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Do You Have Purpose in Your Work?

Do You Have Purpose in Your Work?

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By Julie Norwell One of the more surprising developments to emerge out of the pandemic was a mass quitting of jobs this past spring. The “Great Resignation,” as it is being called, hit a historic peak in the U.S. in April and may just be at the beginning. The trend has taken hold in Europe, too, and...

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Why Are So Many People Quitting Their Jobs Now

Why Are So Many People Quitting Their Jobs Now?

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By Julie Norwell The number of job vacancies soared to 9.3 million in April. That’s 11% more job openings in April than the month before – and the highest number in 20 years. Although employment has yet to reach the pre-pandemic level in February 2020, it is clear that employer demand for workers...

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The Post-Pandemic Employment Landscape Is Shifting

The Post-Pandemic Employment Landscape Is Shifting

By Julie Norwell Spring is here, vaccinations are up, Covid-19 cases are dropping, and the economy, which has a $1.9 trillion government-funded, pandemic relief package filling its sails, is recovering. That’s good news for people looking for new work. The post-pandemic employment landscape is shifting....

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Re-Engaging Post Covid

Re-Engaging Post-Covid

How will re-engaging in professional life look when the pandemic ends? By Julie Norwell You might have heard Americans breathe a collective sigh of relief when the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics published its monthly employment report in April. Over 900,000 jobs were added to the economy in March,...

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10 Ways You Can Advance Your Career

The future is still very uncertain, but even in the best of times great careers don’t happen by accident – to advance your career, a successful career is a journey that requires work and consistent management. By Julie Norwell Workers can take heart from the economic outlook for 2021, which keeps...

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When is the Right Time to Risk a Career Change?

A global pandemic and an uncertain economy may seem like a strange time to consider a job change, but for some people it is, apparently, the perfect moment. By Julie Norwell According to a recent report, two-thirds of the North American workforce is looking for new job opportunities or would be open...

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Reasons to be optimistic about work in 2021

3 Reasons to Be Optimistic About Work in 2021

Here are three reasons to be optimistic about work in 2021 and 6 interesting workplace trends to inform your job search By Julie Norwell Many might argue that the greatest thing to look forward to in 2021 is the end of 2020. Between record-breaking Australian bushfires, a rampaging pandemic with over...

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How to Future-proof Your Career

How to Future-proof Your Career

In her 2018 memoir, Becoming, former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama opens with a reflection. She remembers when she was a little girl, adults would ask her what she wanted to be when she grew up. “Now I think it’s one of the most useless questions an adult can ask a child – as if growing up is finite....

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Key Career Lessons to Be an Executive

8 Key Career Lessons to Be an Executive

Everyone knows the proverb, “Give a man a fish and you’ll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime.” This maxim offers a great career lesson to people who are trying to navigate the demands of the modern executive job market because it’s no longer prudent to leave...

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