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.)
If you work for a micromanager, it’s easy to feel like giving up. After being second guessed, checked and re-checked, and getting blamed for project delays, you may want to throw in the towel. Your manager is so busy counting trees that he’s forgotten you’re even in a forest.
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.
I suspect micromanagers are made, not born. Somewhere along the line, they probably got burned by a project that didn’t go well.
“Someone who has Nerves of Steel thinks when times are tough. They make decisions efficiently; they push their emotions aside, and so their decisions are not overly affected by them.” James Bond never panics.
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and not just because of the food. I love the fact that we dedicate a national day to being grateful for our blessings. If you’re working, here is a list of things you can be grateful for.
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.
Psychologists define rumination as “the focused attention on the symptoms of one’s distress, and on its possible causes and consequences, as opposed to its solutions.” Farmers define rumination (by their cows) as “to chew again what has been chewed slightly and swallowed.” Either way, it’s an unappetizing way to spend your evening.