Archives: November 2008

Job Hunter's Toolbox: InterviewBest

Posted by: Douglas MacMillan on November 20

Editor’s note: In this review series, BusinessWeek.com staff writer Doug MacMillan will try out the latest tools designed to help you stand from the pack in today's cutthroat job...

Accounting Students Care About Career Opportunities; Not Salary

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on November 19

According to a recent KPMG survey of over 2,000 accounting students across the country, career opportunities are far more important than pay when choosing their future employer....

Best of the Web: The Election Edition

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on November 13

Are you a young job seeker or professional who feels intimidated and overwhelmed by the many competing sources of information out there on the web? Here’s a tri-weekly rundown of...

The End of Email?

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on November 11

In a new survey released by Accenture, Millennials (those aged 14 to 27) were asked how many hours a week they spend writing or receiving work-related emails. Older Millennials (23...

The (Bad) Saving Habits of Young Workers

Posted by: Tara Kalwarski on November 07

This morning the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the U.S. unemployment rate jumped to 6.5% in October, a high not seen in more than 14 years. The S&P 500...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Target

Posted by: Tara Kalwarski on November 06

A “tri-weekly” highlight of comments from current and former employees about those companies that BusinessWeek has ranked among the “best places to launch a career.” Retail sales turned out to...

Gen Y Voting Trends

Posted by: Lindsey Gerdes on November 05

From exit polls, it appears that Gen Y did and didn't make a huge difference in this year's presidential election....

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