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Undeniably, the pandemic has upended many people’s plans of building a successful career. In fact, it has potentially derailed the occupations and career trajectories of numerous professionals across different industries. However, times have changed as the world is gradually recovering from the crisis. Now, you have an opportunity to set your career goals again and emerge with a better and sharper focus to achieve success amidst a...
If you’re looking for work or think you will be soon, you undoubtedly know to update your LinkedIn profile, refresh your résumé and up your networking game. But in today’s competitive, pandemic-fraught job market, just doing the basics isn’t enough. READ MORE AT MARKETWATCH
As we enter Year Two of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are at a critical juncture as a country. Yes, the unemployment rate is falling in 2021—but in part because of people leaving the labor force. Millions more have been displaced, lost work, or are underemployed due to the continuing effects of COVID-19. READ MORE AT NEXTGOV
Recruiting has become an accepted pathways to integrate corporate diversity. PricewaterhouseCoopers, a multinational professional services network, has taken note. The firm has announced its aspirations to hire 10,000 Black and Latinx college students by 2026. The initiative aims to provide students with high-demand digital readiness; training and up-skilling; and mentorship opportunities as they enter the workforce. READ MORE AT FORBES
Apple announced its largest corporate profits and revenue ever for the three months that make up its fiscal first quarter, which included the launch of the iPhone 12 lineup and the holiday shopping season. Apple saw revenue above $100 billion for the first time, with its growth surging as people turned to technology during the pandemic. The tech giant noted that its pledge Monday to create 20,000 jobs over the next...
The U.S. economy continues to grow: It added 916,000 jobs   in March 2021, according to the Department of Labor. That’s considerably better than the 675,000 economists had predicted and more than double February’s gain of 379,000 jobs. Certain job categories in particular are growing quickly. READ MORE AT GROW
Searching for jobs is not always the most fun task. Between revamping your resume, revising your LinkedIn, reaching out to recruiters, preparing for interviews and following up—it gets to be draining. Quickly. Not to mention the seemingly endless cycle of finding a job, applying, interviewing and being rejected. It is  tough. In fact, 73% of Americans say that job...
Looking for a new job and a higher salary last year was not a priority. Holding onto the job you had seemed like the smart thing to do. But now in 2021, COVID vaccines are being distributed, schools are reopening, and most people have a much greater sense of certainty about their jobs and their value in the market. READ MORE AT INFORMATION WEEK
How do I negotiate an IT salary for a fully (or mostly) remote position? Remote work isn’t new, but the numbers of IT pros now working from home or another location outside of the traditional corporation setting have skyrocketed over the last year-plus because of the pandemic. And many employers and managers seem to be signaling that they expect remote or hybrid remote/on-site work to remain commonplace. READ MORE AT...
Whether you’ve just graduated college or are years into your career, you’ve probably been told to be patient. Being patient isn't the same as standing still. It requires work to get to your next opportunity and a proactive approach. So how can you be patient while avoiding the wait? Here are four tips. READ MORE AT ENTREPRENEUR
If you're a woman in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and you call Houston home, according to a new report, you're doing it right. In honor of Women's History Month, CommercialCafe updated its 2020 ranking of the top U.S. cities for women working in STEM. According to the report, Houston ranks at No. 5 on the list of the best southern cities in the United States for women in STEM. READ MORE AT INNOVATION MAP
Looking for a new job can be a stressful and challenging experience for many people. Nobody wants to be out of work or stuck in an uncomfortable position for too long, so you'll want to find something quickly and efficiently, but at the same time, taking on a new job is a major life event, and so you'll equally want to make sure that you're making the right choice. READ MORE AT UNIVERSITY HERALD