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The characteristics that define a strong brand all begin with the letter C. When building and nurturing a strong personal brand, you have a lot more to think about than these ten C’s, but no brand is truly powerful unless it aces the Ten C Test. As you think about growing your brand and your career success, ask yourself if you exhibit all ten C’s. Are you: READ MORE AT FORBES
There’s a lot more to networking than just making accounts and going to events. You’ll get the best results by coming in with an appropriate goal, attitude, and strategy. Online or offline, many of the same principles will always apply when meeting new people and getting a job. To prepare yourself, see if you can implement these five tips on how to network. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
Can any American hope to earn $130,000 without a college degree? Education pays, as the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on its website. The median annual salary for a worker with no degree was $46,748 in 2021. An employee with a bachelor’s degree earned $69,368.   Yet, high-paying jobs abound, even for the degreeless — and many sit unfilled. American society, with its relentless focus on college...
An ideal job has several attributes: It offers work that is challenging and fun, a supportive environment with possibilities for advancement, and solid medical insurance as well as other benefits. All of that is well and good, but as murmurs of encroaching economic instability increase in volume, the main concern of most workers these days appears to echo that of late-’80s pop philosophers Calloway: Money. Lots and lots of money ....
Big-name tech firms like Amazon, Google, Meta and Microsoft are undergoing mass layoffs, but job prospects for applicants in the broader tech ecosystem are poised to be among the best of any industry in 2023, according to a new ranking. Eight of the top 10 “best jobs” in the U.S. this year are technology roles, according to Indeed, which conducts an annual list of the top roles for job seekers....
Some U.S. workers are earning a lot more than the annual average salary of $54,132. The 25 highest-paid occupations all earned an average of six figures annually, each above $120,000 — and many of the top-paying jobs are in health care. READ MORE AT CNBC
The tech industry has seen job cuts recently, but there is still a high demand for people who work in software and data. The employment site is out with its list of best jobs and ranks full-stack developer as the No. 1 position, CBS News reports. ranks jobs based on salary, availability and flexibility. READ MORE AT CBS KCCI8
These days, it feels like there’s a type of  Hunger Games  in the districts of software engineers and financial analysts. But despite the carnage at Twitter or Goldman Sachs, which make the job market seem like a sinking ship, the reality isn’t as bleak as it seems: Unemployment is still fairly low and, so far, the number of layoffs remains lower than they were pre-pandemic. READ MORE AT YAHOO FINANCE
If you’ve been applying to jobs and not getting interviews or offers, you may not be selling yourself enough. You can have the greatest resume or speak brilliantly in an interview, but if you don’t sell yourself, it can often be the difference between getting a job offer or not. READ MORE AT HBR
US News analyzed data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to rank jobs by hiring demand, growth, median salary, employment rate, future job prospects, stress level and work-life balance. Software developer tops the list according to US News, despite mass layoffs at companies like Meta, Salesforce and Amazon. For those looking for job security, consider health care. READ MORE AT BLOOMBERG  
A new year is here, and with it, a new workplace phenomenon that bosses and employees should prepare for: quiet hiring.  Quiet hiring is when an organization acquires new skills without actually hiring new full-time employees, says Emily Rose McRae, who has led Gartner’s future of work research team since its 2019 inception, focusing on HR practices. Sometimes, it means hiring short-term  ...
Whether you feel like your current job position isn’t give you the salary or benefits you need to adapt to the times, or you’re looking to take the next step into a different industry, if you’re sending in your resignation, you may find yourself in a much different job market than when you were last hired. READ MORE AT YAHOO NEWS