Weekly Job Byte

5 Career Decisions That Can Backfire And Crush Your Success

Before I mustered the bravery to reinvent my career from unhappy corporate VP, to success coach, writer and speaker, I was stuck in a corporate marketing career that was just plain wrong on so many levels. While it was “successful” on the outside (meaning, I made good money, had high-level responsibility, earned lots of perks and benefits, oversaw large projects, etc.), it was a train wreck from an emotional perspective.

Looking back on those 18 years of corporate life, I see now that my real talents and abilities – the ones that make me feel alive and of value and use to others – weren’t being tapped at all. Because of that, I often felt the success I achieved never delivered the impact or satisfaction I wanted. The work and outcomes I focused in my corporate jobs rarely matched the real me or aligned with my truest values and ideals. Just like 87% of employees worldwide, I felt disengaged in my work, and found no meaning or constructive purpose in this career I’d worked so hard to build. Despite all the “sensible” decisions I made in managing my career, I ended up shattered and lost at 41. Read More.

A Insiders look at
The 7 most in-demand tech jobs for 2018
As companies scramble to adapt to the modern workforce, they’re doing whatever they can to attract top tech talent. For some that may mean getting a head start in filling next year’s most in-demand roles, which range from data-focused to security-related positions, according to Robert Half Technology’s 2018 IT salary report. The survey also reveals the average salaries for each role based off experience. Read More. 

The Best Jobs To Apply For In 2018

As professionals contemplate their careers in 2018, they may be on the lookout for new jobs. They may also be looking for different roles that they can positions themselves to get in the future.

To that end, we looked to a report on some great jobs with healthy pay, high job satisfaction ratings and a large number of open positions out there in the job market. The information was provided by Glassdoor.com, a career intel and job search company which collects information like salaries and job ratings from its many users. Overall, Glassdoor has tens of millions of data points and reviews on various positions at more than 740,000 companies in over 190 countries. Read More.

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