Psyching Girls up for Tech Careers

IT careers comprise some of the top paying jobs in 2015, but over the past 23 years as the world has gotten increasingly tech-dependent, the number of women in tech positions has dropped.

In 2013, only 26 percent of computer jobs were held by women. In 1990, the number was 35 percent. At Google, women make up only 17 percent of the company’s tech jobs, at Facebook it’s 15 percent and Twitter a mere 10 percent.

If You Blog it, They Will Come

These days, everyone fancies themselves a writer. But starting your own blog isn’t just for ego purposes, it can be a great tool to position yourself as an expert in your field. With the barrier of entry to publishing gone, anyone can share their ideas online immediately, create products and services to sell via the Internet, or even use a blog as a marketing tool for a business.

Generational Divide: How Boomers, Gen X and Millennials can be Better Co-Workers

In the workplace, we strive for a respectful, collegial work environment. But with three distinct generations in the office, this can sometimes be challenging as each group may find it difficult to understand the other.

How can Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennial share the same sandbox? Charles Crain, NCU DBA candidate, who did his dissertation research on “The Quantitiative Ex Post Facto Study of Work Values Among the Three Prominent Workforce Generations,” shares with us the values of the different generations and ideas on how they can better work together.

Tips for Raising Confident Girls

As anyone who has tried to be Superwoman knows, it can be tough to be a girl no matter what age you are.

Completing Your Dissertation: Keeping Sane by Working Smart

Undertaking and completing a dissertation demands tremendous effort and focus. Students are expected to be self-directed and may have difficulty organizing the myriad of activities that are required to be successful. In this interactive webinar, NCU professors Dr. Deb Circo and Dr. Robert F.

NCU Professor Highlights Current Trends in Marketing

by Melodi Guilbault, PhD

More than 50 years ago, Peter Drucker stated that the purpose of a business was to get and keep a customer. In 2015 this goal has not changed, but the way it can be accomplished has changed. A few of the trends contributing to these changes are: mobile marketing, social media marketing, and video marketing.

An HR Pro Shares Inside Secrets for Job Seekers

While there are many paths that can lead to the perfect job, one tool that almost every job seeker uses is the Internet. But with so many job hunting sites out there, where should you begin?

To get the inside scoop we turned to Jennifer Prilliman, NCU’s Talent Acquisition Specialist to learn where she looks to find candidates.

“I mainly search CareerBuilder, Indeed, The Ladders and LinkedIn for talent,” Prilliman said. “I also sometimes recruit from Dice.”

Doctor in Education Graduates with a Specialization in Nursing Education are in High Demand

We’ve all heard about the shortage of nurses in the U.S., but what gets less coverage is the shortage of nurse educators.

NCU is pleased to announce a new specialization in the School of Education: a Doctor in Education (EdD) with a specialization in Nursing Education.

Budget constraints, an aging faculty and increasing job competition from clinical employers have contributed to the lack of nurse educators.

Change Your Diet, Change Your Mood

More than 16 million American adults have experienced it. It costs the country more than $80 billion in lost productivity and health care, and 50% of people never seek help.

Depression. It’s so common, yet somehow still has a stigma. With so many people resisting treatment, and the average psychotherapy approach taking 10-20 weeks, during Depression Education & Awareness Month we’re shining the light on how doing something as simple as switching your diet can have a profound effect on the condition.

Can You Spot An Abuser?

Every NINE seconds a woman in America is assaulted or beaten.

It could be your friend, your sister, your mother, your co-worker, or you. Domestic violence crosses all classes, races and ages. During October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month shines the light on this dark secret that more than 30% of women hold.