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Warning Signs of a Layoff: Part 2

Warning Signs of a Layoff: Part 2

Publish date: 04/09/2018

These Five Job Titles are Growing Fast

Recently, LinkedIn released a list of the top five fastest-growing job titles based on posts on the site and member data. These jobs are some of the fastest growing in the United States and with plenty of room to grow.

Publish date: 04/05/2018

Warning Signs of a Layoff

While it isn’t often that we can accurately predict when something is about to happen, it never hurts to be prepared. This goes for anything from car trouble to a job loss. Luckily, for both car trouble and potential layoffs, there are warning signs and being prepared for either scenario can make all of the difference in the world.

Publish date: 04/03/2018

Occupational Success Determined By What Kind of Student You Were, Study

According to the research, a person’s occupational success was determined more by the type of student they were in high school—reliable, interested with decent reading and writing skills—and less by other factors such as IQ or parental socioeconomic status.

Publish date: 04/03/2018

Mentoring 101: What’s In It for Me?

What does workplace mentoring look like? Does mentoring make a difference for recipients – and their mentors and their organizations? This article and two that will follow over the next few weeks will talk about these questions and several others that are central to the mentoring experience, such as finding a mentor and getting the most from the experience.

Publish date: 03/29/2018

Can You Afford a Silicon Valley Job?

Does the high cost of living in tech hubs like the San Francisco Bay Area make these locations less desirable? What factors — other than the glamour of working where Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg and the Google founders made their fortunes — make locations like Silicon Valley and Seattle attractive to job seekers?

Publish date: 03/29/2018

Survey: One Third of Baby Boomers Have No Retirement Savings

The NHP Foundation, a group dedicated to preserving affordable housing in the U.S., conducted a survey of 1,000 non-retired Americans aged 50 and up to see where the status of their retirement plans, savings and expected dependence on government programs like Social Security lie.

Publish date: 03/28/2018

Workplace Bullying: Some Findings

The likelihood of experiencing workplace bullying increases if you are female, young, neurotic and if you had been bullied as a child, according to a recent investigation on the topic.

Publish date: 03/26/2018

Should Non-Smokers Get Extra Vacation Days Each Year?

According to a recent report, many nonsmokers in the workplace want to be compensated for the time smokers spend taking smoke breaks, which according to researchers roughly adds up to the equivalent of six work days’ worth of smoking each year.

Publish date: 03/26/2018

Staying Relevant in an Increasingly Automated World

A new surge of investment in automation could stimulate millions in investments in the US economy and lift interest rates by the 2020s, according to a recent report by Bain and Company. How do we stay competitive against the surge of automation? How do we stay relevant against the robots?

Publish date: 03/22/2018