Having employment gap on your resume is not a barrier

Photo by Anna Tarazevich on Pexels.com It used to be that resume gaps of several months or longer concerned both job seekers and hiring managers. Some hiring managers believed longer periods of unemployment signaled a candidate wasn’t hirable. Alternatively, they might have been out of touch with trends in the field.  However, this attitude towards … Continue reading Having employment gap on your resume is not a barrier

Top 5 companies for work for in Europe, US and Canada

Tech companies have dominated the list of the best companies to work for in 2022, according to Glassdoor’s annual employer rankings. In the UK, they made up 19 of the 50 companies listed, including seven in the top 10. The cloud-based software company Salesforce performed strongly in all the countries that were ranked, placing in the … Continue reading Top 5 companies for work for in Europe, US and Canada

Toyota to build $13.6bn battery plant in the US, employ 1,750

Toyota has announced that it will invest $13.6 billion in manufacturing electric automobile batteries in the United States by 2025. "This investment will help usher in more affordable electrified vehicles for U.S. consumers, significantly reduce carbon emissions, and importantly, create even more American jobs tied to the future of mobility," said Ted Ogawa, CEO of … Continue reading Toyota to build $13.6bn battery plant in the US, employ 1,750

If your interviewer doesn’t say these things, it’s a red flag

You know about which red-flag interview questions to watch out for, including the questions that are downright illegal to be asked. But sometimes, what an interviewer doesn’t ask you can be just as revealing, whether the absence of these questions is speaking to discrimination in the interview or simply the reality that you aren’t getting the job. The next time you’re … Continue reading If your interviewer doesn’t say these things, it’s a red flag

employee management

How do you manage highly intelligent and self-motivated workers?

There’s an emerging type of worker who usually knows more about their job than anyone else in the organisation and is not likely to suffer fools gladly. This type of worker is difficult to manage as they don’t consider themselves to be subordinates in the traditional sense. Professor Peter Drucker called these employees “knowledge workers”, … Continue reading How do you manage highly intelligent and self-motivated workers?

The impact of COVID-19 on US workers and global economies

Unemployment in the U.S. is swelling to levels last seen during the Great Depression of the 1930s, with 1 in 6 American workers thrown out of a job by the coronavirus. More than 4.4 million laid-off workers applied for unemployment benefits last week, the government said Thursday. In all, roughly 26 million people — the … Continue reading The impact of COVID-19 on US workers and global economies

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Wendy’s hiring 20,000 workers

Wendy's plans to roll out breakfast offerings like the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit and the Breakfast Baconator at all 6,000 or so of its US restaurants next year—and it needs 20,000 new employees to serve them. The fast food chain, which currently serves breakfast at around 300 locations. CEO Todd Penegor said Monday that the … Continue reading Wendy’s hiring 20,000 workers

4 keys to winning the midlife career change

You’ve probably heard the saying, “You’re never too old to do XYZ” a bunch of times, especially in reference to starting a new career. If you’re 50+, you may be wondering just how feasible a midlife career change really is when you’re closer to retirement than you are to your school years. The truth is launching a … Continue reading 4 keys to winning the midlife career change

Google unveils development projects in New York City

  Google Hudson Square is coming to New York City, with an attaching price tag of more than a billion dollars. Google's parent company, Alphabet Inc., is following in the footsteps of Amazon in choosing NYC to build a new campus comprising 1.7 million square feet. The mega campus will include leased properties at Hudson … Continue reading Google unveils development projects in New York City

Activists in Mumbai demand employment for female mortuary workers

Activists in Mumbai, India are complaining about the scarcity of women morgue workers after fifteen positions were advertised and no female candidate showed interest. According to a report from Mumbai Live, women are not interested in taking up positions as autopsy assistants or morgue attendants. Only two women in Mumbai are working as autopsy assistants in … Continue reading Activists in Mumbai demand employment for female mortuary workers

Available China jobs for interested job seekers

Early Childhood English International Baccalaureate Co-teacher Company Name: Morgan Henry Bilingual Kindergarten. Company Location: Shanghai City, China. Job description Qualifications: Morgan Henry Bilingual Kindergarten is in search of high achieving International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) Early Childhood English Co-teachers to start in May or June of 2017. MHKids uses the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program (IBPYP) … Continue reading Available China jobs for interested job seekers

Brexit Mustn’t Break UK Jobs Machine.

Responding to the announcement that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, OnRec quotes Recruitment & Employment Confederation Chief Executive Kevin Green as saying: “The vote to leave the EU is likely to usher in a challenging period for British business and for the UK labor market in particular. Our data has shown a slowdown … Continue reading Brexit Mustn’t Break UK Jobs Machine.