New regulations for banks and financial firms mean a booming market for experienced internal watchdogs.
By Alex Konrad, reporter
FORTUNE -- The banking industry has cried foul over the additional burden of Dodd-Frank regulations taking effect soon, but they mean a boom in business for compliance officers. "Prior to the crash in 2008, compliance was never viewed as a sexy area," says Mitchell Peskin, a partner at the ExecuSearch Group. "Now MOREMar 13, 2012 5:00 AM ET
FORTUNE -- Given the troubles in the eurozone, it's little wonder that the number of executives in Greece and Italy seeking jobs elsewhere in the world is rising. According to the Cyprus-based firm One Hour Translation, the volume of résumés it translated from Greece and Italy rose sharply last year -- by 29% and 54%, respectively. The majority of the job applicants wanted their résumés translated into English or German, MOREJan 27, 2012 5:00 AM ET
FORTUNE -- Why it's hot: Simply having a Facebook and Google (GOOG) ad plan is not enough. Now the digital strategy leader must find, manage, and champion what's new -- before everyone else does.
What you'll do: You'll have to truly integrate digital into your company. That means influence on the business side and an obsession with the future. Then you must help your colleagues understand -- and use -- what's new.
What you need: A MORENov 15, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Moving straight up the ladder is not as common anymore, due in part to the economy. Now companies are pitching sideways moves as a career enhancer. Are they?
By Jena McGregor, contributor
FORTUNE -- Five years ago Los Angeles-based headhunter Kirk Hoyle couldn't get candidates' attention unless he dangled a title change, a boost in the number of direct reports, and at least a 15% bump in pay. Today it's a different story: Many MOREOct 13, 2011 5:00 AM ET
FORTUNE -- Why it's hot: Coaches who help explain medical issues have been part of health care for a while. But with consumers taking more responsibility for their choices, and billing becoming more complex, companies now need coaches who get personal finance.
What you'll do: Health coaches with a clinical background, usually registered nurses, advise on diseases and specific treatment. They will now be expected to help sort through both the cost MOREOct 12, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Jobs are still hard to come by - unless you're part of the elite group of job seekers who are fielding not one but several competing opportunities at once.
By Vickie Elmer, contributor
FORTUNE -- After he was laid off from his job as Burberry's director of construction in March 2010, Gary Rissler's outlook seemed bleak. "I was tired of hearing 'You're overqualified,' " he says. "I heard that over and over." MOREJul 18, 2011 5:00 AM ET
As long as Wall Street and venture capitalists continue to reward corporations for off-shoring and downsizing, we continue to play the fool when we express shock that the U.S. economy is not creating many new jobs. By Jeffrey PfefferJul 12, 2011 11:37 AM ET
Employers who use group job interviews say they're great for spotting team-oriented employees without wasting time. But some job-seekers say the whole process is nerve-wracking and even demeaning.
By Katherine Reynolds Lewis, contributor
FORTUNE -- When ActionCOACH tells job candidates they'll be evaluated in a group when they come in for an interview, most react with surprise. Some even ask if the business coaching company is going to try to sell them MOREJul 6, 2011 5:00 AM ET
Whether you're a recent college grad or an industry vet, acclimating to new work surroundings is no easy feat. Here are a few survival tips. By Stephenie OvermanMay 25, 2011 1:57 PM ET
Corporate America may not be hiring much yet, but they're certainly looking for more accounting help. Ernst & Young, Deloitte, and other financial firms are looking to hire thousands this year.
By Gary M. Stern, contributor
Millions of jobless Americans are bracing for the next unemployment report, due out this Friday. Despite the rebounding stock market and improving economic indicators, the unemployment rate, currently at 8.9%, has remained stubbornly high as U.S. MOREMar 31, 2011 6:00 AM ET
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