Hate performance reviews? Millennials hate them most of all

Few institutional practices are as old, or have been hated as long, as the performance review.

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Should unpaid internships end? HR industry seems to agree

For an unpaid internship to be legal it must meet strict requirements, including the condition that the employer should not benefit from the internship…

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Rising cost and frustration of employment lawsuits

How many times do you have to win?

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The Gender Pay Gap: Does it Continue to Exist?

The gender pay gap (also commonly referred to as pay equity) is a topic that continues to puzzle and engage me; my interest in this topic started almost 20 years ago when I started my career in health care and continued to plague me while I completed my post-graduate work and as I “climbed the latter” in male-dominated work cultures. It engages me because it’s a subject that I speak about often, mostly amongst friends and small...

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Lowest US unemployment rate since October 2008

Despite lower than expected hires in weather-hit December, the overall level of unemployment in the US has fallen to its lowest since Fall 2008.

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Are you too old?

I have a friend who recently got laid off from a job she’s been doing for the past 25 years. She’s five years away from retiring and she feels that she’s psychologically (and physically) nowhere near taking this big step. She also needs money because her severance package albeit solid, won’t cover some of the medical bills she’s accrued due to her daughter’s chronic illness.

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