Career Blog

10 Ways To Use Working Remotely Or Self-Quarantining As An Opportunity

As we all face the reality of being unable to go to work, school or events or gather in normal ways due to the coronavirus pandemic, we can reframe our time at home as an opportunity to take stock and to tackle some projects we’ve put off. This perspective, importantly, can help keep your spirits…

How Much Do “Soft Skills” Matter for Technical Hires?

The hunt for candidates with “soft skills” is a growing trend as more companies realize they need people who fit in with others. According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, published in 2018, the call for soft skills in the U.S. will increase 26 percent between 2016 and 2030. Moreover, a survey from West Monroe Partners, a…

How to Be Small Talk Savvy During the Job Search

If there’s one activity that occurs at nearly every stage of the job search, it’s small talk. And unlike other aspects of the job search, small talk usually happens without warning. So to be successful in the job search, you need to be ready to engage in small talk at a moment’s notice. That means…

5 Recession-Proof Industries

We all remember The Great Recession of 2007. I was in high school when it happened, but I still remember the constant state of anxiety we all lived in. So I know I’m not the only one who felt the icy grip of fear, economic experts said that another recession may be just around the…

Why International Students Should Consider Careers in Canada

The U.S. is now a land of contradictions. Its economy is doing well, with no signs of slowing down. Unemployment is rock bottom. And the demand for skilled labor is sky high. Yet the environment for international students looking to start their careers in the U.S. is challenging, to say the least.  The problem is…

2020 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career

It’s that time of year again to dust off your bucket list and brainstorm your goals for the new year. Whether it is a new exercise routine, goal to focus more on your friends and family, desire to use less electronics or something else, having resolutions is a valuable way to assess where you are and where…


Follow My Blog

Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.

%d bloggers like this: