Is That Stretch Job Right for You? – Harvard Business Review post

By: Rebecca Zucker There are many reasons that you should apply for a position that stretches you. There are also a number of reasons why you should not. Read through this post to see where you may fall in the spectrum. During the course of our careers, there are job opportunities that arise — either … Continue reading Is That Stretch Job Right for You? – Harvard Business Review post

5 best hotel companies to work for in 2020, according to Fortune – Business Insider post

By: Melissa Wiley If your chosen employment path is in the hospitality industry - this report is for you! There are over 10,000 jobs available within these 5 hotel chains alone. All are in the The 100 Best Places to Work study by Fortune Magazine. You can find a quick-click to the entire list in … Continue reading 5 best hotel companies to work for in 2020, according to Fortune – Business Insider post

Banking Giant HSBC To Cut 35,000 Jobs Amid Restructuring – npr post

By: JORDAN PASCALE The Hong Kong/Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), now based in Great Britain, is going through some tough times. If you are looking for work in the banking sector, you may want to avoid HSBC. If you are currently an HSBC employee that will be impacted by this mass layoff, please let us know … Continue reading Banking Giant HSBC To Cut 35,000 Jobs Amid Restructuring – npr post

What The Holland Code Means When You’re Seeking Career Clarity – Forbes post

By: Rachel Montanez Contributor We all have distinct gifts and personalities. Some of our traits would not be accepted or appreciated by customers or coworkers, while others may provide entree into career paths we never thought of. The Holland Code was invented and codified by John Holland, an American Psychologist during the 1950s to the … Continue reading What The Holland Code Means When You’re Seeking Career Clarity – Forbes post

How to demonstrate 3 important soft skills during an interview – Fast Company post

BY STEPHANIE VOZZA In today's world, you not only need to be technically competent, you also need to be able to get along with a diverse set of co-workers. In other words, collaborate and communicate well. You need to be a bridge-builder as it were. Employers are also looking for creativity as well. While these … Continue reading How to demonstrate 3 important soft skills during an interview – Fast Company post

A.I. Might Be the Reason You Didn’t Get the Job – FORTUNE post

By: Danielle Abril One of the most-asked questions of job-search coaches is, "why didn't I get a response to my submission?" There isn't a "kind" answer to that question, but here is the truth. If you were in the shoes of the recruiters in the US today, you'd do the same thing - because you'd … Continue reading A.I. Might Be the Reason You Didn’t Get the Job – FORTUNE post

Jobless claims edge up 2,000 to 205,000, but there’s still no sign of widespread layoffs – MarketWatch post

The U.S. labor market shows few signs of weakness By: Jeffry Bartash The post-recession boom has been going for 10.5 years now, and at the moment, shows no sign of letting up. Even though new claims for unemployment compensation went up by about 2,000 people, this is still a microscopic figure in comparison to the … Continue reading Jobless claims edge up 2,000 to 205,000, but there’s still no sign of widespread layoffs – MarketWatch post

The best career resolutions for people 50+ – Monster.com post

Don’t rest on your laurels this year. Here's how to grow your career even when you’ve already got years of experience. By: Catherine Conlan, Monster Contributor One of the things we at eCareerCoaching.com stress is to be very introspective while you are preparing for your job search. This is especially true as we start to … Continue reading The best career resolutions for people 50+ – Monster.com post

The Best Places to Work in Chicago – builtinChicago.org post

There is always the discussion on where is the best place to work in some particular city. As do most large cities, Chicago has an organization (other than the Chamber of Commerce) that researches and publishes this list on an annual basis. https://www.builtinchicago.org/companies/best-places-to-work-chicago-2020?utm_source=Built%20in%20Chicago%20Weekly%20Newsletter&utm_campaign=e03de670be-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_CHI_BPTW&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ac97ef5dee-e03de670be-68151633

50 best companies for diversity – Monster.com post

Running the gamut of education, health care, and tech, these top companies understand the benefits of having a diverse workforce—and they’re hiring now. By: Lily Martis, Monster contributor As you navigate your job search, keep in mind those companies that have a good record of inclusiveness. This can include those of race, creed, age, gender, … Continue reading 50 best companies for diversity – Monster.com post