All posts tagged "employment"

  • Kentucky unemployment sends mixed signals

    Kentucky’s most recent unemployment statistics tell a misleading story. Although unemployment in the Bluegrass fell from 8.2 percent in November 2013 to 8.0 percent in December 2013, there lies a tale of two numbers. “Kentucky’s labor market...

    • Posted January 24, 2014
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  • Networking to build a reputation, career

    By Aimee Jewell– While filling out my first job application at age 16, I was confused as to who I could write down in the references section, seeing that I barely knew any adults, other than friends’...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • My kingdom for a job: ‘Intern Queen’ Lauren Berger reveals how unpaid work pays off

    By Tyler Mercer– Students gathered in Chao Auditorium last Wednesday night to hear the Intern Queen tell her story and point a guiding finger in the direction to success. Her story and advice encouraged the audience present...

    • Posted April 23, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: having a successful interview

    By Tyler Mercer– Getting the job has become more and more difficult as the years have passed. The amount of education employers require and the skill of networking we should all strive to possess have increased significantly....

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Universities fail to churn out enough CIS graduates despite increased hiring demands from employers

    By Colleen O’Leary– Following the “burst of the dot-com bubble,” studies show a sharp decline in student enrollment in the field of computer and information technology. According to the Computer Research Association, “the number of newly declared...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • U of L Communication Department presents inaugural internship fair

    By Wes Kerrick– Students of all majors will have the opportunity tomorrow to meet with potential employers at the communication department’s first internship fair. Representatives of over twenty companies will be in the Red Barn from 11...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • In the News: What you missed while you were on break

    By Simon Isham, Maggie Cunningham, Wes Kerrick–   Bill Clinton meets with U of L mens’ basketball team after win against Villanova The U of L mens’ basketball team  received a locker room visit after their victory...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • Wanted: College Grads

    By Tricia Stern– A recent report by The Lumina Foundation states that need for college graduates is rising but students are finding it harder and harder to get their degree. The 2010 census showed that only one...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • Dear Freshmen: Social media and your boss

    By Tyler Mercer–  Almost every person in college has both a Facebook and Twitter account. For those of you who don’t have one or the other, or both: congratulations. Your dedication is amazing, and I simply can’t...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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