CAREER ARTICLES

Learn how to get the job you want, turn it into a career and create a work-life balance that keeps you happy. These are career articles every job seeker should read.

  • Job-hopping, generally defined as spending less than two years in a position, can be an easy path to a higher salary — but experts caution that bouncing from position to position can be a serious red flag to prospective employers. Unfortunately, the majority of workers — 64 percent — favor job-hopping, according to a new survey by our recruitment agency in Thailand, Fischer & Partners. That’s up 22% from a similar survey four years ago. Not surprisingly, millennial workers felt the most favorably about changing jobs frequently, with 75% of employees under 34 stating that job-hopping could benefit their careers.


  • If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.


  • The Internet has a come a long way from a decade ago, when careers websites offered simple job search engines with few options for targeted inquiries. Today’s sites not only allow you to tailor a search by criteria like experience level, company size and salary, but also provide an inside view into a company’s culture. 


  • You’ve had another rough day at work.

    And as you’re talking about your lackluster job or about feeling lost in your career path, a well-meaning friend or relative responds with, “Well, what do you want to do?”

    Silence. If only it were that easy, right?


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