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Energy: The Employer of the Future

As the human population continues to balloon worldwide, there is one thing that continues to grow with it: the demand for energy. That demand, coupled with the ever-shrinking availability of non-renewable energy resources, has driven the need for new workers

Posted in Blog, Hiring Trends

U.S. Companies with Overseas Jobs

Want to work in a foreign country but lack the required work visa?  More and more U.S. companies are building branches overseas and helping their employees through the paperwork to send them abroad.  Figuring out which companies offer such a

Posted in Blog, Getting Hired

Top 150 Workplaces in the DC area

The Washington Post Magazine released its annual list of Top Workplaces for 2015, and Applied Predictive Technologies became the first company to make the list for a second consecutive year. The magazine interviewed Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President

Posted in Blog, Career Resources

The Happiest Companies to Work for in 2015

Do you have a solid picture in your head of the ideal location to find a job and build a career? Some people want to stick close to roots and family, while others may require a certain geographic location in

Posted in Blog, Liberal Arts

Hot Jobs for 2015

It’s almost Valentine’s Day already–can you believe it? Where did January go? While you’re digging out from the gargantuan snowbanks in the Northeast, or swimming through the floods of the West Coast, now’s a good time to consider what the

Posted in Blog, Getting Hired, Hiring Trends, Liberal Arts

New Year’s Resolutions for Liberal Arts Grads

Ah, it’s that time of year again.  Time to examine your path, set some attainable goals, and get re-motivated to make your life all that it can be.  Here are some recommendations that seem particularly well-suited to liberal arts graduates

Posted in Blog, Liberal Arts, Resolutions

The Top Workplaces of 2014

This summer The Washington Post printed the first of what it is calling its “inaugural” special report on Top Workplaces. Being a regional newspaper, its focus is on employers in the greater Washington metropolitan area, and it is the result

Posted in Blog, Career Resources, Getting Hired

Religious Accommodation in the Workplace

As companies become more and more diverse, with employees bringing a mix of multicultural backgrounds into the workplace, courts have found themselves busier with claims of religious discrimination brought by disgruntled employees—complaints increased approximately 41% since 1997. What can you

Posted in Blog, Workplace Trends

Making Liberal Arts Graduates More Employable

David DeLong wrote an interesting article in the Harvard Business Review a couple of months ago, suggesting ways that liberal arts colleges can help their graduates overcome the “skills gap” and make themselves more employable. His basic premise is this: 

Posted in Blog, Career Resources, Certifications, Current Jobs for Graduates, Entry level jobs, Getting Hired, Higher Education, Interviewing, Job Matching, Liberal Arts, Pre-Employment Testing, Resumes, Skills Assessment

Top Paying Liberal Arts Majors

Let’s start off on an uplifting note–a look at where liberal arts majors are using their degrees to earn the biggest bucks. The National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) does a lot of studies and puts out a lot

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Blog, Entry level jobs, Liberal Arts, Salaries