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In the United States, millennials constitute a staggering 75 million individuals, comprising the largest demographic slice of the population and representing nearly 40% of the current labor force.  Many young Latino professionals are driven to attain leadership roles, instilled with a pursuit of excellence and hard work ethic from their parents and community. However, they often experience slower career advancement than their...
A lot of us have been rejected during job interviews or sometimes we are even removed from the screening process. In today's competitive job market, having a strong online presence has become crucial for landing your dream job. Job search platforms offer a convenient way to connect with recruiters from everywhere. If you are finding that recruiters are consistently ignoring your profile, there might be some factors responsible for it. ...
If you need to find a new job or a new career, more people are turning to what's called "upskilling." Many major colleges and universities offer free to low-cost online professional development courses, boot camps, and certificate programs that are helping more people grow their careers. A 2021 Gallup survey found 75% of workers who completed skill development courses reported some kind of career advancement and increased their annual...
No one wants to feel like they're in misery every time they show up to work. Unfortunately, too many people feel completely trapped at their jobs without the proper tools in place to create a happier outcome for themselves. One of the easiest ways to make your job more enjoyable is by making friends on the job. READ MORE AT GLAM
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, recently announced 12,000 people were laid off. Amazon, Meta, Microsoft and Twitter have all announced similar downsizes. Accenture just last week cut 19,000 jobs. The list goes on. As companies prioritize profitability in this macroeconomic environment, you might think: Is anyone  really indispensable? READ MORE AT FORBES
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....
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  ...
Rejection can be a tough pill to swallow, especially when it comes directly from your boss.Debby Soo, CEO of restaurant reservation service OpenTable, knows the feeling. Like many others, she’s received countless “no’s” throughout her career before finally landing promotions or new positions, she says. Those rejections have helped her identify a reliable formula for turning a no from your boss “into...
The U.S. workforce has millions of employees that cling to jobs they hate. Some stay due to comfort, as most become accustomed to salary and benefits along with fearing unsteady income. It makes sense when you consider that 63% of Americans don't have $500 of savings to cover an emergency, according to a survey from Bankrate.com. Some who consider switching jobs rightfully fear discrimination in the job market — be it race, age or...