If you're looking for a job or trying to get ahead in this economy, there's some age-old wisdom that would seem to apply: play up your accomplishments. Seems obvious, but maybe that's in fact not your best plan of attack.
There's a new report out today that provides one explanation for why companies aren't hiring the people they want to hire: A visa program to bring in the best and brightest from around the world is capped, and doesn't account…
The other day on its website Vanity Fair previewed an article about life at Microsoft. And it details a particular human resource practice that drove employees up the wall: something called "stack rating." What exactly is it?
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."