Weekly Wrap-Up: What If Every Weekend Was Three Days Long?

by Olivia Adams on May 29, 2014

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Every Thursday, the Come Recommended blog ends the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news from the week for job seekers and employers. These articles highlight the latest trends in the industry.

JOB & INTERNSHIP SEEKERS

5 Best Cities to Launch a Career: This article covers the best cities for launching your career and enjoying life at the same time. Read more. 

Most Millennial Say They’d Move for Wife’s Job: Seventy-two percent of Millennials say they would move for their female partner’s career. Read more.

Cruel Truth About Recruiters and Your Resume: Recruiters only spend six seconds looking at a resume, and this study reveals the “hot details” recruiters search for during these six seconds. Read more. 

EMPLOYERS

What If Every Weekend Was Three Days Long? At These Companies, It Is: High employee morale and energy is perhaps the biggest benefit of three-day weekends. Read more. 

Which 10 States Are Leading Post-Recession Job Growth? Economic Modeling Specialists, Intl. (EMSI), recently released a list of states showing the fastest recovery in terms of job growth. States such as North Dakota, Utah, and Texas are experience the most job growth. Read more. 

How to Succeed at Real-Time Talent Alignment: According to a survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), nearly 50 percent of hires at a senior level from outside an organization leave within 18 months. Read more. 

If we missed anything from the week you think was important, let us know in the comments.

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