Resume Keywords Make All the Difference!

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Resume Keywords Make All the Difference!

Posted on November 9th, by Erin Kennedy in Career Advice. No Comments

Once you finally admit to yourself that you DO in fact still need a resume for your job search, your next step will be to include the right content so that your resume is “found” by employers and recruiters looking for candidates in your field.  So, how do you get “found”? I have one word … Read More »

7 Apps to Free Up Time after Classes

Posted on October 12th, by Jessie Agarwal in education/training. No Comments

There is never enough time after classes to study and spend time with friends! In today’s innovation arranged, quick-paced society students are called upon to juggle different assignments day by day – like lectures, club meetings, gatherings and sports – all while staying active with friends and family through email, cell phones, and … Read More »

Go Beyond Choosing a Career Field

Posted on October 10th, by American Public University System in education/training. 1 Comment

By Jacquelyn Brookins, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at American Public University

You’ve reached the finish line. After years of learning new methodologies, skills, and job specific knowledge, you are obtaining a college degree. Whether it’s your Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or beyond, the degree you sought is a reflection of the direction you have decided to go. … Read More »

KSAs: The Walking Dead of Federal Hiring

Posted on October 10th, by Camille Roberts in education/training. No Comments

Recently, I was working with a client whose job announcement included four Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) in the qualification requirements. As I began to discuss with him the best approach, he quickly informed me that “we don’t have to write KSAs anymore.” I told him that this is only partially true. As of 2010, … Read More »

What Kind of Leader Are You?

Posted on October 10th, by Karen Kimsey-House in on the job. No Comments

When you think of leadership, what images spring to mind?

Perhaps it is the bold visionary standing alone at the helm of the organization brimming with charisma. Or perhaps it is more dictatorial, the boss barking out unquestionable orders subordinates as they scurry about. In either case, this form of leadership is one-dimensional, and in today’s … Read More »

Bad Behavior: Don’t Tolerate It

Posted on October 9th, by Chris Edmonds in on the job. No Comments

Do leaders in your organization tolerate bad behavior from others leaders or individual contributors?

Bad behavior may happen for thousands of reasons, in all kinds of organizations across the globe.

Bad behavior may happen because people want power and control at work. They respond aggressively when their power is threatened.

Bad behavior may happen because of individual’s social … Read More »

Life, Simply the Best!

Posted on October 9th, by Liam Ryan in education/training. No Comments

I was in Amsterdam last week and I took the obligatory stroll through its world famous red light district. I was surprised at what my reaction was.  I thought it was all a bit sad.

Girls with fake smiles giving false portrayals of their real selves. Men who were

blivious to what the genuine delights of that … Read More »

Closing the Gender Wage Gap Benefits the Economy

Posted on October 9th, by Valerie Martinelli in on the job. No Comments

The gender pay gap has been a persistent national issue. The latest data illustrates that while the United States has made great progress, there is still more work to be done. According to the 2014 Global Gender Gap Report by the World Economic Forum, there is no nation in the world where a woman earns … Read More »

Information Governance Insights: Is It Time?

Posted on October 9th, by Robin Woolen in About the Public Sector. No Comments

Information Governance is easier when you think of it in terms of The Four “Ws” which are

​What are your information assets?

Where are they located?

When can you dispose of them?

Who manages them and has access to them?

In last month’s article we talked about the second “W” – Where. So now that you know where your information … Read More »

Celebrate Health Literacy Month!

Posted on October 9th, by H.E. James in About the Public Sector. No Comments

More than a third of the country’s population is healthcare illiterate.  What does this mean?  It means that these members of the population struggle to obtain and process healthcare knowledge and data.  Thus, they make less-informed healthcare decisions, ultimately jeopardizing their lives.

There are a number of factors that contribute to health literacy, or a lack … Read More »