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The characteristics that define a strong brand all begin with the letter C. When building and nurturing a strong personal brand, you have a lot more to think about than these ten C’s, but no brand is truly powerful unless it aces the Ten C Test. As you think about growing your brand and your career success, ask yourself if you exhibit all ten C’s. Are you: READ MORE AT FORBES
There’s a lot more to networking than just making accounts and going to events. You’ll get the best results by coming in with an appropriate goal, attitude, and strategy. Online or offline, many of the same principles will always apply when meeting new people and getting a job. To prepare yourself, see if you can implement these five tips on how to network. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
As more and more tech salaries increase, so too has there been a rise in nontraditional tech hubs in the U.S. According to Dice’s latest Tech Salary Report, more IT professionals are moving away from tech hubs like California to neighboring states like Arizona, which saw a 20 percent increase in tech salaries last year. READ MORE AT CRN  
Networking is well worth it, and it can help you open many doors in your business. For introverts connecting and networking in large crowds may always feel a bit awkward. However, with some key tips, you will find that networking can be less stressful and more fun. When meeting people at networking events, make sure you come prepared with ideas for what you want to share. At times, you may only have five minutes, so you have to treat it as...
Can any American hope to earn $130,000 without a college degree? Education pays, as the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on its website. The median annual salary for a worker with no degree was $46,748 in 2021. An employee with a bachelor’s degree earned $69,368.   Yet, high-paying jobs abound, even for the degreeless — and many sit unfilled. American society, with its relentless focus on college...
An ideal job has several attributes: It offers work that is challenging and fun, a supportive environment with possibilities for advancement, and solid medical insurance as well as other benefits. All of that is well and good, but as murmurs of encroaching economic instability increase in volume, the main concern of most workers these days appears to echo that of late-’80s pop philosophers Calloway: Money. Lots and lots of money ....
Big-name tech firms like Amazon, Google, Meta and Microsoft are undergoing mass layoffs, but job prospects for applicants in the broader tech ecosystem are poised to be among the best of any industry in 2023, according to a new ranking. Eight of the top 10 “best jobs” in the U.S. this year are technology roles, according to Indeed, which conducts an annual list of the top roles for job seekers....
Some U.S. workers are earning a lot more than the annual average salary of $54,132. The 25 highest-paid occupations all earned an average of six figures annually, each above $120,000 — and many of the top-paying jobs are in health care. READ MORE AT CNBC
The tech industry has seen job cuts recently, but there is still a high demand for people who work in software and data. The employment site is out with its list of best jobs and ranks full-stack developer as the No. 1 position, CBS News reports. ranks jobs based on salary, availability and flexibility. READ MORE AT CBS KCCI8
If you are worried about your current position or the state of your industry, take a deep breath. While you can’t predict the future, you can take meaningful steps to ‘recession-proof’ your career. Here, a guide from experts. READ MORE FROM HERMONEY
These days, it feels like there’s a type of  Hunger Games  in the districts of software engineers and financial analysts. But despite the carnage at Twitter or Goldman Sachs, which make the job market seem like a sinking ship, the reality isn’t as bleak as it seems: Unemployment is still fairly low and, so far, the number of layoffs remains lower than they were pre-pandemic. READ MORE AT YAHOO FINANCE
If you’ve been applying to jobs and not getting interviews or offers, you may not be selling yourself enough. You can have the greatest resume or speak brilliantly in an interview, but if you don’t sell yourself, it can often be the difference between getting a job offer or not. READ MORE AT HBR