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Career Resource Roundup - February 2020

Sonya Krakoff

Changing careers? Working towards a promotion? Looking to build your business acumen? We're here to help! Each month, we'll be rounding up articles, advice, and insights from top career resources and business publications to give you insight into today's biggest career & workplace trends.

February's career roundup includes tips on making your resume stand out, insights into 2020's fastest-growing jobs, and advice on making a career change.

 

These Are the Fastest-Growing Jobs in the U.S. for 2020

The Muse explores the fastest growing jobs in the U.S., along with other workforce trends uncovered by LinkedIn's 2020 Emerging Jobs Report.

 

Should You Go to Graduate School?

In the U.S., the number of graduate students has tripled since the 1970s, and employers are increasingly requiring graduate degrees when hiring. If you've considered, or are considering, going back to school for a master's degree, Harvard Business Review outlines some of the things you should think about.

 

We Are In One Of The Best Times Of The Year To Find A New Job

Forbes explains why February is the best time of year to kick off your job search, and gives some insight into how you can get started.

 

Best Skills to List on Your Resume (and Some Skills to Exclude)

Your resume is your biggest marketing tool as a job applicant, and often serves as your first impression on a hiring manager. U.S. News & World Report list some of the skills you should include to stand out - and some of the things you should leave out.

 

How to Finally Ask for a Raise This Year

Asking your boss for a raise is hard. Make 2020 the year you advocate for your worth at work with these tips from Fortune.

 

Thinking About a Job or Career Change? Read This.

Are you doing what you actually want to be doing?The New York Times walks you through the questions you should ask yourself to determine whether it's time for a career change.

 

Google’s Director of Talent Explains How to Write a Killer Resume

Whether you’re looking for a new job or simply giving your resume a refresh, knowing what top companies train their HR teams to look for can help you stand out. Fast Company highlights some top tips from Google's Director of Talent to make your resume the best it can be.

 

Never Stop Learning: 5 Practices to Keep Growing as a Leader

Leadership is a constantly evolving skill, one that requires continued dedication and education over time. If you're looking to improve your leadership skills, Inc. lists five ways you can grow as a business leader.

About the Author

Sonya Krakoff

Senior Content Marketing Specialist

Sonya Krakoff is the Senior Content Marketing Specialist at Champlain College Online, where she is the voice behind the CCO blog and helps tell the school's story across multiple digital platforms. Sonya has extensive experience in writing, content marketing, and editing for mission-driven businesses and non-profit organizations, and holds a bachelor's degree in English (with a focus on creative writing) from St. Lawrence University.

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