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Posted February 16, 2015 by

Want a Job after Graduation? 5 College Courses You Shouldn’t Miss

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Cindy Bates

Despite the fact that we all have our particular degree requirements during our respective times at college, it is always helpful to be anticipating skills that are marketable in the workforce. Aside from offering the chance to take sunrise yoga as an activity course, this stipulation in the design of college degree programs exists to also allow students to vary their interests and their skill set in order to be more desirable as a new piece of meat in the job market. Yet, there are those college courses that everyone should take—not only to make oneself more attractive to a possible employer, but also to gain life skills that are essential to functioning in life: (more…)

Posted February 09, 2015 by

The Fastest Growing Industries of 2015

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Whether you’re a college student, a recent graduate, or thinking about switching careers and furthering your education, you may have a lot of questions about what field and industry is right for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment in the United States will increase by 10.1 percent between 2008 and 2018, but there are some careers growing at an even faster pace. If you are looking for a career in a stable and growing field, consider one of these hot jobs in 2015. (more…)

Posted June 12, 2014 by

Cross Cultural Skills For Fresh Graduates: Enabling Success In the Very First Job!

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Vineeta Tiwari

Businesses today have now started looking out for other special skills other than just technical or organizational skills. One of the top-rated skills of recent times is cross-cultural skill set, which catalyzes international communication and transactions in a smoother way. Let us understand the importance of the skills for a debutante professional or a fresh graduate and how he/she can easily deal with cultural sentiments of clients effectively, in the very first job: (more…)

Posted April 18, 2014 by

Want an Entry Level Job at a Law Firm? What Graduates Can Expect

For a law graduate looking for an entry level job, there will be opportunities to get one, just maybe not as many as before.  Learn more in the following post.

This assessment comes from a man whose business it is to crunch the numbers: Jim Leipold, executive director of the National Association for Law Placement, a group that tracks legal job figures and focuses on career…

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Posted February 13, 2014 by

Is the United States Losing Ground in the Economy and Education?

While the economy looks to be getting better, many people still struggle to find a job.  That is why Americans should not underestimate getting a quality education.  Remember, a good education can boost your chances of landing a better paying job, which means you’ll have more money to spend, helping the economy.  The following infographic leaves a somewhat less than favorable impression of the United States concerning the economy and education. (more…)

Posted December 19, 2012 by

The future of student enrollment – Five Predictions: #5

CollegeRecruiter.comThe following post offers the fifth prediction on how student enrollment will change in the future for colleges and universities.

Prediction # 5: Internationalization and globalization of education will continue.

– Universities want and need to diversify their student bodies to offer an education compatible with this era of globalization.

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Posted September 12, 2012 by

On the Day the iPhone 5 is Announced, Remember Those Who Make Them

In the ongoing debate about globalization, what’s been missing is the voices of workers — the millions of people who migrate to factories in China and other emerging countries to make goods sold all over the world. Reporter Leslie T. Chang sought out women who work in one of China’s booming megacities, and tells their stories.

In her reporting and writing, Leslie T. Chang explores the lives of workers in China, focusing on the experience of women. Some of those experiences are horrible and some are positive. In the words of Esther Hartwig, “I read her book ‘Factory Girls‘ a couple of years ago and thought it was great, definitely an eye-opener. You can’t compare our view on factory work to their view; they come from a different place, they have a different background and a different mentality. From what I understood, they are brave, hard-working and independent people, and they have a plan. I hadn’t thought of Chinese factory workers as much more than people who work under horrible conditions, but after reading the book and being introduced to different aspects of their lives and what they have to say about it, I think I have a better understanding now and surely a lot of respect.” (more…)

Posted February 15, 2012 by

American Jobs Dependent on Global Markets

The U.S. should keep an eye on global markets in an effort to create more jobs and boost the economy.

The numbers tell the story. Some 95 percent the world’s population lives outside the United States. The rapidly growing emerging markets will account for half of the world’s GDP within the next three years. (more…)

Posted December 15, 2011 by

Why the Shift to Global Work Is a Massive Opportunity for the U.S.

American companies will soon hire millions of designers, coders, writers, marketers, and other skilled people from all over the world, says Ross Dawson, co-author of the just-released book Getting Results From Crowds: The definitive guide to using crowd-sourcing to grow your business.

Ross Dawson“The shift to global work is not a problem for the U.S., it is a massive opportunity. The future of the economy depends on us embracing crowdsourcing. Companies must get good at creating value with crowds.” (more…)