Content strategists, copywriters and user-experience experts are in short supply.
Resumes & Job Hunt
Broadcasters, advertising account managers and authors top the list of CareerCast.com’s Most Overrated Jobs of 2016.
“When people come together who all care about a specific idea that’s relevant to our city, or to young professionals here, it’s a jumping-off point for people to be able to talk to each other,” says Kayla DeMonte.
Stage design, thick skin and project management are all skills Dominique Luster finds helpful in her career.
True stories of when helicopter parents interfered with the hiring process.
Real-life extremes: Examples of job seekers who went the extra mile — in one case, a lot of extra miles — to win over a hiring manager.
In particular demand: website merchandise managers, with compensations in the $90,000-to-$100,000 range for people with experience.
Suffering a job loss and weathering the emotional storm that follows can be especially challenging for those who didn’t necessarily see themselves working past age 65.
Baby boomers closing in on the traditional retirement years often seek purpose and a paycheck in a second career, also known as an encore experience, next chapter or unretirement.