The end of summer, marked by shortening days and back-to-office mandates, might have an already burnt-out workforce suffering a bit of malaise. Productivity drops by 20% during summer, over half feel distracted and many struggle with post-vacation blues once they’re back at work.
Although it’s commonly believed that employees emerge from the summer season feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, the truth is that many workers...
Networking holds the key to job-search success. Whether you’re applying for a promotion internally or seeking a job elsewhere, the way you approach contacts will make a huge difference to your success.
There is an art to reaching out to the right person with the right message and the right pitch. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
The top two aspirations parents have for their adult children are that their kids are financially independent and that they have jobs they enjoy, according to data from Pew Research Center.
A parent’s wish for their child to be professionally successful is understandable. It can also lead to some unsolicited advice. READ MORE AT CNBC
Everyone needs career guidance from time to time. If you’re feeling stuck, advice from a mentor can often help you figure out where you should take your career next and how to get there.
Finding the right person or combination of people can help you evaluate your career with a more critical eye and decide if you want to make changes in your career path. While it can be hard to ask for help, the results will be worth it. READ...
If you're looking for a new job with a six-figure salary, healthcare or tech might be your best bet. That's according to the findings of an analysis by job-listing site Ladders.
Data scientists at the company analyzed the salaries of almost one million jobs listed on the site from January to August to compile the list. Jobs in healthcare and tech came out on top, Marc Cenedella, the founder of Ladders, told Insider. READ MORE AT INSIDER
With only 31% of workers aged 18 to 34 completely satisfied with their job, and 16% utterly dissatisfied, it’s safe to say that young workers aren’t really happy at work. According to research, the two contributing factors to job satisfaction are “high meaning” and income — meaningful work that pays enough to afford more than just the necessities of life. READ MORE AT FORBES
A lot of us have been rejected during job interviews or sometimes we are even removed from the screening process. In today's competitive job market, having a strong online presence has become crucial for landing your dream job. Job search platforms offer a convenient way to connect with recruiters from everywhere. If you are finding that recruiters are consistently ignoring your profile, there might be some factors responsible for it. ...
Writing a resume can be a huge challenge for many people and makes the difference whether you end up in the 'yes' pile, or the trash. If you are sending out lots of resumes and hearing zero back, it could be that you need to tweak your resume.
The average length of unemployment as of April 2023 was 20.9 weeks, or a little over five months, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. READ MORE AT NEWSWEEK
There are more than 900 possible careers in the United States. Research suggests nine may be more options than our brains can handle. Even if we can handle this many choices, there certainly isn’t time to review all their details.
Researching jobs you might enjoy in advance of taking them on can save you time and money. READ MORE AT PSYCHOLOGY TODAY
At the age of 25, my career in cybersecurity started to take off. However, the farther I went up the leadership ladder, the fewer women I saw in the room. And the more men tried to advise me on what leadership looked like – sometimes literally.
I was repeatedly told to work on my “executive presence,” which proved to be a rather elusive concept. It began when my male supervisor told me that I needed to cut my hair. He...
There are so many different ways to begin a career in tech. Those starting out may begin with a computer science degree and work there way up in a traditional trajectory. But there are plenty of stories of those who made the switch to tech much later in life, having worked in other roles, for example as a car mechanic or a teacher. READ MORE AT SILICONREPUBLIC
Techniques to help you develop your professional skills, become a better leader, transition roles, and more.
Amazon offers a number of skills-training, networking, and development programs to help employees advance their careers. We spoke to five Amazon employees about their experiences with these programs, and asked them to share their top tips for finding your path, developing your skills, and building connections. READ MORE AT ABOUT...