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Employers Hiring New Grads Seek Leaders, Communicators, Team Players

Employers Hiring New Grads Seek Leaders, Communicators, Team Players

Employers hiring new college graduates say they are looking for leaders who can work as part of a team and communicate effectively, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). When employers participating in NACE’s Job Outlook 2015 survey were asked which attributes they look for on a candidate’s […]

Saying Thank You Can Help You Land the Job

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Saying Thank You Can Help You Land the Job

Your mother told you to do it, and research shows she was right: Saying thank you not only displays impeccable manners but also may give job hopefuls an edge. Ninety-one percent of human resources managers in an Accountemps survey said it’s helpful for job candidates to send a thank-you following an interview. Doing so allows you to […]

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Have A Sense Of Humor Have More Fun At Work

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Have A Sense Of Humor Have More Fun At Work

Fun and work don’t have to be non sequiturs. And fun doesn’t have to start only when you leave the office. Adding some on-the-job levity can help you build rapport with those around you, relieve workplace tension and contribute to a positive work environment.  In a recent survey, nearly eight in 10 (79%) chief financial officers […]

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Job Search ‘ABCs’ for New Grads

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Job Search ‘ABCs’ for New Grads

Like other recent graduates, you may be finding the current job market challenging. Many employers are eager to hire financial talent, but they also typically want candidates with specific skills and practical experience. Catching a hiring manager’s attention is never easy. However, by focusing on some important basics — the job search “ABCs” — you could […]

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Great PLaces To Work? How To Unlock Inside Information On Employers

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Great PLaces To Work? How To Unlock Inside Information On Employers

By VICKIE ELMER— Look inside before you commit to walk through the gates or guard station every day. Do your due diligence on an employer before you sign on as an employee. Starting today, there’s another way to peek in to corporate cultures: It’s Great Rated! a “social search engine for workplace culture,” developed by the […]

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U.S. Department Of Labor Sequestration Information

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U.S. Department Of Labor Sequestration Information

For anyone wondering about the reality of sequestration for major government agencies, here are the U.S. Department of Labor’s online resources for its employees who are facing the blunt end of sequestration. U.S. Department Of Labor Sequestration Information The following information is provided to assist DOL employees who may be impacted by budget reductions required by sequestration.  […]

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Infographic: What Employers Want

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Infographic: What Employers Want

Infographic: What Employers Want Despite high unemployment, some U.S. employers can’t find enough workers with the right qualifications to fill their jobs. While the U.S. economy is growing slowly, there are industries and areas of the country — such as those at the center of the oil and gas boom — that are expanding rapidly. […]

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Checklists For Patients: How To Stay Safe In a Hospital

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Checklists For Patients: How To Stay Safe In a Hospital

By BLAIR HICKMAN, ProPublica-– Propping up a patient’s hospital bed at a 30-degree angle can help prevent hospital-acquired pneumonia. Using alcohol wipes kills staph bugs, but you need bleach wipes to kill C. diff germs. High-protein snacks can help prevent bed sores. However, most patients don’t know these things. And doctors and nurses can easily overlook these basic […]

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All About Job STRESS, Part 5: NIOSH Approach To Job Stress

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All About Job STRESS, Part 5: NIOSH Approach To Job Stress

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Approach To Job Stress On the basis of experience and research, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) favors the view that working conditions play a primary role in causing job stress. However, the role of individual factors is not ignored. According to the NIOSH view, […]

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All About Job STRESS, Part 4: Job Stress And Health

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All About Job STRESS, Part 4: Job Stress And Health

Job Stress And Health: What The Research Reveals & What Can Be Done Early Warning Signs Of Job Stress Adverse Health Effects Cardiovascular Disease Many studies suggest that psychologically demanding jobs that allow employees little control over the work process increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Musculoskeletal Disorders On the basis of research by NIOSH […]

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