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The next generation of jobs won’t be made up of professions

To prepare for the future, we need to shift from thinking about jobs and careers to thinking about challenges and problems, reports Alina Dizik.<p>When Jean-Philippe Michel, an Ottawa-based career coach, works with secondary school students, he doesn’t use the word profession. Neither does he focus on …

Employment

Your Resume Is a Waste of Time: 8 Better Ways to Get Hired for the Job You Want

Getting the job you want isn't easy, but nothing worthwhile ever is.<p>A friend of mine can't find a job. "I've worked hard on my resume," he says. "I've written a killer cover letter. I've applied for dozens of jobs and I haven't even gotten an interview, so clearly no one must be hiring."<p>Maybe …

A LinkedIn HR exec shares the top 6 things recruiters look for when assessing your 'soft skills'

Not to be outshined by coveted tech skills, soft skills are claiming their share of the limelight this year: LinkedIn's recent Global Recruiting Trends report shows that recruiters and hiring managers rank the use of soft skills assessments among the top hiring trends in 2017.<p>It makes sense: 58% of …

Employment

The 10 Technical Skills With Explosive Growth In Job Demand

Some aspects of technology seem to change every month. If you work as a data scientist or engineer, the tools you use don’t change quite so quickly, but can shift every few years. Bentley University commissioned a study to find which business skills are growing in demand. By looking at millions of …

Big Data