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Cure for Office Burnout: Mini Sabbaticals

Employee leaves of at least a week can start as early as six months into a job.... More

How to Define Success for Yourself

Employees dissatisfied with their careers may not be entirely to blame for the choices they’ve made. Many ideas about success are often not our own,... More

Bosses Seek 'Critical Thinking,' but What Is That?

Critical thinking is a critical skill for young workers these days, but what bosses mean by that and how to measure it is less clear.... More

P&G Narrows Field For CEO Succession

Procter & Gamble shook up its senior management ranks, naming new leaders for key businesses and narrowing the field of potential successors to CEO A.... More

Luxottica Names P&G Veteran as Co-CEO

Luxottica named a P&G veteran as a co-CEO on Wednesday, seeking to put an end to a month of turmoil caused by the return of founder Leonardo Del Vecch... More

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RECAP: SkillsUSA 2012 Championships

Sep 17, 2012 • by Jim Babson • US Careers Online
After another thrilling week of competition the 2012 SkillsUSA National Championships for CNC Milling, CNC Turning, and Precision Machining Technology are now complete and a total of eighteen medalists have been named. More

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Funding cuts, policy changes and careers advice: how are colleges faring?

Oct 26, 2014 • The Guardian
“We have a big campaign for [better] careers education advice [because] so far it's not working,” she says. “Young people are still choosing very traditional subjects and arriving with unrealistic expectations.” They are rarely being guided to consider ... More

Careers advice, the poor cousin of education

Sep 30, 2014 • CIPD (blog)
Although I do sometimes long for the days I could call a bottle of Clearasil a skincare regime, I'm really glad I'm not 18 anymore. I took my A-Levels somewhere between Tony Blair making his now infamous “education, education, education” speech and top ... More

Passmores Academy in Harlow praised for its careers education

Oct 1, 2014 • Harlow Star
The quality of careers education at Passmores Academy in Harlow has been recognised with an award. The careers team at the Traceys Road school has successfully achieved the Recognition of Quality Award (RoQA) for Careers Education, Information ... More

Blunkett calls for careers advice to help shape verdicts in Ofsted inspections

Oct 27, 2014 • Yorkshire Post
... Brightside and Hillsborough MP asked Education Secretary Nicky Morgan: “Will you not put in place a monitoring process and at the very least instruct Ofsted to give no school a category greater than 'requires improvement' if their careers education ... More

New standards emphasize 'real world'

Oct 25, 2014 • The Register-Guard
The standards would better prepare students for college and careers, education officials argued. Students would be tested annually based on the new standards through a standardized test developed by a group of educators, policy makers, community ... More

VProud Launches First-of-its-kind Video Social Network Built By Women For ...

Oct 29, 2014 • PR Newswire (press release)
Thousands of topics are discussed in real time, including parenting, business & careers, education, healthcare, modern feminism, sex how-to, LGTBQ issues, addiction, mental health, fertility, pregnancy, body image, relationships, and more. Nothing is ... More

Primary pupils to learn about work

Oct 14, 2014 • BBC News
Head teachers want primary school pupils to learn more about the links between learning and the world of work. More than 1,000 schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have signed up to a project putting them in touch with local employers. More

Barclays plc: LifeSkills created with Barclays calls on Government to improve ...

Oct 23, 2014 • The Wall Street Transcript
... by additional support for teachers to ensure this is delivered throughout the curriculum. This is supported by teachers with research conducted by LifeSkills and the ATL, finding four in ten (43%) thought the current support for careers education ... More

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