The more things change, the more different generations of workers become the same, suggests a new study about generational views on careers from Robert Half. The research shows that workers of all ages have a new appreciation for company stability when making career decisions. Yet, four out of 10 professionals polled said they are more inclined to look for new opportunities outside their firms as a result of the recession.
Recently a business associate of mine called in desperation about a LinkedIn incident. Someone had sent a highly inappropriate message to her in-box noting ‘she was pretty, they wanted to know more about her.’ This was an inappropriate message on a professional business platform and it scared her. Was he going to stalk and find her via LinkedIn?
Amidst all the financial chaos and controversy over the JP Morgan Chase acquisition of near-defunct Bears Stearns several years ago, a significant storyline was lost.
Not only did CEO Jamie Dimond oversee the deal of the century but he surreptitiously acquired many of the best minds on Wall Street in the deal.
As our firm's Marketing Department likes to say, "Think before you tweet." A staffer at MSNBC was fired yesterday because of a tweet that started a political firestorm.
You’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding employers asking job applicants for their Facebook user names and passwords as part of the background check process. It sounds shocking, but it happens – particularly among law enforcement entities