Careers & Employment Information


Careers & Employment Information

Ode to a Spoon


"Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have." --Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel (1907-1990)I have to admit it, I love spoons.

18 Career Enhancement Caveats


Core value investing in your careerMany people walk through their lives never, ever being better at something than anyone else. What is it that you know or do better than almost anyone else in the world? What is it that you do uniquely well? Do your core values for yourself and your family fit with what you are doing, where you are putting your energy, what you are developing, and where you are focusing/immersing yourself?In your career, as well as in your life, to achieve full capacity and happiness, all of you must be going in the same direction.

Career Search from Within


Seeking meaningful and fulfilling work can become a discouraging, confusing and overwhelming journey. Beware spending too much time looking for your answers outside of yourself.

How to Be Prepared for a Layoff


If you are concerned that your company might be planning a layoff, your best course of action is to be prepared. Employees often see warning signs that their jobs may be at risk.

Why Do Interviews Die: That Sinking Feeling and How to Prevent it!


Interviews die because a mistake occurred. Sometimes, you've made a mistake; sometimes they die because someone who screened a resume did.

Words. Words. Words.


They're only words. Some believe the school-yard taunt: "Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.

Nine Career Zappers


Today, everyone is looking for the secret to business success. Professionals read books, take training classes, ask questions, study others that are successful and strive to outperform themselves.

What A Former Stay At Home Mom Knows About Creating A Stunning Resume That You Dont


Recently I was asked to touch up a friend's resume. Her challenge was simple.

Career Moves: Take Charge of Your Life


Every day millions of people let their inner fears stop them from creating the life of their dreams. No one will deny that it is scary to step out of your comfort zone, but once you challenge your fear and take action, you can attain great things.

Feedback: Take It or Leave It ... But Get It


The expense was substantial. An immersion workshop with twelve participants sharing a common goal to hone their skills.

A Bit of Pollyanna


"Stop being such a Pollyanna," a trusted, more experienced colleague counseled as we took the long route back to my office. He had just witnessed my project idea annihilated as co-workers eagerly argued why my idea wouldn't work, where it was flawed and why it shouldn't be funded.

Those Little Things


Moving to another state meant finding a new dentist. I tried one a neighbor recommended who seemed friendly, competent and eager to please.

Lets Talk About Trust


I agree with Brooker T. Washington, "Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

The Squirrel Effect


An industrious black-tailed ground squirrel has his home beneath a stump not far from my office window. I've been watching him squirrel away provisions for winter.

Phone Interviews: Prepare to Ace Them!


More companies are saving time and effort by doing initial telephone interviews before committing themselves to hours of time assessing and evaluating applicants. They are doing this because, frankly, it's a good way to save a team's time from interviewing obviously unqualified people.

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PATH program helps many jump the employment gap  Lansing State Journal

Services provided help with transportation, clothing, on-the-job training and more.


Careers, employment opportunities for Desert Oasis HS students  KLAS-TV

Jump starting your career” was the course subject Monday for many students at Desert Oasis High School in the south part of the valley.


Employment Expertise: Preparing students for college and careers  HollandSentinel.com

February is Career and Technical Education Month, a national campaign to increase awareness and celebrate the value of programs that prepare students for ...


Students explore wide world of health at Saint Annes Hospital in Fall River  SouthCoastToday.com

FALL RIVER — Nursing, radiology, nutrition, physician, emergency services, pharmacy, rehabilitation, orthopedics.Decisions. Decisions.A group of local high ...


STEM Careers Take a Toll On New Parents  TIME

Many new parents leave STEM career fields shortly after having their first child, according to a new study.


How to Choose the Right MBA for a Nonprofit Management Career  U.S. News & World Report

Someone who intends to use an MBA degree to catapult him or herself into a leadership position at a nonprofit organizations should look for business schools ...


