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Feb 24, 2017, 04:03 ET 83 Percent of Women Over 25 Who Plan to Have Children Are Postponing Starting a Family to Focus on Careers, Finds CareerBuilder Survey

First comes love, second comes marriage, then comes… delayed family plans? Eighty-three percent of women over the age of 25 who plan to have...


Feb 09, 2017, 04:04 ET Number of Workers Reporting Office Romances at a 10-Year High, Finds Annual CareerBuilder Valentine's Day Survey

Romantic relationships amongst co-workers may be more common than you think—and the numbers may be on the rise. According to CareerBuilder's annual...


Feb 02, 2017, 04:04 ET CareerBuilder Releases List of U.S. Cities With the Fastest-Aging Workforce

Is your city's workforce growing older or younger? CareerBuilder is out with a new study that explores employment trends for the 100 most populous...


Jan 31, 2017, 04:03 ET CareerBuilder and Emsi Release Top 10 Creative Jobs the Labor Market Needs -- That Will Actually Pay You

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- Everyone knows the top-paying jobs are typically found in science and business. However, there are plenty of...


Jan 26, 2017, 04:03 ET CareerBuilder Survey Reveals This Year's Most Outrageous Employee Excuses for Being Late

Are you chronically late for work? The good news is, you're not alone. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, when asked how often they come in...


Jan 12, 2017, 04:04 ET CareerBuilder Releases Annual List of Strangest Interview and Body Language Mistakes

Interviews are vulnerable times. There aren't many things more nerve-wracking than walking into a room of people you desperately want to impress....


Dec 29, 2016, 04:03 ET Workers Reveal Plans to Land New Jobs in 2017, According to CareerBuilder Survey

A new year means new beginnings, new opportunities, new resolutions, and for some workers, a new job. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, more...


Dec 08, 2016, 04:05 ET CareerBuilder Survey Finds the Most Unusual Holiday Gifts Exchanged in the Workplace

Gift exchange events in the office can get really inappropriate, really fast – all it takes is one coworker to take the idea of a gag gift one step...


Dec 02, 2016, 04:04 ET CareerBuilder and Emsi Release Best Jobs for 2017

In the market for a new job in the New Year? CareerBuilder and Emsi compiled a list of the hottest jobs for 2017 based on three factors: 1)...


Nov 22, 2016, 04:04 ET 53% of Employees Are Using Time at Work to Shop Online, Increase From Last Year, Finds Annual CareerBuilder Survey

In the next few weeks workers will be tempted to peruse the Internet for killer discounts, but they need to remember, the boss may be watching....


Nov 17, 2016, 04:03 ET More than 1 in 4 Employers Do Not Conduct Background Checks of All New Employees, According to CareerBuilder Survey

Ever wonder why companies often take so long in deciding which candidate to hire for a particular position? Consider this: the cost of bringing on...


Nov 15, 2016, 15:00 ET CareerBuilder Announces Collaboration With Plans to Use Google Cloud Machine Learning to Make Job Search Faster and Easier

For more than 20 years, CareerBuilder has driven innovation in the human capital space by building sophisticated technology from the ground up and...


Nov 09, 2016, 12:00 ET Annual CareerBuilder Survey Finds That Hiring Veterans Remains a Strong Focus, but Veteran Job Satisfaction Takes a Dip

Having one of the largest forces in the world, caring for U.S. veterans when they leave the military includes helping them find gainful...


Nov 03, 2016, 00:05 ET CareerBuilder Survey Asks Workers Which Presidential Candidate They Would Prefer as Their Boss

Citizens across the United States are preparing to cast their ballot on Tuesday, November 8 and bring an end to what has been a very contentious...


Oct 27, 2016, 00:01 ET CareerBuilder Releases New Study on Which Cities are Most Likely and Least Likely to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

If there was a zombie apocalypse, would your city prevail or be overrun by the walking dead? Just in time for Halloween, CareerBuilder is answering...


Oct 20, 2016, 00:04 ET CareerBuilder's Annual Study Reveals This Year's Craziest Excuses for Calling in Sick

While calling in sick, when you are feeling just fine, is not a new phenomenon in the office, slightly less workers say they have done it over the...


Oct 06, 2016, 06:00 ET Seasonal and Permanent Employment to Hold Steady in the Fourth Quarter, But Paychecks Will Be Bigger, According to CareerBuilder's Annual Forecast

Seasonal and permanent workers are expected to take home bigger paychecks in the fourth quarter as the push for better wages and the increased...


Sep 29, 2016, 00:05 ET Millennials Significantly Outpacing Other Age Groups for Taking on Side Gigs

 Are side hustles becoming the new norm? From bartender to blogger, it's not uncommon for workers to have a side job to earn a little...


Sep 22, 2016, 00:05 ET CareerBuilder's Annual Survey Reveals The Most Outrageous Resume Mistakes Employers Have Found

Fact: Finding a job can be stressful. Job seekers are often up against tens, if not hundreds, of other applicants for a position. The pressure to...


Sep 06, 2016, 08:00 ET CareerBuilder Makes a Transformative Move to Expand Into Post-Hire Software with the Acquisition of WORKTERRA

 After launching the world's first pre-hire platform and transitioning from a job board to a global HR Software as a Service provider,...


Sep 02, 2016, 00:05 ET CareerBuilder's Labor Day Study Reveals 3 Major Forces Shaping the U.S. Job Market

 As the country gets ready to celebrate the contributions of American workers on September 5th, CareerBuilder is releasing new research that...


Aug 18, 2016, 00:04 ET New CareerBuilder Survey Reveals 13 Unusual Things Job Seekers Have Done To Get Noticed

When you're applying for a job, you don't just want to get noticed, you want to stand out as the best applicant the hiring manager has ever seen....


Aug 11, 2016, 00:04 ET Two Thirds of Minimum Wage Workers Can't Make Ends Meet, CareerBuilder Survey Finds

Three-quarters of Americans (75 percent) are living paycheck-to-paycheck to make ends meet, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. Thirty-eight...


Aug 05, 2016, 00:05 ET Sixty-One Percent of Occupations Projected to Lose Jobs Over the Next Five Years are Middle-Wage, According to CareerBuilder and Emsi Research

The U.S. economy is expected to add 7,232,517 jobs over the next five years — a 5 percent increase — but a new study from CareerBuilder...


Jul 28, 2016, 00:05 ET CareerBuilder Survey Reveals Five Common Job Seeker Pitfalls That Will Hinder Any Career Search

 With job prospects improving, workers are looking to greener pastures, but simple mistakes in the application process may be holding them back...