The Statue of Liberty's motto proclaims, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." But what about the energetic, the collegiate, the ambitious masses yearning to intern in the United States? More and more, the U.S. is opening its borders to students from foreign lands hoping to intern for an American company. According to...
"Consider any complex, potentially volatile issue: Arab relations, the problems between Serbs, Croats, and Bosnians, corporate decision making, getting control of the U.S. deficit or health care costs, labor/management relations and so on. At the root of the issue we are likely to find communication failures and cultural misunderstandings that prevent the parties from framing the problem in a...
What can your organization do to create more equality for men and women? The first step to creating equality is understanding the different strengths and styles that different genders bring to the work table. Oftentimes men and women use different processes for decision making and leadership. Here are some common ways that men and women differ: Attitude towards tasks...
More and more, organizations are realizing that in order to be successful and recruit and retain the best employees, they must value the diversity of their employees and the clients they serve. Whether you are a non-profit or a private corporation, learning to recognize and utilize differences can benefit your organization. For most businesses this does not happen automatically, but through...
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How will your coworkers react? Will your job still be safe? Are you coming out because you want to, or do you feel obligated to do so? Is it practical to come out on the job? These questions are just a few to consider when you are considering coming out of the closet at work. How will your coworkers react? Whether...
Question: I walked off my last job in frustration with a boss who constantly belittled me and others, never gave clear guidance and ripped apart anything that wasn't his idea. I know that not giving two weeks' notice may hurt me, so how do I explain it in job interviews? Answer: It may be easier than you think to deal...
Many of the most memorable ad campaigns around tend to be funny. Advertisers use this strategy to attract customers to their product. Audiences like to be entertained, but not pitched. People will pay more attention to a humorous commercial than a factual or serious one, opening themselves up to be influenced. The key to funny advertising is assuring the...
An understanding of immigration laws, banking, taxes and other bureaucratic issues can be vital to a smooth transition abroad. 1. Check the immigration laws when you arrive. Some places don't require Americans to have an additional visa to remain longer than the usual 90 day travel visa. Whether or not you need additional passport stamps, most countries will require you...
Joe James 123, Main St Boston, MA 02109 (123)-456 7890. email@domain.com Licensed Practical Nurse Recent graduate with professional experience in healthcare settings and private duty nursing. Committed to the medical profession and to quality patient care. Nursing style blends professionalism, capability and compassion to truly integrate patients' medical and emotional care within hospital, facility or private duty environment. Communicate well with doctors, colleagues and patient families,...
But what if your dream interview opportunity lives with someone in that 25 percent that has not responded?  Tough luck?  Settle with the 75 percent that got back to you, and forget about the rest? There are many reasons why your contacts might not have gotten back to you, and only one of them is because they don't want to. ...