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Posted October 30, 2015 by

Creating work/life balance in employee resource groups

Employers must remember that employees are not just workers but people. That means work can’t always rule the day. Employee resource groups can be an outlet for employees to take care of themselves. Finding work/life balance produces happier and healthier workers.

College Recruiter is currently focusing on employee resource groups (ERGs) and is publishing the opinions of experts based on a series of questions. In today’s article, Julianna Akuamoah, Director of Talent & Development at Allen and Gerritsen, talks about culture as it relates to the well-being of employees. (more…)

Posted October 28, 2014 by

5 Great Options for a Career in Health

Doctor with patient in hospital room

Doctor with patient in hospital room. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In the current times, with constant changes happening in the business world and marketplace, there’s never been a more uncertain time for long-term career options. In previous generations, and throughout the 20th century, there was a method that everyone could follow that would ensure a lifelong career path. Today, in most spheres of the working world, that certainty is all but non-existent. Once upon a time, a person could go to college, get their degree, and have a plethora of decent paying jobs available to them right away. Nowadays, as things begin to change more and more rapidly, the value of a college education and degree is regularly debated. However, there is at least one area where an education and degree can still land a well-paid career job – health care. As people will always need health care to help fight disease and mend injuries, there will always be a need for medical professionals. And there has never been a better time to set your sights on a career in health. (more…)

Posted October 10, 2014 by

9 Reasons Americans Increasingly Hate Their Jobs

Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia, contributing writer

At first glance, things seem to be getting better these days. We’re told the U.S. is in a period of gradual economic recovery, more companies are now hiring again, and unemployment continues to inch downward.

But as we head into the last few months of the year, it appears many American workers haven’t gotten the memo about the good news, and are preparing for a winter of discontent. (more…)

Posted May 22, 2014 by

Millennials, What Do You Want in a Job?

CollegeRecruiter.comYou have probably heard that Millennials (a.k.a. Gen Y) are the generation who believes in entitlement.  This includes finding the right jobs for them.  While searching for employment, Millennials will look for things they feel are important.  Once hired, some workers will be loyal, but do not expect all of them to be, especially if the job doesn’t meet their expectations. (more…)

Posted September 25, 2013 by

Does Your Entry Level Job Achieve Your Flow State?

College graduates, whichever entry level job you choose should be one that fulfills your interests.  Otherwise, you’re not likely to achieve your flow state.  Learn more about this concept in the following post.

It’s hardly groundbreaking news that Americans hate going to work. Especially when you see stories like the guy who outsourced his own job to China to watch cat videos in his cube all day. But the idea that 70 percent of US employees feel disengaged and bored at work is astonishing

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Posted July 23, 2013 by

How To Impress A Younger Boss

Aaron McDaniel

Aaron McDaniel

For mature employees looking to make a favorable impression with their younger bosses, keep in mind the following tips.

1. Give Them A Chance: Pre-conceived notions aren’t effective – they only create a hard hurdle for everyone to get past. Youth & inexperienced doesn’t equal ineffectiveness.

2. Remember You Aren’t Their Parent/Older Sibling: Don’t act like a parent or older sibling to your manager. This will generally cause them to clamp down hard and make it harder for you to do your job. (more…)