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International Paper (NYSE:  IP ) will host a three day hiring event/job fair starting on January 31, 2019 in Baton Rouge, LA. The company is looking for talented and dedicated individuals with experience in engineering, maintenance and environmental health and safety. International Paper is a leading global producer of renewable fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper products with 52,000 global employees. FORTUNE...
Nearly 15% of people use social media to find a new job, according to a new survey from  Clutch , a B2B ratings and reviews firm. Social media use in recruiting varies by industry. For example, recruiters in creative fields can identify candidates on visual platforms like Instagram, while traditional businesses are more likely to discover candidates on LinkedIn. Some social media platforms, including Facebook, are launching...
A fast-growing TV ad agency is looking for highly motivated college students eager for a career in advertising. Minneapolis-based Marketing Architects announced they’re now accepting applications for their summer internship program. Last summer’s participants universally described the internship as a hands-on, real-world experience. “In school everything is hypothetical. It was exciting to address real issues facing...
Wawa, Inc. today announced plans to launch a hiring campaign with the goal of hiring up to 1,000 new associates across Florida during the next three months, with all of Wawa’s 160 stores in Florida looking to add new talent. The hiring campaign will span the first quarter of 2019 and focuses on filling customer-service positions. It is part of Wawa’s overall commitment to provide job opportunities that can lead to fulfilling...
Hiring and training are now underway for full-time positions at Wegmans Food Markets' new Raleigh, North Carolina store, set to open this fall. Available full-time positions include everything from customer service and entry-level management positions, to culinary roles such as chefs and line cooks. The Raleighstore will employ approximately 475 people, the majority of whom will be hired locally. Of these, there are now 150...
Hiring and training are now underway for Wegmans Food Markets' highly-anticipated expansion into New York City at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Located on Flushing Avenue in the Admirals Row development, the new store is scheduled to open this fall. Wegmans plans to employ approximately 500 people at the Brooklyn store, including 150 full-time positions. The majority of employees will be hired locally. Full-time job...
Public service jobs such as doctors, nurses, and teachers are the most common childhood dream jobs, new research from TollFreeForwarding. In a survey of 2,000 Americans aged 18-65 years old, respondents were asked what their dream job was when they were a child. They were also asked if they ever made it to their dream job, with more than three-quarters (76%) saying they never make it. In four of the five age ranges surveyed,...
Wendi Weiner has mastered the craft of re-branding oneself and marketing professional skills through powerful means. Wendi left a law practice after 11 years and transitioned from a powerhouse litigator into a highly-acclaimed career and branding expert with a roster of clients that spans Fortune and S&P 500 general counsels, business leaders, and senior executives. Wendi's clients often come to her with zero digital footprint and...
Low unemployment, a rise in concern over how technology is shaping the future of work, and a series of movements giving power to the people are among the top trends shaping workplaces everywhere. Glassdoor's annual Job Market Trends Report dives into the job market impacts that defined 2018 -- from the proliferation of AI to hiring campaigns that shaped local economies -- and workplace trends expected to hit in 2019 and beyond. The report was...
A new survey of 50,000 job seekers by leading online employment marketplace ZipRecruiter® ( www.ziprecruiter.com ) finds that the majority of job seekers are not negotiating for more salary when starting a new job. 64% of all survey respondents said that, when they were last hired, they accepted the first salary offer they received. Younger workers were particularly reluctant to make a counter offer with 84% of 18-34 year...
As 2018 comes to a close, businesses are reporting a positive outlook for the job market in the first quarter of 2019, according to a new survey fielded by Express Employment Professionals. Even with the latest jobs report showing fewer new jobs than expected and increased media chatter about a recession in the next two years, businesses expect steady hiring in the short term. In the survey of 445 businesses, 53 percent of respondents...
Global people analytics and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and  Fortune  have unveiled their annual ranking of the country's  100 Best Workplaces for Diversity . Global hotel and hospitality company  Hilton, with a high representation in every demographic group and a remarkable effort to fully include and develop all of their people, takes the No. 1 spot on this year's ranking, moving up from No. 14 last...