Persuasion Skills at Work

This all about how to market yourself to your future boss. Persuasion is power, but don’t worry if you feel you don’t have the skills to promote yourself as the perfect fit and land a job. The following tips are quite simple to follow even for the most diffident candidate.


RDS stands for Retiree Drug Subsidy while EGWP for Employer Group Waiver Plans. EGWP have a number of tax and administrative benefits that plan sponsors and brokers cannot ignore. This infographic explores the major differences in plan options for retiree pharmacy benefit plans.

Background Checks 101 Dec04

Background Checks 101

Our past talks about ourselves. Background checks are a common method of accrediting decency, integrity and solvency of either an individual, company or organization. However, there’s a thin line between investigation and privacy violation. Get to know the basics behind background checking.

Social Media at Workplace

Can we freely and openly combine our persona on social media networks with our professional life and goals? Businesses are still toddling in terms of how they should take on social media usage by their current and future employees and moreover how they can restrain negative sentiment rising from their social references and actions. Let’s see the facts.

Job Stress Costs

Studies show that job stress kills both creativity and mental ability in problem solving and that adds up to billion of dollars loss for businesses annually. See what measures can be taken both from individuals and companies in order to eliminate stress effects and receive common benefits.

Social Recruiting Statistics

The advent of social media networks has radically change the way businesses – that is recruiters – pick their job candidates from the crowd, putting traditional methods such as bill posts and local papers on the back seat. Get to know the new face of recruiting.

Job Interview Questions and Intentions

Ranging from “What animal are you like” to “Where do you see yourself in five years”, job interview questions are asked for a reason. Here you see a collection of 19 typical interview questions a recruiter makes to reveal the real “you”.

Work Injury Hidden Costs

Lost wages, lost productivity, uncertainty for the future are some of the issues both employers and employees are met with after a severe work injury incident. However, the vast majority doesn’t realize the true costs associated with someone getting hurt while working. Here is you get an interesting look at what type of employees face the most danger in the field and the financial impact of getting injured has on an employee.

Bad Hire Statistics

This infographic gives you a rundown of the costs of a bad hire both for high and low paid jobs as well as some of the hidden costs involved. Some of the common costs examined here are productivity loss, training, HR, Interviewing and employment Ads cost.

Resume Padding Statistics

We all fudge the facts sometimes; from how big the fish we caught was to how old we are. Fudging the facts on a resume is one of the most common ways people stretch the truth with the view to get the job. However, before you stretch the truth, consider that many employers are starting to spend more time looking, esearching, and reviewing resumes. Check this infographig for more information on resume padding.

Workplace Health and Wellness

Workplace stress is reportedly connected with a number of employees’ mental health issues, resulting in notable cost for employers due to productivity or work hour loss. This infographic refers to the essentials of making office a better place to work and live.

Salary Negotiation Tips

It’s time we talk about money. Your money! Do you find yourself kind of restrained or weak whenever you think of negotiating a raise? This infographic from GradSchoolHub came to learn you how to do it!

Workplace Complaints

Is everything fine at work ? Are you seeking the missing employee complaint box? According to this report by eJ4, 1 in 3 employees have something to declare about their superintendent. Guess what.

College Grads 2013 Potentials

People from Sparefoot report on the plans and employment opportunities of the fresh 2013 Grads’ Class. According to this report, roughly 900,000 graduates will move to a new apartment and most of them to a new city in pursuit of a job. But which are the most job promising cities across the US?

Internship History

Internship has its roots to apprenticeship back in 11th century, a system built to make skilled workers meet with inexperienced ones and diffuse knowledge. Have a look at the background of internship and how it has entered the mainstream of today student and business life.

Time Wasters at Work

C’mon we know we all do it to some extent. Contrary to what employers would expect, social media distraction at work is not the leading cause for time wasters. According to this report there are at least 4 other time consuming situations that come before.

Job Board Chronicle

See the evoloution of job boards over time, the milestones and turnovers happened throughout the various development phases on this “worm” like timeline. Following to their history you’ll find interesting statistics from the job board industry that justify their efficacy in bringing employers and job seekers together.

American Employee Loyalty

How long can you stand drinking from the same wellspring? This study examines the changes in American employee tenure length by gender, ethnicity and industry over the last decade as reported by the US Bureau of Labor.

Social Resume Breakdown

Social media are more than fun and sharing. Their popularity as recruiting tools has increased considerably. Putting your resume on social platforms is like opening the big gate to potential employers. Learn how to do it.

Social Media Recruitment

Social media are striding as recruitment tools from employers. According to this report the majority of US companies have used social networks to kick around before hiring while a great portion admit that this tactic led to succesfull hires. Discover which critical points are examined by emlpoyers.


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