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We hear a lot about discrimination against older tech pros, but younger tech workers face their own challenges. It can be especially difficult for the youngest members of the team who have limited professional experience. The good news is young tech professionals can take several steps to get their voices heard and be taken seriously. Here are some pieces of career advice for young professionals as they establish themselves in the...
Employees want jobs with the opportunity for advancement. Companies can start by helping employees find and prepare for new internal opportunities and offering feedback and coaching.  Executives overlook internal promotions at their peril. In a Pew Research survey, 63% of respondents who left jobs in 2021 cited a lack of advancement opportunities as a reason. And a 2022 McKinsey study noted that a lack of career development and...
Who you know is just as important as what you know in business. These two work in tandem to afford you a successful career, regardless of the industry. While the latter sets you on course to launch a career, the former helps you gain access to the resources, funding, or advice needed to pursue your career goals. So, knowing how to network effectively with specific people in your industry is crucial for career advancement. As such, this...