Education & Careers news June 2011

Education & Careers

Survey: Most workers are comfortable with negotiating a higher salary

Talking about compensation with a potential employer can be a nerve-racking experience, especially in a tight job market. But most of today's professionals aren't shy about asking companies to show them the money.
Practice

New hires: Why organizations need assessments

Assessments immediately reveal much more consistent, in-depth, and objective information about employees than most managers could uncover on their own.
Practice

More multi-generational engagement and communication tips

Research by Kit Yarrow for her book, "Gen BuY: How Tweens, Teens and Twenty-Somethings are Revolutionizing Retail," provides some useful insights about how to achieve and maintain engagement with Gen Y/Millennials for professional development directors, marketers, recruiters, event planners, mentors, membership organizations, and managers generally.
A&A

CPA candidates are confronted by significant changes to exam

In January 2011, the CPA exam underwent its largest transformation since it was converted from a paper and pencil exam to computer-based in 2004.

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