Well, here we are again. Another week begins and we’re still working from home. We might as well face it. We could be here a while. But look on the bright side, telecommuting does have its advantages. The commute is certainly a lot easier. The only traffic jam you’ll likely experience is when the kids are hogging the bathroom. More importantly, research suggests that working from home can actually make you more productive. Your living room can be a productive workspace. You just have to make the transition to telecommuting.
If you haven’t given serious thought to what location and industry you’ve selected on your LinkedIn profile, you’re probably leaving money on the table and making a critical career mistake. Why? Because you aren’t coming up in the search list when your target audience uses location and industry to search for someone like you.
Company culture. It’s not in the one-liners on the walls, nor the office deckchairs, espresso machine or popcorn stations. Previously an HR buzzword, company culture is now more mainstream and a critical aspect of business success. So much so that many of us now prioritize culture over salary when it comes to job satisfaction. According to Glassdoor’s Mission and Culture Survey 2019, 56% in fact claim culture is more important than the size of their monthly pay-check. Surprised? Hold-fire, there’s more…
Every time you apply for a job, a background check is a real possibility. Yet, many job seekers forget about their importance and what they might reveal. Go into the process unprepared, and the worst kind of surprise can mean you miss a chance at the job of your dreams. So you must know not only the basics of background checks, you must also be aware of the kind of information they can turn up. Understanding Background Checks In a perfect world, you take everyone at their word. You trust a person to present themselves honestly. In the real world,
To gain a competitive edge, young people are being asked to make career decisions earlier and earlier. In many high schools, students are being asked to choose career paths as early as the tenth grade. This, at a time in life when your most pressing concern is which video game to buy with your allowance or who to ask to Fall dance. It’s not surprising that so many of us find ourselves in a career we find unfulfilling. But, thankfully, there’s good news. In today’s job market, it’s never too late to begin a journey of career discovery.
Bring your questions and stories to the discussion on Monday, June 10th at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific as we explore our life experiences and the lessons we learned that will help our careers.