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You likely felt a surge of excitement when you made the decision to switch careers. But what should you do if your job hunt starts to become a tedious and disheartening slog — and the  gap on your resume is growing wider by the day? How can you address your extended absence from the workforce without making excuses? And how can you stay motivated and resolved in the face of setbacks? READ MORE AT HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW
Companies around the world have continued to downsize following the overhiring spree during the pandemic. Since the start of the year, more than 57,000 employees have been laid off globally, according to From Alphabet to Meta, Amazon to Microsoft, big tech firms have taken a huge hit, with nearly 230 firms in the industry cutting jobs this year. READ MORE AT CNBC
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
There are so many different ways to begin a career in tech. Those starting out may begin with a computer science degree and work there way up in a traditional trajectory. But there are plenty of stories of those who made the switch to tech much later in life, having worked in other roles, for example as a car mechanic or a teacher. READ MORE AT SILICONREPUBLIC
The past 2 years have been a rollercoaster for us all. Along with the ebbs and flows of life, we’ve been forced to make many adjustments in our lives and in our work. If you’ve experienced job uncertainty, stress, frustrations or more, now may be the time to reevaluate the direction of your career and take action. READ MORE AT ESSENCE