How to Increase Your Success When Applying for Jobs

Applying for a job should be straightforward: see job ad, reply to job ad. From the employer’s point of view, it should also be a smooth process: review applications, decide if the candidates’ skills fit. However, in the past couple of weeks of reviewing applications, I’ve discovered that the process isn’t as effortless as expected.Continue reading “How to Increase Your Success When Applying for Jobs”

AI reskilling: A solution to the worker crisis — VentureBeat

By 2025, the World Economic Forum estimates that 97 million new jobs may emerge as artificial intelligence (AI) changes the nature of work and influences the new division of labor between humans, machines and algorithms. Specifically in banking, a recent McKinsey survey found that AI technologies could deliver up to $1 trillion of additional value […]Continue reading “AI reskilling: A solution to the worker crisis — VentureBeat”

How Attention to Detail Increases Your Income

Remember how satisfying it was to solve a mystery just by replaying the details in your mind? Where are your missing keys? Did your sweetheart lie to you? Where did you see that statistic that you could use in your report? Paying attention to details has many benefits. Being detail oriented is a valuable workplaceContinue reading “How Attention to Detail Increases Your Income”

Is Buying Real Estate a Good Idea?

You’ve probably heard this question asked multiple times, but this is probably the first time you’ve heard this answer. Is buying real estate a good idea or should you rent? Here’s an answer from the perspective of what jobs skills and education you have. Why You Should Rent for Now and Buy Real Estate LaterContinue reading “Is Buying Real Estate a Good Idea?”

How to Develop an In-Demand Skill Set

How pandemic-proof is your skill set? If a global event disrupts the economy, would you have a job tomorrow? Many people lost jobs last year, but those workers with high-demand skills were able to do one of three things. These workers kept their jobs, they were snapped up by a new company if they wereContinue reading “How to Develop an In-Demand Skill Set”