A great blog post by LinkedIn talks about the most-requested skills in employer job postings. I’ve re-posted it here. The post includes links to LinkedIn’s training courses. (available through a free 30-day trial; you can subscribe by the month after it ends.)
Happy New Year! We hope 2019 is your most successful year yet. Here are this month’s career development links.
Our partners at Flexjobs tell us that millions of workers are considering flexible jobs that allow them to work from anywhere. You may be surprised to learn that some of the opportunities they’ll find pay six figures.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, at least according to Andy Williams. For some of us, not so much. Here’s a list of resources to help you navigate the holiday season at work or in your job hunt.
We set aside November 11 to honor veterans and let them know how much we appreciate their service. There’s another, better way, to show your appreciation: make a veteran a job offer.
When you’re preparing for a job interview, there’s a lot to think about — what to wear, what to bring and what to ask, for example. As you’re preparing, though, don’t forget this crucial detail: the background check. Leave it to chance, and you risk all kinds of surprises and snags that could disrupt the hiring process.
Today’s fast-paced work environments require employees who can do the job now, and have the potential to grow into new roles or leadership positions at your company in the future. After all, if an employee leaves, it costs your company 1.5 times that employee’s salary to replace her.
Leadership is a slippery concept. It’s not strictly confined to actual leaders of a company; we hope to see it at all levels of an organization.
“Plays well with others.” Such a simple remark on a kindergartener’s report card, but one that makes every parent beam with pride. And they should. Early signs of collaborative ability are markers of adult success.
When we talk about culture fit, we don’t mean falling into a “hire like me” mentality. If all of your employees act and think the same, your company won’t thrive.