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How to ace common (and curveball) interview questions

July 20, 2017

You applied for your dream job at a Fortune 500 company, and they want to meet you in person. Now comes the part that trips up many candidates: How to respond to those unpredictable interview questions? A survey by staffing firm Accountemps found that hiring managers tend to stick to a few tried-... read more

3 workplace trends you shouldn’t ignore

July 12, 2017

For the first time, there can be as many as five generations working together in the office, and each age group comes with its own preferences and perspectives on how and where work should be done. It’s important for employers to be in tune with what their workers want and need, as there is... read more

3 Keys to Starting and Running a Business with Your Spouse

July 6, 2017

When starting and operating a business, the lines of work and life begin to blur for small-business owners. They often find themselves answering work emails while at the dinner table or taking conference calls in the car. When starting a business with your spouse, the lines between professional and... read more

4 ways to prepare for the new workplace

June 27, 2017

We read articles and watch videos all the time about the future of work. Design trends point toward a more collaborative working environment that supports creativity, self-expression, and a focus on meeting the needs and wants of today’s consumer. Many of us might also envision hoverboards and “... read more

Consultant

Consulting Academy Gives T-birds an Edge

June 27, 2017

The Thunderbird Career Management Center (CMC) has created a 10-week “Consulting Academy Program” with the aim of preparing high-achieving students for careers in the field of consulting. The inaugural program will be open to incoming students starting in the Fall of 2017. Preparing for a career in... read more

5 Ways to Provide the Optimal Employee Workplace Experience

5 Ways to Provide the Optimal Employee Workplace Experience

June 26, 2017

The workplace is transforming at an unprecedented rate. We’ve now entered the cognitive era, where machines have the capacity to learn, reason, and interact with humans. This has resulted in blurred boundaries between humans and technology. But there’s nothing to fear. Humans can now work with and... read more

Let them breathe: 3 strategies for retaining top talent

June 20, 2017

What’s the fastest way to lose your star talent? Drive your employees into the ground. Sure, “weekends at the office” persist in the corporate world. But in an age of always-connected-communication, is that the best strategy for attracting and keeping your stars while grooming a company’s future... read more

3 ways to jump into freelancing and land on your feet

3 Ways to Jump into Freelancing and Land on Your Feet

June 16, 2017

It’s no secret that the freelance workforce is on the rise. According to a study by Intuit , 60 million Americans will be freelancing by 2020, making up more than 40 percent of the workforce. If this number holds true, this means that over the next four years, millions of Americans will branch out... read more

virtual workforce

How to Manage a Virtual Workforce (or How to Herd Cats)

June 12, 2017

Business leaders and employers interested in building a virtual workforce are in good company. According to the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology , virtual team management is a skill among the top workplace trends for 2016. And Global Workplace Analytics , a research company... read more

3 Ways Volunteering Helps Your Career

3 Ways Volunteer Work Will Further Your Career

June 5, 2017

The elusive traits that make up the “perfect” résumé seem to be ever-evolving, and it can be difficult to determine the best possible way to reflect your experiences and skills. What do employers value on résumés that separates future leaders from the rest? The 2016 Impact Survey from Deloitte... read more