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By: CareerCast.com
Despite a disappointing number of jobs added, the American economy's unemployment rate hit a 10-year low in March 2017.More
By: Susan P. Joyce
60 percent of employers use social networking sites to research job candidates -- up from 52 percent in 2015.More
By: Karyn Mullins
The skills that make these athletes so successful in competition translate to the workplace -- and you need not be a former star in sports to employ similar qualities on the job.More
By: CareerCast.com
We recently published our Jobs Rated report on opportunities for freelance and contract work here at CareerCast.com. This report, which cites the so-called "gig economy," ties into another recent survey issued here -- one asking workers about their job stress and levels of satisfaction. The two concepts intersect in a way that might benefit workers feeling bogged down in their ... More
By: Lauren Pezzullo
Telecommuting is becoming increasingly popular in the American workplace. Even if you do not currently work remotely, trends suggest at some point you will have the option -- if you are not outright asked to telecommute. The U.S. census lacks conclusive data on telecommuting, but research from Global Workplace Analytics suggests that about half of the workforce at least has ... More
By: Karyn Mullins
The NFL season has come to an end with the biggest event in sports - Super Bowl 51. The Patriots led a massive comeback, in large part thanks to their incredible time management skills. Job seekers like you are usually in need of a major win. Take notes on some plays from the football field so you can score a ... More
By: CareerCast.com
Envision this scenario: You are interviewing for a position you really want. The repartee between the interviewer(s) and you has gone great. You are uniquely qualified, and the job seems good as yours. Then, you hit a wall when asked, "Do you have any questions for us?" For many, they need not envision this scenario. It's one that's played out ... More
By: CareerCast.com
Our annual CareerCast Job Stress report is based on an evaluation of 11 stress factors, including hazards, deadlines, physical demands and life at risk. In our new examination of job stress, we took our research into the trenches and asked workers what they really feel about what’s causing their stress on the job. Over 1,000 people took part in the ... More