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Job seekers with 'learning' attitude have more success

Many New Year's resolutions often involve finding a different career path. A new joint study by University of Missouri and Lehigh University researchers found that job seekers with attitudes focused on "learning" from the ...

Senators ask feds to probe requests for passwords

(AP) -- Two U.S. senators are asking Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews are violating federal law, their offices announced Sunday.

What employers look for of those re-entering the workforce

Finding a job in today's economy is difficult in the best of circumstances, but many women are facing an even bigger challenge: returning to the workforce after a long absence. Researchers recently looked at the characteristics ...

How to avoid a bad hire

Bad hiring decisions cost employers millions of dollars, damage workplace morale, reduce productivity and account for more than half of employee turnover nationwide. It doesn't have to be that way according to a new study ...

When the job search becomes a blame game

Searching for a job is tough—and the nature of the hiring process in the United States makes matters far tougher, and more emotionally fraught for workers, than it needs to be.

US spy master courts top hackers at Def Con

US spy master Keith Alexander on Friday courted hackers at an infamous Def Con gathering rife with software tricksters wary of police and ferociously protective of privacy.

Study: Managers' Hiring Practices Vary by Race, Ethnicity

(PhysOrg.com) -- White, Asian and Hispanic managers tend to hire more whites and fewer blacks than black managers do, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Labor Economics.

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