Findings showed the coast on which you’re employed could very well affect your contentment with work. The top 10 happiest states are concentrated on the west coast and, even with the east coast receiving fairly high salaries, its inhabitants aren’t afraid to bash their employers on the social media airwaves.
Job seekers and employees alike can very well use this as an excuse to pack up everything and head for the sunny shores of California, but what does a study like this do for the employer who cannot so easily uproot? Hint: It does not mean you’re doomed to a life of unhappy employees nor does it mean you are given a location-based ‘free pass’.Happiness is [...]
When looking for a career, the old way of thinking is that you need to be 100 percent laser focused on getting that job. You go to school, you take your qualifications and you hit the job market head-on. This has been the typical train of thought for decades.
A little news flash though – over the last few decades, there have been many updates in technology creating fun distractions for people. Working with technology has become an instinct and a way of daily life for millennials. An online adult will spend nearly an entire day of the week on social media or texting more than 150 million people in America play video games, and every minute, YouTube receives over 300 hours of [...]
One of the biggest questions we ever face in life is what do we want to do with it. Our lives are a wonderful gift; how do we marry our talents with that which fulfills us and makes us feel as though we’re fully engaged and balanced? To be honest, I don’t know that anyone really has those answers. And not one answer fits everyone, which complicates matters even further. The best thing I can say is there is no wrong or right and it’s completely individual– this means that no one can tell you what is best for you.
It’s happened many times– someone hands a recruiter a resume and says, “Do you have anything for me?” or “What do [...]
It’s a question proponents of higher education can’t escape these days as millions of degreed Americans struggle with unemployment and underemployment after college graduation. In response, federal agencies are taking serious measures to address the financial aspect of “worth” by holding colleges and universities responsible for a visible return on investment.
President Obama wants to improve college affordability through a universal ratings system, which would classify schools based on tuition, graduation rates, average student debt and post-graduate earnings. Reactions to the proposed ratings are mixed and heated, though arguably not as [...]