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2017 Trends for the Workplace

Happy New Year!  Now that we’ve inaugurated a new President and experienced his first week in office, many are wondering what his potential changes will mean to the day-to-day lives of real people. Jena McGregor of The Washington Post has

Posted in Liberal Arts, Workplace Trends

The Case for Defying Your Parents and Choosing a Liberal Arts Major

In the age of helicopter parenting, it’s not surprising that new high school graduates are not only feeling the pressure of where to go to school, but what to study. A recent Washington Post article by Steven Pearlstein outlines the

Posted in Higher Education, Liberal Arts

DESK OR NO DESK? That is the Question…

Whether you’re a number cruncher, a tree hugger, or something in between, you probably have some idea of how much time you want to sit at a desk. Here are a few options for both sides of the equation…  

Posted in Liberal Arts, Workplace Trends

2014 Graduates in Liberal Arts: Where Are They Now?

It’s hard to believe that the graduates of 2014 have been in the job marketplace for a whole year now.  So how have they fared so far? A recent study conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Hiring Trends, Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Salary Report for New Grads

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) just released the results of their 2014 First-Destination Survey, and the findings for liberal arts graduates are interesting: the top average starting salary among Class of 2014 liberal arts graduates at the

Posted in Hiring Trends, Liberal Arts, Salaries

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

A Little Levity

Source:  The Washington Post, 12/7/14

Posted in Liberal Arts

Books to Help Your Liberal Arts Job Search

Need more in-depth advice about your career path? Some of these resources may be just the things you’re looking for: A Good Match:  Library Career Opportunities for Graduates of Liberal Arts Colleges By Rebecca A. Watson-Boone   (Paperback, Sept. 2000) A

Posted in Books, Liberal Arts, Resources