How Much Is a Business Major Worth?

Gregg Dourgarian

Not much, according to studies referenced by Tyler Cohen last week. “Despite applying exclusively to business-related job openings, we find no evidence that business degrees improve employment prospects,” says a new paper by professors at Auburn University. I’m curious what you staffing owners and recruiters out […]

We’re All Software People Now

Gregg Dourgarian

Here’s a great clip by one of my favorite visionaries, Jeff Lawson, founder of Twilio, a message distribution service that we’ve integrated into various products at TempWorks, in which he preaches a bit to the choir of software developers before him that “we are all […]

Staffing News of the Day, April 9, 2014

Staffing News of the Day

Four employees of Randstad’s Michigan offices file labor complaint that they are willfully misclassified & underpaid [PR Newswire] 40% of employees say they were duped: hired for one job but doing another [Cleveland] Workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital, ranked #1 in the nation, strike over […]

Staffing News of the Day, April 3, 2014

Staffing News of the Day
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U.S. jobless claims rise to 326,000 – a one-month high [Market Watch] Is the phone book next? LinkedIn takes legal action against other “people aggregators” [ERE] Bipartisan group of Senators offer amendment incentivizing employers to hire long-term unemployed Americans [Insurance News Net] I was blocked from hiring […]