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Do students know about the career opportunities in STEM?

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.

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The Widening Skills Gap

The Widening Skills Gap

The skills gap continues to cost companies countless amounts of dollars—not only when the wrong talent is on-boarded but also when no talent is on-boarded.

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Japanese Embassy Exchange: Indulging in the American Way of Life

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.

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Three quotes from football greats to advance your career

Brilliant Career Quotes from Football Legends

As 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.

 

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How to Get a job with no Experience

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.

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A Generation X reaction to that Millennial Resignation

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.”

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‘I quit!’: a viral video and the mentality of Millennials at work

Marina Shifrin & How Millennials Say, ‘I Quit!’

a viral video and the mentality of millennials at work

 

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Top Reasons Being an Engineer is 'Epic'

Top 5 Reasons to be an Engineer

From 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:

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How to get the most out of your summer job

Summer jobs don’t have to stay summer jobs

It’s easy to go into an internship with the mentality that it’s just short-term, a summer filler if you will. But it can be so much more than that. It all just depends on how much you’re willing to put into it.

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Pick the best places to Travel & Network this Summer

Summer is a great time to do some traveling—and some networking

Networking doesn’t have to be hard. And during the summer, it can be a great use of time—because it can happen anywhere.

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