10 steps to find the joy in the December job hunt
A jobseeker's work is never done. Here's a power-packed list of actions you can take in December to beat back the blues and accelerate your job hunt. Read More »
Work done well is a collaborative masterpiece
Ballet is a microcosm of successful approaches to work. Read More »
A new survey from Kaplan/LinkedIn reinforces need to keep skills fresh
The skills gap is both imagined - four out of five workers say they need new skills - and in fact real. Read More »
Veteran unemployment rates are higher but don't have to be
Returning veterans should talk about the skills they developed but not dwell on more harrowing parts of military service during job interviews. Read More »
'Get a mentor, you need it,' say hiring managers
New study shows 85% of employers think job seekers don't have the skills they need. Yet, 72% of job seekers say they're doing a good job of marketing themselves to employers. Read More »
'You can make money again, but not your life'
A robber entered a Long Island convenience store, demanded money, and shot at the clerk. Big mistake, as the clerk grabbed a machete and chased him out the door. Read More »
Learning how to code empowers women.
Girl Develop It alums Tracy Bartley and Brenda Storer got the confidence and tech skills they needed to advance their careers. Read More »
'We wanted to make a place where it was OK to ask questions.'
Vanessa Hurst and Sara Chipps founded Girl Develop It as a safe place for women to learn about coding. More than 5,000 women have taken its classes. Read More »
App Academy requires 80 to 100 hours per week, but promises payoff
A new form of professional training makes it possible for those who have the inclination and work ethic to land higher-paying jobs. Read More »
And you don't need a degree to learn it.
In 2020, it won't be communication, critical thinking, or IT skills that will land you a job. It's definitely something your electronics can't do. Read More »
5 strategies that will give yourself a fighting chance at getting the job.
Whether you were self-employed, an at-home parent, or just a member of the long-term unemployed, here's what to say to get hired. Read More »
Is being lucky in your career the result of hard work, or is truly good luck? Read More »
12 habits you can adopt to succeed at work. Read More »
By Reggie Hall Jr.
If the Internet were a real place, most emails would be the equivalent of that shady guy trying to sell you items from his kiosk at the mall. He's annoying. He doesn't give a crap about you. He wastes your time. And that foreign lotion bottle he extends to your terrified nostrils doesn't... Read More »
By Scott Skinger, CEO and founder of TrainSignal
There are around 4.16 million information technology professionals working in the U.S. today, and that number is expected to rise by 22 percent through the year 2020. Even now, IT expertise is becoming an integral part of business strategy and decision making... Read More »
Compare your readiness against this checklist. Read More »
What's the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning, before you even brush your teeth? Is it checking the e-mail that's flooded your inbox overnight? Does the pull feel increasingly irresistible, even Pavlovian? Do you get so immersed in responding to other people's agendas that 30 minutes can go by... Read More »
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dropped to its lowest level in nearly 5½ years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity. Read More »
.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than first thought. The gains trimmed the unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.5 percent. Read More »