We all know that the workforce is experiencing difficulty finding top talent that specialize technology, engineering, science, and math. It’s no surprise that there is a huge skills gap in students pursuing these types of careers. The current need for professionals with these skill sets is an all-time high and the demand is only growing with the baby-boomer generation retiring at an exponential rate.Read More
Japanese-American Exchange Program Heralds Great Knowledge-Sharing
Recently, Randstad USA hosted an internal International Exchange Program with its Japanese colleagues. The experience, which incorporated tactical learning, office visits and shadowing, also included a visit to a local Walmart, per request, and a trip to a Texas steakhouse.Read More
Brilliant Career Quotes from Football LegendsAs you heat up the grill and watch your favorite football teams take on the gridiron, don’t forget to use wisdom from the sport to advance your career, too.
How to Get a Job with no Experience
Sometimes it can be hard to recognize growth when you're stuck doing uninspiring tasks in a dead end job. But take a closer look, and you may be surprised by how everyday duties have helped build your career skills and work experience despite their nature.Read More
Generation X reacts to Marina Shifrin's Pinnacle Millennial Resignation
I very much enjoyed the recent Business and Workplace post about Marina Shifrin, a fearless millennial, dancing her way out the door of her office (forever). But as I read the post and watched the video, I noticed a comment my colleague wrote, “Millennials have a very different mindset around the work they do and the value they bring to a company when compared to other generations in the workforce.”Read More
Marina Shifrin & How Millennials Say, ‘I Quit!’
a viral video and the mentality of millennials at work
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Top 5 Reasons to be an EngineerFrom job security and high salary to becoming Iron Man, there has indeed never been a better time to become an engineer.
The internet is a buzz after Nicholas Selby --a sophomore studying mechanical engineering at the top tier school, Georgia Tech--welcomed the incoming class of 2,700. With a rousing monologue backed by the theme music from '2001: A Space Odyssey,' which ultimately and deservedly lead to a standing ovation, he passionately proclaims:
Social Media for Productivity Improvement
Throughout my career, I have worked at several professional services organizations—from a couple of large consulting firms to a boutique private equity firm to now working here at Randstad USA. But regardless of the size of the organization, one of the most frequently asked questions I receive is around the value of social media and specifically how employees in a business-to-business organization can utilize these tools better at all levels for productivity improvement and team collaboration.Read More