3 reasons why job-hopping is overrated. Here’s a better approach

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A 15-year veteran of Staples explains why employees might jump ship without fully understanding just how far their current employer will go to help them navigate a satisfying, decades-long career voyage. If you’ve been pondering new career opportunities amid the pandemic, you’re not alone. Nearly two out of three American workers are searching for new job opportunities or would consider moving jobs if approached by another company, according to a recent study . Younger workers are most likely to make a change, as 76% of those under the age of 30 are looking for or open to new opportunities. Read Full Story

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Why this manager put workers in charge of their own raises, career development, and reviews

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Author Matt Casey calls his approach “lazy management” and says changing the job, instead of the manager, is the best solution. The definition of a good manager will vary from employee to employee, depending on personality. Some may thrive under one type of leader, while others may think the same person is the worst boss they’ve ever had. As a result, being a good leader is a virtually impossible challenge. Read Full Story

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Amazon Career Day: Most registration options are already full, but you can still get access

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The e-commerce giant is offering free career coaching in addition to hiring 33,000 workers for corporate and tech jobs. Amazon is trying something a little different this year for its annual Career Day event. Along with adding 33,000 new corporate and tech workers to its ranks—its latest hiring spree in the COVID era—the e-commerce giant announced on Wednesday that it will deploy a team of 1,000 Amazon recruiters to offer free virtual career coaching sessions, some of which include one-on-one time with recruiters, in addition to career advice and tips on finding a job. Read Full Story

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This is how to ace an interview at a virtual job fair

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No longer for recent college grads or seasonal workers, virtual job fairs are an opportunity for job seekers to interview anywhere, at any time. As more leaders learn to manage remote workers, businesses are discovering unique silver linings related to virtual teams. Topping the list is the ability to tap a global talent pool through virtual job fairs. This new virtual job fair works for companies at all stages and for all levels of job seekers, not just for recent college grads, or seasonal help. Read Full Story

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5 ways to get a job that’s good for the world during coronavirus

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Even during the coronavirus pandemic, high-impact career opportunities abound on job boards that specialize in careers that make a difference. Mermaid. Fuzzy bear. Dolphin. All of these sound like appealing career paths right about now. In reality, that last one is the name of a job board that offers opportunities for high-impact careers in fields like climate change, education, and philanthropy—and it’s just one of many. If you have lost your job during the coronavirus pandemic, or if you’re just looking to shift to a high-impact industry, here are five job boards that can help: Read Full Story

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