Career Guidance

Career Guidance

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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
Department of Labor data released Friday showed substantial gains in the American labor market, with the nation's unemployment level dropping to 4.6%. Continued improvement in hiring follows the year-long trend of 2016, and comes amid a new record-high established in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) in November. With continued increases in the number of hires, expect more job seekers ... More
By: CareerCast.com
We here at CareerCast.com recently published our 2016 report on the highest paying jobs , as tracked by the Jobs Rated report. A trend readers may have noticed was the volume of healthcare professions that require MD certification, and that's a process that requires extensive schooling. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its own look into high-paying jobs this week, ... 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: Will Zimmerman
If you’re scaling up your business or just looking for someone with a specific specialty, a freelancer can be the way to go. Freelancers are flexible, specialized in a skill-set and offer a new perspective on problems your company is trying to solve. However, hiring a freelancer can be a challenge. In order to hire a freelancer, you often have ... 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