Monthly Archives: June 2016

Are You Workforce Ready?

While the majority of college students feel prepared to move from high school to higher education, they are often less confident about making the next big transition, from college to the workplace. In separate 2015 studies from McGraw Hill Education, Gallup-Purdue and the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) current students and alumni provide …

Posted in Working with Students & Graduates

The Uncertain Story of Career Development

Certainty is something that we seem to strive for in life, so it is odd that we so often bewail that we are bored. Judging by their popularity, we love a good suspense thriller and hate to have it spoiled by someone telling us who did it. With the exception of illegal bookmakers and bent …

Posted in Professional Promotion

The Business Case for Improving Mental Well-being in the Work Place

Employees are increasingly expected to frequently adapt to organizational change outside of their control, often requiring them to perform better, faster and with improved outputs. These changes may be accompanied by decreasing rewards and less job security. Click here to view the PDF Article

Posted in Employer's Perspective

How to Explain Your Employment Gap Without Hurting Your Chances of Getting the Job

You took some time off. Finished your degree. Went on sabbatical. Stayed home and raised young kids. Took care of an elderly parent who needed you. Whatever it was, the net result is an employment gap—and it’s making you squirm. Do people even hire professionals with the dreaded G-word on their resumes? Of course they …

Posted in Adult Career Changes