Only 13 percent of employees worldwide are engaged at work, according to a September 2013 Gallup report.
The research firm's 142-country study defines engagement as those "psychologically committed to their jobs and likely to be making positive contributions to their organizations." That number is up from 11 percent in 2010. Sixty three percent are not engaged, "meaning they lack motivation and are less likely to invest discretionary effort in organizational goals and outcomes."
Greater credit is now being given to the value of the nation's community colleges, as more and more attention is drawn not only to the opportunities available at a more affordable cost, but also to the economic need for more skilled workers who are qualified to fill a growing number of job openings.
Setting career goals is an important step in having a successful career. When navigating the job market, you should have a direction in mind and an idea of what you need to accomplish in order to get there.
If you’re considering changing careers, you aren’t alone. Fifty-five percent of Americans are trying to switch careers and an additional 30% would consider changing if they could find a better career (Monster, 2012).
Jill Gopal has achromatopsia, a non-correctable autosomal recessive congenital color vision disorder, which is accompanied with extreme sensitivity to light. Individuals with achromatopsia are legally blind. Jill graduated from Boston University.
How do you determine whether you're effectively communicating with key people (especially your prospective supervisor) during your second and third job interviews with prospective employers?
It's likely that you will look through hundreds of job
postings during your job search. New job openings are posted every day, and each
one will probably be written and formatted differently. Some will include a
great deal of detail an...
You may share my interests in
American literature, religious studies or art history, but I doubt, as fields
of study, they'll prepare you for the future job market, unless you plan to
become of a part of academia.