May 5, 2017

Most Sought Majors

By | 2017-05-05T13:09:56+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Business, Individuals|0 Comments

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has just released the responses to its 2017 Job Outlook Spring Update which asks employers about their hiring plans. This should be of interest to not only those of you who are on the hiring side of the equation, but also for [...]

Mar 27, 2017

Exploring Career Options

By | 2017-03-27T15:27:59+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Business, Individuals|0 Comments

This month's Fast Company magazine has an article by Alex Daly called How I Created My Dream Job That Didn't Exist. In her article she talks about how she did research on jobs that she was interested in pursuing, “When I was working in magazines,” she continues, “I would reach out [...]

Feb 16, 2017

Career Paradigm 2 – Ikigai

By | 2017-02-13T23:12:32+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Business, Individuals|0 Comments

The Japanese have a term, Ikigai, that also addresses the job/career/calling paradigm. It is usually used to indicate the source of value in one’s life or the things that make one’s life worthwhile. Secondly, the word is used to refer to mental and spiritual circumstances under which individuals feel that [...]

Dec 2, 2016

Salaries Up for 2016 College Grads

By | 2016-12-02T17:28:18+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Business, Individuals|0 Comments

Salaries for 2016 college grads are on the rise. Computer Science and Engineering grads continue to lead the pack in terms of starting pay, but all of the top 5 categories saw significant increases over the 2015 numbers. The average starting salaries for all majors was $52,569, which was up [...]

Mar 15, 2014

Less Than 30% of Teens in DFW Can Find Work

By | 2016-10-20T21:53:47+00:00 March 15th, 2014|Business|0 Comments

According to the Mar 14, 2014 Dallas Morning News article “Joblessness soars for teens, young adults”, nothing has improved involving employment rates for teen and young adults. For teenagers in the DFW area, only 29.5% were employed (leaving over 70% unemployed) in 2012, compared to 44% in 2000. The employment [...]

Mar 3, 2014

Does Your Company Recruit High School Students?

By | 2016-10-20T21:53:47+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Business|0 Comments

Recently the Alabama and LSU football programs made the news for recruiting eighth and ninth grade football players, committing to them three and four years before they will graduate from high school. It is hard to believe these commitments will play out like they have started, because a lot can [...]