3 smart job-seeking strategies for the class of 2020 (and for those looking to hire them)

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Things are changing on both ends of the job hunt, impacting everyone involved. Here are three key findings from the iCIMS annual report that show what job seekers and employers need to focus on to keep business moving. Nearly 4 million college seniors in the U.S. entered their final year with big career dreams and expected to be welcomed by a strong job market. Fast-forward a few months, and these same young professionals have unexpectedly been thrown a commencement curveball and are now entering a pandemic-battered job market that is unlikely to resemble anything we’ve ever experienced. Read Full Story

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6 ways to get a new job inside of your company

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Now may be the perfect time to look to your present company for your next career move. There is enormous mobility in today’s job market. This applies to all generations, but it is especially true for millennials. According to a Gallup Poll, half of millennials don’t expect to be at their current company in one year. Read Full Story

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This is how young people can translate their investing savvy to the job market

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Some of the skills millennials and Gen Z professionals use investing on their own can successfully apply to the job hunt. The younger generations, particularly millennials and Gen Z individuals, have been punched in the stomach by the economic fallout of the pandemic, struggling with a hostile job market that works against them compared to more senior hires. Increasingly today, many people aged 25-34 are coming to rely on contracting, freelance, “gig” work. Not only are great swaths of this group of young Americans disproportionately impacted by job losses, but they are also facing longer stretches of joblessness . It’s a gray and dismal picture—one that’s forcing young workers to take matters into their own hands and find alternative ways to maintain financial independence and keep their careers on track. Read Full Story

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