While much of the talent gap in the U.S. is fueled by a sheer lack of high skill labor for in-demand occupations, a recent CareerBuilder study of more than 2,000 companies suggests that employers may unwittingly be playing a part. According to the study, half of hiring managers say they limit their candidate pools by only looking at applicants with specific job titles. Companies must broaden their search to make sure they are not writing off top candidates. Read more in this Harvard Business Review blog.
Yes, it’s nice to have friends at work to chat with at the lunch table, but how close is too close when it comes to coworkers? Check out this Ragan.com article and learn four reasons for NOT making coworkers your close friends.
According to a new working paper out of the Yale School of Management, women employ various different strategies in the effort to achieve a full work and family life, or as the saying goes, “have it all.”
The paper follows the lives of 40 women, and through her analysis of in-depth biographical interviews on their work and personal life, the researcher, Connie Gersick, identified three broad categories in how these women approached the question, “Can I have it all?” Read the full article.
Cruelty is pervasive in too many corporate workplaces. Besides being physically and psychologically traumatic for the victim, it also prevents creativity. Companies need to be aware of corporate culture in order to be successful. To learn more and find out what “workplace mobbing” is, visit CNNMoney.com.
There has been a lot of discussion lately about companies requiring employees to physically work from the office. Yahoo certainly has their mind made up on telecommuting.
Do telecommuters watch TV, surf the Internet all day and sit around in their PJs? Learn the facts and myths of telecommuting in this Ragan.com blog.