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.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can present many challenges and can even be difficult to understand. I mean only 4-5% of adults in the US are diagnosed, but it is estimated that very few adults get diagnosed or treated for it. Therefore, there's no way to know how many working adults actually suffer from high-functioning ADHD in the workplace.
jobsearcher.com/blogLearning About Job Titles for Professional PositionsJob titles can tell job seekers and prospective employees a lot about a particular company and position, but job titles have gone through many changes throughout the years. While traditional corporate titles like “Senior Vice President of Marketing” still remain, many company leaders are looking to appeal to younger workers with modern job titles like “Sales Ninja” and “Social Media Guru.” So with things being constantly being shaken up, this is everything job seekers and employees need to know about job titles.
jobsearcher.com/blogDiversity in the Workplace: How to Update Your Hiring Practices to Attract More TalentGoogle, Apple and IBM are just some of the companies whose hiring practices no longer prioritize or require a university degree in their job descriptions. Instead, they’ve begun emphasizing employability skills, and moved towards skills based hiring for some of their roles as a better indicator of what would make a good employee. Likewise, in light of more recent events of racial injustice, harassement and gender inequality, many businesses are taking a second look at their recruitment strategy to build more inclusive workplaces.
jobsearcher.com/blogMoving for a Job: Is it the Right Choice?One of the big decisions you get to make in your adult life is where to set up your home base and establish yourself. Another significant decision you will face is whether to move that home base and relocate for a new job position, and this is not an easy one. You will probably be wrestling with many thoughts and factors to consider, and things get even more complicated if you have a partner and a family. You also need to find a way to cope with leaving your old job that minimizes the stress of this big decision. So, to help you along, we have the tips you can turn to when faced with moving for a job. Is it the right choice for you? Let's find out.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Get a Job With a DisabilityDisabilities can, of course, take many forms. They can be obvious or invisible, certain in their impact or uncertain. While there are obvious differences between disabilities and the impact that they can have, this article isn’t intended to give specific advice for every disability. Instead, it’s intended to raise and discuss certain points that may or may not apply to you or the disabled people you employ, or otherwise work with. It is also for people wondering how to get a job with a disability.
jobsearcher.com/blog6 Tips to Successfully Make the Leap From Employee to FreelancerOne employment trend that doesn’t seem to get discussed enough is the extent to which people have moved into freelancing in recent years. In 2020, the US had 59 million people who were self-employed, which was up from 53 million in 2014.
jobsearcher.com/blog4 Ways Remote Employees Can Protect Company Digital AssetsIn the last decade, the business world has seen an unfathomable increase in the collection and use of data in business operations. From tech companies to marketing agencies, data has become a major asset for success. In fact, the increased collection and use of data has made it a billion dollar industry. If you have ever seen the Netflix documentary, "The Great Hack", then you know that there is now a war for data. On one hand you have the sharing, leaking, and hacking of data, while on the other hand you have people concerned about their privacy being breached.