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Study Finds Public Sector Employees Earn Less Than Comparable Private Sector Employees

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Employees of state and local government earn an average of 11% and 12% less, respectively, than comparable private sector employees. An analysis spanning two decades shows the pay gap between public and private sector employees has widened in recent years. Read More »

Hiring Up 5.3 Percent for Class of 2010


Employers have more opportunities for the college Class of 2010 than they did a year ago. NACE’s Job Outlook 2010 Spring Update shows employers expect to hire 5.3 percent more new college graduates in 2009-10 than they did in 2008-09. Read More »

Most CFOs Have Not Identified a Successor

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If their chief financial officer (CFO) left unexpectedly, many companies might have to scramble to find a replacement, a new survey suggests. The vast majority (83 percent) of financial executives interviewed said they have not identified a successor for their position. Of those, 81 percent said their primary reason for not doing so was that they have no plans to ... Read More »

Many CIOs Establish Stricter Social Networking Policies

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Social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook allow people to communicate more loosely, but many companies are tightening their grip on how employees use these channels at work. Thirty-eight percent of chief information officers (CIOs) interviewed have implemented stricter social networking policies — more than twice the number (17 percent) who say they have relaxed the rules. A larger ... Read More »

Average Salary for Interns Static at Bachelor’s Degree Level


College students taking part in paid internships this year can expect to earn about the same as their intern peers earned last year, according to a new study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Read More »

Top Employers for the Class of 2010

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Accounting services, engineering services, and retail/wholesale trade employers top the list of employers extending offers to 2009-10 bachelor’s degree graduates, according to a new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Read More »

Top Paid Majors Among College Class of 2010

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Which college majors command the highest starting salaries? Engineering majors dominate the list of top-paid bachelor’s degrees, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Read More »

Adapting to New Culture Top Concern When Re-entering Workforce

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Starting a new job can feel a lot like the first day of school — you just want to fit in. In a recent survey by OfficeTeam, nearly one-third (32 percent) of workers interviewed said acclimating to a different corporate culture and colleagues would pose the greatest challenge when re-entering the workforce after an extended absence. Respondents also cited learning ... Read More »

Employers Rank Top 5 Candidate Skills

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Employers look for their job candidates to exhibit strong communication skills, according to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Employers taking part in NACE’s Job Outlook 2010 survey, ranked communication skills at the top of the skills they seek in potential employees. Read More »

Office Holiday Party Behavior Can Affect Career Advancement

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Santa isn't the only one making a list of naughty and nice this holiday season. A new survey by The Creative Group suggests managers also pay attention to how employees behave at their company holiday events. Nine out of 10 executives (92 percent) polled recently said workers' office party antics can affect their career prospects. Read More »