Marie Mackintosh: Businesses must engage early to build talent pipeline  Indianapolis Business Journal

Today's high school student faces many pressures that are often compounded depending on family and socioeconomic circumstances. As Indianapolis students ...


Nearly half of US female scientists leave full-time science after first child  Nature.com

Research puts a number on the proportion of people leaving full-time careers in science after the birth of their first child.


Employment Data for Full-Time MBA  Stephen M. Ross School of Business

In-depth employment data for the most recent graduates of the Full-Time MBA program at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.


Hannibal vo-tech program recognized for above average graduate employment  WGEM

If your child wants to go straight into the workforce right after graduation, vo-tech programs may be for them. A local program is being recognized by.


If We are to Help Students Work Toward 21st Century Careers, We Need to Enlist the Private Sector | Opinion  Newsweek

Our educational system is not set up to provide students with enough opportunities to learn the skills a 21st-century economy demands.


CBTU Launches Program to Increase Women in the Trades by 30 Per Cent  GlobeNewswire

Federal Government Provides Funding to Open Three Provincial Offices to Advance Women Apprentices.


Child sex abuse survivors reveal damage to mental health, education and careers  The Independent

Most survivors of child sexual abuse say their mental health is harmed by their experience, with more than a third suffering depression, research has found.


Ed DeLaney: The new attack on common schools  Indianapolis Business Journal

When it comes to education, Indiana is too often cheap and incompetent. As an example, we have been proven incapable of funding preschool. We started by ...


When Ph.D. stands for Problematic Hiring Detriment  Science Magazine

Our columnist investigates how having a Ph.D. can hurt your job search.


This Is The Top Reason People Quit Their Jobs  10 daily

There are many factors that prompt people to throw in the towel when it comes to their job but now we know the main reason that workers walk thanks to ...


VA official steered 88 disabled veterans to sham job training in $2 million fraud-bribery scheme  Washington Post

A disabled infantryman who served three tours in Iraq and was exploited by a Department of Veterans Affairs official looked across a courtroom and called on the ...


North East firms on list of UK's Best Companies to Work For  Chronicle Live

Northumbrian Water, Ryder Architecture and Learning Curve are among those winning praise for the way they treat staff.


'Just One' is the theme for the FFA  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Several students have traveled the U.S. at various FFA events.


Do You Need to Get Better at Giving and Receiving Feedback?  HBR.org Daily

Do you need to get better at giving and receiving feedback? In this episode of HBR's advice podcast, Dear HBR:, cohosts Alison Beard and Dan McGinn answer ...


Kelly Craft, Stephanie Ruhle, Theranos Final Days: Broadsheet February 22  Fortune

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Kelly Craft is the latest name in contention for the UN job, Google finally kills forced arbitration, and a pair of professors drop ...


University of California staff researchers opt to form a union, joining postdocs  Science Magazine

After 5 years as a postdoc—four of them at the University of California (UC), Los Angeles—molecular biologist Christina Priest hit the university's time limit for ...


'Brexit challenges remain on the horizon': 32000 new jobs created in South East over past six years  Waterford Live

Over 32000 new jobs have been created over the past six years in the South East region and the unemployment rate has continued to fall from a peak of 15.9% ...


Union official tells employment minister she doesn't look fat in her pants during press conference exchange  CBC News

A senior Canadian union official joked about the appearance of federal cabinet minister Patty Hajdu's buttocks during a Thursday announcement about federal ...


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.


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.


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.


Ex-Neale-Wade Academy pupil Owen goes back to school to share employment experience  Fenland Citizen

Customer services assistant Owen Lofts returned to his former school to help inspire pupils onto the right employment path for them.


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 ...


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

This year is likely to look a lot like last year, only more so. Demand for many of the most-wanted job skills of 2018 is still rising (and at an even faster clip than in ...


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

Wondering what you can do with a liberal arts major? There are no useless college majors. Find out how to make yours valuable by selling your skills.


