The transition from your 20s into your 30s is a major one. For many of us, the decisions we make in those pivotal years end up defining our trajectory throughout the rest of our careers.
While preparing for a job interview, candidates can spend so much time crafting the perfect answers that they don't think of questions to ask the interviewer.
Has there ever been a better time for employees to quit their jobs? Whether you call it “The Great WorkQuake,” The Great Resignation,” or “The Great Reset,” up to 41% of employees are thinking about changing careers right now. There are a lot of reasons for them to consider leaving.
This article was updated on August 6, 2021. In a crowded job market, the last thing you want to do is botch an interview.
Following these steps will help you be prepared—and feel more confident. 4 minute ReadYou’ve written your résumé and, miraculously, gotten a job interview. But your nerves set in as you wonder how you’ll perform in that encounter, what the interviewer will ask you, and how you’ll answer.
No matter how many job interviews you've been on, or how well you think on your feet, most people are rarely as prepared as they should be.
Over two decades ago, Warren Buffett lectured at the University of Florida's school of business and gave students life lessons on happiness, careers, finances, and relationships.
“What is your desired salary? What is your target compensation?” These are common questions job candidates and seekers likely have or will encounter on a job application or in an interview question when speaking with a hiring manager.
If you’re looking for a remote work opportunity that pays at least $100,000, you’ve never had a better chance. Ladders, Inc., the career site for high-paying jobs, researched data from the top 50,000 North American employers to find which professional fields saw the most growth in remote work.
It's a statistic you've probably heard before: It only takes a few seconds for people to make a judgment about you, especially when it comes to job interviews.
When Erik took his first job as a junior associate at an international law firm, he knew the normal rules of nine-to-five didn’t apply. Based in Hong Kong, his employer was as prestigious as it was notorious for running new recruits into the ground.
You made it through the gauntlet of interviews and got an offer. But is it really good for you? Here are some red flags that should make you think twice. 4 minute ReadWatch the Fast Company Innovation Festival Live now.If you are looking for a new job, you’re not alone.
Preparing for an interview is hard work, and the interaction itself can be downright nerve-wracking. And though you may have some questions in your back pocket for the end of the interview, what are you supposed to do if you have questions after you’ve left the interview?
"In some cases, salary increases most likely reflect these unique times," says Shawn VanDerziel, NACE executive director. "For example, the increased demand for nurses as front-line workers during the Covid-19 pandemic may have fueled the 2.
If you're looking for work, finding a job this year is a very different ballgame from what it was pre-pandemic. All these changes mean new skills are needed to work efficiently with remote teams and to be as productive as possible.
Where your work meets your life. See more from Ascend here. Imagine you’re on a boat heading offshore and the engine fails. Suddenly, you’re floating aimlessly out at sea with no ability to reach your destination. This is what languishing feels like.
Surely we’d all love to know what our colleagues across the industry are earning, or which benefits are the norm. These days, it seems that the sky’s the limit for employees, in the driver’s seat in a piping hot job market.
Can you identify a time when you were energized at work? In other words, you gave more effort than you would've expected to, doing something that you wouldn't have thought was particularly exciting — because someone infused the task with energy and spurred your enthusiasm.
It has been termed “the Great Resignation” and a “turnover tsunami”. But whether it is because of a shift in priorities during the pandemic or simply a desire for a change, many people have left their jobs, or are thinking of leaving.