Why Civic Engagement Matters for Companies and Nonprofits
4 Important Programs Improving the Lives of Military Spouses
(StatePoint) New research reveals that not only has America’s largest generation -- millennials -- become more civically engaged since the pandemic began, but that the time is right for nonprofits and companies to help all Americans see how profoundly they can influence social change.
The Peace Corps is Recruiting Volunteers from Diverse Backgrounds
(StatePoint) The average military spouse moves eight to 12 times in the span of a 20-year military career. Each move results in starting over in the new location and dealing with the struggle of meeting new people, sustaining meaningful employment, and feeling a sense of community in each new location.
Creative Ways to Connect Kids to Science and Encourage STEM Learning
(StatePoint) The Peace Corps, established in 1961, partners with communities abroad to develop sustainable solutions for the world’s most pressing challenges at the grassroots level. While all volunteers returned home in March of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the agency is working to return to service and is now actively recruiting volunteers of backgrounds historically underrepresented in the organization, including African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans and Asian-Americans.
What to Expect When You Return to the Office
(StatePoint) 3M Sponsored Content. The pandemic has deeply impacted learning experiences for students across America. As educators and students return to school this year, they will continue to navigate these challenges as they look for ways to redefine learning. The pandemic also put a stark spotlight on inequities in the sciences and science education, especially the lack of equal access. The good thing is that this has sparked an increased awareness and a desire for change to begin addressing these issues.
How Women Entrepreneurs Can Plan for Success
(StatePoint) As life returns to normal, many companies and organizations are heading back to the office using a hybrid model or are beginning to talk about doing so.
Looking to Retire Early? Ask Yourself These 4 Questions First
(StatePoint) The nearly 13 million small businesses owned by women nationwide are essential to the U.S. economy. Accounting for 42% of U.S. small businesses, they employ nearly 9.4 million people and generate $1.9 trillion in revenue annually.
5 Style Ideas for Heading Back to the Office
(StatePoint) The pandemic has changed our lives in numerous ways. As a result of all the upheaval, many people are reassessing their priorities and thinking about early retirement. According to Pew Research, 28 million baby boomers retired in 2020 and a recent study found 39% plan to retire by 65, while 18% said they plan to retire by age 59. Before taking that step, here are four questions to ask yourself.
Helping Service Members and Spouses Land Post-Military Careers
(StatePoint) If you’ve been working remotely for the past year and a half, you’ve likely traded in your standard business attire for more casual items, like t-shirts, flip-flops and other trademarks of weekend wear. And if you’re not looking forward to giving up this comfort or your personal style when you return to the office, have no fear. Here are five great ways to stay comfortable, fashionable and professional in the workplace:
3 Tips to Score a Gold Medal in Financial Fitness
(StatePoint) Navigating the job market is tricky for any job seeker. For transitioning U.S. service members and military spouses, finding one’s professional footing can be even more challenging.
Top 5 Tips for Healthcare Practices Recovering from the Pandemic
(StatePoint) When it comes to financial fitness, careful training and preparation may not get your face on a cereal box, but it could score you a gold medal in savings.
How Small Businesses Can Overcome Common Cash Flow Challenges
(StatePoint) Employing one in eight adults nationwide, the healthcare industry is vital to the economy and communities across the country. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, it was hit hard, with many Americans avoiding routine and elective care.
5 Tips for On-the-Go Business Owners
(StatePoint) A new study reveals that the majority of small business owners and the self-employed share pressing money management struggles.
(StatePoint) Does your business take you places? Whether you work remotely or you’re on the road often, here are five tips to better manage operations from anywhere.