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How Underserved Community Members Can Find a Lasting Career Path

Contrary to popular belief, computers are not taking over all the jobs in America. Interestingly enough, technological jobs are making a way for career-oriented workers to find a new way of using natural skills. Economist David Autor answers the question, “Why are there still so many jobs?” in a recent TED Talk and Bloomberg answers the question by pointing out the necessity of "pink skills" (or soft skills). ...
Feb 24

What to Know Before Moving for Your Career

When you're offered a new position in a new location, it's tempting to answer immediately. Getting the job of your dreams is what the American Dream is all about, right? Before you sign any contract though you should consider all the ramifications of the move before agreeing to a move. ...
Feb 20

Stuck In A Rut? 4 Strategies To Determine If It's Time For A Career Change

Whether you've been at your job for a few months or several years, you might feel like you're simply not getting ahead with your job. This might be a time when you want to think about changing careers so that you are happy with what you're doing on a daily basis. ...
Feb 15

10 companies prioritize gender equality in the workforce

Senator Scott Wiener kicked off The 2017 Gender Equality Challenge Forum this past Friday at the Gap Inc HQ in San Francisco. The Department on the Status of Women celebrated 10 private companies for their diversity initiatives to create equal opportunity for all genders and income levels. ...
Feb 7

30 Facts for Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month here are 30 Facts you might not have been aware of...

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, a civil rights organization, was founded in 1909
Black History Month began as “Negro History Week,”
Created in 1926 by Carter G. ...
Feb 1

How Nurses Can Get the Extra Edge on Their Career

In the United States, the demand for nurses is so high that simply being a regular nurse is lucrative and rewarding enough. For those who are more career oriented and goal driven, being able to advance through the healthcare ranks and learn new skills can open doors to a lifetime of opportunity. ...
Jan 31

How to Get the Applicant Tracking System to Pick You

The entire process of reviewing and evaluating resumes is evolving fast. If you’re a job seeker today, you must adapt to the new reality of candidate screening if you hope to move past resume screening software and onto the interview. Here is a guide by our own Elizabeth Magill. ...
Jan 25

Bridle Your Passion: How to Make What You Love Work for You

When the ink is dry on a college degree, it is important to clearly see all of the facets of that college education. There are ways to bridle your passion and to learn how to make what you love work for you throughout your life. No matter what your college major may be, there is so much more to it than what you see on the surface. ...
Jan 22

Resume Tip: Words to Strike from Your Resume

n a time where many Americans are desperately searching for employment, it is important to find ways to help allow for more opportunities to set up interviews with potential employers and set yourself apart from the rest.  The initial touch with most potential employers is through forwarding over your resume, so this begs the question: Is your resume up to snuff?
In a previous blog entry, we provided our readers with some Resume Tips to help build that perfect resume. ...
Jan 20

Cover Letter: Relic or Relevant?

You’ve just finished crafting the perfect resume to apply for a job and you come across the “Cover Letter Optional” line of your application; what do you do? There is much debate over whether the cover letter is still a relevant part of the application process, or if it is simply a waste of your precious time. ...
Jan 17