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Student Success Story: Crista Brown

By Education at Work | March 24, 2015

“I feel like I’m ready for anything.” Crista Brown Communication University of Cincinnati Crista graduated from the University of Cincinnati in December of 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a Public Relations Certificate. Throughout her college career she was able to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and has successfully continued a family…

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5 Things HR Professionals Should Understand About Millennials

By Education at Work | March 19, 2015
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So you’re working with millennials. How exciting! The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by next year, millennials will account for 36% of the U.S. workforce and by 2025, they will account for 75% of the global workplace. A millennial workforce can bring new technology, innovation, and creativity. As a Human Resources Generalist and a…

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Quarter Life Crisis

By Education at Work | March 17, 2015
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As I finish my last semester as an undergraduate student, I take another step closer towards my goal: graduating with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in CommunicationS.  The classes I’ve taken have provided me with tools to use in my future career, but classes didn’t prepare me for the anxiety and fear…

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Motivate Millennials: 3 Recruiting Tactics That Grab Attention

By Education at Work | March 12, 2015

It was a frigid day in January. Braving the cold, I bundled up and headed down North Capital in Washington D.C. to grab milk – my breakfast was lonely without it. As I headed into the store, my phone rang. It was a familiar number from an old boss. After I greeted him and exchanged…

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Tips For Academic Success

By Education at Work | March 10, 2015

As a sophomore at the University of Cincinnati, I’ve been able to find tips to succeed academically both through my own experience and through others and if your GPA isn’t up to par, you’re limited on opportunities. Here are some tips and habits to keep in mind that can improve your grades: Time Management One…

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4 Ways Millennials Are Reinventing The Workforce

By Education at Work | March 4, 2015

Millennials are moving in and taking over the workforce faster than ever before, bringing with them fresh ideas and energetic attitudes, a diverse generation, technology savvy individuals, and a passion for their jobs. They have a drive and determination that has not been present with any other generation. The documentary, Nameless, mentions “As accountability and…

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4 Easy Tips To Live Life More Gratefully

By Education at Work | February 25, 2015

We live in a time and place of material things. When does the new iPhone come out? What can I buy with my birthday money? At what point did it become so important to have useless, nonessentialstuff? How can we revert back to more thankful and grateful individuals? Brother David Stiendl-Rast is somewhat of an…

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4 Fresh Thoughts To Reimagine Contact Center Culture

By Whitney Barkley | February 23, 2015
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The perfect formula to create a contact center culture lies within leaders’ ability to listen to agents’ needs and balance it with the needs of the business. Although both needs may not always be aligned, the duty to create a positive experience for agents inadvertently produces awesome customer experiences. In 2012, we started the Education…

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Is Mixing Work And School Necessary?

By Education at Work | December 23, 2014

Mixing college and work can be tough, but necessary for some students. The creators ofdegreequery.com created an infographic that shows the pros and cons of working and being in school in addition to the different types of jobs that students can obtain while earning their degree. The average college student graduates with more than $30,000…

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Education at Work Inc. Opens First On-Campus Contact Center

By Whitney Barkley | October 7, 2014
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Education at Work, a nonprofit contact center provider that offers part-time jobs and tuition reimbursement for students, will open its first on-campus call center location for Macy’s, Inc., at Mount St. Joseph University. Students will begin taking live customer calls on Saturday, Nov. 1, in support of macys.comand bloomingdales.com, the company’s online sites. A ribbon-cutting…

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