• Education

    Making education easier for Utah prisoners would make the community safer |Opinion

    Alongside a wonderful team, we direct the University of Utah Prison Education project. We provide on-site coursework and programming to incarcerated adults at the Utah State Prison in Draper and work closely with faculty and student volunteers from a diverse range of institutions in our state, including Brigham Young University, Salt Lake Community College, Snow College, Southern Utah University, Utah State University, Utah Valley University, Weber State University, and Westminster College. We are an all-volunteer initiative, and we are currently unable to meet demand. In fact, the unmet need in our state is tremendous. There are over 200 youth incarcerated in 11 detention facilities in Utah and over 13,000 adults…

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  • Jobs

    Remote Jobs Are Easier To Find Than Ever Thanks To This $25 Work From Home Search Engine

    In the midst of the pandemic, working from home is ideal for some—finishing assignments in your pajamas, eating lunch whenever you want, and not risking exposure to COVID-19. If you’re looking for a remote position or more flexible work, FlexJobs is exactly what you’ve been searching for. It can be discouraging coming across scams on job search websites, but FlexJobs is all about finding the real deal. Trained researchers do the heavy lifting for you and dig through hundreds of job resources and postings everyday on your behalf. Once a job listing is properly vetted and evaluated, FlexJobs adds the job to the site, and voilà—you’re given the green light…

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  • Jobs

    Why It’s Easier To Get A New Job When You Have A Job (And What To Do If You Don’t)

    abstract 3d digital concept people’s need a job getty You’ve likely been given the career advice not to resign from your current job before securing a new role. But why? Well, there are two primary contributing factors for this: The hiring process is about elimination, not selection. At least initially. Most posted jobs receive hundreds of applicants, so an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is used to whittle down the list to a more manageable number. About 25{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} of resumes make it to human eyes, but even at this stage, the process is still focused on reducing the number of candidates to a reasonable number to interview. Unfortunately, some employers view…

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  • Home Schooling

    4 tips from a teacher to make homeschooling easier

    The Telegraph Why Pakistan should be your pick for a post-lockdown adventure It is autumn of 2019 and the world knows nothing of Covid-19 or R numbers. I’m stood at Concordia camp in the Karakoram mountains of Pakistan. Tomorrow, I will complete the final leg of a two-week trek to K2 base camp at the foot of Earth’s second-highest mountain. Concordia is located at the confluence of the Baltoro and Godwin-Austen glaciers at around 4,600m (15,091ft) – only slightly lower than the summit of Mont Blanc, Western Europe’s highest peak. The scene makes the Alps look distinctly Lilliputian, delivering a sense of scale and perspective that can only be found…

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  • Jobs

    Easier, shorter job applications with Apply4Me from Ladders

    Happy New Year! Here’s hoping for a better year ahead than 2020 – cool name, lousy year.  In the spirit of better things ahead… “It is the greatest thing in the entire galaxy, applying for jobs is the worst experience in the world and you guys do it all in one click – it is so wonderful. Thank you!” That’s what user Andrew Beach had to say about Apply4Me. That’s why we’ve officially launched Apply4Me — our super-helpful tool that saves you hassle and lost time in your job applications — as our new subscription product as of January 1, 2021. Your problem? Too much time spent filling out applications…

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