• PRESENTING: The top recession-proof master's degrees for students to consider in the fall

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Record-breaking unemployment coupled with a weakened economy amid the coronavirus pandemic makes for a tricky job market. And for students graduating now, the question is what higher education will ensure they secure their dream job despite the downturn.
    So what graduate degrees are the most recession proof? From cybersecurity to accounting to English, these are the ones that will withstand almost any circumstance, according to career coaches, recruiters, executives, and founders.
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  • Soft skills will help you find a new job, according to one of the top staffing execs in the US

    Soft skills will help you find a new job, according to one of the top staffing execs in the US

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Becky Frankiewicz, president of one of the largest staffing firm in the US, said the coronavirus pandemic has brought about not only unprecedented job loss, but also drastic changes in the demand for jobs.
    Frankiewicz said workers who got laid off from hospitality and food service sectors possess the soft skills needed for new jobs opening up, like contact tracers and social distancing monitors.
    Women, who made up 60% of those who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, might be uniquely qualified to fill these new roles, Frankiewicz added.
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