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Businesses trying to hire workers will need to be creative, and one element of a good employment strategy is to rethink requirements for the jobs. The labor market will not return to the “good old days” when job applicants were abundant. The demographics just don’t work. Baby boomers are retiring, and the young people entering their working-age years are not larger in number. READ MORE AT FORBES
If you’ve been invited to an online networking event, you might be feeling apprehensive. There’s no question that networking in the absence of face-to-face interaction is tricky, but the more you do it, the better you’ll get at it and the more comfortable you’ll feel. Here are five ways to shine when virtual networking. READ MORE AT THOMAS
Negotiating raises, promotions, and other workplace perks can be stressful, but opportunity, as the adage goes, favors the bold. From creative twists on virtual presentations to leveraging the power of the pause, here are six tips to help employees master the negotiation process and get what they want at work. READ MORE TECHREPUBLIC
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the finances of millions of workers, with more than 20 million Americans receiving some kind of unemployment benefits as of early December. With many industries still operating under limited capacity, including travel, hospitality and leisure, some job-seekers are going into the new year searching for new opportunities and a possible career change. In fact, in the second quarter of 2020, nearly...
Given the current condition of the job market, finding a flexible job with long-term growth prospects has never been more important. To help job seekers identify jobs that are not only in a fast-growing field but also flexible. We’ve determined which fast-growing occupations also come with flexible work options, such as remote work arrangements, a flexible or part-time schedule, or freelance work, to name a few.  READ MORE AT...