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Six Months in a Leaky Boat

Adrian Coysh | Posted 09.03.2016 | Impact
Adrian Coysh

Previously I have referred to the Diversity and Inclusion journey of businesses as uncharted territory, requiring careful navigation.

Why These 11 Noteworthy Millennials and I Are Proud to Represent 'The Worst Generation'

Nina Tomaro | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Nina Tomaro

My generation has been labeled with character traits such as entitled, lazy, needy, unwilling to work hard, and disrespectful. Of course, I can't speak for everyone, but the "millennials" I know and have met are pretty remarkable, and it's time someone shed light on our positive qualities.

Diversity and Inclusion

Adrian Coysh | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Adrian Coysh

Recruiters often take the path of least resistance, or choose a low risk option rather than either stretching the boundaries, or taking a high risk gamble on someone who "looks wrong, but is right".

Employing Veterans: Debunking the Myths

Robert L. Gordon III | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Robert L. Gordon III

The report found that we veterans are not the "broken heroes" that our national leaders and the media have made us out to be. To be sure, some veterans do struggle with unemployment, homelessness and Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS), but on the whole we are a resilient bunch.

9 Ways to Strengthen and Protect Your Online Credibility

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

You may not realize it but if you are engaged in social media you are building a reputation. In fact you are quite possibly building one that will last a lifetime.

Five Bottom Line Reasons Why Employers Should Hire Ex-Felons

Mike Green | Posted 08.21.2016 | Business
Mike Green

There is no city in the nation that's growing faster than the population of 70 million Americans with criminal records. As one of them, former real estate developer R.L. Pelshaw is determined to turn this costly societal burden into an opportunity.

North Carolina's Enrichment Center Offers People With Disabilities Gateway to Employment

Bryan Dooley | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Bryan Dooley

This act does something important for American business, though -- and remember this: You've called for new sources of workers. Well, many of our fell...

8 Jobs That Will Go Extinct by 2030

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business

As technology continues to improve, future job forecasts will likely be dim for some workers. Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, addressed the future of jobs in developed economies in an insightful TED Talk.

How to Turn Your Summer Job Into a Full-Time Career

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business

While he was in college, Drew Mitchell heard from all of his professors that an internship was the key to a career. So, the Western Kentucky University public relations and political science major knew he couldn't settle for any summer job -- he needed the right summer job.

The Constant Struggle for Equality: 5 Ways to Be a Better Ally

Sean O'Toole | Posted 08.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Sean O'Toole

I'd like to focus on the bigger picture and examine why, regardless of anti-discrimination legislative changes, LGBTQ employment discrimination will remain economically divisive, socially permissible and unfortunately commonplace. I'd also like to point out how vital it is to get allies to recognize this issue as a valid and ongoing struggle.

Profile: John Ross Jesensky -- Film Composer

David Jensen | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
David Jensen

He's a Hollywood Film, Television and Multimedia Composer. He specializes in composing orchestral music for all sorts of projects with dynamic and exciting music.

Working Part Time in Retirement -- Not Just for the Money

GOBankingRates | Posted 08.14.2016 | Business

With Americans living longer than ever and retiring at the same age as before -- or often electing to retire at an even younger age -- many people will spend a record number of years living in retirement.

The Freelance Economy

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 08.07.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

With sites like Elance, Freelancer, and Guru, it's easy to see that many people have already turned to freelancing either to supplement their income or as a full time occupation.

Steady Job Growth Is Still Not Boosting Workers' Pay, New Numbers Show

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business

The July jobs report released Friday morning show the economy producing jobs at a steady pace. While the gains increase the likelihood that the Federa...

Women Who Served in the Military in High Demand for Job Openings

Kevin O'Brien | Posted 08.07.2016 | Business
Kevin O'Brien

There is no shortage of programs to recruit, hire, and retain veterans for civilian employment, but industry leaders such as Verizon have now turned their attention to Women Veterans specifically for the obvious skills, talent, education, training, and qualifications they add to the workforce.

Putting Your Best Foot Forward to Attract the Right Job Candidates

Erin Daruszka | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
Erin Daruszka

Often getting through the first step of the job application process is so cumbersome that you lose viable candidates right out of the gate. Here are some remedies for common first impression issues.

Leadership Lessons I Learned This Summer

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 07.31.2016 | Women
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I turned my participation at the National Speakers Association convention into a hybrid getaway this summer. NSA was a transformative learning experience to help me grow my business and a wonderful way to enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Washington, DC.

Hiring Guru: Jody Rookstool - Pointing the Way to Start-up Profitability

David Jensen | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
David Jensen

As a young entrepreneur during the dot com boom, Jody Rookstool successfully guided two technology start-ups. The first, Serus was sold to Netopia for over $7,000,000 in 1998 and the second, PointClick reached over 130 employees and $1,000,000 per month in revenue.

The Best Legal Job Market for Millenials? Tax Law

Debra Carpenter | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business
Debra Carpenter

The tax code governs just about everything from how businesses operate to encouraging people to buy particular items and services, and yet there are very few people who understand most, if not all, of the particulars.

Meet the Gutsy Dad That Started a Car Wash to Help His Son Find Purpose

NationSwell | Posted 07.30.2016 | Impact

Most car washes are filled with less-than-enthusiastic workers. But in Parkland, Fla., there's a place to clean your car where the employees -- 80 percent of whom are along the autism spectrum -- are extremely excited about their daily responsibilities.

5 Best Websites to Find a High-Paying Job in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business

The single best move a talented, skilled professional can make is to leave a dead-end job in pursuit of a new title and, of course, a higher salary. If you're seeking a higher salary, job-search sites can be a powerful tool to find opportunities and make new connections.

Rethinking Employee Turnover

Ed Lawler | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Ed Lawler

For decades, experts in talent management have emphasized the costs that are produced by turnover. It is usually said that depending upon the complexity of the job and the level of management, the cost of turnover can equal anywhere from one month's to several years' salary for a departing employee.

The Great New Zealand Experiment

Adrian Coysh | Posted 07.27.2016 | Education
Adrian Coysh

Recently I stumbled upon a post by Sarah Blahovec, which was a cry for help from a disability activist from the USA. It drew me to look at the new Accessibility section of the venerable Huffington Post, and it occurred to me that I should share a little of the work we are doing in New Zealand, and my personal journey.

We Need a New Version of Capitalism for the Jobless Future

Vivek Wadhwa | Posted 07.28.2016 | Technology
Vivek Wadhwa

The problems and possibilities are endless in the future we are headed into. We need to be prepared and to develop a new version of capitalism that benefits all.

Software And Robots Eat Jobs. Now What?

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.27.2015 | Technology

In a story for Vox Monday, Matt Yglesias argues that we shouldn't be worried about losing our jobs to robots -- or to any other kind of sophisticated ...