Posts Tagged Workforce readiness
Ready or not—here they come! Graduates of the Class of 2017 are ready to enter the workforce and will be preparing to start their careers over the next several months.
Ready or not, here they come.
In just a few months, the Class of 2017 will be taking the full-time leap into the workforce.
Starting a new job can be awkward at any age, but even more so for new graduates—and all new young professionals—who are entering the workforce for the first time.
Show up on time. Stay all day. Work while you're on the clock. Dress appropriately.
As shocking as it may seem, these are some of the basic abilities that many of today’s entry-level applicants lack.
Leaving school and entering the wide unknown of the workforce is a big change for any college or high school graduate. For job-search newbies, knowing what employers want and how to navigate the hiring process can be about as confusing as a Yogi Berra quote. And sifting through conflicting advice from well-meaning friends and family just adds to that confusion.
Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) held its annual thought leaders’ event in Washington, D.C., on September 30, and SHRM was one of the many sponsors who support the good work that the organization does to help at-risk youth finish high school and find productive careers.
Do you remember your first job? The skills and lessons you learned? The excitement of that first paycheck you earned? Those early work experiences helped develop your work ethic, grow you professionally and take the first steps along a career path. But today, millions of young people are missing out on this critical opportunity.
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HIPAA Action Items After a Data Breach
The cyber attack on Anthem should spur employers to know their obligations
By Stephen A. Riga, Timothy G. Verrall and Danielle Vanderzanden © Ogletree Deakins 2/9/2015
Entry level HR is a topic that is near and dear to my heart.
This past March, I sat down at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and spoke with students about what they need to know as they prepare to leave school and enter the real world.