Networking holds the key to job-search success. Whether you’re applying for a promotion internally or seeking a job elsewhere, the way you approach contacts will make a huge difference to your success.
There is an art to reaching out to the right person with the right message and the right pitch. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
The top two aspirations parents have for their adult children are that their kids are financially independent and that they have jobs they enjoy, according to data from Pew Research Center.
A parent’s wish for their child to be professionally successful is understandable. It can also lead to some unsolicited advice. READ MORE AT CNBC
If you're looking for a new job with a six-figure salary, healthcare or tech might be your best bet. That's according to the findings of an analysis by job-listing site Ladders.
Data scientists at the company analyzed the salaries of almost one million jobs listed on the site from January to August to compile the list. Jobs in healthcare and tech came out on top, Marc Cenedella, the founder of Ladders, told Insider. READ MORE AT INSIDER
Techniques to help you develop your professional skills, become a better leader, transition roles, and more.
Amazon offers a number of skills-training, networking, and development programs to help employees advance their careers. We spoke to five Amazon employees about their experiences with these programs, and asked them to share their top tips for finding your path, developing your skills, and building connections. READ MORE AT ABOUT...
In the dynamic landscape of professional growth, the ability to turn casual conversations into strategic stepping-stones is a skill that can change the trajectory of your career. These often-overlooked everyday interactions hold untapped potential.
Fostering meaningful connections and leveraging networking opportunities is about mastering the art of turning conversations into opportunities. READ MORE AT FORBES
Have you ever found yourself taking on more tasks in your role without a formal promotion? If so, you may have experienced a "quiet promotion".
While a quiet promotion may not come with official recognition, it can still impact your career trajectory. Quiet hiring is when companies hire for specific positions without announcing. On the other hand, quiet quitting refers to employees leaving their jobs without making it known to their...
It's no shock that workers want growth opportunities within their companies. What's disappointing is that the majority of workers are dissatisfied by the efforts their employers have made to provide clarity around career paths and opportunities.
Only 17% say their job gives room for advancement and only 23% report they have opportunities to move into a new career/role within their company. READ MORE AT INSIDER
The U.S. added 209,000 jobs in June, according to the jobs report released by the Labor Department on Friday morning, the smallest monthly jobs gain since December 2020.
Government, health care and social assistance saw the biggest gains, while other major industries saw little to no change.
Government added 60,000 jobs in June, more than any other sector. State and local governments added 27,000 and 32,000 jobs, respectively....
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...
Changing jobs, a good increment and good experience in big companies are not enough for career growth. Every manager looks for certain skills in their team members. Whether you are looking for a new job or a promotion at your company, it is important for you to upgrade your skills. READ MORE AT NEWS18
For better or worse, in today’s world everyone is a brand. Whether you’re applying for a job, asking for a promotion, or writing a dating profile, your success will depend on getting others to recognize your value. So you need to get comfortable marketing yourself.
A strong, well-managed personal brand benefits you in several ways. It enhances your visibility, particularly among those who matter to you and to the things you...
If you want to get promoted, you need to take control of your own career development. That means setting goals, charting a path to reach those goals and taking on responsibilities that will give you the skills and experience needed to excel in a higher-level role.
Your path to a promotion may vary depending on your profession, but Ziprecruiter CEO Ian Siegal has said early-career employees should expect to get promoted every...