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Workers with skills that are most in demand are likely to receive above-average raises in 2013, in part because it's easier for them to find new jobs, according to a compensation expert.

"In the U.S., we really have two job markets," explained Paul McDonald, senior executive director of pay consultancy Robert Half International, during an interview with SHRM Online.

News Updates
November 6, 2012

During the economic downturn and continuing post-recession there has been an increased need for career development programs and services as individuals who were laid-off, some after many years in one career, found themselves faced with an uncertain future.  Many began the often challenging task of re-assessing and creating new career patterns and determining how to integrate their work style, their personal needs, their values, and their sense of self as they planned for their future. 

May 23, 2012

A 67-year-old man was worried that his age would hurt his job search. So, says Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR, “he sent out a simple e-mail to five people and attached his resume. [The e-mail] read, ‘Hey, I’m looking for a job and here are four companies I’m interested in. If you have a relationship or connection there that could help me in my search, I’d really appreciate it.’ That one e-mail sent to five people led to an interview and a job,” she recalls.

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March 2, 2012

The problem with trying to change occupations or industries, is that most people don’t have the skill set to support a broad leap in jobs. So they end up willing to do practically anything other than what they are currently doing, and subsequently flounder in their job search.

February 16, 2012

Raymond Jefferson highlights the value that Veterans bring to the civilian workforce. 

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November 9, 2010

Raymond Jefferson discusses the important role HR plays in transitioning Veterans back into the workforce. 

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November 9, 2010

Eric Greitens, chairman and CEO of The Mission Continues, highlights the benefits of Veterans re-entering the workforce as they return home from active duty. 

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August 24, 2010