In the past, most workers figured they'd be able to retire at the age of 65. But following 2008's financial crisis, the idea of working a few more years to recoup lost savings became commonplace.Read More
Staffing company ManpowerGroup of Milwaukee said in a 2011 survey that 52 percent of employers were having problems filling critical positions. That number was up 14 percent from the previous year.Read More
Any time so many bright young folks flood into Manhattan's concrete canyons to take jobs in investment banking or private equity, it's a clear sign the market has topped out.Read More
When many people envision digital startups, they think of young, would-be Mark Zuckerbergs in hoodies and T-shirts spending late nights coding at a company with a name that's missing a vowel. There is, however, a small but growing number of over-forties trying their hand at Web 2.0 entrepreneurship.Read More
Savings totals are being crimped by lower wages and the time they've spent outside the workforce.
Among millennials, the love affair with the automobile is turning chilly.
What best practices do leading companies apply when managing a multigenerational workforce?
—Generation Gaps, HR project manager, Canberra, Australia
In ordering an employee's termination, the owner of Hawaii Healthcare allegedly told a manager that the employee 'looks old,' 'sounds old on the telephone,' and is 'like a bag of bones.'
There's a small but growing number of recent journalism-school graduates who are eschewing conventional career paths to newspapers, magazines and even internships and choosing instead to launch their own digital startups.Read More