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The job market is hot right now, and opportunities abound. Even if you are not specifically looking, you never know when something will come knocking on your door. Knowing what you want from your career and having current information ready can help you take advantage of opportunities when they arise. READ MORE AT C&EN
As we navigate the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that many Americans are reimagining their future and rethinking their career paths. Many are giving serious consideration to a potentially life-changing revision to their career goals. The pandemic simply seems to have accelerated people’s natural inclination to consider moving to a career that’s more rewarding for them. READ MORE AT MARKETWATCH
If recent surveys and polls ring true, over 46% of the global workforce is considering leaving their employer this year. Despite COVID-19 causing initial turnover due to the related economic downturn, the current phenomenon coined “The Great Resignation” is attributed to the many job seekers choosing to leave their current employment voluntarily. READ MORE AT DIST://ED
With the pandemic, working remotely has become the new normal. And whether you work from home alone or find yourself surrounded by screaming children, it can be difficult to focus. Employing these work from home strategies, you’ll be able to stay motivated—even in the long-term. READ MORE AT FORBES
In addition to on-site yoga classes and ergonomic desks, companies may have a new wellness initiative up their sleeves — granting workers an annual period of remote work.   Remote work has proved popular with many workers, with 54% of employees saying they want to keep working from home after the pandemic ends. READ MORE AT CNBC
The U.S. economy continues to grow: It added 916,000 jobs   in March 2021, according to the Department of Labor. That’s considerably better than the 675,000 economists had predicted and more than double February’s gain of 379,000 jobs. Certain job categories in particular are growing quickly. READ MORE AT GROW
Searching for jobs is not always the most fun task. Between revamping your resume, revising your LinkedIn, reaching out to recruiters, preparing for interviews and following up—it gets to be draining. Quickly. Not to mention the seemingly endless cycle of finding a job, applying, interviewing and being rejected. It is  tough. In fact, 73% of Americans say that job...
How do I negotiate an IT salary for a fully (or mostly) remote position? Remote work isn’t new, but the numbers of IT pros now working from home or another location outside of the traditional corporation setting have skyrocketed over the last year-plus because of the pandemic. And many employers and managers seem to be signaling that they expect remote or hybrid remote/on-site work to remain commonplace. READ MORE AT...
Whether you’ve just graduated college or are years into your career, you’ve probably been told to be patient. Being patient isn't the same as standing still. It requires work to get to your next opportunity and a proactive approach. So how can you be patient while avoiding the wait? Here are four tips. READ MORE AT ENTREPRENEUR
Before the pandemic, women spent about four hours a day on unpaid household work. Men spent about two and a half. Once COVID hit, that number became even more disproportionate. That unfolded basket of laundry is so much more than just a battle of the sexes. It's hurting our economy. According to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: "Two extra hours of unpaid work per day such as cleaning, cooking or caring for a child leads to a...
You no longer need to go into an office every day to earn a paycheck — and a fat paycheck, at that. Professionals with high levels of experience and training can earn just as much working from home as they would in a traditional work setting if they know the right career to choose. READ MORE AT YAHOO FINANCE
Working remotely is a luxury—but it’s also an acquired skill. For employees lucky enough to be able to work from home at least some of the time, the trick to staying motivated and preventing burnout is to keep the office and the home from truly becoming one. That’s been challenging during the coronavirus pandemic, which has forced millions of people all over the world to suddenly turn their home into their office. Despite...