According to Upwork’s Future of Workforce Pulse Report, 36.2 million Americans will be remote by 2025, an 87% increase since COVID hit. Ignite Career Center Account Representative, Lisa Cohn, talks trends and how to embrace our new work-from-home world.
Resume & Cover Letter Development
For job seekers, especially now during COVID-19, learning new skills or building upon your existing skills can be a great way to show potential employers that you’re motivated and engaged. I tell many of my job seeking clients to spend part of each day learning new skills. The things you learn could become a great conversation starter when you’re networking and the classes you
By Lisa Cohn, PHR In this brand new and ever-changing world, being able to effectively manage your time and tasks is more important than ever to make sure your workday is as productive as possible. Here are five strategies that can help you take control and accomplish more. PRIORITIZE: Keep a running “to-do” list and highlight the items that are a priority. Take a couple minutes at the start of your
Of the many hard conversations you must have at work, quite possibly the hardest is the one when you know your manager has erred and you have to tell her or him. In that conversation, you must balance a lot of interpersonal dynamics, from managing up and communicating your point of view constructively to not
By Ignite Career Center Coach At the end of February, the unemployment rate, at 3.5%, was at a 50-year low and businesses were booming. Many people were poised to begin new jobs, whether to begin their career or advance in their field. Then came COVID-19 and everything changed. Schools closed. Businesses and offices closed. Everyone