Grow Your Career This Year (Pandemic or Not!)

Many professionals have seen their careers stall due to the pandemic. Many companies had to tighten their belts during the early days of COVID-19 and invest in areas like remote work technology to keep operations stable. As a result, promotion delays, pay freezes, and even layoffs became fairly commonplace. However, even with the pandemic still… Read More »

Don’t Make These 2020 Job Search Mistakes at the Last Minute

Job searching during the pandemic is challenging. Not only did unemployment skyrocket as shelter-in-place orders became common, but many industries are still hindered by group-size and operational restrictions put in place to keep the population safe. While many had hoped COVID-19 would be short-lived, it is still a factor. It is also leading some candidates… Read More »

Start Making Yourself “Easy to Hire!”

Many candidates find the job search process challenging. After all, it’s hard to stand out from the pack and make yourself the clear top choice. However, many professionals fail to realize how difficult hiring can be on employers. Many companies struggle when it comes to pulling the trigger if they aren’t practically 100 percent sure… Read More »

Is Now the Right Time for Taking Risks? (You Might Be Surprised…)

Due to COVID-19, the world is experiencing an unprecedented level of flux. The business landscape had to change quickly, adjusting the shifting priorities and alterations to traditional workplace paradigms. While the degree of uncertainty leads many to believe that now is the time for caution, when it comes to your career, that may not be… Read More »

Burned Out from Working at Home? Try This!

COVID-19 led to an unprecedented situation. As shelter-in-place orders began to emerge, many companies had little choice but to send their employees home, launching telecommuting programs to maintain operations. While many professionals thrive when working remotely, the stress of the situation and lack of in-person contact can be draining. As a result, burnout is also… Read More »

Emotional Intelligence Tips for Every Employee

Navigating the professional world can be tricky. While a person’s technical capabilities are critical for their success, emotional intelligence is just as essential. Without emotional intelligence, interacting with others effectively is challenging. With it, you’re better equipped to understand your feelings as well as the emotions of others, enabling you to consider them as you… Read More »

These Job Skills Are More Valuable Than Ever

Many hiring managers figured out that technical prowess doesn’t guarantee an employee’s success. While foundational hard skills may be necessary for starting in the role, missing ones can also be taught with relative ease. However, that isn’t always the case with soft skills. Typically, these traits are a bit innate, a reflection of a person’s… Read More »

Critical Soft Skills You Can Bring to Any Job

Landing a job requires more than hard skills. While your technical prowess is undoubtedly critical, without the right soft skills, you may not thrive in a work environment. And, since soft skills are so vital, hiring managers often seek certain ones out. Luckily, soft skills are highly transferrable. Where you acquire and hone them matters… Read More »

Conducting a Safer Job Search from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic is a major health concern. While people are being encouraged to stay home, many professionals still have to conduct job searches. Whether they were part of a coronavirus layoff or simply need a new opportunity, they may not be able to delay. Luckily, it is possible to conduct a safer job search… Read More »