Posts By Tricia

Many state and local government workers (despite cuts the last few years) Report Job Satisfaction

Here’s the stats from the Governing article: Overall, how satisfied are you with your job/working conditions? Response Percentage Very satisfied 38% Somewhat satisfied 40% Somewhat dissatisfied 16% Very dissatisfied 6% Please rate your satisfaction regarding your organization’s performance in providing the following: Rating Very Satisfied Somewhat satisfied Somewhat dissatisfied Very dissatisfied Work/life balance 36% 50%Read… Read more »

ACCOUNTANT III – Arizona Lottery (Phoenix)

Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager this accountant exercises practical experience and professional judgment in applying Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) in a governmental enterprise environment and sales oriented business. Participates in the documentation and entry of transactions in the state financial system (AFIS), the human resources information system (HRIS), AZ procurement system (ProcureAZ)Read… Read more »

Password Please

At the beginning of the month, I wrote a blog about how a study showed that Facebook may just be a reliable assessment tool for recruiters. It sparked a conversation about whether employers should be using Facebook to screen applicants. Flash forward a couple of weeks, and stories about job seekers being asked for FacebookRead… Read more »

Facebook – The New Personality Assessment Tool For Recruiters?

There’s been PLENTY of discussion about Recruiters and Facebook…seems the discussion isn’t about to wane by any means. As of last month, there’s a study from Northern Illinois University College of Business which found that by simply spending five to ten minutes reviewing a candidates’ Facebook profiles is a better predictor of future job performanceRead… Read more »

Employees: Your Term Is Up!

We all know about term limits for politicians, but on Wednesday, I learned about new term limits for workers. If you have not heard, Revel, Atlantic City’s Newest Casino is setting term limits for their front-line staff. When their term runs out (4-6 years), they will be required to go through the hiring process again.Read… Read more »

Feds follow Arizona’s lead with proposal to require E-Verify for employers everywhere

The bill was heard Wednesday by a House Judiciary subcommittee, and would require U.S. employers to use E-Verify to check workers’ citizenship. It purpose is to create jobs for unemployed Americans by keeping illegal immigrants out of the job market, and would do nationally what Arizona has required of employers for several years — makeRead… Read more »