As the school year draws to a close and fewer teens plan to spend their summers scooping ice cream, carrying golf clubs and working other hourly jobs, parenting and career counseling experts say today's young people are forgoing valuable life and workplace lessons needed to become successful and happy adults.
Roberto Rodriguez works at a meat-packing company in Nebraska's capital. For years, most of his colleagues were fellow Mexicans and Central Americans. These days, the men standing by his side increasingly are Middle Easterners.
Q: After a team member left the company, I found indications that he was trash talking about me with other team members. Now I am having trouble trusting them and their loyalty to me and the team. How can I handle this?
Months after surgeons removed part of her jawbone due to cancer, Adrienne Frank was still recovering. She needed a feeding tube because she couldn't eat, had trouble speaking and was suffering a lot of pain.
The number of foreign-born workers in the U.S. labor force has reached 27.4 million, or 17.1 percent of the total number of workers, according to figures released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
When the man in the teal hoodie mentioned that he had trained as a pharmacy technician, Lachelle Hill's voice rose in excitement. "Why don't I see that on here?" the state job counselor asked, pointing at the paperwork on the table between them.
Q: One of my employees is impossible to manage. "Amy" fails to follow required procedures, refuses to collaborate with others, and consistently ignores instructions. Her behavior is so disruptive that people avoid working with her on projects.