Career Guidance: Advice

Career Guidance: Advice

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By: CareerCast.com
Even as the number of jobs available has increased in recent years, one of the most significant concerns about the strength of the American labor market was wage stagnation. Prices increased, as is the norm, but annual median income got stuck in neutral throughout and after the Great Recession -- and in many cases, income fell. From 2009 through 2012, ... More
By: CareerCast.com
It's a January scene most know well: The gym gets so packed with new patrons who made a New Year's Resolution, it's next to impossible to get in a proper workout. While the job market isn't a physical place, the same idea applies in the winter months. Picture sending out your resume after the holidays like trying to squeeze in ... More
By: Karyn Mullins
Finding success in your career can be hard work, no matter what position you’re in or path you are on. The industry is highly competitive and requires a lot of resilience and passion. Who better to give advice on a competitive landscape than some of the most renowned athletes in the business? Let’s take a look at advice on how ... More
By: Michael Iacona
There’s a pretty good chance you’re looking for a job. Most people are, actually. According to a survey conducted by Rake , 80 percent of full-time employees are either actively or passively looking for a new job. No matter your job history, the process is frustrating and intimidating. In fact, 87 percent of survey respondents said that keeping track of ... More
By: Eva Wislow
Having a successful career will offer you a lot of benefits and real profitable opportunities. As we live in a world governed by social status and money, working your way up to the top will definitely improve your quality of life. There are many possible reasons for which an individual would desire success. I guess one of the reasons is ... More
By: Michael Gleason
It’s time to face a harsh truth: This isn’t the job market of yesteryear. Your grandpa might love regaling crowds with the story of working his way from the mailroom to the boardroom, but that’s no longer a reality. The average U.S. worker today holds a job for about 4.4 years , though that figure appears to be lower for ... More
By: Valerie Veteto
A dream job should never feel out of reach. Whether you’re fresh out of college and searching for that first real position, find yourself without full-time employment, or would like to level up your current job title, these seven hacks will streamline the process. Employers are constantly tweaking and refining ways to attract the best candidates . Consider what employers ... More
Millennials are taking over the workforce, but they are often tagged with a myth that paints them in a negative light. There’s an underlying assumption that millennials are job hoppers who tend to seek out what is comfortable and easy. However, this myth is simply that -- a myth with no substantial backing. So what do millennials in the workforce ... More