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How Resets Predict When We Look For A New Job

Annie Duke | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
Annie Duke

Generally, we don't make decisions with the long view in mind. In the moment, we are likely to step into cognitive traps and let emotion influence us. When there is some interrupt in our routines, an opportunity for a reset is created.

A Generation at Stake: Addressing the Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

Christopher J. Nassetta | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Christopher J. Nassetta

Unemployment -- and the lack of necessary skills for employment, particularly among youth under age 25 -- is one of the issues I hear about most as I speak with world leaders, hotel owners and employees in the thousands of communities where Hilton operates. It's no surprise why.

Veterans Aren't Victims, But They Still Need Your Help

Brian Stann | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Brian Stann

Most veterans appreciate being thanked for their service, but even better, they appreciate the chance to be seen in the most accurate light and considered well-qualified for almost any job.

An Interview With Jim Poolman on Smart Retirement Planning

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 08.10.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

A recent survey shows that most Americans are terrified about their retirement savings, or lack thereof. Because of decreased interest and concernment about our retirement, so many American's don't even consider 401K plans before choosing an employer.

Finding the Hidden Gems: A Perspective on Making Micro Grants in East Africa

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

As a funding organization working in over ninety countries, we have seen firsthand that the most powerful change comes from the knowledge and experien...

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Canines for Kindness: This Week In Daily Giving Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine the spotlight on seven of our recent seed grant recipi...

Organizations Are Serious About The 'No Jerks' Policy When Hiring

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

One bad apple can disrupt a work environment and wreak havoc on communication, trust, and collegial relationships -- not to mention productivity. Protecting your team with a "No Jerks" hiring policy is smart and goes a long way to cultivating and preserving a harmonious and high functioning workplace.

'No Angels In The Workplace'

Rita C. Tobin | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Rita C. Tobin

It is a big crowd: over 100 people. The croissants have been consumed, the coffee cups emptied and refilled. On the dais are five employment attorne...

From Street Boy to Sales Trainer: What a Job Can Do in Kenya

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.27.2016 | World
Suzanne Skees

Chronic unemployment in Kenya leaves 68 percent of youth without a stable income. In the slums, young men and women struggle to find a source of incom...

Connecting to Jobs

Deborah De Santis | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

Individuals living in supportive housing often have long histories of instability - some were without a place to live for years - and face a multitude...

Insourcing: American Lose Jobs to H-1B Visa Workers

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

If a company is done with an employee, guest workers often find themselves stranded in the U.S. without a job. After five years as an H-1B, employers are required to start paying social security, so the worker becomes less attractive. When the job is over, so is the visa, making them into illegals. Their staffing company may h

After Pride -- The Importance Of Creating A Strong Online Community Of LGBT Professionals

Aritha Wickramasinghe | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Aritha Wickramasinghe

Happening less than a fortnight before Pride celebrations kicked off in the Northern hemisphere, it dawned on many that, although Pride was important to highlight equality and identity, the annual celebration was wholly inadequate to deal with the complex issues faced by the LGBT community across the world.

The State of Leadership Development: Closing the Gap Between L&D and the Rest of the Business

Ray Carvey | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Ray Carvey

Given the complexities of today's environment, businesses recognize that the only way to stay on top is to have leaders in place at all levels - leade...

Africa's agricultural growth will depend on its young

Ray Jordan | Posted 07.25.2016 | Impact
Ray Jordan

"Whenever I am with energetic young people, I feel like a recharged battery," Nelson Mandela once said. The youth of Africa were to the fore in the m...

Why The Work From Home Trend Is About To Explode

Thomas Kuegler | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Thomas Kuegler

My mom does her work from home. She went back to school close to a decade ago so she could become a medical coder, and here she is today logging in ho...

Non-Disparagement Clauses Must Go!

Rita C. Tobin | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Rita C. Tobin

Yes, an employer should be protected against vengeful, false charges -- and already is protected, under state anti-defamation laws. Yet non-disparagement clauses extend their reach far beyond such provisions, preventing employees from voicing honest criticism regarding former employers, supervisors, Boards of Directors -- even, in some cases, a former employer's outside attorneys.

Drive People Crazy: Create An Unforgettable Personal Brand For Your Start-Up or Career Part 1

Alona Elkayam | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Alona Elkayam

If Momma were the decision maker, I might have gotten that job offer I lost a few years ago because they thought I wasn't someone who rolled up their sleeves. Didn't they hear me say I started my own award-winning, multi-million dollar agency in the most cut-throat city in the world?

Liberating Ourselves from Our Dependence on Traditional Careers

Leigh Searl | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Leigh Searl

As we reflect back on another Independence Day filled with family, fireworks, and food, let us remember the sacrifices that are made every day by members of the armed forces who are serving our great nation.

How Freelancers Can Command Higher Rates for Their Work

John Rampton | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
John Rampton

The good news is there are plenty of ways for you to put yourself in a position where you can command higher rates for your work. Some of it may require a little courage and sweat equity on your part, but it is well worth it.

Why Is Canada Killing Its Fashion Industry?

Jedannah Vieira | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Jedannah Vieira

But in reality, the end of Toronto Fashion Week is one of many warning signals presenting a larger issue. The economic impacts for Toronto and Canada are much bigger than they appear. Toronto (like many other cities) tends to undervalue local 'fashion' commerce as a real source of creative, technological and manufacturing growth and innovation.

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

[IN&OUT KOREA] Inside The Minds of Liberal Arts Grads Facing a Hopeless Future

AsiaToday | Posted 07.06.2016 | World

* Before you read, there are many terms in this article that use Korean vocabulary in unique ways. To aid in understanding, here are some explanations...

Immigration's Impact on Jobs

Judith Bowman | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Judith Bowman

Americans' life expectancy will soon hit 80 and those over 65 will make up almost 25 percent of the population. With fertility rates of less than two births per woman we are destined to be a country of elders and not youth. This has tremendous consequences for our economy and culture.

Seeing Today Through Helen Keller's Eyes

Kathy Nimmer | Posted 06.30.2016 | Education
Kathy Nimmer

This week was Helen Keller's birthday. I feel her profound influence often, especially this last month when I gave the commencement addresses at two s...

Why And How You Should Have Gratitude At Work

Amanda Gore | Posted 06.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Gore

We can take on the world with gratitude, turning obstacles into potential joy switches and burdens into gifts. With the right perspective, the ordinary can become extraordinary, and we can live in joy!