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  • Top Seven Transportation And Material Moving Occupations
    by Tim Muma - July 13, 2020
    Whether it’s making sure people get from Point A to Point B safely or overseeing the shipment of materials, transportation jobs offer potential for those with an interest in the field. While duties, entry level requirements, job availability and median pay can vary greatly based on the position sought, the overall field remains a promising one for students with an interest in transit. Here is a look at seven of...
  • Questions On How To Negotiate Salary
    by Andy Rasico - July 11, 2020
    Salary negotiations are one of the most intimidating parts of the job searchprocess. Even those that are confident through every phase of interviewing can sometimes be stumped about how to approach salary discussions. How you approach salary negotiations, from the research you conduct beforehand to questions you address during the interview, will not only impact how much you earn but also how your employer perceives you whe...
  • Darden Factors: Who is Included in My Affirmative Action Plan?
    by Alexis Seibert - July 1, 2020
    Many federal contractors who are developing their first-year affirmative action plan (AAP) often have the same question: who should be included in my AAP? The Office of Federal Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has provided some guidance on this topic by stating that all employees who have worked in a federal contractor’s establishment during the fiscal (or plan) year should be included in the contractor’s AAP. Som...
  • Black Lives Matter in the Workplace, too
    by Debra Wheatman - June 29, 2020
    I’m sure you’ve noticed the ubiquitous statements against racial inequality in recent days. Such statements are being issued by public organizations, educational and nonprofit institutions, and for-profit companies. These statements are, sorry to say, generally mealy-mouthed in nature. It is very unusual for any entity to come out publicly to disavow both explicit racism and microaggressions. (Kudos to Ben &...
  • Jump Start Your Career Search After Being Let Go
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - June 26, 2020
    Being dismissed or furloughed from your job has been more common than not as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic that rocked the worldwide economy. For the unemployed, or underemployed – now is the time to pick yourself up and get back into the saddle in order to find your next job. Showcasing your ability to be nimble and resilient is appealing to employers. Here are some tips to help find a job after being let...
  • How To Write A Strong Resume
    by Andy Rasico - June 23, 2020
    What elements make up a good resume? Try on this list: brevity, clarity, positivity, attractiveness-and truthfulness. Your resume is your calling card to hiring managers and human resource departments. Because it represents you, two things are paramount. First, make sure your resume truly represents what you have to offer. Get all the advice you can, but remember, in the end your work, qualities, and accomplishments g...
  • Addressing Mental Health Concerns as a Workplace Disability
    by EARN - June 11, 2020
    According to the National Institute on Mental Health, 19 percent of American adults experience mental health conditions each year, such as depression, anxiety disorders (e.g. post-traumatic stress disorder), and bi-polar disorder, to name a few. The vast majority of these individuals are of working age, so it behooves America's employers to learn strategies for fostering a mental health-friendly work culture. For federal...
  • Tough Times, Wise Decisions
    by Dr. Maynard Brusman - May 28, 2020
    In a time when “flattening the curve” requires universal participation, when, how, and who to re-open requires tough decisions. Wise business leadership is needed more than ever before. There’s no shortage of talks, posts, or tweets on our need for wise, capable leaders who pursue the common good; who balance big-picture thinking with next-step management. But predicting outcomes becomes much more compl...
  • The Value of Evergreen Requisitions
    by Rosemary Cox - May 27, 2020
    In an era where the Office of Federal Contract and Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has become more inquisitive into contractor recruitment and selection processes, there is a need for more awareness around the utility and benefits of using evergreen requisitions. We find that there is both a lack of regulatory guidance for their use and a need for more resources on how to use them effectively to meet business and compliance nee...
  • Your New Normal: How Will It Look?
    by Caroline Dowd-Higgins - May 27, 2020
    You may have seen them on social media…the memes and articles about how our lives will be forever changed due to Coronavirus. One of those memes, from Brené Brown, recently appeared in my social media feed questioning the whole idea of “normal” and pointing out that “normal” in the current age has had a very low bar. Brené Brown observes… “We will not go back...