Look for Employers Who Help You Save for Retirement

Posted by Michelle V. Rafter on February 14 2014

By Michelle V. Rafter When it comes to saving for retirement, some outside assistance can go a long way. For that reason, if you’re looking for work, it could pay -- literally -- to consider the type of retirement savings plan offered by any potential employer you’re in

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The 8 Most Attractive Qualities in Prospective Employees

Posted by Svetlana Saitsky on February 10 2014

By Svetlana Saitsky Certain people simply have that “it” factor. I am talking about those individuals who walk into a room with a kind of charm that instantly grabs your attention, who communicate in a way that allows you to instantly relate and connect with them, and y

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Job Seekers: Look to Best Companies!

Posted by China Gorman on February 03 2014

By China Gorman I discussed a few posts ago how companies on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list are experiencing huge amounts of growth in headcount. That post focused on how these outstanding workplaces are combating growing pains and dealing with rapid expans

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Best Companies Tap Employees to Recommend Candidates for Open Jobs

Posted by Michelle V. Rafter on January 28 2014

By Michelle V. Rafter There’s an old saying that your friends don’t get you a job, it’s your friends’ friends.  In other words, it’s likely that somebody in your personal or professional network knows somebody who could get you a job interview, or at the least,

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Best Companies Offer Employees More Flexible Work Options

Posted by Michelle V. Rafter on January 22 2014

By Michelle V. Rafter Gone are the days when office-based employees had to be at their desks all day every day, so managers could make sure they were getting their work done.  Today, flexible schedules have become the rule rather than the exception, especially as scientif

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Best Companies Maintain Health and Wellness Benefits

Posted by Michelle V. Rafter on January 17 2014

By Michelle V. Rafter As far as benefits are concerned, health care is one of the biggest. It’s no wonder that when people are job hunting, after compensation, health care is one of the first things they ask about. These days, it’s important to ask. As health care cost

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