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How to Overcome Bad Impressions

A study by Hay Group found that 83 percent of companies in the U.S., China and India faced increasing competition to attract and retain candidates who possess strong soft skills. Hay Group Global Managing Director, Leadership and Talent, Ruth Malloy said the study results reveal an “awkward generation joining companies across the globe” many of whom have […] Read Article “How to Overcome Bad Impressions”

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10 Jobs Only Millennials Would Understand

Millennials take a lot of flak, but studies have shown that they’re dedicated workers, skilled at collaborating with others, and very connected; according to research firm Gallup, 91 percent of millennials have a smartphone and 71 percent name the Internet as their primary source of news and information. As such, there are some jobs out there that suit America’s largest […] Read Article “10 Jobs Only Millennials Would Understand”

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How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job

We’ve all heard the phrase, “in the President’s first 100 days…” but this thinking holds true for any new employee in any job. The first few months in a new environment presents a critical window of opportunity to set the tone. In the workplace, these first 90-100 days are make-or-break for a lot of new […] Read Article “How to be successful in your first 90 days at a job”

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4 Ways to Turn a Seasonal Pink Slip into an Opportunity

If you’re a seasonal worker, you may be in search of your next gig now that the holidays are over. But worry not- you just spent an entire quarter building your resume and sharpening your skills! Now is the time to scrutinize your resume, evaluate your social media profiles, embark on the job hunt and […] Read Article “4 Ways to Turn a Seasonal Pink Slip into an Opportunity”

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Printing the Future: How 3D Printing is Changing Manufacturing

The accelerated rise of 3D printing over the last decade is driving big changes across the business world. What once initially seemed a niche novelty pulled straight from the pages of science fiction has steadily grown into a revolutionary technology that’s being adopted by cutting-edge businesses around the globe. There’s no denying it’s a real […] Read Article “Printing the Future: How 3D Printing is Changing Manufacturing”

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2016 Year in Review: What do wages have to do with it?

We are in the final stretch of 2016! All told it’s been a good year. We have seen consistent economic growth that rivals pre-recession periods without an apparent bubble. If you have been paying attention to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly status reports, then you’re familiar with the trends. Most industries have experienced overall […] Read Article “2016 Year in Review: What do wages have to do with it?”

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5 Non-Negotiable Soft Skills for STEM Jobs

Mastering highly technical skill sets can be invaluable for anyone seeking to land a STEM job, but there’s a peculiar trend happening in the tech space. Many otherwise prime candidates for important roles are finding themselves ill-equipped when it comes to possessing the fundamental soft skills needed to thrive. This phenomenon has been dubbed the […] Read Article “5 Non-Negotiable Soft Skills for STEM Jobs”

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Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs

Let’s be honest, you never remember anything like you remember a first. The first time you ride a bike. The first time you fall in love. The first time your infant takes a step. All of our firsts are breathtaking, messy and glorious. Your first job is no exception. That may be why #FirstSevenJobs has […] Read Article “Lessons from Stephen Colbert’s #FirstSevenJobs”

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Sailing through stereotypes

While women like Helena Scutt are making inroads in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics careers (STEM), they still have a long way to go to share equal representation with their male counterparts in these industries. U.S. Olympian and Athlete Career and Education (ACE) Program participant Helena Scutt believes women and girls should never give up […] Read Article “Sailing through stereotypes”

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8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team

Soon, Americans will tune into 28 sports in the Rio Summer Olympics and 23 in the Paralympic Games as Team USA takes the world by storm.   No matter the competition, individual or team, each athlete has a team of supporters. Teamwork is essential to an athlete’s quest for gold. With the Olympic Games,  just […] Read Article “8 Lessons Team USA Can Teach Your Team”