Racial and ethnic groups, as well as industry sectors, define the workplace's current D&I perception, a challenge because white voices dominate 60% of the U.S. workforce. The latest GER report stated it found "strong evidence that workers from different racial and ethnic groups disagree about the current state of workplace D&I at their companies." READ MORE AT TECHREPUBLIC
Companies that want to provide customers with the best possible product or service -- and improve their bottom line -- need to recognize the diversity of those customers and employ people who reflect similar demographics.
Meet customers where they are.
Recognize that your entire customer base does not think or act in lockstep. Learn more about them to gauge how you can better meet their needs, Crichlow said. Encompassing inclusivity in your products or services can broaden your market, too. READ MORE AT SMARTBRIEF
We traditionally tend to think of working from home as a perk. You can do your laundry while you work. You can stay in pajamas and control your own thermostat. You can take the dog for a walk. But after being abruptly forced to work from home full time this year, a lot of people have discovered they don’t like it nearly as much as they thought they would. READ MORE AT SLATE
Insights from the “Future of Work is Here” report provide employers and employees around the globe with tangible takeaways on how they can boost their competitive advantage in today’s evolving workforce and respond effectively to megatrends that have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE AT MARKETSCALE
The devastation of the pandemic has cut deep and wide across the economy. Some of the worst job losses so far are among Latinas.
That’s because some of the hardest hit sectors of the economy are dominated by women, and particularly Latinas. Hospitality, retail and health care have all seen big job losses that have left Latinas vulnerable, says Elise Gould with the Economic Policy Institute.
“The unemployment rate for Hispanic women sits at 20.2%,” Gould said. “That’s 1 in 5 Hispanic women are now unemployed.” READ MORE AT MARKETPLACE
Welcome to a brand new year and decade—a chance to give your career a fresh start. Are you looking for more fulfillment and purpose in your work? Are you ready for a challenge that lets you meet your full potential?
If finding the next job opportunity tops your New Year’s resolution list, the recruiting experts at Booz Allen have some thoughtful advice. Here are their top tips. READ MORE AT CLEARANCE JOBS
Whether searching for a job, marketing your business, or trying to sell your expertise, a personal brand will help you get there faster. But cultivating a personal brand is more than just being popular: It’s being known for what you can deliver. READ MORE AT BUSINESS2COMMUNITY
With most things in life, organization is key. This is especially true when it comes to a job search. Try these for yourself and take some stress out of job hunting.
Put your best foot forward by staying organized in your job search. The journey to success starts long before your first day on the job. READ MORE AT VERIZON
Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15 through October 15, and younger Hispanic and Latinx Americans are entering the workforce in larger numbers than ever before. Here's what they're looking for from their future employers.
Employer branding specialists Universum runs an annual survey of tens of thousands of college students, asking new entrants to the workforce what they are looking for from their future employers. READ MORE AT INSIDER
The U.S. labor market is posting healthy numbers–for now. Yet Americans’ economic prospects vary significantly, depending on who they are and where they live, and these differences will sharpen as the pace of automation picks up in the decade ahead. READ MORE AT YAHOO FINANCE
We often hear of people wanting to improve their personal brand in business, however, the actual concept of personal branding and what it really means can be confusing to many of us.
So what is personal branding all about and does being authentic really matter? READ MORE AT SMART COMPANY
The Millennial generation has changed the way many organizations function internally as well as how they present themselves to the world. This generation has made it clear: they want careers filled with purpose, flexibility, a warm and welcoming work culture, innovation, and the ability to grow personally and professionally. READ MORE AT FORBES
Looking to make some money? Holiday hiring is underway.
Where? Brick and mortar stores, online retailers, and businesses that get busy during the holidays, such as hotels or restaurants.
So how to prep for the interview? Snag-a-Job says one of the top traits retailers want in seasonal workers is "flexibility." Both when it comes to your schedule and with what duties you're willing to do on the job. READ MORE AT ABC 7 NEWS
If you’ve already got a full-time job but are looking for something new, these 3 tips can help you be more efficient in your job search.
Many people don’t have the luxury of taking time off to hunt for a job. In fact, even landing an interview can be a stressful situation if it requires taking a sick day or finding someone to pick up the kids from school. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
Like millions of other Americans and people throughout the world, you may have found yourself in between jobs due the effects of Covid-19. It’s a challenging spot to be in. READ MORE AT FORBES
Remote work is in more demand than ever.
With more than 10 million Americans in need of unemployment benefits, the number of job losses will likely continue to rise in the coming weeks as more people are mandated to stay home to slow the spread of coronavirus. And the pandemic has put a renewed spotlight on jobs that can be done from home. READ MORE AT FOXNEWS
The start of the new year is a natural time to resolve to do better and be better! Everyone knows that a major success factor for virtually any professional is the breadth and depth of their professional network, but too often we’re passive and expect our network to somehow strengthen on its own with minimal effort on our part. READ MORE AT FORBES
A resume has one primary purpose: to secure interviews. So how can you create a strong resume that garners attention from hiring personnel and gets your foot in the door?
Beyond the basic tips you’ve likely already heard (customize the resume carefully for every job… keep content sharp and succinct…be meticulous with spelling and format), here are 6 big considerations to support resume success:
1. Understand the “science” behind how a resume is read. READ MORE AT THRIVE GLOBAL
The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and people’s lives have been devastating. The good news is that there are courses to chart that will help. Identifying and nurturing the right skills for this new world will be key. READ MORE AT STRATEGY + BUSINESS
New year, new you. New job?
According to data recently analyzed by job site Monster, January and February are the most popular times for people to search for a new job.
Fortunately for job seekers, job openings also increase during the beginning of a new year, as employers embrace their newly refreshed annual budgets. READ MORE AT CNBC
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