As technology quickly advances, today’s job skills continuously face the challenge of being outdated. So how do you evolve with the job market's ever-changing needs?
Embracing ongoing education is one of the ways to be the most promising candidate in the shortlist. Hiring managers now expect you to be responsible for learning new skills on your own. For them, instead of expecting the employer or potential employer to provide advanced training, you should be responsible for your learning experiences and growth.
The numbers are in for candidates looking to get hired this year. Monster.com recently released a Candidate Survey with some surprising results. For starters, the job market is generally healthy, but the competition is fierce. According to Monster.com, 33 percent of Americans intend to get hired in 2019.
It's a candidate's market right now, but at the same time, job layoffs are at a record high. The numbers speak for themselves. In the first quarter of the year, layoffs reached 190,410.
Jobs on the decline have professionals scrambling for available positions that may require continually more stringent requirements for dwindling pay.
Although Wilmington, Delaware is not the first city that comes to mind when you think of a booming tech scene, a group of entrepreneurs is bringing in big business. Many of these high-tech professionals left their jobs in banking to enter a new market—financial technology, commonly referred to as fintech.