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“New collar” As the nation's largest technology employer, IBM is not the only company facing a global skills shortage. Nearly 86% of employers are struggling to identify qualified workers in critical areas such as Read More...

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Where do new jobs come from?  New and young companies are the primary source of job creation in America. Over the past Read More...

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How is a 27-year-old time-management matrix relevant to today's "plugged in" workers? Good habits never go out of style.   In 1989, fax was the fastest [...] Read More...

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Father Christmas to the Stars Brady White is not your typical mall Santa. As one of the most high-profile Kris Kringle's in the world, the actor turned professional Santa Claus has taken the typical seasonal business to another level. [...] Read More...

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Santa Deserves a Raise… A 2014 article concluded that if Santa Claus was paid for the work he does, he'd earn around $140,000 annually. We at the PeopleTicker felt that salary was way too low so we did our own analysis [...] Read More...

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The Most Demanding (and Rewarding) Job of the Season  Being a mall Santa might seem like a relatively easy job: Sit all day, put kids on your lap, listen to their Christmas list and pose for a [...] Read More...

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Can you guess what holiday item sparked the Christmas invasion into American homes?  Christmas tree decorations in the late 1800s consisted of handmade paper confections or fruit and nuts. After a visit to Europe in the 1880s, F.W. Woolworth began importing holiday ornaments from Lauscha, [...] Read More...

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A History of the Holiday Bonus – when did cash bonuses become big for business?  Around the turn of the 20th century, the Christmas holiday represented much needed time off for factory workers, who regularly worked six days [...] Read More...

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A 2014 article concluded that if Santa Claus was paid for the work he does, he'd earn around $140,000 annually. We at the PeopleTicker thought that salary sounded too low so we did our own analysis to determine a fair salary. [...] Read More...

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Did You Know Christmas Bonuses Are Mandatory in Brazil? South America has been a hot spot for companies looking to expand their international business. Attracting world-class talent, while remaining cost-effective, has been a major challenge for employers. Extremely high [...] Read More...

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Can You Guess What Country Has the Largest Population of Japanese Outside of Japan?  Japan’s long-standing ties to Latin America and its decades-long commitment to the region’s economic development distinguish it from other [...] Read More...

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Want to increase the likelihood you’ll get the job in Japan?     Traditional Japanese resumes are handwritten and use the unique rirekisho (resume) [...] Read More...

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Global recruiting... Pre-employment personality testing dates as far back as China's Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), but what we consider modern cognitive testing began in France during the 1800s. Pre-employment assessments gained popularity in the [...] Read More...

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Global recruiting... CVs (Curriculum Vitae, which in Latin means ‘the course of my life’) are used almost exclusively in countries outside of the United States. European resumes are typically referred to as CVs, but are formatted like a North American [...] Read More...

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In today's global workplace, a resume is the most valuable marketing tool to showcase your professional personality. Major employers in Asia Pacific, the Americas and the Middle East are often multi-national corporations and resume expectations, both professionally and culturally, vary by [...] Read More...