| Nov 30, 2011
The past few years have been a struggle for employers trying to keep their businesses running and their employees satisfied despite ever-tighter budgets.
A recent survey conducted for The Baltimore Sun by the research firm WorkplaceDynamics identified 75...
| Feb 11, 2009
With virtually every industry cutting jobs these days, you're probably asking yourself: Am I next?
Online job board CareerBuilder.com offers advice on making yourself "recession-proof" at work - or at least as much as you can in this economy. The company...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 12:34 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — It's probably true that we've become a less trusting society. It certainly seems to be true in the case of employers looking over job applications.
According to Allison & Taylor Inc., a reference-checking and background company,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:04 PM
In an unusual move, Chicago-based ad agency Cramer-Krasselt has essentially told its client, Panera Bread, to take this job and shove it.
Peter Krivkovich, chairman and CEO of Cramer-Krasselt, sent a memo to employees Wednesday morning saying the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: I've been job hunting on the sneak for about two months. My boss, a take-no-prisoners type, fired two co-workers last year for the same thing.
I thought I was in the clear but now I'm concerned that my intent has become suspect. What's best:...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Our department head recently quizzed each of us about "other" jobs. We were told to get prior approval before starting any second job or business venture. What's more, the few raises we've received in the past few years are a joke. Can the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:41 AM
While the nation’s economy continues to strengthen and businesses strive to become more efficient, a large task is placed on IT workers to stay ahead of the game and bring the best technology to the workplace. IT workers have been in steady demand,...
| Aug 15, 2013
The hiring process can at times mirror a reality dating competition, with multiple candidates all vying for the same coveted role. And while most candidates use tried and true ways to get an employer’s attention, such as a catchy cover letter and...
| Sep 4, 2013
During the back half of the year, employers in health care are looking to add employees in full-time, permanent positions, as well as part-time employees and temporary or contract workers. In CareerBuilder and MiracleWorkers.com's latest national survey,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:40 AM
More than 15 million people work in retail, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and a recent CareerBuilder survey found that 33 percent of retail employers are likely to hire seasonal help this summer. Considering the high employment numbers,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When does your next payday roll around? Is it coming tomorrow or … no, your payday was last week, right? If you don’t know off the top of your head, the odds are you don’t truly need to know — though you should still confirm you&...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: Oh, the stories I could tell you about my 17-year-old daughter and her smartphone, but the too-familiar mishap of running it through the laundry isn't one of them. That's because she's on that phone all the time, talking and texting nonstop....