Topic: Employment

College Students Need Intellectual Cross-Training

Feb. 8, 2018
College Class

 The college experience should require students to expand their academic “comfort zones.” 

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On the Clearance Rack: The Value of a Working Woman

Sept. 9, 2015
Female Worker

It’s important to remember that we still have much work to do when it comes to equal pay for women and miniorities.Several national and state policies would aid in helping achieve pay equity: paid family leave, increased minimum wage, and high-quality child care for parents of all income levels, among others. On a more cultural level, the value of occupations should rely on both market-based value and social justice value.

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Looking for a Job? Having Too Many Contacts on LinkedIn May Backfire

Sept. 23, 2014
Looking for a Job? Having Too Many Contacts on LinkedIn May Backfire

What should you do when you get an invitation to connect with someone on LinkedIn who you've never met? I say ignore it. It may seem counterintuitive, but that's the take-home message from our ongoing research at The University of Texas at Austin and Carnegie Mellon University.

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Chronicle of Higher Ed ranks UT in "Great Colleges to Work For"

July 26, 2010
Chronicle of Higher Ed ranks UT in "Great Colleges to Work For"

The University of Texas at Austin has been named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its "Great Colleges to Work For." The University of Texas at Austin was recognized in two categories: job satisfaction and supervisor or department chair relationships.

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