It’s beginning to look like a lot like Christmas, Staff in every store. And this year the outlook looks rosy for those looking for holiday work. According to the National Retail Federation, it is estimated that Retailers alone will hire 585,000 to 625,000 seasonal employees, and let’s not forget Hospitality, Tourism, Travel, Transportation and Manufacturing, […]
Freelance Nation: Tough Finding Full Time Work (via NewsLook) Just last month over 8.5 million Americans seeking full time work were stuck in part time jobs.
Being married to my co-founder, there is not a whole lot of separation of work & our personal lives. If anything with two kids it’s more of a juggling act, especially in the summer, with strategy meetings being held in the kitchen while packing camp lunches, or over a midnight latte. Vacation Time???..not around here…or […]
June 14, 2012 WorkForce 1 Career Blog By Angie Kamath Having recently staffed a few career fairs, I wanted to share some thoughts about what can make the experience more meaningful for jobseekers. While it is difficult to generalize about all fairs – I do think they offer value to jobseekers around networking, learning which […]
What Is A 9/80 Pay Plan? May 26, 2012 03:04 By John E. Thompson A compressed schedule colloquially called a “9/80″ pay plan seems to be making a comeback. Under this arrangement, the federal Fair Labor Standards Act “workweek” and the schedule for non-exempt employees are set so that the employees work: ♦ Nine days […]
This week I was sent an interesting blog piece from the Harvard Business Review Network entitled “Projects Are the New Job Interviews” by Michael Schrage. In this piece Michael points to a growing trend among large businesses and corporations to “field test” potential job candidates, before they are awarded/offered the big full-time position. As we all have […]