4 Ways Your Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

4 Ways Your Side Hustle Can Advance Your Career

We all know that millennials love a good side hustle—to fuel both their passions and wallets. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 44% of 25-34 year olds and 39% of 18-24 year olds have a side hustle to supplement their daily 9 to 5. While some may argue that adding on responsibilities might detract from success at work, if managed properly, there is also significant potential for career advancement. When we start a business or passion project, we are often put into positions outside of our comfort zones. We can be challenged…

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Going Back To College To Advance Your Career

Going Back To College To Advance Your Career

Hardly a day goes by where we don’t hear of a line of work that’s on the verge of being automated. As Peter Coy, economics editor at Bloomberg Businessweek recently wrote, “automation is on the rise in fields from radiology to volleyball coaching.” That’s the bad news for American workers. Credit: Shutterstock The good news is that the country’s employers are seeking to fill more than six million job openings, a record number. The challenge many workers face today is not a lack of job opportunity but, rather, the skills to advance…

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How To Use Your Digital Footprint To Advance Your Career

How To Use Your Digital Footprint To Advance Your Career

In today’s world, your social media presence is essential. The content you share represents who you are and what you stand for—it is your digital footprint. With one google search of your name prospective clients, employers, and co-workers can get a snapshot of your history. 93% of employers say they use this snapshot to screen their applicants and 35% eliminate candidates for consideration based on what they find. Surveys show employers check LinkedIn as the most popular channel (96%), followed by Facebook (56%), Twitter (41%) and Instagram (7%). It’s a…

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How To Use Your Office Holiday Party To Advance Your Career

How To Use Your Office Holiday Party To Advance Your Career

STEPHANIE VOZZA 12.12.16 5:32 AM We’ve all heard office holiday party horror stories. Drunken coworkers committing faux pas that become watercooler gossip on Monday morning. Instead of simply surviving the night without embarrassing yourself, seize the day and advance your career. “Consider the office party as the best opportunity annually to speak with people you normally have limited exposure to,” says Caroline Stokes, founder of the executive search and coaching firm FORWARD. “The person working the room seeing how others make an impact within the company and maybe sharing commonalities…

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