Category Archive: Employment Trends

Feb
05

Think you have an idea about what the best careers are?

You may be surprised at some of the professions that made U.S. News’s list of the top 100 Best Jobs of 2013, which is topped off by Dentistry and includes nursing, software development, and physical therapy among its top 10. In creating this Best Jobs list, U.S. News took into account and allotted different weights …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2013/02/think-you-have-an-idea-about-what-the-best-careers-are/

Dec
11

Want to Work for an Innovative Organization?

Every year, Fast Company publishes a ranking of “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.” This year’s list is hot off the presses. Check out the full list of companies and organizations here. Note the diversity of industry sectors represented — from high tech and entertainment to healthcare and education. As always, Career Services staff can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/want-to-work-for-an-innovative-organization/

Nov
09

Top 20 Cities with the happiest young professionals

If you are searching for a career and prioritize happiness, big cities such as New York or Chicago aren’t necessarily your best bets. So what factors actually make young professionals happiest in their careers? A high salary? Not quite. It turns out, according to a survey by online career site CareerBliss, that many other factors …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/11/top-20-cities-with-the-happiest-young-professionals/

Aug
30

Start-up, small company or a larger organization: Where do you want to begin your career?

A recent study released by Payscale reports that – on average — 20-somethings prefer start-ups and small companies to larger organizations. We’re curious on how Payscale’s report compares to Dartmouth. If you are a Dartmouth student or alum, weigh in on our Facebook page poll here. We’ll report the results next week!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/08/start-up-small-company-or-a-larger-organization-where-do-you-want-to-begin-your-career/

Aug
23

Unlimited paid vacations? Guaranteed promotions in 12 months?

Check out this Wall Street Journal piece on some of the perks offered by a few employers eager to keep Gen Y employees happy and on the job. Note the location of the companies profiled — sometimes you’re more likely to see big benefits from employers who don’t typically receive a large volume of applications. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/08/unlimited-paid-vacations-guaranteed-promotions-in-12-months/

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