GE’s Meltdown Might Be the Best Thing to Happen to It

 The Great General Electric Debacle of 2017 continued into 2018 as the company on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings that fell short of analysts’ expectations. The dismal details: earnings per share of $0.27 net of special charges vs. a Wall Street estimate of $0.29; revenue of $31.4 billion vs. an estimate of $34 billion. This…

How to Ask for Your Next Big Raise

Even if you love your employer and want to stay put, you may still be able to use today’s hot job market to increase your pay. Advice from employment experts: Read Full Article >>

How to Get On a Headhunter’s Radar

 Headhunters, especially those at the most elite firms—Spencer Stuart, Heidrick & Struggles, Egon Zehnder, and Korn Ferry—may seem as mystical (and unapproachable) as they are often powerful. So how do you get their attention? That’s just what we asked them. Here, some smart advice. Read Full Article >>

How to Profit From the Ultra-Tight Job Market Right Now

 Time was when recruiters at Intuit, the software company that makes TurboTax and QuickBooks, could ask job candidates back for multiple interviews before making a decision. Not now. “We don’t have that time anymore,” says HR chief Sherry Whiteley. Competition for excellent candidates has become so brutal that “we’ve had to reinvent how we…