Just three months into the New Year, award-winning advertising veteran
Valerie Graves is off to a great start. In February, she, along with her
fellow board members at the Advertising Club of New York, rang the
opening NASDAQ bell! The former chief creative executive at UniWorld Group is even writing a memoir due out later this year. Here, we caught up with Graves to talk about her experiences in a career that spans 30 years.
Your resume may be the key to landing your dream job, but it can only
serve its purpose if you optimize it properly. Unknown to many, 72% of resumes are never seen by the hiring manager
since 75% large companies use an automated software
app known as 'ATS' to handle
their recruitment needs. Learn the tricks to optimizing your resume to land that job.
workers encounter more difficulty finding work after being laid off as
compared to their younger counterparts. According to the data of the US
Dept of Labor, the re-employment rate in '06 for workers aged 25-54 was 75%. On the other hand, only 61% of older workers (ages 55-64) managed to get another job within a one year. Check out our tips to staying ahead of the curve.
Obtaining a college education can be a very expensive affair. In fact, the majority of graduates from 2013 (about 70%)
accumulated an average of $28,400 in student loan debt, according to a report from the Institute for College Access and Success. But the good news is scholarships are on the rise. Increase your chances of getting one by tapping into a few resources.
It can be really frustrating when there is a lack of communication in
the workplace. Besides frustrating, when you have difficulty
communicating with your co-workers, your job and also the entire
company's productivity can be at risk. Here, experts weigh in on techniques to improving interoffice communications.