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5 thoughts for new college grads seeking to find the right balance between meaningful work and making money

5 thoughts for new college grads seeking to find the right balance between meaningful work and making money

\The Class of 2024 had a college experience like no other, starting its first year during peak pandemic and graduating amid protests of the war in Gaza. Many of its graduates will be joining a working world that holds their future in its hands and that was transformed by technological advancements and changing attitudes about […] … learn more→

5 ways to job security in today's job market:

5 ways to job security in today’s job market:

Technological advancements have drastically changed the world in the past couple of decades, making it natural for people to worry about their future. With AI expected to replace 85 million jobs by 2025, people must find a way to adapt. Most people are currently focused on improving job security. Some also want a career change to adjust […] … learn more→

How stereotypes weigh on the integration of unqualified women in rural areas

How stereotypes weigh on the integration of unqualified women in rural areas

The employment market in rural areas is changing, with growth in the service sector and low-skilled positions . A change that could a priori leave more room for unqualified women. However, their integration is far from benefiting from this boom. In fact, they find themselves faced with new challenges, whether it is competition in access to employment or financial independence as a […] … learn more→

Choosing a career? These jobs won’t go out of style

Choosing a career? These jobs won’t go out of style

Sensationalist claims that 40% of jobs in Australia won’t exist in the future are unhelpful for young Australians thinking about entering the workforce. The reality is some jobs will no longer exist, new jobs will be created and most jobs will undergo some form of transformation. The skills we need for work are changing, but young Australians […] … learn more→

Fresh grad’s guide to finding a first job

Fresh grad’s guide to finding a first job

Perhaps you have heard how daunting the job hunt could be. Being a fresh graduate, it can be easy to get left behind from the tedious job search with hundreds, if not thousands of applicants who aspire to fill a position in a particular company. And so, you wonder how possible it is to stand […] … learn more→

\”Nobody wants to hire weirdos\”

As luck would have it, almost immediately after I wrote this post arguing that we should commit ourselves in our actions to making the discipline just a little bit better for those around us–in ways large and small–I came across a comment over at the Smoker that bummed me out. The comment reads: First, I\’d […] … learn more→

The successful health care job search

Healthcare continues to be a growing career choice, with a 29 percent increase in demand through 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Supporting roles are growing as well, as the need for medical assistants increases. Whether you\’re a pre-med student looking for experience or a new grad of a medical technologist program, […] … learn more→

Truth, lies and resumes

When searching for a job, there are a lot of things that can go wrong. You can stutter during a cold call, get lost on the way to the interview or even forget the name of the hiring manager. These are all honest mistakes and likely can be overcome with hard work and perseverance. Lying, […] … learn more→

Environmental science

Environmental sciences is by its nature a multidisciplinary research discipline – a study of the various interactions between the biological, chemical and physical components of our environment. … learn more→