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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alex for kununu

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Work

Aflac: Beyond the Duck

People love the duck. And numbers on kununu support their praise. Aflac is one of the top-ten best-reviewed employers in our database: they average a 3.46 star rating out of five. They rated strongest on “Company Image,” with 3.85 stars. A few highlights from kununu reviewers who work for Aflac: This one said “Aflac is […]

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Alex Howe

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Finding THAT Job

Are You Searching for the Wrong Things? Research Shows What Actually Matters in a Career

Right now, there are 16 million unemployed Americans looking for a job. Many more are employed but still chasing the elusive goal of “meaningful work.” Seventy percent of millennials are disengaged at work and, according to a 2016 Deloitte survey, 44% want to leave their job within the next two years. And they probably will: […]

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Caroline Beaton

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Better Worklife, Current Events, Work

Back-to-School FOMO: 4 Ways to Make a Real World Life that Rivals Your College Days

When I graduated college, I was ready to leave. When all my younger classmates returned the following fall, I was ready to go back. The life carrying on without me was unmissable: photos flooded my Facebook and Instagram; event notifications invited me to imagine how much better my life would be if I were still […]

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