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Flexible schedules for work-life balance

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For employers recruiting talent, and employees seeking a sustainable work-life blend, consider what flexibility could look like in your workplace

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Study up on Apprenticeship Week

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Announcing the first annual National Apprenticeship Week, November 2-8!

Want to get paid to learn valuable job skills? Or recruit and retain a skilled, diverse workforce? Apprenticeship is on the rise.

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Back to school . . . as an adult

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Are you heading back to the classroom as an adult this fall?

Balancing adult life and college is hard. Learn how making a weekly schedule can be the difference between achieving your goals or driving yourself insane.

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The price is right: how much will your summer internship cost?

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Internships are increasingly emphasized for students looking to beef up their resumes and gain valuable skills and experiences.

However, the process for landing one is becoming more complex.

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What is the best place to work?

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Looking for a guide to finding your best workplace?

Ron Friedman wrote a fun, easy-to-read book entitled The Best Place to Work. He found that great workplaces around the world share similar traits. Regardless of type of job or organization, people need to experience a sense of competence, connectedness to others, and autonomy in the workplace.

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Freelance work opportunities are growing

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Employers are offering more freelance, or contract work, opportunities. This may be a good time to explore freelancing, or a blend of freelancing and traditional employment.

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