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Employees From All Generations Want This One Thing From Employers

A recent survey found similarities across Gen Z, millennial and Gen X workers

Much has been written about recruiting and retaining millennials, as if they are a unique animal that has never been seen before. Entrepreneurs building the next wave of companies have prioritized perks like pool tables and craft beer on tap in the hunt for ...

by Phil Strazzulla  | April 07, 2017 01:00:00
News and Events

For Fresh-Grad Job Hunters: Where to Look and How to Nail It

Find out what you need to work on if you want to impress your employers

Online job portal recently released the 2017 edition of its annual Fresh Graduates Report, which used data gathered from employers who post job openings on its website.The report included the “Employers’ Survey on Fresh Graduate Hiring Preferences,” which revealed the industries ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 16, 2017 05:00:00
News and Events

What are the Countries With the Happiest Employees?

A European country tops the list

From Denmark to Canada, countries around the world differ in what they offer employees. And some countries seem to have it a little better than others.Scoring a 7.5 out of 10 on the employee happiness meter, Denmark takes the cake for one of the ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 14, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

What are the Highest-Paying Specialist Jobs in 2017?

Top finance, HR and IT professionals in the Philippines seen to enjoy 20%-30% pay rise when moving jobs

Specialists and highly skilled professionals working in the Philippines received a salary increase between 20 percent and 40 percent when moving jobs in 2016, according to a report issued by professional recruitment consultancy Robert Walters. It also predicted that “qualified professionals moving jobs ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 12, 2017 10:00:00
Startup Tips

5 Job Trends to Look Out for in 2017

Glassdoor makes its predictions about the year ahead

There is always a level of uncertainty when it comes to looking for a new gig, but having the information you need to make the right decision is key.To that end, Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, job-hunting platform Glassdoor's chief economist, recently released a report detailing ...

by Nina Zipkin  | December 31, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

New study finds the global gender pay gap won't be closed until 2186

World Economic Forum breaks down how far we have to go in its latest Global Gender Gap report

The pay gap between men and women is a persistent concern all over the world, but according to new findings from the World Economic Forum, we have a long way to go before we reach parity.In its annual Global Gender Gap report, the ...

by Nina Zipkin  | November 09, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

Startups are the best place for women in business

The collaborative environment in startups requires all hands to be on deck

When the media talks about women in tech and in the startup world, the focus is often on the negative. We read about how much progress we still need to make towards gender parity in leadership, and widespread discrimination against female developers. ...

by Allison Gage  | September 25, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

The use of brain-teaser interview questions

Yes, of course, there’s math

 There was a lot of buzz a few months back, when news organizations began reporting on the odd (sometimes very odd) brain-teaser questions Google asks its interviewees. Odd: “Describe AdWords to a 7-year-old.” Very odd: “How many haircuts do you think happen ...

by Meghan M. Biro  | September 11, 2016 12:00:00
News and Events

Employment rate in PH up, job compatibility also rising

Philippine Statistics Authority reports positive figures as of July 2016

It looks like more Filipinos are finding jobs, as the latest findings of the Philippine Statistics Authority showed that the unemployment rate dropped from 6.5 percent to 5.4 percent for July 2016.Employment rate is at 94.6 percent, a notch higher than last ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 09, 2016 12:00:00
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5 tips for ensuring a lifetime of success from first jobs

Internships and early jobs offer game-changing career opportunities

Summer internships and early jobs are launching pads for great careers. Though it doesn't always seem like it at the time, these experiences have value beyond stuffing a resume: an individual might never again be so moldable, so willing to learn about his or her passions and ...

by Mark Casady  | September 06, 2016 03:00:00
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5 powerful uses of LinkedIn for your business

Entrepreneurs are yet to maximize this professional social network

I value LinkedIn more than any other website. I would gladly give up access to Facebook, Twitter, or my vice, Reddit, before I would let go of LinkedIn. Whenever I mention this, people think I’m crazy. You might be thinking that right now. Well, ...

by Iman Jalali  | August 31, 2016 04:00:00
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Workers are 26 percent more productive without smartphones ”" study

A psychological experiment showed smartphones distract us, make us less efficient

Smartphones help us stay in touch with colleagues, manage our inbox and complete urgent tasks while mobile, but they actually make us less productive when we are working at our desks, according to a new psychological experiment by the Universities of Würzburg ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | August 30, 2016 05:00:00
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15 daily habits that will help you get a raise

Build beneficial habits (and that may even be more gratifying)

As the cost of living rises, your current salary will seem to shrink, especially if you’re forced to go several years without a bump in pay. Businesses can go through economic slumps and if that’s the reason for your salary stagnation, it’s up ...

by John Boitnott  | August 29, 2016 12:00:00