Career Advice

How To Juggle Working At-Home With Parenting

Are you working from home because your company-mandated it? Or are you working from home because it's always been a dream of yours? Either way, the realities of working from home are often very different from how we imagine it. Working from home, just like working from a job location, has its own specific set of stressors. One of the most significant stressors is trying to juggle work with other things that are going on in your house like care tasks or parenting tasks. Let's look at a few helpful tips for juggling working from home and parenting.

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Employment Scouts 18 February , 2021

How to Fast-Track Your Promotion at Your Next Job

The subject of promotions is likely to come up at some point during your employment at a certain company. Your goal will probably be to move up as quickly as possible. You can take some steps to fast-track your promotion if you don't want to wait several years for the chance to advance. These are some things you can do...

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Employment Scouts 15 January , 2021

High Demand Jobs for 2021

As the New Year approaches many people in the midst of a job search are asking themselves, "What jobs are in demand this year?" Job demand shifts over time-based on factors such as new technology, current community needs, and the economy. That can be a lot of information to sift through. Luckily, job market specialists have sifted through this information for you, and each year they produce lists of in demand jobs for the upcoming year. Keep reading to learn about 3 careers that will see high demand in 2021.

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Employment Scouts 16 December , 2020

How 2020 Can Help You Become a Better Employee

I know it might be tempting to chalk 2020 up as a total bust of a year. The truth is, though, there are actually many vital lessons that 2020 can teach us, and many of those lessons can do much to help us become better employees. Keep reading to find out how you can turn the chaos into clarity and use 2020 to become a better employee.

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Employment Scouts 23 November , 2020

Can I Be Fired For Calling in Sick?

No matter what's going on in the world — be it a pandemic, economic crisis, or something else — you probably want to hang on to your job as tightly as possible. While you do everything in your power to be a model employee, you don't want to accidentally do something to get you fired, like calling in sick. But is that even possible?

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Employment Scouts 20 October , 2020