Over Half of Managers Say They Have Employees They Wish They Could Fire

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You may have seen and heard a good deal about “quiet quitting” in the past few months. This viral term refers to employees supposedly pulling back at work and opting to do the bare minimum required of them. Of course, this is just one side of the story. What about “quiet firing,” another related trend? […]

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These Are Job-seekers’ (and Hiring Managers’) Biggest Pet Peeves

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As layoffs are surging, an increase in job hunting is the reality for many Americans. Unfortunately, the system of applying for a new job is hardly seamless, even when you do it all online. From hard-to-navigate online job portals to being ghosted by an employer, many of us have that one job-hunting pet peeve that […]

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1 in 3 Employees Have Had Job Titles That Overstate Their Skills

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When companies can’t afford the talent they really want, they may turn to other tactics to make positions more appealing for prospective employees. Company equity, office perks, and title inflation are just a few of the ways companies can attract great talent with lower salaries.  Title inflation can be an appealing alternative for companies and […]

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Layoffs Are Surging – Here’s How To Do Them Right

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Waves of layoffs have been sweeping the United States over the last couple of months. As economic growth slows and labor costs rise, companies from Netflix to Tesla to Coinbase are cutting down on staff. As if losing your job isn’t hard enough, many companies are announcing layoffs in ways that lack compassion or meaningful […]

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Survey Reveals The Questions Interviewees Really Want to Ask

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We know it can be scary to voice your opinions to prospective employers — even current employees can find it hard to be completely authentic at work. Job interviews provide opportunities for candidates and companies to get to know each other, but it’s commonly accepted that some things are better left unsaid. Some questions are […]

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Study: Over 3 in 5 Are Hiding Something From Their Employer

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Often, we encourage people to be authentic, to act in ways consistent with their identity, values, and beliefs, despite any pressure they might feel to conform. While authenticity sounds like a positive idea, how does it play out in the workplace?  In a recent study, we found that on the surface, people believe that their […]

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Survey: More Than 1 in 4 Have Quit a Job Because of Their Mental Health

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The past two years have taken a toll on Americans’ mental health—especially at work. While many companies realize this, are they doing enough to support their employees? We recently surveyed more than 2,000 working Americans to find out. Key findings More than 1 in 4 employees have quit a job for the sake of their […]

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