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

Changes in total employment in 381 metro areas were reviewed from August 2013 to August 2018 to identify cities adding the most jobs in every state.


US Southern Command > Work With Us > Employment | Careers  U.S. Southern Command

Our workforce is supported by more than 400 civilian employees who play a crucial role in U.S. Southern Command's efforts to support security and stability in ...


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.


Employment opportunities: Best US cities for job seekers in 2018  USA TODAY

According to a recent study, there are particular U.S. cities that are most benefiting from the current unemployment low. Here are the 10 best cities for job seekers ...


Burned-Out Millennials Need Careers, Not Just Jobs  Bloomberg

At a time when lots of attention is being paid to inequality, poverty and the travails of the working class, it might seem callous to worry about the problems of the ...


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

Last year saw an uptick in the percentage of U.S. doctorate recipients who had firm employment plans postgraduation. That's one of many takeaways from the ...


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.


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.


Human Resources  JBU Athletics

Job Opportunities and Careers at JBU, Human Resources, Faculty, Staff, & Graduate Assistants, Careers.


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.


Outdoor Jobs: Careers That Take You Beyond the Cubicle | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Cubicle life isn't for everyone. If the prospect of sitting at the same desk every day makes you squirm, you may be better suited to a job you can perform outside.


Not Ready to Retire? Find a Bridge Job or Second Career.  U.S. News & World Report

Phyllis Matsuura needed a new purpose. She was offered an early retirement package after 34 years in the electronics industry, but at age 57, she was not ready ...


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.


Jobs outlook 2019: Seattle, state can expect ‘still-strong’ growth  Seattle Times

This is a very innovative workforce, and no one wants to miss the party,” says regional labor economist Anneliese Vance-Sherman.


Jobs at Tulane  News from Tulane

Tulane is situated in one of the most amazing cities in the world. From scenic uptown neighborhoods to the historic downtown area, there are no shortages of ...


This job challenge should scare older workers  CNBC

For workers in their 50s, the career trajectory to retirement can start to look less like a straight track and more like the lift hill of a roller coaster — just before a ...


Predictions for the US chemistry job market in 2019  Chemical & Engineering News

With 2019 just around the corner, you might be wondering what the chemistry job market in the US will look like next year. If I knew, I wouldn't be working in the ...


Collision course: RLPA ready to fight move to stand down players  Sydney Morning Herald

The NRL could put itself on a war footing with players if it decides to stand down individuals charged by police with serious offences, with the Rugby League ...


8 Careers for Creative People | Best Jobs  U.S News & World Report Money

These are careers for creative people who want to find best jobs for writers, best jobs for artists and best jobs for actors.


Stanford MBA Class of 2018 Chose Careers Where They Could Make a Difference  Stanford Report

The MBA Class of 2018 broke records for salaries for the fourth consecutive year, yet their career choices were not about chasing the money.


How Our Careers Affect Our Children  HBR.org Daily

What working parent hasn't felt guilty about missing soccer games and piano recitals? When there are last-minute schedule changes at work or required travel to ...


How to Benefit From the Blockchain Job Boom | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

Career advice about how to find a job in the blockchain industry, how to find a job in the bitcoin industry and how to find a crypto job.


Breaking Into the Weed Business: Everything You Need to Know  U.S. News & World Report

How to get a job selling marijuana and how to work in the cannabis industry.


Think You're Ready For A Change? The Right (And Wrong) Reasons To Leave A Job  Forbes Now

Americans are more optimistic about the employment landscape than ever before, with 65% saying that now is a prime time to find a job. Before you decide to ...


Careers  Wake Forest University News Center

If you are currently employed at Wake Forest University please view and apply for open positions by accessing the Internal Career Portal via desktop computer ...


The Good News for Today's Job Seeker | On Careers | US News  U.S. News & World Report

The tide is beginning to turn for job seekers and employees. Since the Great Recession, job seekers have had difficulty landing a good-paying job, but it seems ...


