September 29, 2015

Did you watch the lunar eclipse this past weekend? Does the eclipse or the northern lights excite you? Perhaps you have the calling to be an astronomer.

September 26, 2015

This section discusses key societal changes occurring in the family unit and how a new set of learners is participating in education and the workforce. Traditional family models are giving way to blended family structures in which caregivers include not just a mother and father but also single parents, same gender couples, siblings, grandparents, and the like. Balancing work and family is a priority for most Americans, and the...

September 22, 2015

Changes in the workplace are bringing both challenge and promise. Forces such as technological connectivity, globalization, rapid economic fluctuations, worker mobility, and increased longevity and diversity are reshaping the way we work. The new world of work can be an unsettling one: Competition for jobs and customers is fierce, and has now gone global, and workers must constantly refresh their skills to keep up with new tec...

September 17, 2015

Very often, the most influential person in a woman’s life is her mother. The mother-daughter relationship is enduring and powerful. Daughters seek their mothers’ approval well into midlife, while 75% of older mothers name their daughters among the three most important people in their lives. Mothers are typically women’s first and most crucial role models: the people they look to (or react against) when learning how to be worke...

September 10, 2015

If you think this is the time to be a candidate you might be right. Employment forecasts indicate that 2015 is a candidate’s market. Whether you are pursuing employment opportunities inside or outside of work be sure to fine tune your negotiating skills, focus on your personal brand and explore your options.

September 8, 2015

Every hour, Apple sells 16,000 iPhones and 5,400 iPads. Every month, a typical American spends 60 hours online, adding up to a solid month out of every year. Six billion mobile phone subscriptions now exist, the equivalent of 87% of the world’s population. Facebook, founded in 2004, now has 901 million global users; Twitter, founded in 2006, generates 1 billion tweets every 3 days. The Kindle sold an estimated 18 million units...

September 3, 2015

Most of the more than 200 women interviewed for this book said the following about career planning: Have a plan, but stay flexible. It’s sage advice. In a time of rapid technological and organizational change and economic instability, many people are finding that factors beyond their control are affecting their career plans. And many are also taking their careers into their own hands and directing the course of their working l...

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