Career Guidance

Career Guidance

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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
By: CareerCast.com
A red-hot summer of hiring cooled, per the August 2016 employment numbers released by the Department of Labor on Friday. The 151,000 new jobs added fell roughly 30,000 shy of economist estimates, and about 120,000 below the huge employment adds made in both June and July. The decent, if not disappointment employment numbers suggest the Federal Reserve could hold off ... More
By: CareerCast.com
The late 19th and early 20th centuries shaped the American workplace like no era since. In the years after theAmerican Civil War, the economy shifted from agrarian-based to industrial, and the rapid transition remained the standard until only the last few decades, when the economy has become technological. Part of the shift in the economic foundation of the United States ... More
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: Sean Falconer
Most business owners are tasked with hiring at some point in the life cycle of their organization, yet not all business owners are intrinsically gifted hirers. How can you know how to hire effectively if you are a nonprofessional hirer? For those lacking the experience necessary to make the right hire, consider the following, 100% actionable tips your guide to ... More
By: CareerCast.com
Catching all 250 creatures on Pokemon Go proves far more difficult than the hot, new app catching downloads. In just a few days, Pokemon Go registered 15 million of them, according to USA Today . The app brings the game, which gained wild popularity in the late 1990s and early 2000s, to life through smartphones. Characters appear for capture in ... More
By: CareerCast.com
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its June 2016 jobs report Friday, and the labor market rebounded significantly from weak hiring in May. The approximate 287,000 jobs added in June greatly outpaced the forecast of 175,000, and far exceeded May's 38,000 new jobs -- the worst month for employment improvement in three years. Part-time jobs contributed to the ... More