Posts tagged "education"

What Do College Graduates Want from an Employer?

What Do College Graduates Want from an Employer?
Every year Universum conducts a survey on college campuses in an online closed end format in an attempt to find out what the most coveted places are to work for college graduates and what they are seeking in an employer. 59,643 undergrad students with a grade point average of 3.5 and above from 320 universities... Read more »

Allegations of Sexual Abuse Cover-up of Autistic Child at Ogden School

Allegations of Sexual Abuse Cover-up of Autistic Child at Ogden School
Yesterday, a Complaint was filed against the Chicago Board of Education and an Ogden special education teacher that alleges wrongful sexual misconduct with an autistic 6 year old. According to the art teacher who witnessed the incident, there was “a lot of physical contact” that she described as “inappropriate and disgusting” and that the whole... Read more »

Illinois Governor Quinn Supports the Chicago International Film Festival

Illinois Governor Quinn Supports the Chicago International Film Festival
Illinois Governor Quinn has announced that he will honor the legendary actor and his son by proclaiming August 19th, “Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez Day” in the state of Illinois.  The Governor will attend the Annual Chicago International Film Fest Summer Gala to make the official proclamation, which will be followed by a special screening of Sheen’s latest film The... Read more »
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MasterCard Gives $1 Million Grant to Help Low-Income Communities

MasterCard Gives $1 Million Grant to Help Low-Income Communities
Intense competition for quality jobs is increasing as workers fall behind in the skills and education needed to qualify for these jobs.  Many of America’s youth in the lower economic class are struggling to compete in our relenting economy, as to have opportunities in their future to support themselves.  Fortunately there are corporations that “step-up”... Read more »

Job Seekers: Consider a Career as A Nanny!

Job Seekers: Consider a Career as A Nanny!
  Mary Dombrowski The national unemployment rate has trickled down to 8.8%, the lowest in two years.  Yet, there are still millions of would-be workers still looking for a new job or investigating a new career.  Many are living on unemployment benefits applying for work in their field.  Whether we like it or not many of... Read more »

Bricks+Mobile: The Technology of Our Future

Kelly Stickel-Remodista Founder Doing business in this high tech world economy is a challenge.  It is moving faster than most of us can comprehend.  The new products and services offered are being created at an astounding rate, leaving many of us unable to keep up with all the new information being released into the marketplace,... Read more »
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(10) Tips for Surviving Your Career: Be Prepared

Chicago landscape One day you wake up to find out that you have been downsized out of a job at IBM or Boeing.  You’re in your mid-30′s and have worked as an employee for the company for ten years while thinking your job was protected from a lay-off!    Not so, in this slippery economy... Read more »

Help for recent college graduates: Finding the right career

Frank Schroeder Recent college graduates, do you need help with your job search in this unrelenting economy?   Meet Frank Schroeder, a very tall attractive, well dressed man, who looks like he can take on anything.  Frank is a former Alcoa Aluminum executive, DBM outplacement manager of international operations and an executive search professional. The... Read more »