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CareerBuilder: More Employers to Use Temps

December 28, 2012
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Four in ten employers plan to bring in temporary and contract workers next year, up from 36 percent in last year’s survey and 34 percent in the survey from two years ago.
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Beyond.com Buys Job Board, Career Fair Operator

December 10, 2012
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Beyond.com acquired Human Capital Solutions LLC, which does business as JobCircle.com, a job board that serves the mid-Atlantic area and has more than 1.3 million registered members.
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Survey: 29% of Employers Find Fake Job References

November 30, 2012
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Twenty-nine percent of employers have caught fake references on candidate applications, according to a survey from CareerBuilder.
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Workers Take Aim at Walmart With Strikes

November 16, 2012
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Walmart Stores Inc. workers are beginning strike actions in a lead-up to Black Friday (the shopping day after Thanksgiving) citing company attempts to squelch efforts by workers speaking out for better jobs.
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Facebook Launches Social Jobs App

November 15, 2012
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The app provides a central location where recruiters post open positions sorted by industry, location and skills. The app launched yesterday with more than 1.7 million employment opportunities provided by BranchOut, DirectEmployers, Work4Labs, Jobvite and Monster.com.
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ManpowerGroup CEO Sheds President Title

November 15, 2012
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ManpowerGroup Inc. Chairman, President and CEO Jeffrey Joerres is handing off the president role to Jonas Prising and Darryl Green. Both executives will still report to Joerres, who will keep the chairman and CEO roles.
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Robert Half Survey: Shopping at Work OK

November 13, 2012
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Thirty-three percent of chief information officers said their companies block access to online shopping sites, down from 60 percent last year.
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Survey: Two-Thirds Seek to Hire Veterans

November 9, 2012
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Looking to leverage the technical and leadership skills of military personnel, three in 10 hope to fill information technology positions with veterans.
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