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Male mental health: Why we need to build a more open culture. Only 36% of mental health referrals come from men, so many miss out on supportShutterstock Data shows that men are less likely to access support for mental health issues, yet they are statistically more likely to take their own lives.

Male mental health: Why we need to build a more open culture

What can organisations do to normalise conversations about mental health among their male workers? Donna Fearnley explains. We’re all familiar with the shocking stats surrounding mental health, but how many of us know how it affects men specifically? Statistically, three times more men will take their own life than women, and suicide remains the biggest cause of death for men under 50. One in six British workers will experience depression, anxiety or problems relating to stress at any one time – but men are a lot less likely to access psychological therapies than women. The U.S. economy's hidden problem: Men without jobs. Roughly 1 in 7 working-age men in the U.S. aren't employed, higher than before the 2008 housing crash.

The U.S. economy's hidden problem: Men without jobs

The problem particularly affects working-class men, who have been hurt by economic changes and lower wages. The stigma of joblessness is linked to an increase in what economists call "deaths of despair. " America's job market may be the strongest it's been in at least half a century, but not all workers are getting a lift. The proportion of men in their prime working years without a job is higher today than it was before the Great Recession, according to a new study. Roughly 1 in 7 U.S. men between the ages of 25 and 54 aren't employed, federal labor data show. The job market just recovered from the recession. Men and white people haven’t. Blind recruitment trial to boost gender equality making things worse, study reveals. Updated A measure aimed at boosting female employment in the workforce may actually be making it worse, a major study has found.

Blind recruitment trial to boost gender equality making things worse, study reveals

Key points: Public service leaders are being told to "hit pause" on blind recruitment trialsThe measure was aimed at boosting female employment by removing indications of gender from job applicationsProfessor Michael Hiscox, the academic who oversaw the trial, says results have shown "the opposite" and is urging caution Leaders of the Australian public service will today be told to "hit pause" on blind recruitment trials, which many believed would increase the number of women in senior positions. Blind recruitment means recruiters cannot tell the gender of candidates because those details are removed from applications. It is seen as an alternative to gender quotas and has also been embraced by Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Victoria Police and Westpac Bank.

Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education. This on-line resource represents RIT’s continued commitment to providing concise and relevant career guidance and outcome information to students, families, members of the guidance and counseling communities, and any interested individuals who wish to explore the relationship between career opportunities and college-level academic preparation.

Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education

Assembled and organized by RIT’s Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education, the site includes both Job Outlook 2022 and a summary of career outcomes for each’s year graduating class from RIT. Job Outlook to 2022 Undergraduate career outcomes for the RIT class of 2015 Graduate career outcomes for the RIT class of 2015 Also available: Class of 2014 career outcomes.

Job Outlook to 2022 Information and helpful links are provided here for 70 occupational areas based on national data and analysis provided by the U.S Department of Labor and relevant professional associations. Other helpful career websites Other helpful sites for this career field. Uk.businessinsider. The number of men behind bars in the US is mind-boggling.

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In a hefty report on the long-term decline in the prime-age male labor-force participation, the White House's Council of Economic Advisers shared a few charts that showed just how stunning America's incarceration rate is. The US has the highest incarceration rate out of any OECD country at about 700 inmates per 100,000 residents, according to data from the World Prison Population List — which is about as much as five times the OECD average. By comparison, the next closest state is Israel, whose incarceration rate is about 250 inmates per 100,000. The myth of the well-rounded student? It’s better to be ‘T-shaped’. Busting the Myths about Private Colleges NAICU debunks the major myths surrounding private nonprofit colleges and universities.

The myth of the well-rounded student? It’s better to be ‘T-shaped’.

Visit 9myths.org to get the facts! Private Colleges Focus on Affordability. Education for a jobless future: Are colleges preparing students for the workforce? An entrance to Michigan State University.

Education for a jobless future: Are colleges preparing students for the workforce?

(Photo by istock) If you want one example of how advancing technology and global economic forces are rapidly reshaping the modern workplace, just take look at a recent graduating class at Michigan State University. In 2014, Procter & Gamble hired graduates from 86 different majors at Michigan State, reflecting P&G’s eagerness to hedge its bets to find the right match. The same year, General Motors and Dow Chemical together hired just 32 graduates from the Big Ten university in East Lansing. Three decades ago, those two companies hired 340 graduates. The seismic shift in how campus recruiting is done these days makes it extremely difficult for college graduates to figure out what they need to do to best prepare for the workforce.