In an age of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and LinkedIn, there is a lingering question about whether the traditional resume is even necessary, especially for digital natives. Read the rest of this entry »
In a press release last week the National Association of College and Employers had some good news for the Class of 2013. Hiring Hiring will be up 13% ov the Class of 2012.
Finance, computer and information science and accounting majors are expected to be in greatest demand. Engineering, marketing and economics graduates are also expected to fare well.
Towers Watson the global human resources consulting firm is out with a new survey today. Its findings won’t surprise any employee who is experiencing stress on the job. It’s a trend that is being noticed by many employers as well and it is continuing unabated. Read the rest of this entry »
In perhaps another encouraging sign in the job market the National Association of Colleges and Employers released data that showed salaries inched up for the graduates of the class of 2012.
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It’s been widely reported that Michelle Obama traveled to Florida this weeky to announce that more than 2000 businesses have participated in the Joining Forces Initiative and have hired or trained 125,000 veterans and militiary spouses in the last year. Read the rest of this entry »
Tags: career transitions
Should you take an unpaid internship? It’s a question students, their colleges and their families debate. Will it make a difference in a job search later? The answer, according to a new study from the National Association of Colleges and Employers is unclear. Read the rest of this entry »
With the death of screenwriter Nora Ephron at 71 and the appointment of Marissa Mayer the CEO of Yahoo at 37 the conversation about Having It All by Anne-Marie Slaughter, a 53 year old Princeton University professor and former State Department official took an interesting twist.
Eighteen years separated Ephron’s graduation from Wellesley College in 1962 from Slaughter’s graduation from Princeton University in 1980. Ephron headed first to the Kennedy White House and then to New York City to the Newsweek mailroom. (Newsweek didn’t hire women writers then. The Ivy League didn’t accept female student either.) While Slaughter headed to Oxford University after graduation for further study and then a degree at Harvard Law School, Mayer graduated with honors from Stanford University and then took an M.S. in Computer Science. She became the 20th employee at Google.
To what extent is each woman a product of her times? And is it possible the question of having “Having It All” is defined and interpreted anew each generation?
Longtime readers of this blog will recognize Peter Cappelli. He was interviewed here in December 2010.. And now he’s back with a new book called Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs. Read the rest of this entry »
Eduardo Porter at The New York Times makes a case this morning that of. Motherhood Still a Cause of Pay Inequality.