At 92 years old, there is very little he hasn’t seen or experienced when it comes to the nation’s economy. So when former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC recently, “This is the tightest labor market I’ve ever seen,” that statement carried significant weight. Indeed, the U.S. Labor Department reported this year – for the first time since such record-keeping began in 2000 – that the number of available positions has exceeded the number of job seekers…
Pay attention to how young employees respond to the professional world to make sure they have the resources they need to succeed. Experts have dissected millennials to death. We know what they prioritize at work, and we know they prefer experiences over possessions. As millennials turn into managers, however, company leaders must learn to contend with a new generation of employees: Generation Z. According to Pew Research Center, Generation Z refers to anyone born after 1996. Those 22-year-olds are about to graduate, but what makes them different from those who came before?
Question: I’m currently looking for my next job opportunity. Because I’ve been at my company for most of my professional career, I still have internships on my resume. At what point should I remove internship experiences from my resume? Are there any exceptions? – Anonymous.
Johnny C. Taylor Jr.: There are no hard-and-fast rules about removing internships, or any other jobs for that matter, from a resume. However, I can share some general guidelines…
New report from Strada Institute and Emsi finds liberal arts grads may be better prepared for the impact of automation, but struggle to translate their skills to the world of work. Despite declining enrollment, the skills traditionally associated with liberal arts programs—such as critical thinking, communication, and creativity—are among the most in-demand by employers, according to a new analysis of more than 100 million job postings, resumes and social profiles by Strada Institute for the Future of Work and labor market analytics expert, Emsi.
Some of the best stand-up comics performing today have really great advice on finding, keeping, and working a job built into their routines. Career advice can be a little overwhelming, especially when you are searching for a job or unhappy with your work situation. It can be almost depressing to read about all the things you should be doing, or worse, the stuff you shouldn’t be doing but manage to do almost every day anyway. Luckily, getting career advice doesn’t have to be an unpleasant experience…
It’s that time of year again when there is a certain nip in the air, foretelling if it will be a good or bad winter. This is a time of hot apple cider, roaring fireplaces, football and the mother of all HR events, Open Enrollment! OK, Maybe it doesn’t exactly trump the Super Bowl; but employee benefits can be a critical part of an employee’s experience and is often a determining factor in their level of employee engagement, loyalty, longevity, and job satisfaction.
Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist
Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.