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Top Reasons Why People Left Their Employers in 2023
In the last few years, many people decided to leave their jobs in hopes of finding employment that is more in line with their values, or that provides better employee benefits and a higher salary. Whether you call it The Great Resignation or The Big Quit, this phenomenon has changed the way we look at the various aspects of our careers such as employee benefits and work/life balance.
Avoid Job Search Burnout with These Tips
If you’ve ever been locked into a serious job search, you know how exhausting and time-consuming it can be. It’s far too easy to become stressed and frustrated, and ignoring these feelings can lead to more serious issues.
5 Great Resume Tips for Job Hoppers
Job hopping is becoming more common these days, and many employers are starting to accept the fact that good candidates could also have a somewhat chaotic work history. Still, frequent job hopping can make creating an effective resume more difficult, but there are ways around it.
How to Change Roles within the Same Company
At some point in your career, you might start thinking that you’d like to change roles. This could be due to a change in interests, newly discovered skills, or any number of other reasons.
How to Negotiate a Better Severance Package
If you think you might be facing a layoff soon, you can take comfort in knowing that there are several things you can do to strengthen your ability to negotiate a solid severance offer. Below is everything you need to know to negotiate a better severance package, along with common mistakes to avoid.
The Advantages and Disadvantages of Job Hopping
In the past, having inconsistent work experience and changing jobs too frequently were serious disadvantages to job seekers. Nowadays, changing jobs many times during the course of one’s career is much more common; so common in fact, that people have taken to calling this practice “job hopping.
5 Tips for Ensuring a Job Is the Right Fit for You
When looking for a job, you need to take into consideration many factors. In addition to daily responsibilities and salary, you need to think about things like training, advancement, flexibility, benefits, and company culture.
6 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Going Freelance
Freelancing is becoming more popular, as people increasingly branch out on their own and say goodbye to the 9-to-5. If you’re also looking to become a freelancer, here are the six things to consider before you do.
What to Do If You Regret Changing Jobs
Throughout your career, you’ll likely change jobs more than once. There are many reasons people change jobs, whether it’s for a higher salary, a better location, or to escape a toxic workplace, among others.
How to Deal with Dissatisfaction at Your First Job Out of College
Everyone aspires to land their ideal job right out of college. However, a few months into your first job, you might realize it's not what you wished for.
6 Good Reasons to Change Jobs
Every so often, it’s a good idea to take inventory of your life. What makes you happy?
How to Make a Great First Impression at a New Job
After a stressful interview process, you’ve finally landed a new job. While you might think the hard part is over, in reality the journey is just getting started.
Growing Legal Markets Primed for New Attorneys
As third-year law students look for full-time, post-graduation employment and underclassmen interview for summer associate positions, many factors come into play—location, salary, job satisfaction, work-life balance, and opportunities for professional development and growth. Certainly, large cities and flourishing legal markets—New York City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Atlanta, Dallas/Fort Worth, Boston, and Philadelphia—will continue to attract new lawyers.
Q&A with Morgan Stanley Business Service Officer Lesley Pickens
Lesley Pickens is a business service officer in Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management Field Service team. This team partners with Morgan Stanley’s financial advisors to carry out a consistent client experience and help clients achieve their goals.
Register for Firsthand’s 2022 Women in STEM Virtual Career Fair
On August 24th, Firsthand will be hosting its second annual Women in STEM Virtual Careers Fair. The fair is an excellent opportunity for women who are studying science, technology, engineering, or math or already in STEM roles to engage with employers, seek out new and exciting jobs, learn valuable career lessons, and expand their professional network.
5 Best Reasons to Work for a Nonprofit
There are many advantages of working for a non-profit organization, and here are five of the most important. 1.
5 Great Information Technology Companies to Work for in 2022
Whether you’re looking to start a career in information technology or you’re looking for a change, there are many companies both large and small where you could land your next great job. Today we will be talking about 5 great information technology companies to work for in 2022, so without further ado, here they are!
4 Tips for a Successful Interview
Interviewing is a skill all on its own, and it can sometimes be a nerve-racking endeavor if you’ve never interviewed before or if you have very little experience with it. Today we’re going to go over some key tips that can help you on your interview, whether you’re a seasoned professional or if you’re about to embark on your very first interview.
Are Employees Quitting Their Jobs or Their Managers?
GoodHire, a leader in background check technology, recently released a new report on the sometimes toxic manager-employee relationship. GoodHire surveyed 3,000 full-time workers—an equal number from 10 of the most popular job sectors in America—to better understand the manager-employee relationship, what employees want from their managers, and what toxic traits managers should try to avoid at all costs.
The Best Career Paths Based on Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type
In recent years there has been a lot of talk about how to choose a career path if you’re an introvert, yet according to the Myers-Briggs personality scale there are still many other personality types, so what about those? Well, today we will be talking about all the personality types and which career paths might be best for each one.
6 Tips for Using Social Media to Grow Your Career
Social networks are huge parts of our lives. They allow us to connect with old friends, find new friends, and share our personal views.
Creative Ways to Enhance Your Job Search
Even with the countless options out there to assist you in your job search, it can sometimes feel like no progress is being made. Perhaps you’ve been hit with a streak of bad luck, or your resume needs to be fine-tuned a bit more.
The Best Remote Job Search Websites of 2022
The way in which we work has changed drastically in the last few years, with many companies opting for fully-remote or partially-remote work schedules. Along with these changes has come a new type of online job search engine; enter: the remote job search website.