Do Grades Really Matter to a Recruiter?

April 15, 2015

If you’ve ever conducted an internet search with the words “do grades really matter to employers” while job hunting, you likely emerged more confused than when you started. Some results insist good grades are essential to getting a great job; some say they’re irrelevant. So here’s the definite answer to the question, “ do grades […]

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The Millennial Majority: Is Your Workplace Ready?

April 13, 2015

Every generation has a different way of looking at things. That may be especially true for millennials — people born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s — who many have stereotyped as the “me generation.” But millennials don’t fit into one overarching category, especially when it comes to their careers. This year, they’ll […]

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Just for Fun: Signs Your Kid Might Be a Budding Engineer

April 10, 2015

Pablo Picasso’s parents knew he was destined for artistic fame after his grade school teachers and classmates began commenting on his remarkable talent. Four-year-old Marie Curie taught herself Russian and French to keep herself occupied while her siblings did their homework. Bobby Fischer won the U.S. Chess Championship at the ripe age of 14, and […]

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Million Women Mentors: Connecting Girls to STEM

March 25, 2015

Our passion and enthusiasm for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education is no secret. We’re pretty obsessed with encouraging young people to explore opportunities the STEM world provides. (Please see as evidence: Battle of the Brains, new exhibits at Science City, LEGO chemistry sets and STEM Empowered, among other efforts.) Why do we care […]

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Cultivating a Strong Employer Brand to Attract Top Talent

March 19, 2015

We’ve talked a lot about how a strong social media presence can help candidates find the right job, from developing a rock-star LinkedIn profile to making the best use of Twitter. But did you know we follow our own advice? It’s just as important for employers to cultivate a strong online brand. Why? Think about what […]

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10 Stress-Relief Tips for the Office

March 17, 2015

Between looming deadlines, countless meetings and the constant feeling that there simply aren’t enough hours in the day, we’ve all experienced work-related stress at some point. The United States is a notoriously high-stress country, with a staggering eight of 10 Americans reporting stress about at least one thing at work — up from last year’s […]

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