By Rick Goings
The three key traits recent grads should look for in employers.
It’s a tough landscape these days, for employers and employees alike. Companies face pressure to maintain financial success while integrating new technologies into their business models. Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, and are competing for limited jobs available.
If I were lo...
By Fortune Editors
Consulting and professional services jobs can be highly demanding, and client needs aren't always predictable. These companies, though, go above and beyond to give their staff a sense of work-life balance without sacrificing employees' sense of progress, agency, or accomplishment.
1. Roth Staffing Companies
5. Orrick, Herrington & S...
By Kristen Bahler
Striking the right balance between formal and conversational—while differentiating yourself from every other job seeker on the market—is no small feat. And the monotony of filling out online applications can make the task downright exhausting. But make no mistake: a stellar cover letter is still a job search must-have, and it could be key to catching a hiring manager’s attent...
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J&J IRDP Internship is a development program that identifies highly qualified candidates to join our teams in Mexico, Argentina, Puerto Rico and Colombia. It is collectively designed to provide a great experience that challenges and develops students personally and professionally.
Opportunities for internship positions within Johnson & Johnso...
By Claire Zillman
Over the course of its 20-year history, Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For list has featured a total of 452 different employers as firms have found their way on the list, then off, and sometimes back on again. But 12 companies have remained constant, meaning they have made the list every year for 20 straight years. We’ll call them “the Legends.” Who are they? Cisco, REI, We...
Learning the distribution of a desired variable in a random sample using M&M’s, hmmm….. seems to be a really interesting and colorful way to understand statistics. But it’s uncanny that how sometimes very simple experiences can lead to quite meaningful insights. The aim of the exercise shown in the cover photo is to see how many M&M’s of a certain color, say blues, do you find in a random pack. I...
by Lydia Dishman
You may have resolved to lose weight or exercise more this year, but what about resolving to become a better employee? Your efforts could make you indispensable (and could even get you promoted).
No matter what industry you work in, here is some practical advice on how to be your best self at work every day of 2017.
1. Strengthen Your Soft Skills
2. Show Gratitude
by John Antonakis, Marika Fenley, and Sue Liechti
To persuade others, you must use powerful and reasoned rhetoric, establish personal and moral credibility, and then rouse followers’ emotions and passions. If a leader can do those three things well, he or she can then tap into the hopes and ideals of followers, give them a sense of purpose, and inspire them to achieve great things.
Table of Contents
2. Is salary enough?
3. Other financial incentives
4. Non-financial intangible incentives
5. Tangible incentives not related to salary
6. My top list of motivations
8. Recommended books
11 years ago I learnt about Carl Sewell, one of the most famous car dealers in the United States, and read his book Custo...
By Bill George
From the moment you wake up, you’re bombarded with distractions. Emails clog your inbox, requests pile up, and notifications flicker in the background. Within moments your attention is scattered. Given the realities of today’s 24/7 world, how do great leaders slow down and focus in order to make thoughtful decisions?
Mindfulness is the practice of self-observa...