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If you're an aspiring entrepreneur but are feeling stuck when it comes to taking charge of your career path, you might need to boost your confidence with new productive habits. Building the profession you want takes long hours, creativity and lots of energy. You can leverage your time and skills to design your dream career by adopting effective methods. The key is getting started and committing to one new routine at a time. Here are four...
Whether you're just starting in the tech industry or trying to advance in an established career, the goal will always be to get paid as well as possible for doing work you enjoy. But if you're going to land that dream position you found while scouring tech job sites, you need to bring your A-game to the application process. Fortunately, a handful of tips can give you an edge over the job-seeking competition. READ MORE AT ZDNET
The job market is still really hot. But concerns about the economy have many people wondering if their jobs are secure enough to survive. There is no way to guarantee that your job will be safe, career advisers say. But you can control how much facetime you have with colleagues and put in extra efforts, say hiring managers and career advisers, several of whom advise people who work remotely to think about going into the...
As a result of the pandemic-driven shift to remote work, the work-from-home opportunities have multiplied ten-fold. A remote career has its own sets of benefits, including flexibility to work from anywhere, work-life balance, higher productivity, relaxed and comfortable working space, and more. READ MORE AT MUO
With job openings surging and unemployment at 3.6%, the U.S. labor market, by some estimates, is the tightest it has ever been. In this environment, Americans are quitting their jobs at a historic pace – many in search of higher pay – as employers are raising salaries to attract new talent and keep their workforce. While average hourly wages are climbing steadily across many jobs, there are a handful of occupations that...
Over the past 100 years, the U.S. workforce has changed dramatically. While initially male-dominated as women took on more “traditional” roles within the home, the onset of World War II shifted this dynamic. Women began to file into the workplace and subsequently discovered that they were met with challenges in fair treatment and opportunities. As a result, new policies began arising to ensure that workplace rules and standards...
Stress is a natural response to pressure. While it’s not possible to eliminate all stress from your life, you can learn to cope with it and manage your reactions to stressful situations. One effective way to deal with stress at work is to manage stressors immediately instead of letting situations escalate. Although this isn’t always possible because some things may be out of your control, consider exploring which tips you may...
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of Hispanic workers in the labor force has grown from 10 million in 1990 to 29 million in 2020. By 2030, Hispanics are expected to account for one out of five workers. Hispanics are represented more in the labor force compared to others because they tend to be younger and in the prime age working group, 25-54 years old, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....
Some sectors bounced back to pre-pandemic levels faster than others, as evidenced by this nifty chart comparing details of the April 2022 jobs report to February 2020 . The big picture:  The total number of U.S. jobs hasn’t yet climbed back to pre-pandemic levels. But underneath the headline, areas of the economy like professional services, or transportation and warehousing, have recovered any ground they lost in the pandemic...
It might not come as a surprise that during the course of the pandemic our personal and professional networks shrank. As many of us turned to our closest friends, family members and colleagues for support, communication with some of our more distant acquaintances fell to the wayside. In a study undertaken by  Harvard Business School  it was found that communication with close contacts rose by 40 per cent at the expense of a 10...
Just about everybody goes through stressful times at work. Projects pile up, you stay late and have to work evenings and weekends — but the flow of emails and messages doesn’t slow down. When this busy schedule becomes the norm, it’s time to re-evaluate your work-life balance — and make some healthy changes to avoid job burnout. READ MORE AT THE CLEVELAND CLINIC
This year’s list features a higher proportion of companies in banking and financial services, the healthcare and social sector, and education. Each sector increased its presence on the 500-company list, with each making up 8% of the list versus 6% last year.  READ MORE AT FORBES