A recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers has revealed that the majority of paid interns receive a job offer and the majority who accept such offers (the majority) stay with their new employer for more than 5 years. Conclusion: internships are a “win-win” for students and employers alike.
The Millennials are the latest -and some would say, greatest – generation to emerge in America. Currently defined as those between the ages of 18 and 29, Millennials have many recognizable characteristics that researchers have deemed typical of the generation: optimism, tech-savvy, liberal leanings, and a solid educational background. [In fact,] a whopping 50% of those in college (40% of Millennials] say they plan on entering graduate programs afterwards. It could be a sign of the tough financial times, or just evidence of the remarkable smarts and ambition that define this generation – or perhaps it’s a little of both. Are the Millennials the best generation ever? Let’s take a look.
Graduating from college can be an exciting and stressful time. Suddenly you need to find a job, replay loans and make solid financial decisions. Fortunately, you don’t need to be unprepared. Below are some budgeting basics to keep your spending under control, some suggestions on how to set financial goals and a list of the top 10 American cities for starting out.
More than 66% of adults are connected to one or more social media platforms, but who exactly are these people? This is a question every business must answer before embracing social media and our infographic below provides a look at the statistics behind some of the most popular social media platforms.
The rising cost of college tuition translates into many students re-evaluating higher education, their future professional careers as well as other major life decisions. Find out more in our very enlightening infographic on The Surprising Side Effects of Rising College Costs.
Media piracy is a major issue faced by both consumers and industry groups. Since many people download music, movies and TV shows without paying just how much is such activity impacting employment opportunities and industry profits? Let’s find out.
American workers are wasting 26% of every 8 hour workday – that’s 2.09 hours – excluding lunch or scheduled break time! Who’s wasting the most time, and what are they doing? Find out in this extremely informative infographic.
Though considered the most educated generation in history, the Millennial generation – young adults between the age of 18 and 29 who make up 25% of America’s population – is also living through one of the worst economic crises. From a weak job market to the global economic downturn, are the Millennials cut out for this market? [A look at the infographic below tells the story.] Words: 345
Getting into a good university is not an easy feat and securing a job upon graduation in the current economic climate is not easy either…The biggest challenge for most university graduates, however, is paying off their education loan [which is] hardly surprising [given that] the sum of student debt is higher than credit card debt across the United States. It may sound preposterous that some have called higher education the next big bubble so read the following infographic, which compares the higher education bubble to the housing bubble, and decide for yourself. Words: 410
Though unemployment has been wide-reaching across industries…[some] jobs, against all odds, are on the rise – a steep rise…So if you’re sick of your job and craving a new profession, now might be the time to head back to school and get that secondary degree in one of these 10 specializations.