A Job-Hunter’s Guide To Executive Recruiters

Confusion about how recruiters operate has put many a career at a disadvantage. Executives in transition can’t afford to let faulty assumptions foul up their prospects. Knowing how the search industry operates will make you a better, more successful candidate. To help you get the facts straight, here’s a guide to working with recruiters based

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Opportunity Knocks, And It Pays a Lot Better

Managers like to say employees leave companies because of bad bosses or lack of career growth. A new report suggests a more straightforward reason: money. In a survey of about 1,100 U.S. employees, 71% of top performers listed pay among the top three reasons they would consider leaving their employer. Yet in a sister survey

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Should CEOs Still Get Big Bonuses After a Bust?

Give back that bonus! That angry cry has been heard for years from governance consultants and shareholders seething at the way some chief executives grow rich as investors suffer. Usually, such shouting is futile. Bosses defend their pay or simply ignore criticism. Either way, they keep the cash, perhaps agreeing to take leaner pay packages

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3 takeaways from sizzling October jobs report

WASHINGTON — Employers shrugged off worries about the U.S. economy downshifting, adding a whopping 271,000 non-farm jobs in October and raising worker pay in the process. The unemployment rate in October dipped slightly to 5 percent, and measures of stress in the job market continued improving, the Labor Department reported Friday in a solid monthly

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5 ways taking a pay cut can make you richer

  Money shouldn’t be the only motivator when deciding on a career, and taking a job solely because the pay is appealing can increase the likelihood that the job will not work for you in the long run. Moreover, a potential employer will most likely sense it if you’re not passionate about your role. “During

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5 Career Planning Tips for College Students

Graduating from college and entering the workforce is a daunting prospect.  You’re spent years trying to figure out what you actually want to do and making sure your major aligns with your dream job. The workforce for millennials is full of competition. You’re up against peers who graduate with you as well as those already

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5 Telltale Signs You’re in the Wrong Job

Sometimes the signs that you’re in a poor work situation are unclear. After all, not every employee/employer misfit is as telltale as the 2011 comedy Horrible Bosses. So, we’ve put together five straightforward signs that you’re in the wrong job. Take a look and, if you find that one or more apply, it just might

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Top 5 Emerging Careers in Finance

  The recession has affected almost every industry, including the financial industry. It’s a smart move to get in a career that has some longevity in our changing future. Here are five careers in finance that have a bright outlook. 1. Risk Management Analyst Risk is a significant word in the financial world. The importance of

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Top 5 Emerging Careers in Healthcare

An aging population, deteriorating environmental conditions, and the government’s push for making sure everyone has medical insurance all contribute to enormous job growth in the healthcare field. Even some careers you may never have heard of are well on their way to becoming common in medical facilities. Here are the top five emerging careers in

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