So, it has finally happened. You’ve been invited to a job interview for the managerial position you’ve had your eye on for years. After you congratulate yourself, you will need to think long and hard about the position you may be assuming. Managers and supervisors are held to a higher standard than other workers, so you don’t want to be taken off-guard by anything during your first couple of weeks. If you are in the market for a manager job, here are 8 questions to ask that will help you adapt to the rarefied air of management’s upper echelons. Continue reading
Remote work is a major workplace trend. The freedom to work from your home, a coffee shop or a beach chair appeals to many workers. Unfortunately, many individuals also struggle to keep a work/life balance and remain productive while on the clock. Whether you’re just getting started as a remote worker or you’re a seasoned pro, your productivity will flourish with these six tips for working remotely. Continue reading
Lifelong learning is an important part of remaining not just employable but also promotable. Most people who know this tend to focus on improving the hard skills they need for their jobs. For instance, a software developer may try to learn a new programming language. While this is important, you should focus on how to improve soft skills too. Continue reading
Artificial intelligence is shaking up the way people do business. Automation has streamlined business processes and improved customer experience. Unfortunately, this often comes at the cost of jobs all across America and the rest of the world. In fact, people often wonder if there are any remaining jobs that AI can’t replace.
Fortune magazine estimates that AI could replace as many as 40% of American jobs over the next 15 years. MarketWatch estimates that 30 million workers in America could end up booted out of their professions by bots.
8 Highly-Successful People Who Changed Careers in Their 30s
If you are in your 30s and thinking “I need a career change but don’t know what to do” then you aren’t alone. It is surprisingly common for people in the fourth decade of their lives to worry about their futures. At this age, you may think that there isn’t time to make a change in your career. However, there are actually plenty of very successful people who have done exactly that.
So, before you resign yourself to being stuck, read about some of the most famously-success people who got their big break in their 30s. Some of them may surprise you.