May 1st in the United States is Loyalty Day. It is a day when citizens acknowledge and affirm their allegiance to the country and to their heritage of American freedom. The U.S. Congress designated May 1st as Loyalty Day on July 18, 1958.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for social workers is expected to grow by 16 percent by 2026, much faster than the seven percent overall increase expected across the job market in the same period. Social workers are in demand and likely to remain so, especially in sectors like healthcare.
Those working in government today face some of the most complex challenges in the world. These issues can no longer be solved by government officials using traditional problem-solving strategies. Complexity requires diversity in thinking, perceiving, sensing, and understanding.
Whether you’re trying to move your career further up to the next level and try out a whole different or new career, projecting yourself as the complete professional will help others perceive you as you would like to be noticed. Career development is a continuing and lifelong process.
For many, with graduation quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about life after college. What is life like in the “real world?” While freshening up your cover letter and resume to suit each job you apply for is important, there are an additional few key components to keep in mind during the interview process and post-hire.
I’m not a single malt whiskey drinker, but as a visitor to Scotland enjoying the heather-covered moors, shortbread, and fine woolens, I decided to also do a tasting tour of Scottish whiskey by trying two per day. While tasting my way through Scotland, here are two major discoveries I had, with lessons applicable to working with a team.
We teach our kids, “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.” We need to take our own advice to heart when it comes to what should be used in a resume. Executives can work diligently and do extensive amounts of research to know what to put on a resume, only to struggle with landing a job.
When I was first starting out in my professional career, I was lucky enough to stumble across a resume template which helped me land my first few jobs and promotions. The thing is, not all resume templates are created equally. Some may not be appropriate for the position you’re seeking (or frankly, for any position).
There are a great many industries in which individuals who have successfully completed a career track in one area will often seek and find a like opportunity in another line of work, often for a nearly-identical job. Here are just a few of the many examples we may be more familiar with
One thing most leaders can agree on is that organizations need rules; how else can fairness and consistency be ensured across the organization? But when rules devolve they can inhibit efficiency, effectiveness, sanity, well-being, and more.