Quick and Quintessential Tips to Guide Your Job Search and Work Life
Job-hunting tips from the August 18, 2008, issue of QuintZine.
As students gear up to go back to school this fall, those already in the workforce may want to consider continuing their education, a new survey suggests. Ninety-four percent of senior executives interviewed said their firms offer tuition benefits for their employees. Ninety-five percent of respondents said their companies also reimburse for other forms of professional development.
The survey was developed by Accountemps, a staffing services firm specializing in accounting and finance. It was conducted by an independent research firm and is based on telephone interviews with 150 senior executives from the nation’s 1,000 largest companies.
Executives were asked, “Does your company offer college or university tuition reimbursement benefits for employees?” Their responses:
Executives were also asked, “Does your company reimburse for other forms of professional development or training?” Their responses:
Among the 2008 Top 200 Intern Employers listed by CollegeGrad.com, 53 percent anticipated hiring more interns in 2008 than 2007. Twenty-two percent planned to hire the same number and 25 percent planned to hire fewer interns than in 2007. But even though more than half of employer respondents indicated they would be increasing their total intern hiring, the total increase intern hiring is only 0.52 percent over 2007 intern hiring.
Some interpretation has been used to apply the number:
- A list or sequence could be a bulleted list or a numbered list.
- Corollary: Use subheadings to break long procedures into shorter sub-procedures (chunking).
- Use subheadings to break long bulleted lists into shorter, related lists.
Original article: The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on our Capacity for Processing Information, George A. Miller (1956), Harvard University, First published in Psychological Review, 63, 81-97.
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