The Reasons Why So Many Women Choose to Work in HR

Look around any HR department and you will soon notice that the majority of the people there are female. This is no coincidence. HR is traditionally a female field and in the US, 70% of people working in HR are women. In the UK, the picture is identical. In 1997, 64% of HR employees were women, but by 2007, it had risen to 79%. The same applies to HR training courses: once again, the majority of students looking for the best online colleges for human resources are female. In fact, … [Read more...]

Why More Moms Are Choosing to Re-Enter the Workforce in the Healthcare Industry

Working moms who left their jobs to raise their kids may eventually wish to re-enter the workforce once their children are old enough and their responsibilities have waned a bit. But re-entering the same career may not be a viable option. If you’re in this situation, continue reading to learn about why so many mothers are choosing to re-enter the workforce in the healthcare industry, even if they’re background wasn’t previously in healthcare. Career opportunities Nurses are in high demand … [Read more...]

Getting a Green Education : Sustainability Majors

  Getting a Green Education : Sustainability Majors       According to USA Today, over 100 majors, minors, and focuses in sustainability-centric programs were added to the collegiate roster in 2009. And with increasing interest in climate control, eliminating paper trails, and reducing our carbon footprints, the number has only grown since then.         Going green is a hot topic, with many major companies making efforts to incorporate … [Read more...]

Holly Allender – Job Loyalty: It’s a Two-Way Street

Job Loyalty: It’s a Two-Way Street   Show Your Dedication   When I first entered the workforce at age sixteen, I was paid hourly. I did my work, and at the end of my shift, I left. I never gave a second thought to staying late. I figured if I did my job and did it well, I was showing my loyalty, abilities and eagerness to remain a part of the company. These were primarily summer jobs, and I wasn’t looking to move up in the company. Over the years, I learned to balance my workload and the … [Read more...]

TAKE ACTION! – STOP Discrimination Against People with Parkinson's Disease!

 Parkinson's is a devastating genetic disease that impairs motor skill and can silence speech; in worst cases, it can render the sufferer completely unable to move. The last thing anyone with Parkinson's or at risk for the disease should face is discrimination from insurance companies and employers.Urge the Canadian government to stop discrimination against people with diseases like Parkinson's. » Genetic discrimination is a growing problem in Canada, and it can cause people to delay or decline … [Read more...]

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