Which country creates the best ideas or products? How hard-working is a given country’s labor force, and where in the world is it most competitive? Monster, in conjunction with research firm GfK, released today the results of a survey that sheds light on these questions and examines the “industriousness” of seven countries. The survey — [...]
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With cold weather closing in and the darkness descending in the afternoon, it can be hard to stay motivated to work on your job search. Don’t let the season get to you, though. There are always opportunities out there, so it’s time to gather your strength and get back in the game. This week’s 5 [...]
There’s no sugar-coating it: The job search is difficult. We asked you to share your search experience in one word, here’s what you had to say: [&amp;lt;a href="//storify.com/monsterdotcom/how-would-you-describe-the-job-search-in-one-word" target="_blank"&amp;gt;View the story "How would you describe the job search in one word?" on Storify&amp;lt;/a&amp;gt;]&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt; &amp;lt;h1&amp;gt;How would you describe the job search in one word?&amp;lt;/h1&amp;gt; &amp;lt;h2&amp;gt;There’s [...]
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At work it seems like some employees continuously get passed over for promotions while others appear to be riding an escalator to the top. If you find yourself in the former category and wonder why, start by taking a good long look in the mirror. Chances are, if you’re not getting ahead at you may [...]
This post is by Nicole Smartt, vice president and co-owner of Star Staffing. Nicole can be found on Twitter @StaffingqueenN. You went to a networking event, chatted with new contacts, and collected cards. Now what? There are multitudes of things you can do to make a personal and lasting impression past the first interaction. Now that [...]
Finding the ideal workplace can mean different things to different people. But there does seem to be consensus that work-schedule flexibility is paramount, according to a recent poll of U.S. job seekers conducted on Monster.com. Monster asked which “soft,” or non-financial, benefit is most important when considering a new job. Nearly 70 percent of the [...]
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This post is by Jenny Dearborn, chief learning officer for SAP’s Cloud Business Unit. Jenny is responsible for learning and development of internal employees as well as training and certification for external partners and customers. Jenny is also on the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) Board of Directors. Early in my career I [...]
This post is by Diane Katz, who started her consulting company, The Working Circle, in 1995. The Working Circle provides organizational development, executive coaching, teambuilding, and training to organizations. The Working Circle, the process that Diane developed, assists groups and individuals in making decisions and resolving conflicts. Her book is, “Win at Work! The Everybody [...]
Last week, we offered tips on how to turn your temp job into a full-time occupation. But where you can you find a seasonal job? What options do you have? Which ones do you feel more confident about being accepted for? Learn the specifics of where you could be working and what you would be [...]
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Maren Hogan is a seasoned marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting industry. She leads Red Branch Media, an agency offering marketing strategy and content development. A consistent advocate of next generation marketing techniques, Hogan has built successful online communities, deployed brand strategies in both the B2B and B2C sectors, and been a prolific [...]
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