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Another year is fading into the past and the holidays are right around the corner, which can only mean one thing: holiday gatherings. In addition to some much-needed relaxation and celebration, holiday gatherings provide another opportunity: the chance to network. Every successful business professional and savvy job seeker knows the importance of networking to one’s career, and the increased social activity that takes place during...
Building a strong professional network is an important element in career development, and could even be the key to your success. A good network opens you up to exciting new career opportunities, as well as helping you to strengthen your knowledge, develop your skills, and have meaningful discussions with others. However, it’s not just about creating a large network; it is also important that you make close, long-lasting relationships...
Rejection can be a tough pill to swallow, especially when it comes directly from your boss.Debby Soo, CEO of restaurant reservation service OpenTable, knows the feeling. Like many others, she’s received countless “no’s” throughout her career before finally landing promotions or new positions, she says. Those rejections have helped her identify a reliable formula for turning a no from your boss “into...
The ability to network efficiently and create meaningful connections is necessary for success in entrepreneurship and life. From meeting new investors willing to bet on you or hiring the best employees, networking is the foundation of building your community and seeking new knowledge and opportunities. However, it does not come easily to many people, as putting yourself out in the world may feel like stepping out of...
The “perfect job” doesn’t exist — but the most popular, sought-after roles have a few attributes in common: competitive salaries, a positive workplace culture and clear opportunities for career advancement. According to new research from Indeed, many of the top jobs are seeing rapid growth and offering six-figure salaries. READ MORE AT CNBC
Many factors contribute to a person’s level of effort in the workplace. For some, the size of their paycheck is a motivator. For others it’s about doing a good job in their role. And for more than a third, 35% of workers, stress or burnout have a significant effect on their ability to perform, according to a Q3 Joblist survey of 18,911 jobseekers. READ MORE AT CNBC
Introverts need a rebrand. There’s a fundamental misunderstanding of the personality type that conflates their core characterization with shyness, which is simply inaccurate. Despite the misconception, there is truth to adage “your network is your net worth,” in that career opportunities are largely hinged on connections. READ MORE AT ESSENCE
As American workers have reevaluated their lives and careers en masse in recent years, they've ushered in major workforce trends — from the "great resignation" to the "great reinvention" to "quiet quitting." Now there's one more to add to that list. In what some are calling the "Great Breakup," women leaders — already underrepresented in corporate settings — are switching jobs at the highest rate in years,...
To fill the most in-demand positions, from cloud architect to metaverse specialist, universities and companies are changing what they teach and how they hire.  According to data collected by the Digital Business School (ISDI) in Madrid, “metaverse specialist” is now one of the most sought-after professions, along with about 40 other innovative career titles that would have sounded like science fiction just a few years ago....
Did you shine so much at your last interview that you got a job offer? Time to negotiate! Use the 19 tips below to negotiate your compensation package from the start! An increase in your salary is sure to put a pep in your step and provide a certain level of satisfaction, so negotiate for your long-term success, but  negotiate only   after  you have an offer . If you feel unfairly compensated, it might lead to quiet...
Asking for a higher salary is often left out of discussions around workplace empowerment, but knowing how to have difficult conversations around money is always valuable. Depending on who you ask money is either the root of all evil, what makes the world go around, or quite possibly both. In any case, there's a good chance that as the double whammy of rising energy bills and inflation undercutting wages hits, your annual salary is going to...
Resume, Curriculum Vitae, whatever you want to call it, they can be really tough to write. Many of us really struggle to write about ourselves, highlighting our achievements and making us sound like the very best versions of ourselves.  How to write and present your resume varies dramatically depending on the job and sector you are applying for, an aerospace engineer, for example, will probably approach their resume slightly...