Tag: Career Advice

How to Get Hired at a Socially Responsible Company

From sustainability initiatives to employee volunteer programs and corporate foundations, companies have increasingly invested in corporate social responsibility. Not only has this buoyed their employer brand, but it’s been an important tool for attracting and engaging employees, especially Millennials. Workers under the age of 36 are more likely to focus […]

The Most Important Attribute for Landing a Job in 2019

Knowledge is power. We’ve heard this idiom many times before, but in this tight job market it takes on new meaning. Being informed about a job and well-versed in a company’s expectations, needs and culture have never been more important when it comes to being a stand-out job applicant. On […]

How to Earn More Money in 2019 With Side Gigs

When you hear the phrase “gig economy,” you probably think of apps, like Uber, TaskRabbit or Instacart. But the truth is, there’s a whole world of side gigs out there, available online and off, for all sorts of people. With positions as varied as Courier, Lesson Plan Creator, Personal Financial […]

The Future of Work Has Arrived — Here’s How to Beat the Competition

Between artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, the Internet of Things and more, many of today’s most cutting-edge technological advances are iterating at a dizzying pace. Add to that fears of automation and an upcoming recession, and employees are facing serious pressure to stay relevant in an ever-changing work environment. […]

5 Ways Your Boss Wants You to Improve This Year

It’s a tradition to set New Year’s resolutions, and for many people, these goals involve improving things in their personal lives, like health and wealth. Consider how much time you spend on your career, however, and you’ll see it makes sense to set some resolutions relating to the workplace, too. […]

2019 The Year of The Software Engineer

It’s no doubt 2019 will be The Year of the Software Engineer. With trends in 2018 such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cyber Security dominating the latest technologies, the world of engineering has augmented into a self-propelling community of learners looking to widen their craft.  “40% of engineers leave their job […]

How to Make a Career Pivot & Get The Job You Deserve

Although it would make life so much easier to have one of those fabled dream jobs you’ve known about your whole life, and eventually move through with joy, most people’s career paths aren’t so linear. In her book, Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot — And Relaunch Their Careers, writer […]