Senior Executives NOT Happy

“You’re fired!” These generally painful words became a fun catchphrase after reality TV’s The Apprentice.  Millions of viewers waited weekly for ‘the Donald’ and his execs to dismiss ambitious upstarts for failing at their assigned...

Should 40% of Job Seekers Serve Jail Time?

According to a recent court ruling: Yes! A survey by Tate, specialists in office support recruitment, found that over 40% of people have at some point lied or made exaggerations on their resumes to get a job. But embellishers beware: those false or inflated statements...

Facebook Fuels Fears!

A few weeks back I questioned whether or not online social networking can have a negative impact on the hiring process. The affirmative answer appeared March 29, 2010 on CNN. A recent survey commissioned by Microsoft found that 79% of U.S. hiring managers have used...

So Who is Really Hiring?

As the Job Stimulus Bill began its debate on Capital Hill in late winter 2009, many predictions were made about where job opportunities would be in the weeks, months and years to come. Repairing the nation’s infrastructure, healthcare, education and advancing...