Careers & Employment Information


Careers & Employment Information

The Path of Least Resistance


I spend a bit of time on airplanes. So, I was surprised by what I observed on a regional jet.

Sweeping Up Worms


With the opening of a new venture and numerous reporters arriving in an hour, it felt like one of those "chickens with heads off" days. We were close, but not ready.

How to Deal With Workplace Inflexibility


You've been a model employee: responsible, industrious, creative and productive. You've gone the extra mile time and again, with a smile.

Seminars: Why Are They Popular, and What Advantages/Disadvantages Are There to Attending One?


Seminars dealing with "special topics" have actually been around for decades, and are an older form of marketing and information exchanges, that have seen quite a resurgence of interest in the past ten years.Seminars are simply a group of people coming together for the discussion and learning of specific techniques and topics.

Offer Letter Limbo


Recently we concluded the placement of a Senior Sales Representative for a publicly traded company. The role was ripe with potential as the company products were being widely embraced by current and new customers.

The Big Mo : Momentum and the Hiring Process


Momentum as defined by Webster's is: strength or force gained by motion or through the development of events. For our purposes, the interview process is a "development of events".

Job Search: Time Management


There is an old adage that "Looking for a job is harder than working." How true! The rigors of job search are magnified by the turmoil we experience: lack of self-confidence, humiliation, financial pressure, and the undercurrent of emotions that color all we do: fear, anger, depression, anxiety, loss.

Personal Contacts: The Key to Successful Networking


When the word "networking" is used, we tend to think of upwardly mobile college graduates with a bursting day timer in hand chatting up the competition at business meetings, conventions, or workshops. The average blue/pink/white collar worker disconnects, feeling that they could never be that pushy, don't know enough people to even start the attempt, and that the method only works in competitive business environments.

Job Hunting Tips: Accepting Judgment


Applying for work is stressful, no matter the circumstances. Even if you are already working, and merely looking to see what else is out there, you still want to be offered the position.

Overwhelmed and Overworked: The Myth of American Productivity


Employment finally seemed back on track during the first few months of 2004. Politicians crowed that "Our tax cuts are working.

Unemployment Blues: Staying Afloat


The unemployment checks are running out and there is no potential job in sight. The wolf is knocking at the door and you need to survive.

Job Hunting Tips: Assessing Personal Value


A week out of work is a vacation. You can sleep late in the morning, revel in your newly found free time, shop when the stores are empty, and get around to those chores you have been putting off for too long.

Job Hunting Tips: Taking Care of Yourself


Looking for work is generally a miserable undertaking. No matter how much education and experience you have, you are in a powerless and vulnerable position.

Are You Bored By What You Do?


Is your working life in the doldrums? Do you feel stuck in a rut? Uncertain about the future? Depressed by what you can see ahead? Still looking for a job that will fully engage your interest?If so, you're like millions of others who face each working week more with resignation than excitement. It's not that things are bad.

Working with Recruiters: 5 Critical Words for Candidates


As professional recruiters working both retained and contingency search assignments, we spend a significant part of our effort preparing both the candidate and the client employer for prospective interviews. Preparing each side to meet and interact removes much of the predisposed tension that is inherent to the interview process on both sides.

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On Friday, around 400 middle school girls gathered at C.M. Russel High School STEM Center for “Girls in STEM.”


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Opinion: Let's continue the economic boom  The Detroit News

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Should We Retire 'Retirement'?  Forbes

Reframing the 21st century arc of life can lead to more realistic and healthy retirement plans.


Japan's workforce will be 20% smaller by 2040  World Economic Forum

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How to future-proof your career for the digital industrial revolution  The Irish Times

Prepare yourself by becoming a lifelong learner, say workplace experts.


Careers & Opportunities | Human Resources  Baylor University

Consistently ranked as one of the nation's “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, Baylor is a rewarding place to build a career.


What Job Hunters Should Expect in 2019 | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

If you're looking for a job in 2019, learn about applicant tracking systems, networking, LinkedIn best practices and how to figure out your market value.


Employment trends: 20 jobs that are now dominated by women  USA TODAY

In 2000, women held approximately 40.5 percent of all jobs in the United States. That number increased to 43.1 percent in 2016.


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Teachers who work in remote indigenous communities will have their university debts waived under a new initiative to be announced today.


Mum who quit career for disabled son says family live hand-to-mouth  Metro.co.uk

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These are the jobs with the best – and the worst – job security  USA TODAY

While much of the U.S. workforce has an easier time finding a job than they did nine years ago, there are dozens of jobs with high unemployment rates.


Employment Statistics  Tuck School

Tuck graduates continue to enjoy great career success, with employment levels and compensation rates for Tuck's class of 2018 at or near the highest of those ...


Your College Major Does Not Define Your Career | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

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Burned-Out Millennials Need Careers, Not Just Jobs  Bloomberg

Mapping out a professional path has never been harder as old-line work vanishes.


5 Career Moves You'll (Probably) Make in 2019  Fortune

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Job growth in the U.S.: Cities adding the most jobs in every state  USA TODAY

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For Veterans Seeking Jobs in North Carolina  NC Dept of Commerce

Our team at the Division of Workforce Solutions provides experienced help to veterans, transitioning *service* members, and eligible spouses seeking a job.


Can People with Disabilities Use Your Careers Website?  SHRM

Design barriers might be closing off your access to this talent pool and opening employers up to legal liability.


How to Land an Entry-Level Job | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Wondering what entry-level means when it comes to jobs? This article explains what level of experience you need for your first job.


For new Ph.D. recipients, postgraduation employment numbers are on the rise  Science Magazine

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How to Make the Most of a Seasonal Job | Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Seasonal jobs employ temporary and gig workers in the retail, hospitality and logistics industries in time to meet high consumer demand during the holidays.


How a Low Unemployment Rate May Affect your Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

If you're looking for a job now, you're in luck: It's a job seeker's market. In May 2018, the national unemployment rate was 3.8 percent – the lowest since 2000.


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