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6 Grueling Steps You’ll Go Through If You Want to Work for SpaceX

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 10:50 am

Elon Musk is changing the world as we know it. From self-landing rockets to self-driving cars, this South African entrepreneur has disrupted more industries than all the social media giants combined. Working for one of his companies is not only an honor, but a…

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5 Stats About the Future of Jobs Drawn From 2017 LinkedIn Data

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 9:20 am

Futurism is a tricky business. The future of jobs — a field of study relevant to anyone hoping to put food on their table — is one of the more popular areas of speculation. According to one study, 65 percent of preteens entering elementary school…

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Relocating for a Tech Job? These 5 Cities Will Pay the Most

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The tech community is growing at an alarming rate, particularly for tech job recruiters in big hubs around the country. With few computer science grads hitting the market and more available positions than they know what to do with, it’s getting harder and harder…

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Chicago

10 Ways to Impress Your Millennial Boss

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

There are over 75 million millennials in the U.S. and by 2020 this generation is predicted to represent over half of the workforce. There are great chances that you will have a millennial for a boss, if you don’t already. And understanding their core…

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11 Desirable Skills Sets Needed for Digital Marketing Jobs

By | Dec 1, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Marketing jobs don’t have the same descriptions or skill set as they did a few years ago. With the shift towards digital marketing, SEO, social media, content marketing, and online engagement, the skill sets needed to be successful in a new job are more…

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The Data Doesn’t Back Up That “Automation Creates Jobs” Theory

By | Oct 31, 2017 at 9:20 am

Fairly regularly, I receive pitches from companies talking about the benefits of automation, and how the streamlined workplace is nothing but beneficial for workers, who will be able to work faster and be happier. These companies tout that automation will “support you in …

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Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs You Can Do From Home

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 10:50 am

A full 98 percent of remote workers self-report that working from home enhances their productivity. Meanwhile, one study has found that only seven percent of workers function best in a typical nine-to-five office environment. And workers are responding to the facts: Nearly two …

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36 Percent of the U.S. Workforce Freelanced in the Last Year. Here’s Why That Matters.

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

The most comprehensive study of the independent workforce just landed for the year, bringing with it a couple of important data points about the continued rise of freelancing in the U.S. Not only are 36 percent of the U.S. workforce clocking freelance hours, but…

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4 Types of Terrible Bosses That Could Drive New Candidates Away

By | Sep 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

When candidates are sending out resumes, writing cover letters, and meeting for interviews, they’re often lying from the get-go, but not for the reasons you might think. Bad managers are the number one reason people leave their jobs, but it never seems that way…

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Stanford

10 Best Universities for Locking Down a Job After Graduation

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Finding a job sucks. Between sitting through lengthy interviews, endlessly sending resumés, and constantly doubting your own self worth, the process can take a serious toll on your mental health. And while a good school doesn’t guarantee you a shot at the corner office,…

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Toronto

Tech Workers Are Actually Moving to Canada More, Thanks to Trump

By | Sep 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

The phrase “if you like it so much, why don’t you move there” has long been deployed as a way to get someone to shut up. Recent news on the upswing in Canada’s tech jobs following the change in the U.S.’s presidential administration this…

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3 Ways to Ace Your Next Interview

By | Sep 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Throughout my mentoring sessions, I am regularly asked how I got to where I am and what advice I have for millennials as they begin their careers. I tell them that it all comes down to your interview. You may have the best resume…

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California

Top Colleges and Majors, Ranked by Future Earning Potential

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

We can all debate the finer points of going to college — some go purely to learn more about the world, some see it as a stepping stone in an ambitious career, most just think they have to go in order to get any…

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9 Resume Must-Haves to Get an In-Person Interview

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 7:15 am

When it’s time for employers to find their next employee, there are certain must haves they’ll be looking for on a resume. We asked owners of businesses to share some job search tips to help you get to the in-person interview round. Phone Number…