As a Talent Acquisition Specialist (a fancy title for recruiter), my friends frequently ask me to either write their resumes or seek advice on how to write their own. Although I would love to personally assist everyone in their quest to create the perfect resume, I decided a better way to start would be to answer the top four questions I receive and also address some of the more frequent mistakes made by young people entering the work force.
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Over the last quarter of a millennium, humans have moved indoors. Beginning in 1750 with the first wave of the Industrial Revolution, a gross migration began to occur when people from rural, outdoor, farming communities moved to cities.
In beginning this post about social entrepreneurship, I was very excited because it is such an exciting and inspiring focus. However after tapping mindlessly on my keyboard and coming up short, I was faced the ultimate test of blogging in taking what social entrepreneurship means to me and translating it into what it means to the world.
College students across the country are gearing up for MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 18. What used to be just a day off to sleep in and catch up on homework has become an exciting day for young adults to actively engage in their community through volunteering.
Young people aged 10-24 make up 25 percent of the world’s population (The World’s Youth 2013 Data Sheet) —that’s just fewer than two billion people. Now, given that middle-aged people are not appearing out of thin air, increased numbers of young people signify a trend of exponential population growth worldwide.
The evolution of online learning poses many questions about the future of education. Is online learning effective? Do online courses provide the same quality of education as traditional classrooms? Will online classes someday make classroom teachers obsolete?
As Millennials come of age and enter the workforce, their views of work are quite different from older generations. Young people value work-life balance, but they see work as a part of their life that should be a meaningful part of their life.
The 25th annual National Service-Learning Conference will be held in Washington, D.C. this year from April 9-12. This conference invites educators and students from across the nation to attend workshops, hear keynote speakers, and engage in service.
A great debate has arisen over the character of the next generation. People born after 1980 are defined as the “Millennial” generation because these young people, now in their teens and twenties, will be the first to come to the age of maturity in the new millennium.