How to Volunteer Yourself Into a New Job  U.S. News & World Report

Volunteering can help you gain new skills, help the common good, show you have interests outside of work and fill space on a resume when not working full ...


This Veteran Seeks To Reinvent The Employment Ecosystem For Salaried Careers  Forbes Now

This veteran is working to reinvent the hiring process for skilled labor, especially in the growing tech sector. Working with formerly incarcerated, he's finding ...


Career Services  Tuck School

Personalized Career Paths. Our students arrive at Tuck with professional experience and career aspirations as diverse as they are. While each student cultivates ...


The 25 highest-paying jobs in America  CNBC

Each of these positions comes with a salary of $95000 or more.


5 Ways to Use Networking to Land Your Next Job  U.S. News & World Report

Informational interviews, connections and general networking can all help in finding a dream job or company.


How to Deal With Job Search Rejection | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

When you're rejected from a job, take time to analyze your professional strengths and weaknesses and practice your interview techniques.


19 Part-Time Retirement Jobs That Pay Well | Second Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Taking on a part-time retirement job doesn't have to mean low pay and uninteresting work. Many older workers perform important and essential jobs, while also ...


MBA Career Paths  Yale School of Management

MBA graduates of the Yale School of Management go on to succeed in top positions across countless industries. The varied arcs of their careers, shaped by our ...


Current job openings  Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has exciting opportunities in our New York office for individuals who are passionate and dedicated to ...


A Career Road Map for First-Generation Professionals | Applying for a Job  U.S. News & World Report

First-generation college students can become first-generation professionals by learning how to find a mentor, identifying role models and building support ...


Are You Ready For A Career Disruption?  Forbes

No matter what the reason, there is a good chance you will experience an employment disruption at some point in your career.


These 5 hot industries are a safe bet for a career that's future-proof  CNBC

According to a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, AI and automation will replace 375 million jobs by 2030. The good news: This transformation is expected ...


Nearly Three-Quarters of Harvard Grads Pursued For-Profit Jobs in 2018 | News  Harvard Crimson

Despite administrators' repeated entreaties, Harvard is still struggling to convince its graduates to go into public *service*. Seventy-two percent of Harvard ...


14 Santa Clara city employees will be losing jobs  KGO-TV

Fourteen people with 11 to 32 years of *service* will be losing their jobs next month. They say they're in the crossfire of a dispute between the Santa Clara City ...


'Just Unbearable.' Booming Job Market Can't Fill the Retirement Shortfall  The Wall Street Journal

Even though the official unemployment rate is just 3% for older workers, the actual jobs environment is surprisingly bleak. Nearly 8 million older Americans are ...


How To Find Career Clarity Using Three Top Career Theories  Forbes

Career change is about finding fulfillment for you. Now you will understand your career journey a little deeper and have practical insights to get unstuck.


Chemjobber's mailbag  Chemical & Engineering News

For faculty hires, do departments typically send out rejection letters to all candidates or just those that received Skype/phone/in-person interviews? There isn't a ...


Do Longer Maternity Leaves Hurt Women's Careers?  HBR.org Daily

Career or child care? It's an unfortunate dilemma faced by every working woman with a baby on the way. Should she take a lengthy maternity leave, knowing ...


Wage potential: Highest paying jobs you can get without a college degree  USA TODAY

Though a bachelor's degree greatly increases an individual's earnings potential, there are still many high-paying jobs that do not require higher education but ...


You Were Qualified for a Job But Not Hired. Why? | Interviewing  U.S. News & World Report

Personality and culture fit are reasons qualified candidates don't get hired for jobs. Attitude, courtesy and interview mistakes also play into hiring managers' ...


Employment at WKU  WKU News

Western Kentucky University (WKU): Founded in 1906, WKU is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, an ethnically and racially diverse city of 61,500 people, ...


Can You Afford to Change Your Career?  HBR.org Daily

Before you make a bold move, get your finances in order.


