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Amidst an ever-evolving job landscape, the art of career pivoting has become not just a choice but a necessity for many professionals seeking new opportunities in 2024. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average person will change careers 5-7 times during their working life; approximately 30% of the total workforce will now change jobs every 12 months. READ MORE AT FORBES
If you’ve been stuck in a job that doesn’t give you a strong sense of purpose, the start of the new year is a perfect time to get unstuck and pursue a career you truly enjoy.  And no, that concept isn’t a pipe dream. It’s actually very important to do something that’s meaningful to you, not only because it helps you feel more fulfilled in your work, but because you were created to fill a unique...
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...
Mentorship programs in the workplace are more than just a trend; they are a competitive advantage. A growing body of research underlines their compelling benefits, making them an attractive proposition for both job seekers and employers. In fact, 85% of job seekers are more attracted to companies offering mentorship programs. READ MORE AT MEDRIVA
2023 has been a volatile and exciting year for everyone’s careers. 2024 will undoubtedly be another year of excitement and volatility. Here are five predictions on workplace trends and how they can impact your career and management strategy. READ MORE AT FORBES
In most cultures, the calendar builds in some time for reflection. There’s a certain point in the course of a year when it’s natural to look back over the past, evaluate how things are going, and then think about what you might want to change in the future. In Western cultures, this time happens around the new year, when we’re encouraged to look back over the past 12 months, assess how...
The holiday season is upon us and that means offices around the world are gearing up for the annual tradition of the office holiday party. Holiday party attendees can typically be divided into two “teams”—those who look forward to gathering and partaking in some adult beverages with their colleagues, and those who dread it and would rather be run over by Santa’s reindeer than attend. READ MORE AT FORBES
Layoffs are common at the end of the year, but this time also presents unique opportunities for job-seekers. Being laid off is always tough, but especially so around the holidays. Just ask the Citigroup (C) employees who learned they were being let go the week before Thanksgiving. But there's a small silver lining to losing your job at this time of year. December is actually a great time to build your network and get noticed by recruiters....
While starting in a new position is often a new opportunity to advance their career, many employees still worry they'll struggle to thrive in new roles, especially in the wake of hybrid and remote work, and the new skills needed to navigate the workplace.  For most employees, the anxiety of doing well starts on day one. Fifty-three percent of workers say starting a new job is scarier than a trip to the dentist, holding a spider or...
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