Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Finding THAT Job

Millennials, This Is What You Should Look for in a New Job

Searching for a new job can be overwhelming. Since this is where you’ll spend the majority of your waking hours, it feels like everything’s important. Indeed, a lot is important: benefits, company culture, co-workers, management style, advancement opportunities, job duties, location, and many others. But kununu reviews indicate that there are three new job requirements […]

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Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Real Talk

Bringing Work to the Bar: How to Put Fair Limits on the After-Work Hang

After many months mining through kununu employee reviews, I’ve noticed something interesting: rather than celebrate after-work time with bosses and coworkers, many employees dread and resent it. Why? First, after-work events can wreck work-life balance. Dozens of employees commented that what’s supposed to be optional bonding time is effectively mandatory. “There were parties and events […]

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how to plan for retirement

Caroline Beaton

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Real Talk

What You Need to Know About Retirement Savings in Your First Job (and Every One After That)

How to make smart long-term financial decisions from Day 1. According to Wells Fargo’s 2016 millennial survey, 69% of millennials think having a retirement plan is “extremely” or “very” important – but just half actually have one. For many millennials, saving for retirement is convoluted and diluted alongside other new job logistics. But retirement savings […]

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application process

Caroline Beaton

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Finding THAT Job, Real Talk

Red Flags for Job Seekers: What An Employer’s Application Process Says About Them

How an employer screens, communicates with and interviews job candidates can shed light on their work culture, priorities and attitude toward employees. Hundreds of kununu reviews surfaced four prevailing comments about the job application process. Here’s what these common hiring scenarios say about your potential employer, some of which allude to red flags you should […]

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Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Real Talk, Work

Why Recent College Grads Shouldn’t Work Remotely

In today’s flexible, tech-based workplace, recent college grads are increasingly seeking remote work opportunities right out of college. But there are some compelling reasons they shouldn’t. Marissa Mayer’s Bold Move In February 2013, Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer banned her 12,000 employees from working from home. Though her memo really only affected around 200 workers, her […]

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