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Internships – To Pay or Not To Pay

Internships – To Pay or Not To Pay

With summer quickly approaching, many college students are considering taking on summer internships. According to dictionary.com, an internship is defined as “any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession.” Nowhere does it talk about pay! The most important element of internships is that they incorporate classroom knowledge and theory with practical application and skills developed in a professional environment. Internships are a great way to learn from experts in your desired field, gain relevant work experience, and in some cases provide a way to get your foot in the door at a company you want to work for long term. So, in evaluating internships pay is obviously a factor, but there are other things to consider.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (175)/Comments (3)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Soft Skills are Essential to Job Security and Success

Soft Skills are Essential to Job Security and Success

When it comes to job security, soft skills are key. Technical skills matter but soft skills matter too…a great deal. If one has technical skills but no soft skills, this can hinder job success. Soft skills such as comprehensive listening and holding eloquent conversations are important when it comes to personal growth at work. Building trust is vital when it means a positive work relationship. Soft skills allow one to manage their emotions and communicate effectively.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (2831)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Why Python is Popular

Why Python is Popular

Python is one of the oldest, yet fastest growing programming languages, and is widely used around the globe. With technology lingo welcoming itself into a larger part of day-to-day conversation, Python has recently become the talk of the town. However, for those of us that are not proficient in this industry, why is this programming language becoming so popular?
Wednesday, April 03, 2019/Author: Chris Alex /Number of views (7348)/Comments (7)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Pete Interviews Mary Marx, President and CEO of Pace Center for Girls

Pete Interviews Mary Marx, President and CEO of Pace Center for Girls

In this week’s radio broadcast of Hard work-ah with Pete the Job Guy, Pete sits down with Mary Marx, President and CEO of Pace Center for Girls. Pace employs a gender responsive and trauma informed model that works with adolescent girls with a history of trauma. Mary led the organization through a transformational period of growth since being appointed CEO in 2009. Mary truly is an inspirational leader at a company that is making a difference not only in the lives they directly touch but the community as a whole.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (8723)/Comments (12)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Making a Memorable First Impression

Making a Memorable First Impression

Making a memorable first impression is important in both your personal and professional life. People often make snap judgments within seconds of meeting you, whether intentional or not. To make a positive and memorable first impression, which is especially important when interviewing, follow the tips below.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (6956)/Comments (7)/ Article rating: 4.5
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