Huffington Post: The Peace Corps -The Ultimate Resume-Booster

There has always been a connection between Peace Corps Volunteer service and jobs, although until recently that connection has been underappreciated. The experience of 200,000 Volunteers provides compelling evidence that Peace Corps service helps individuals develop flexibility, empathy, cross-cultural and language skills, all of which are invaluable attributes for job-seekers in today’s highly dynamic global Read more about Huffington Post: The Peace Corps -The Ultimate Resume-Booster[…]

Small Biz Technology: Cross-training Employees Is Essential In Small Business

When office and school furniture manufacturer OFM wanted a way to make employees more efficient, it turned to its own resources for internal cross-training. Creating “OFM University,” the company began cross-training employees on such operations as accounting, inventory, graphics, and shipping. This reinvigorated workers and created a workforce prepared to take over each other’s responsibilities. Read more about Small Biz Technology: Cross-training Employees Is Essential In Small Business[…]

Dust Magazine: Africa Rural Connect Launches Young Farmers Idea Contest

Through the Young Farmers Idea Contest launched by the National Peace Corps Association, the African diaspora and volunteers alike are invited to share their ideas on new ways to engage youths in sub-Saharan Africa under the age of 18 through educational projects, community-building initiatives, and social programs, all centered around agriculture and farming. Click here Read more about Dust Magazine: Africa Rural Connect Launches Young Farmers Idea Contest[…]

Profile Magazine: Look Ma, No Cubicles!

Implementing unique designs for each department helps serve varying job requirements, but also “dresses” the different subcultures within a company. “Within our business itself, our sales department needs a closed-door environment because they’re doing relationship building, and I want them to feel comfortable and able to speak to customers in a way that’s not looked Read more about Profile Magazine: Look Ma, No Cubicles![…]