are currently 30 million good jobs in the U.S. that pay well without […]

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Go to the Fair

Earlier this month, online retail behemoth Amazon held a multi-city job fair to help fill more than 50,000 positions. The fair consisted of 12 events in total, including 10 that took place onsite at Amazon fulfillment centers across the country.

Sabbaticals to Attract and Retain Talent

Extended time off to pursue career and personal growth is a concept borrowed from academia, where sabbaticals remain highly popular. Yet, fewer companies now offer sabbaticals, at a time when surveys find “growth opportunity” is a priority for employees and job seekers.