Wawa hiring 5,000 new employees this spring  6abc.com

Wawa is looking to hire 5000 new employees during the next three months.


Ask HR: What can a potential employer ask a former employer? How about a health condition?  USA TODAY

If a potential employer calls former employer for a reference, how much information is former employer allowed to share? HR expert offers an answer.


A modern workforce needs a new take on careers  Quartz

When American children are quite young, they're asked repeatedly by their parents, schoolteachers, and other adults what they want to be when they grow up.


NCWorks Training Center  NC Dept of Commerce

The NCWorks Training Center's mission is to create and sustain a high-impact learning culture throughout the North Carolina workforce system. A learning ...


America's Best Employers For New Graduates 2018  Forbes

At a time when America's new workforce entrants consider benefits like flexible work arrangements to be just as important as hefty paychecks, companies have ...


What are the 20 worst paying jobs for women in the US?  USA TODAY

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 24/7 Wall Street reviewed female weekly earnings as a percentage of male weekly earnings in full-time wage and ...


Canada  Vancouver Island University News

Work Where You MatterWe invite you to explore the possibilities of a career with Vancouver Island University. Known as a centre of excellence, VIU produces ...


Hot Jobs for College Grads | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

Congratulations are in order for the class of 2018. Among the gifts arriving soon to graduating college seniors to acknowledge their accomplishments, perhaps ...


Do Student Freelancers Make Better Employees? Microsoft Thinks So  Forbes Now

Freelancing offers students the chance to develop essential early career development skills. Parker Dewey is taking student freelancing to the next level, and ...


4 Ways to Jump-Start Your Job Search | On Careers  U.S. News & World Report

The very thought of having to start a job search can leave many professionals overwhelmed and feeling stuck in a job they don't enjoy. With so much information ...


3 ways LinkedIn can help MBA grads bag their dream job  CNBC

From Tim Cook to Ray Dalio and Sheryl Sandberg, the long list of leading executives with MBAs to their names can make business school seem like the fast ...


25 Highest-Paying Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree in 2018  TheStreet.com

Conventional wisdom says you need a college degree to earn a good paycheck. But often enough, conventional wisdom can be wrong, and that's the case with ...


Amazon will pay up to $12,000 for employees to study these 4 fields  CNBC

Hourly associates can earn certificates and associates degrees in high-demand fields — and Amazon will pick up the check.


Robotics, A.I will create 58 million jobs, decimate middle-class careers: World Economic Forum  The Internet of Business

The World Economic Forum predicts that the global economy may benefit from a net increase of 58 million new jobs by 2022, thanks to the Fourth Industrial ...


The 12 Best Jobs That Help People | Best Jobs  U.S. News & World Report

These are 12 jobs that help people and jobs that do good in the world.


5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Job Search  U.S. News & World Report

Think about your unique blend of skills, accomplishments and passions to determine your personal brand.


Master of Public Health with Specialisation  University News: The University of Western Australia

This course provides graduates with a suitable background and generalist qualification for a career in public health practice.


Underemployment Persists Throughout College Graduates' Careers  Forbes Now

There's some truth to the jokes about English majors working as Starbucks baristas. Mounting evidence shows that a large minority of college graduates are ...


The Harvard Guide To Your Job Search | Sponsored | The Crimson Brand Studio  Harvard Crimson

Many opportunities for both junior summer and post-graduation arise in September - don't miss out on all the programming that begins the first week of classes.


26 Careers With the Most Job Security | Careers  U.S. News & World Report

Talk about job security. Some fantastic careers offer rock-bottom unemployment rates and robust job growth. In fact, 26 jobs among U.S. News 2017 Best Jobs ...


Rethinking retail: Once-maligned industry aims to lure career-minded workers  Des Moines Register

Retail employment has grown 20 percent in the Des Moines metro since 2011 and accounts for nearly a quarter of all jobs.


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