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How Engaged Are You at Work?

May 29, 2009 in Eye on Edu | 0 comments

Consider this: Only 29% of North American employees are fully engaged. Then consider this: The academia/higher education industry has the fewest engaged—23%.* Now more than ever, employee engagement plays a huge role in the workplace. An important factor that plays in to employee engagement is not only how your engagement level is viewed by your colleagues, peers, and even your students, but...

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Video Resources to Aid in Career Development for Your Students

May 22, 2009 in Eye on Edu | 0 comments

I recently came across a site called CareerTV ( which I found really helpful to share with you. The purpose of this site is to share videos that are solely to help students in their career development quest. The types of videos include mock interviews, what to wear to interviews, job search tips, tips from employers which are categorized by industries, companies, and...

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Using Your Clients’ Interests in Discovering a New Career Path

May 22, 2009 in CPP Connect | 0 comments

With the current state of economy, we are all aware of those who have lost their jobs. Many are struggling to find jobs, whereas others have opted to go back to school to find a new career. Either way, people are realizing that the jobs available to them may not be what they are accustomed to, and they are having a hard time seeing themselves in a different career path. So how can we help you help your clients in this situation? And how can their interests play a role in finding a new career?

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Using Your Students’ Interests to Guide Them to a Career Path

May 19, 2009 in Eye on Edu | 0 comments

As you already know, guiding your students along the right career path is easier said than done. There are plenty of free career assessments online that students can take. Yet you get what you pay for. Many of those free assessments are not backed by sufficient research to guide your students in the proper direction. The majority of students are already confused about what career path they...

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Generational Differences in the Workplace

May 12, 2009 in Eye on Edu | 1 comment

We are all aware of how social networking and technology have become the “normal” way for many people to communicate. At the same time, as Generation Y gradually enters the workforce, there has been large concern over the proper usage of technology and social networking sites during work hours. This generation has grown up with MP3 players and making plans for a Friday night through Myspace. It...

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