Study: Passive Aggressive Behavior Common in the Workplace

Passive-aggressive behavior is an indirect expression of negative feelings. Instead of openly addressing problems with an individual, one might say or do something that expresses frustration or anger without clearly communicating feelings. Unfortunately, passive aggressive behaviors make both communication and conflict resolution more difficult. A recent survey of more than 1,200 people demonstrates how common Read More …

Can New Talent Save Manufacturing?

The decline of manufacturing has devastated many towns across the United States. Factories that fueled local economies and provided good job opportunities for residents have closed or moved, creating a ripple effect felt not only by laid off workers themselves but also by other area businesses and employees. However, all is not lost for manufacturing. Read More …

OneWire.com Surveys College Career Counselors

A recent survey of college career counselors conducted by OneWire.com shows current trends at career centers. Some key findings: 67% of college career counselors expect the job market to turn around sometime in 2010, while 33% think an improvement will take longer. 69% of counselors said that campus recruiting has decreased. 91%  of respondents have Read More …