When you’re interviewing for a job, potential employers are supposed to treat your candidacy with discretion. Typically, you haven’t yet told your current employer that you’re thinking about leaving — and generally, it’s understood that if they find out too soon, you risk getting pushed out earlier than you intended. Read More.
Salary negotiations are usually difficult. You need to research the market, practice what you’ll say, and gear yourself up to make the ask . And if you anticipatethat the answer is likely to be no, it can be even more difficult to psych yourself upto ask for a raise. Read More.
Dear Boss, I’ve been at my job for almost two years now, and in the industry for a while. My team has gone through a lot of changes, including two reorganizations, several changes in upper-level leadership, and I was reassigned to a different manager. I’ve heard many times that we’re just in the middle of a […]
You’ve probably read stories on how shorter workweeks can improve productivity and boost morale. Companies have experimented with it, and got such great results that some have decided to stick with the practice. Economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that technological advancements and economic developments would lead to shorter and shorter working hours. Eventually, we’ll all […]
The start of a new calendar year is a good time to reflect on the previous 12 months and devise a plan to improve things going forward. Whether you experienced a few career mishaps last year or progressed as expected, it never hurts to strive to do better. With that in mind, here are a […]
If you want to get a glimpse into the future of work, LinkedIn has gazed into the crystal ball. That is, the professional networking platform did an analysis of the roles that companies are hiring for the quickest, the skills needed to get those jobs, and the positions that emerged over the last five years. Here are the top five. Read […]