5 Companies That Are LGBTQ+ Friendly

Career Realism

PayPal made some major headlines in 2016 when it canceled plans to open its global operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina in response to a passed law in North Carolina that would prevent local governments from banning discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coach in Raleigh, North Carolina. Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina and the second-largest city in the state. Raleigh has close proximity to some famed universities, including Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Transferring Military Skills To The Civilian Workforce

Career Realism

Many military veterans underestimate their skills when they try to transition into the civilian world. While they were serving in the military, these veterans may not have had the time to get the credentials they need to make it in the civilian world. Luckily, there are opportunities out there for veterans to earn the degree they need and do it quickly. In addition, when hiring, many government entities actually give preference to veterans.

50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations


24. Michelin North America Inc. . 25. Department of Veterans Affairs-Veterans Health Administration. 42. BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina .

How to Recruit For A Small Business

Water Cooler Wisdom

I sought insight from three successful small-business owners who have mastered the recruiting process: Derek Capo, CEO of Next Step China , a study abroad program in Beijing; Erica Douglass, co-CEO of computer repair shop 1Up Repairs in Austin, Texas; and Phillip Oakley, founder and CEO of branding agency Common Giant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Our employees have diverse experiences and backgrounds, from a restaurant manager to a veteran to a former security guard.

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Expect The Unexpected: Harrison Kratz shares details of his journey

Corn on the Job

Harrison Kratz is the Community Manager for MBA@UNC, a top online MBA program from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before I start off, I can’t say I am a seasoned veteran or am an expert on how to land your dream job, but I can offer one bit of advice to any student, young professional, or job-seeker: Expect the Unexpected. He sticks to his entrepreneurial roots as the founder of the global social good campaign, Tweet Drive.

5 Must-Read Marketing Books

Career Realism

Breakenridge, a PR veteran and author who has worked with Fortune 500 companies, describes eight social media skills and mindsets that are needed for various PR jobs. This article was written by Social Media Outreach Coordinator Harrison Kratz on behalf of CAREEREALISM-Approved Partner, 2tor — an education technology company that partners with institutions of higher education such as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver a one of the top MBA programs online.

The Hidden Job Report

Resume Bear

This program involving the Chamber and DOL VETS will educate employers on the value of hiring veterans and help connect employers with veteran talent…To support this program, Chamber executives will collaborate with the DOL VETS directors in their states to discuss sponsorship of events that offer veterans the opportunity to network with prospective employers. The Hidden Job Report. Total jobs in the report: 12,729 Jobs revealed ( 7,740 Jobs in U.S.A.

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