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The delicate art of rejecting a job candidate

Jul 9, 2013
Why some companies are trying to close the door on job candidates a little more politely.
Posted In: Jobs, job interview, job applications, human resources

The Purple Squirrel: Is the hiring process broken?

Jun 8, 2012
Author Peter Cappelli discusses the pitfalls of the online-based job application process and how it is preventing employers from capturing the elusive "purple squirrel."
Posted In: Jobs, hiring, human resources, job applications

Job applicants asked for social media logins and passwords

Mar 20, 2012
The Associated Press has found that some applicants have been asked to hand over their Facebook passwords and login information during interviews.
Posted In: Jobs, job applications, Facebook, social media

Is the era of the business card over?

Mar 16, 2012
Some experts claim that in a Web-savvy world, business cards are a thing of the past. We dug up one career consultant (no business card needed) to find out if they really are obsolete.
Posted In: job applications, networking, business cards

MID-DAY UPDATE: February job numbers, solar panels

Mar 4, 2011
We got big numbers today from the U.S. Labor Department. In February, U.S. payrolls increased 192,000 and the jobless rate fell to 8.9 percent --...
Posted In: construction, employees, employers, Greece, itunes, job applications, job seekers, jobless, Labor Department, mid-day update, solar, solar power

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mixed job indicators, changes to home loan requirements

Mar 2, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report Friday, but other key job indicators give us a sense of what to expect. Job placement...
Posted In: Health, housing market, job applications, jobless, labor, mid-day update, mortgage, soda, Taxes

MID-DAY UPDATE: Roadblocks and a traffic jam

Aug 24, 2010
Fed officials were divided over the Federal Reserve's decision to buy more government debt Apple has filed a patent to identify jailbreakers, w...
Posted In: apple, Blackberry, China, Federal Reserve, India, job applications, mid-day update, Philadelphia, South Africa, stem cell research