The workplace disruption brought on by the pandemic has been so significant that some have dubbed it “New Industrial Revolution.” In the past, new machinery and rigid working schedules marked the 19th century. Currently, the past 18 months have brought into focus remote and hybrid work, changing workplaces and career priorities and flexible working schedules. Remote work has become so important that 64% of employees report that they’re prepared to leave or stay with a job based on whether they can work remotely.
The good news for someone looking to be an IT manager is that you are connected to one of the quickest growing fields. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the job outlook will increase by 11 percent in the coming decade. Another estimate projects computer and information systems managers, including IT managers and IT project managers, will grow by more than 12 percent between 2016 to 2026. Therefore, if you are looking to take the next step in your IT career, the first thing you'll have to do is create an IT manager resume.
In pre-pandemic times, freelancing was very common, but most people worked traditional jobs. However, the rise of freelancing and remote work as we transition into a post-pandemic era has been accelerated not out of exploration, but out of desperation. From 2014 to 2020, the U.S. saw an increase of 6 million people transition into freelance work.
jobsearcher.com/blogLabor Shortage Roars On As There is No Perfect Solution in SightU.S. spending is skyrocketing, businesses and industries are rebounding, unemployment claims are plummeting, and the future of the economy is looking good. The state of the country is looking promising… almost too promising. What could possibly be the problem when things are going so well?
jobsearcher.com/blogWhat is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?I think I speak for everyone when I say there are times in our lives when we are so overwhelmed with work, school, raising children, finding a job, etc. that we forget to take time for ourselves. We immerse ourselves in everyday life to make sure everybody else’s world is still spinning. While we’ve managed to keep them going, we are stuck in limbo. So what do we do? We either choose to ignore the lack of time we take for ourselves or we are willing to sacrifice something very important to our health and well-being… like sleep.
jobsearcher.com/blogNetworking with Social Anxiety- 4 Helpful TipsDid you know that over 40 million Americans are affected by Anxiety Disorders, and 38% of those same Americans are affected by Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). That is over 15 million people!
jobsearcher.com/blog9 Brilliant Tips to Excel in Your Video InterviewsMore and more recruiters are switching to video interviewing for many reasons. Meanwhile most job seekers have never had an interview online before and don’t know what to do. Maybe you’re in that boat. If you have an interview coming up and don’t know any rules for interviewing online, don't fret. Job Searcher is here to the rescue. We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to video interviewing skills for your job search. Be sure to read the bonus tip at the end!
jobsearcher.com/blogMost Promising Los Angeles CareersWhen we think of careers in Los Angeles, most people’s minds go straight to Hollywood. You’re either an actor or an aspiring actor (or an aspiring director, production designer, or costume designer). But the truth is that Los Angeles is a BIG city and the film industry, though famous, is a very small part of it. If you’re looking for a promising career in Los Angeles there are other routes you can take that will be more practical, more lucrative, and more reliable.
jobsearcher.com/blogMost Popular Jobs in New YorkWith over eight million people that call New York City home and almost 20 million across the state itself, New York is a land of opportunity as well as competition. It's only the 27th largest state, but it's the fourth most populous with two-thirds of the entire population of the state living in the New York metropolitan area, which includes New York City.