Articles tagged with career sphere

Infographic: Changes in Employee Tenure

How long have you worked for your company? If you've reached the five-year mark, then you have already been with your employer longer than the average American stays with the same company. See how your professional career compares in the infographic below.

What Business People Need to Consider When Contemplating Education Goals

It's important for busi¬ness people to have access to up-to-date adult and continuing education curriculum for many reasons. They include: preparing the community for in-demand careers, to be competitive in the job market and to gain the skills necessary for professional development. Look for degree programs that are in-demand and prepare graduates for what businesses are looking for with interactive media and real-world skills that include written and oral communica-tion, problem solving and critical thinking.

Professional Communication in the Business World

Throughout my 25 year career as a business professional, I have seen business world communications evolve from letters on beautiful business stationary and personal handwritten note cards, to personal assistants answering your business phone and transferring the call or taking personal messages. Now, we have become much more relaxed in our communication in the business world.

Rise to the Top with LinkedIn

If you are not on LinkedIn yet, you need to be. If you are a prospective student, current student, alumni, looking for work or even if you are currently employed, you need to have a LinkedIn profile now.

4 Reasons Why You Need to be Professional

Professionalism is not just dressing nice or having an advanced degree. In the working world, there are many more guidelines to follow in order to be considered a professional.

Infographic: America's Youth Vote, How College Students Stack Up

College students - are you ready for the November election? Recent studies show you may not be as interested in the 2012 campaigns as years past. In 2008, 29 percent of college students paid close attention to the presidential race. That number is down to 19 percent. See where you stack up against other college students this election year in our infographic below.

The Interview Follow-Up

The post-interview stage can be just as stressful as preparing for the interview, especially anxiously waiting to hear a reply if you think it went well.