5 Red Flags of an Unethical Workplace: Q&A

According to the newly released Global Business Ethics Survey, close to 50% of US workers witnessed unethical and/or illegal conduct on the job in 2020. In addition, retaliation against employees who reported wrongdoing rose steeply, up to 61% in 2020. G. Richard Shell, Chair of Wharton Business School’s Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department is author of the bestselling Read More …

Best and Worst States for Jobs 2021

With the economy gaining 559,000 jobs in May, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States for Jobs. To help job seekers find the best employment opportunities, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 35 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality. The data set ranges from employment growth Read More …

FlexJobs Identifies Common Job Search Scams

Job search scams have been around for a long time. However, as technology has evolved and new challenges appear for job seekers, scammers have developed new tactics. According to the Better Business Bureau, the COVD-19 pandemic has caused an increase in work-from-home job scams. In a recent article, job search site FlexJobs identified fourteen common Read More …

Top Cities for the 50+ Workforce

Photo by mentatdgt from Pexels In recent decades, workforce researchers have noted that people are delaying retirement. Economists speculate that this is due to improved health, changes to social security, economic downturns and less stable retirement plans. However, it can be challenging for people over 50 to find work due to discrimination and increased competition from younger workers Read More …

Virtual Job Interview Tips 2020

Photo by Prateek Katyal from Pexels Hardly anyone could have anticipated the impact COVID-19 would have on the way we work. Many businesses rushed to move online as the virus swept across the globe. And as COVID-19 continues to spread, college students are entering a bleak job market and laid-off workers are starting their job searches. And just Read More …

FlexJobs: Beware of Work-at-Home Scams

As the number of unemployed workers continues to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic, work-from-home job scams are also likely to increase. The promise of working remotely has always been appealing for many people, but it’s particularly enticing for those wishing to stay safe at home while earning money. Work-at-home jobs have always been a target Read More …

Now Hiring: Allied Universal Seeks to Increase Workforce by 30K

During these uncertain times, many workers have been laid off or experienced a reduction in pay/hours. Fortunately, some industries are looking to ramp up their hiring to meet increased demand for essential workers. Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire more than 30,000 security professionals and Read More …

Tips for 2020 College Graduates

If you’re a college senior, you’re probably experiencing some anxiety or uncertainty about life after graduation. Many companies have hiring freezes in place, employees are being laid off or furloughed and a large percentage of the population is working from home. In-person job interviews won’t be happening for the foreseeable future. Now is not the Read More …