A Job Title Just for You: The Rise of the Custom Position
With the unemployment rate hitting the lowest level since 2008, even the happiest employees are deciding to investigate their career options. Three in 10 employees regularly search for new job opportunities even though they are currently employed, according to CareerBuilder.com.
Is Tinder Tomorrow’s Recruiting Tool?
This spring, an unusual profile went up on the dating app Tinder—instead of looking for love, this new Tinder-er was seeking labor.
For Millennials, Is a "Pre-Cation" the Next Big Perk?
Last year, San Francisco-based real estate startup 42Floors made headlines with an innovative new policy to attract young talent: Paid vacation for new employees before their first day on the job.
Is Two Weeks’ Notice an Outdated Standard?
In high school, my friend and I strategized exactly when to quit our mall jobs in order to enjoy our summer break. We may have been entitled brats, but we knew that 14 days' notice was a standard courtesy—and it was unthinkable to leave our managers in the lurch.
#MillennialMatters: How to Get Your Coworker Fired
My coworker once discovered that our colleague was blogging about us on his Tumblr account. He wasn't writing anything scandalous — the morning meeting was dull, he timed our bathroom breaks — yet it was in violation of our corporate policy. So as gossip spread through the workplace, we debated whether or not to turn him in.
HR Leaders, It’s High Time to Revisit Your Drug Policy
A good friend of mine is particular about where he works—but his deal breakers aren't the usual suspects, like a generous vacation policy, flexible hours, gym stipends or free lunch. His core requirement from an employer? No drug testing.