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MTVU Helps Millennials In the Hiring Process

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Did you know that the unemployment rate for millennials is hovering around 12%? Viacom International, Inc. (the company that owns MTV) is trying to help their target audience (millenials) get hired with their new show on mtvU called “Higher Learning.” The show is designed to give viewers tips and tricks for interviewing by showing clips of millennial interviewees that are unaware they are being taped. Attention is focused on dress, social media account profiles, grammatically correct resumes, and more.

Check out this Forbes blog to learn more.

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The Study of Happiness?

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Psychology traditionally focused on depression. In contrast, the relatively new field of positive psychology is the study of happiness, and it is proving to be very important in business. According to this Forbes article, reports show that employees who feel satisfied, valued, and happy at work typically do far better than those who feel disgruntled or overlooked. Happier employees are more productive, more innovative, and create a more attractive working environment.

UWM’s School of Continuing Education is now offering a positive psychology course. Register today to learn how to manage stress and build resiliency.

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Executive Feminism

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Following the publication of Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, a new wave of executive feminism is emerging. According to this Harvard Business Review’s blog, women earn more college degrees than men, make up about 46 percent of the labor force, and hold more than half of managerial and professional positions, but only 21 Fortune 500 CEOs are women. At current rates, it will take nearly three centuries for women to reach parity as CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. With this new wave of executive feminism, high-ranking female professionals are speaking out about their struggles to break the glass ceiling. Perhaps this movement is just what the business world needs to jump start the stalled gender revolution.

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Co-working Trend

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The flexibility of working from home has many benefits, but it can also be isolating. Enter co-working, a new global trend that offers the opportunity to work alongside other like-minded individuals in a shared environment. Co-working has grown 87% in the last year and is being driven by the rise of the freelancer, the entrepreneur and the start-up. Research shows that co-working improves productivity, grows business networks and as a result increases income.

If you are interested in learning more, check out Resource Nation’s blog.

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Emerging Gray-Jobs Marketplace

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According to Pew Research projections, by 2050, about one in five Americans will be over 65, up from 13 percent of the United States population now. This demographic shift is already creating new fields and opportunities for workers of all ages. The longer people live, the more professionals we will need to care for them, creating opportunities for second careers. In order to take advantage of this emerging gray-jobs marketplace, it is recommended that you beef up your resume. If going back for a full degree seems too overwhelming or time consuming, consider a professional certificate.

Read more at nytimes.com.

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