A new year is upon us and 2018 is set to bring some interesting new workplace trends along with it. Whether you are currently employed or looking for your dream job, here are a few trends you should take note of for 2018:
In the age of the internet, a phone call is still a powerful tool in your job search. While tech does play a big part in the modern search, don’t discount some very basic, yet vitally important, things you can do with your phone (and without Wi-Fi). Whether it’s a new iPhone or your trusty old flip-phone, here are three things you can do right now that will make a huge difference.
Considering buying a gift for your boss this holiday season? While there is nothing wrong with wanting to give a gift to someone you work closely with on a daily basis, there are office policies, and politics, that need to be considered. Here are four tips to help you navigate this sometimes-tricky subject:
The last day before you take some well-deserved time off can give you the same feeling of giddy anticipation you felt on the last day of school. The day before you start your vacation may involve a bit of clock watching (you can’t help it), but there are a couple of things you need to do before the (metaphorical) bell rings:
Personal connections matter for job seekers, and employee referrals have shown to increase the chances of being hired by nearly 300%. It’s no wonder that you have friends, former colleagues, and even family members asking for referrals for job openings at your company. Being the nice person you are, you want to help these people land their dream job. Before you do, though, it’s important to consider how an endorsement may affect you and your standing. Before you endorse, ask yourself the following questions:
Business travel got you down? Don’t fret, because there are some easy ways to make your days more fun and rewarding, even on your ultra-tight schedule. Just consider these four tips:
Companies hire someone because they have specific tasks that they need to get done. This means that in order to get hired you need to demonstrate that you are the best person to do whatever it is they need done. There’s an art to this, and if you master it, employers will be jumping to hire you.
Are you in the (enviable) position of having two employers desperate to hire you? While it’s nice to have two great options in front of you, you may be struggling to decide which one is best for your career. Don’t fret, these four questions can help you in weighing your options:
Once you’ve decided to start looking for a new job, your first inclination might be to ditch your current position immediately. However, should you quit now or stick it out until you find a better option? Consider these questions before making a decision: