When you’re new to the job market, it can be hard to know what to look out for when accepting a job.
So we spoke with Piyush Patel, corporate culture expert, on signs that you shouldn’t accept that first job offer…
As soon as you graduate from high school or college, you undoubtedly feel accomplished. But you might also feel as though you’re finished with the educational system in general — you’ve got your diploma, and you’re ready to get to work. This point of view could prevent you from reaping the many benefits continuing education can afford you, this year and beyond.
Meeting new people in your industry, making a connection and maintaining that bond is a great way to boost your career prospects. There’s only one problem — not everyone has the personality to network naturally. Fortunately, there are ways to excel at networking even if you’re not usually that type of person. The following are six methods to help you network naturally, even if you’re a bit shy.
Are you selfish enough at work?
Studies show that people who are appropriately selfish tend to fare well at work. So we asked professionals how they put themselves first in their working lives.
Ask someone ten years ago about side hustles and you’d be met with looks of bemusement. You’d perhaps hear hushed whispers asking earnestly if it’s some kind of street scam.
Fast forward to the age of the millennial and the uncertain economic situation. Now, side hustles mean a lot of people are leveraging their skills as part of the gig economy…
Contracting is a lucrative career choice — and definitely more than the “temp gig” friends and family might make it out to be.
But before you accept a contractor position, make sure you consider these six things first…