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Posted October 10, 2014 by

Study Says Volunteers Have a Better Chance to Find Employment

Team of young volunteers picking up litter in the park

Team of young volunteers picking up litter in the park. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

For college students and recent graduates without internships or entry level jobs, volunteering can give their job searches a boost.  As a volunteer, you can build your resume and obtain invaluable work experience for the future.  Learn about the study in the following post. (more…)

Posted February 06, 2013 by

Telecommuting Benefits Environment, Worker Productivity, Job Satisfaction, and Profits

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

With a new report detailing the growing cost of daily commuting to and from work, one workplace authority wonders if it is time for the nation’s employers to make a serious commitment to expanding the use of telecommuting strategies.

“Right now, a very small fraction of the nation’s workers who could viably work from home on a regular basis are actually doing so.  By not expanding the use of telecommuting, employers are negatively impacting the environment, worker productivity, job satisfaction and, most importantly, their bottom lines.  And, it is not a lack of technology or other resources that is holding back this expansion.  It is simply a lack of vision, a shortage of trust and an irrational adherence to antiquated notions of how and where work should be done,” said John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. (more…)