Career Guidance: Advice

Career Guidance: Advice

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By: Mike McCormick
Job-hopping has become the new normal for young workers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data, today's average employee spends just 4.6 years at a job . But for jobseekers searching for professional homes, legacy companies offer a host of reasons to commit. Legacy brands are decades old, have weathered major industry and technological changes, and ... More
By: CareerCast.com
One common, simple goal among job seekers is landing the position that can earn the most money. And it's true that at the most fundamental level, the reason any of us works is to earn income. However, pay alone should not supersede all factors when considering a career move. Everyone's probably heard the adage money cannot buy happiness at least ... More
By: CareerCast.com
Summer jobs can be a rite of passage; a first step into the labor force for the young. But summer jobs also offer opportunities for some extra income to professionals with downtime as the days grow longer. Certain fields are staples of summer hiring. Increased travel historically fuels a jump in hospitality jobs, as well as industries tied to travel like food and beverage.More
By: CareerCast.com
May 4 unofficially marks Star Wars Day, a time of celebration for the beloved film franchise. The plot lines and characters of the series, which launched 39 years ago, can be applied to reflect the challenges of the job market. No, seriously. Consider the following lessons you can apply to your own job search or current occupation -- not just on May The Fourth, but the other 364 days of the year, as well. Don't Be A CloneMore
By: Erik Huberman
After four years of college classes and extracurricular activities — and with that sense of accomplishment that comes with graduating — it would seem the future looks bright for college grads. But the recession hit young workers the hardest: The unemployment rate for 18- to 29-year-olds rose to 13.1 percent in 2015.More
By: CareerCast.com
If you are among the millions of Americans who resolved to get a new job in 2016, count yourself part of a very large section of the population. A Marist University poll estimates 10% of all Americans with a New Year's resolution target landing a new job in the new year.More
By: Mattan Griffel
Online learning is revolutionizing the way people build our careers. Comprehensive programming and design courses enable us to hone and develop new skills, make massive career shifts, and earn more money. Seems like a win-win for employees and employers alike.More
By: CareerCast.com
Thoughts of summertime typically conjure visions of relaxing under a hot sun with a cold beverage. And, with Independence Day now passed, we are into the thick of the season's downtime. The impending dog days can easily give way to a more relaxed attitude, but for those considering a career change, the summer months are prime time to heat up the job search.More