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From career forums to well-intentioned friends, everyone has their own set of rules for landing the perfect job. However, not all guidance is created equal, and misconceptions can often cloud the path to success. As well-meaning as your friends and family, or anyone else is, sometimes they’re just giving bad advice. READ MORE AT FORBES
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....
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
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
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
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
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the finances of millions of workers, with more than 20 million Americans receiving some kind of unemployment benefits as of early December. With many industries still operating under limited capacity, including travel, hospitality and leisure, some job-seekers are going into the new year searching for new opportunities and a possible career change. In fact, in the second quarter of 2020, nearly...
Now that we’ve closed the chapter on the ordeal that was 2020, a fresh start beckons. But as we can learn very quickly, a blank page in the diary doesn’t correlate to a new environment, career, or even a more confident self. We’re still carrying the baggage of years past and so, rather than make resolutions that will come to fail us, it’s time to start working on the habits that will set us up for success – no...
Despite the current economic climate, it IS possible to get a job you love. When you’re searching job listings on your computer, do you think you’ll find your dream gig? Chances are you won’t. Between 70 and 80 percent of jobs aren’t published publicly, and 85 percent of jobs are found through networking. READ MORE AT NBC NEWS
Daily life and work has completely turned upside down for millions of Americans across the country. Still, through the ups and downs of the year, others have found great meaning in their work and are carving out their purpose to rebuild with their sights set on the eventual end of the pandemic. READ MORE AT CNBC
The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but for many people, it’s also the busiest. For a variety of reasons, this could be the perfect time to ramp up your job-seeking efforts. Here are some good reasons to think about job searching during the holidays. Many companies are extremely active in the job market during the holidays, as they’re looking to fill open positions so they can start the new year...
Numerous factors can influence the selection of a candidate for an academic position, and they are often out of the control of the applicant. Most important, even though some factors will be out of your control, you must control what you can control in a job interview. Here are three recommendations for what to do during a virtual interview. READ MORE AT INSIDE HIGHER ED