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12 Career Planning Dos and Don’ts

A successful and fulfilling career does not happen by chance. In order for you to build one, you need to take the time to reflect on what you want and plan how you will get there. Doing so would allow you to manage the direction of your career, the job skills and...

Five Signs that You Need Career Strategy Support

According to statistics, nearly 85% of employees worldwide are not engaged at work. This means that the majority of professionals don’t find purpose and meaning in their work. Despite this, not everyone is willing to take a leap of faith with changing career paths. As...

Getting a Job through a Recruitment Agency

A recruitment agency is an organization that assists companies to fill in their vacancies. These agencies serve as a bridge between candidates and employers. As a professional looking for your next career move, recruitment agencies can prove to be a great resource for...

Differences Between Internal and External Job Search

Working professionals on the lookout for a new opportunity can target jobs with their current organization or from the external market. Internal and external job searches are not mutually exclusive, as candidates can combine both to find the best role. However, to...

Choosing between a Technical or a Management Role

You are a professional with a considerable amount of experience looking for your next role. However, you are still deciding the type of role you would want to go for. Based on your experience and skills, do you want to go for a technical role or opt for a management...

How to Job Hunt for Executive Vacancies

Unlike entry and mid-level positions, executive jobs are not advertised publicly on job search sites or career pages of the company website. This makes it difficult for candidates to identify such vacancies and apply for them. In this article, we will discuss some...

Prioritizing Your Mental Health during a Job Search

A job search can be exhausting, challenging, and emotionally draining. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, a candidate takes 27 weeks or more on average to find a job. 27 weeks is a long time! Thus, it is important to take care of your well-being while...

7 Signs You Need to Change Your Job

According to the Office for National Statistics, an average of 9% of people changed jobs per year between 2000 and 2018. Some common reasons for changing jobs are lack of development opportunities, poor management, and unsatisfactory rewards. Changing careers is a...

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Best Apps & Tools to Organize Your Job Search

Searching and applying for jobs requires a lot of work and things to keep track of. If you don’t want to mix up companies and positions, miss important application deadlines, confuse interview times or forget to follow up, it is important to keep things organized. We...

11 Best Recruitment Agencies in the US

A survey conducted by Prudential revealed that 26% of American workers are expected to change jobs when the pandemic subsided. While the recovery of the US labor market is still far from complete, these workers can look forward to encouraging progress over the next...

10 Best Recruitment Agencies in the UK

LinkedIn News UK revealed that the number of UK job vacancies is surging. According to their report, there are more than 1.7 million active job advertisements in the first week of August 2021, which is over 35% above the pre-pandemic level. In addition, 69% of...

How to Use Facebook for Job Searching

At first, using Facebook for job searching may seem like not a good idea. This is because this platform is primarily known for socializing, connecting with families and friends, and sharing your personal interests – not for professional purposes. Nonetheless,...

How to Use Google for Job Search

There are a lot of popular job search sites out there that can definitely help you find that one perfect opportunity – whatever your target location, industry or position level is. However, with a wide variety of choices, one of the first questions you would probably...

How to Use LinkedIn Easy Apply to Maximize Your Job Search

Applying for jobs is indeed a time-consuming and tedious process. To be able to land that one perfect role, you need to send out applications as many and as quickly as possible. As a matter of fact, a recent study revealed that it takes an average of 100 to 200...

13 Best Job Search Sites in Europe

According to OECD Better Life Index, Europe ranks high in quality of education, life expectancy, and employment opportunities, among other factors. Hence, it’s no surprise that it is one of the major destinations for fresh grads who want to start their career abroad...

10 Best Job Search Sites for Financial Services

A report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that employment in business and financial operations jobs is projected to increase by 8% from 2020 to 2030. From banking and investments to accounting and fintech, this broad industry will continue to offer...

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All you need to know about the job market

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US Job Market 2021 in a Nutshell

Are you a professional working in the US? Or are you planning to start a career in the US? Well, if the answer is yes, this article may be the right place for you to see what’s happening in the US job market. Like any other job market around the world, the United...

Global Job Market 2021

Hundreds of thousands of professionals have lost their jobs since the pandemic hit in early 2020. While the workforce is looking forward to returning to BAU, the job market remains challenging for candidates in 2021. In fact, According to the Office for Budget...

Everything you need to know if you are considering an industry change

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Building a Career in the Biotech Industry

The COVID-19 outbreak has amplified the need for biotechnology products, such as vaccines, diagnostic tests, and drugs. As such, the global biotechnology market size is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.83% from 2021 to 2028. This...

Building a Career in the Professional Services Industry

Being stuck in your current job can impact your emotional and physical well-being. The reasons for this may include lack of growth opportunities, low income, your desire to explore new work domains or your inclination towards pursuing your passion. Changing careers...

Building a Career in the FinTech Industry

In many cases, professionals choose to move to a new domain after working in an industry for years. Such changes are usually inspired by the need for personal growth, skill enhancement, higher salary, or new work culture. They seek new opportunities for new...

Building a Career in the Financial Services Industry

With more people expanding their horizons professionally, career shifts to entirely new industries have risen. Candidates are driven by personal reasons like growth, salaries, job stability, and exposure to fresh opportunities. For those of you looking to make a move...

Building a Career in the Healthcare Industry

Do you feel that you have lost your mojo for your current role? Perhaps, an industry change may be the flint you require to re-ignite your spark. An industry switch can be daunting at first, but with the right preparation, research, and guidance you can make...

All you need to know to screen your employers of choice

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5 Common Characteristics of Corporate Employers

Like industry, the scale of business is another important factor for professionals to identify target employers. Based on the size, companies can be small and medium or large scale. Small and medium-sized companies can have up to 250 employees. This includes...

How to Assess an Employer as a Candidate

Vague core values, unaligned processes, and a ‘that’s the way it has always been done’ attitude are some factors that can make a workplace toxic. However, by the time employees realize this environment, it is usually too late for them to opt out. Their next best...

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