Career development is confusing for everyone, but perhaps more so for content marketers. There is no clear career path—most of us can only see 1-2 years ahead in our careers, and we’re usually wrong anyway. This is actually a really good thing.
Why So Many of Us Experience a Midlife Crisis
A mid-career crisis can happen to anyone. It can hit even those who objectively have the most fulfilling jobs. When it does, it inflicts pain on the individual suffering it and causes productivity losses for employers. Yet, the phenomenon remains stigmatized and under-researched, leaving crucial questions unanswered. What are the causes? Why does this malaise seem to strike in mid-life? And how can those who are stuck in its grips shake themselves loose?
Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)
While your résumé won’t get you the job you really want, if you’re following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next stage, the interview (which is when you had better be ready for the most commonly asked job interview questions).
How To Know Which Skills to Develop at Each Stage of Your Career
At the start of your career, chances are good that you’ll be hired primarily for your “hard skills”–the stuff you know that’s relevant for the job. When you’re fresh out of college or even a few years into your career, things like what software you’ve mastered, the knowledge you’ve picked up during internships and in school, and your other technical credentials really matter.
The Singapore and HK finance professionals most likely to be axed in six months
Contractors at banks in Singapore and Hong Kong are currently in high demand, but they could be among the first to suffer if the job market takes a further turn for the worse later this year.