7 Science-Backed Habits Of Outrageously Successful Job Seekers

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By Tony Ewing – Forbes One of my best friends is an outrageously successful job seeker. Regardless of what’s gone on around him, this guy can get and keep a good job. It could be a pandemic, a terrorist attack, or a world domination plot by SPECTRE. Whatever the weather, he often moves from one… read more

5 leading skills you need to prepare for today’s job market

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Originally Posted on Ladders *Ladders’ affiliate partners provide us compensation for product links on our site. Looking for a job can seem like a daunting task. First, you have to update your resume, then keep track of follow-ups, all while trying to make your past experience applicable to a 21st-century job market. But it doesn’t… read more

3 warning signs that your company might furlough employees — and what your options are if you’re put on unpaid leave

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By Abby Wolfe-Ladders With each hour that passes, the number of COVID-19 cases climbs. As the incidence increases, the secondary impact on the nation’s workforce has become even more serious and widespread. The unemployment rate is skyrocketing. Pebblebrook Hotel Trust laid off 4,000 employees. Cirque du Soleil let go of 4,500. These are just two examples of… read more

In A Sign Of The Times, Cold Zoom-Call Firings Are Now Common

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By Jack Kelly-Forbes Tough times bring out the best and worst in people and companies. Since the Covid-19 pandemic started, we’ve seen a noticeable increase in bad behavior. There’s been riots, cities set ablaze, looting of stores, killings and acts of police brutality. On a lesser level, but still disconcerting, social media—as well as the… read more

The Future of Work in the Post COVID-19 Era

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– Megan Glenn Megan Glenn is a freelance writer with extensive expertise in a plethora of subjects, including: home decor, business, lifestyle, and more. She’s been writing professionally for over a decade, and has had the pleasure of working with incredible publishers over the years including Faxage. She believes in telling a story, not just finding information…. read more

That Human Touch for Your Resume

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– Megan Glenn Megan Glenn is a freelance writer with extensive expertise in a plethora of subjects, including: home decor, business, lifestyle, and more. She’s been writing professionally for over a decade, and has had the pleasure of working with incredible publishers over the years including Faxage. She believes in telling a story, not just finding information…. read more

How to not slack off while you’re working from home

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By Ashley Fern-Ladders For millennials and Gen-Zers, the COVID-19 pandemic is the most intense economic and social crisis we have faced in our lifetime. At first, not everyone was taking it seriously (and some spring breakers in Florida still aren’t) but as things have gotten exponentially worse in such a short time, we are all… read more

How Preparation and Role-Playing Can Help You Become a Brilliant Communicator

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By AmyK Hutchens-Entrepreneur Most of us are willing to put in some planning before we take a trip. You might purchase a plane ticket, make a hotel reservation, and have some sense of your itinerary. That doesn’t mean there’s no room for spontaneity; it just means you won’t be stranded in a foreign city with… read more

This is what your Zoom background says about you

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By Jennifer Fabiano-Ladders During the era of social distancing, ways in which we express ourselves have shifted from our outfits to our homemade meals, Instagram posts to TikTok videos, and showing off our new shoes to coworkers to showing off our new Zoom backgrounds while we continue to work from home. Our coworkers are most likely judging us… read more