Felicia Pride

What are the Happiest Jobs?

If you had to rate whether or not a job was happy, what factors would you include? Forbes highlighted a study conducted by CareerBliss that attempts to identify the 20 […]

Some Employers are Discriminating Against the Unemployed

It becomes a catch-22. You’re looking for a job because you’re out of work, but you’re not being hired because you’re out of work and have been for a long […]

Dear Job Applicants: You Only Have 6 Seconds

Six seconds. According to a new study from TheLadders, that is how much time recruiters spend reviewing a resume for fit. Remember when it was four to five minutes? The […]

How (Not) To Reject Job Applicants

What’s the proper way to reject job applicants? Canned email? Personal response? How about a long list of 42 application do’s and dont’s? That’s what one employer did. According to […]

ESPN Now Allowing Staffers to Wear Hoodies on Twitter

On Friday, according to Journal-isms, ESPN banned employees from posting photos of themselves wearing hoodies as an act of support for Trayvon Martin, the teenager whose murder has received national […]

Decrease in Compensation for CEOs

It’s hard out here for CEOs. According to preliminary results from a new study by The Wall Street Journal and Hay Group: “Despite fairly significant gains in companies’ profit and revenue, […]

Tips for Landing an Entry-Level Social Media Job

While some employers discourage the use of social networks through invasive practices, others want prospective employees to maximize their presence on Facebook. After talks with recruiters, Whitney Parker of Brazen Careerist […]

Questionable Hiring Practices | Newsweek’s Financial Losses | NPR versus CNN

This morning’s news includes staff changes at NPR and AP as well as questions being raised regarding hiring decisions at Roll Call. Former Roll Call Editor Spills Beans About Questionable […]

Want this Job? Provide your Facebook Login Information

Imagine this. You’re on an interview. It’s going well. Then the interviewer turns to her computer to search for your Facebook profile. When she finds that it’s private, she asks […]

Layoffs | Layoffs | More Layoffs |Resignation

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but this morning it’s all about layoffs. Los Angeles Times Cuts Staff Again (via TheWrap) A Bunch Of People At AOL Got […]