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10 Of The Highest Paying Jobs In New York City In 2017

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:56:00 -0400

New York City is packed with tough people who know what it means to work hard and fight to achieve. For a look at 10 of the highest paying jobs in New York City, we have a snapshot of which professions pull in the biggest paychecks, thanks to data from Glassdoor.com


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What On Earth Is An Internship Good For?

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:34:00 -0400

Opinions about the value of internships vary – some love ’em, some hate ’em – but one Forbes intern has definitely drunk the Kool-Aid.


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Learn From A Failure Named Lucky Whitehead About How To Keep Your Job

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:23:00 -0400

Following what has been a bizarre series of events, Dallas Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead finds himself looking for a new team in the NFL after being cut by the team this week. Is it unfair? You can declare that. But at the end of the day it’s true.


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7 Things To Know If You Want To Work From Home

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:32:00 -0400

If you will work from home for the first time, here's some guidance about insurance, taxes, technology, work/life balance and more.


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The 10 Highest Paying Jobs In New York CityThe 10 Highest Paying Jobs In New York City10. Consultant9. Program Manager8. Software Engineer7. Product Manager6. Professor5. Data Scientist4. Tax Manager3. Solutions Architect2. Pharmacist1. Attorney

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 13:17:49 -0400

There are a lot of ways to make a dollar in New York, and a lot of big-money jobs. When it comes to base salary, we have a snapshot of which jobs pay the most, thanks to data supplied by Glassdoor.com, a jobs and compensation platform. Here they are, in ascending order.

Annual Base Salary:$ 88,820

Year Over Year Growth: 0.7%

Industry: Professional Services:

Annual Base Salary:$90,914

Year Over Year Growth: 1.6%

Industry: Professional Services

Annual Base Salary:$104,679

Year Over Year Growth: 2.9%

Industry: Technology

Annual Base Salary:$107,019

Year Over Year Growth: 2.0%

Industry: Professional Services

Annual Base Salary:$109,498

Year Over Year Growth: 1.3%

Industry: Education

Annual Base Salary:$112,974

Year Over Year Growth: 3%

Industry: Technology

Annual Base Salary:$115,869

Year Over Year Growth: -1.2%

Industry: Finance

Annual Base Salary:$ 117,394

Year Over Year Growth: -0.3

Industry: Technology

Annual Base Salary:$121,035

Year Over Year Growth: -1.5%

Industry: Healthcare

Annual Base Salary:$124,676

Year Over Year Growth: 0.7%

Industry: Law


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What Are 'Slash' Careers And Why You Need One

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:13:00 -0400

What's a slash career and why should millennials consider it?


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4 Things You Must Remove From Your LinkedIn Profile

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:25:00 -0400

Your LinkedIn profile is often your first impression. It must reflect who you are in the real-world and position you for where you want to go next in your career. That means you need to eliminate content that is inaccurate, off-brand and confusing. Start with these four things.


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How To Get Out Of Work For A Job Interview (Without Weaving A Web Of Lies)

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 10:15:00 -0400

Need to leave work for a job interview? Stuck for excuses that won't trip you up later? Here are a few tactics to consider to handle the situation...


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The One Job Interview Skill In Short Supply, According To Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:59:00 -0400

A job candidate must stand out if they hope to get hired and get promoted. The candidates who speak and write better are the ones who shine.


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Why Work Flexibility Is A Winning Strategy For Everyone

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:04:00 -0400

When workplace flexibility is seen as a perk only for moms and a extra burden for everyone else it becomes more difficult for all women to advance their careers. There's a better way for all of us to work together to achieve balance.


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Five Strategies For Dealing With Problematic Team Members

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:00:00 -0400

Changing the people is a necessary act for any organization, big or small. After all, while training can improve performance, it’s difficult to change attitudes.


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How To Become An In-Demand Public Speaker

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:00:00 -0400

So many speakers today simply focus on getting through their presentation and getting out. But that's not how you're going to be memorable.


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The Art Of Scrappy: What Large Organizations Can Learn From Startups

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:30:00 -0400

Interviewing for scrappiness and creating an environment that values it could make any company – large or small – more creative, nimble and ultimately profitable.


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Why You Should Care About Compliance

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0400

The independent workforce needs the right policies and infrastructure to thrive. Until these regulations are clear and in place, organizations must keep compliance front of mind.


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Seven Hacks To Dramatically Improve Your Work Productivity

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0400

There are plenty of productivity hacks you can try. The key is to find the right ones that work for you.


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Three Things Candidates Should Know About Executive Recruiters

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0400

All executive search consultants must maintain contact with the marketplace, understand what is happening in major companies and be aware of shifts in executive trends.


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Value-Based Pricing: Two Easy Steps To Implement And Two Common Pitfalls To Avoid

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0400

This pricing strategy allows companies to capture the maximum amount that a customer is willing to pay in order to significantly improve company profits.


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Grit And Gumption: The New Success Profile

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 08:00:00 -0400

The interview process can be stressful for both the interviewee and the interviewer. Orrick's Lisa Simpson discusses what they look for in candidates, and what candidates should look for in companies.


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How To Understand The Difference Between Goals And Outcomes

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:30:00 -0400

Procrastination is a symptom of fear. It's time for you to face that fear rather than putting off changes you probably already know are necessary.


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Do You Have All Five Types Of Testimonials?

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:00:00 -0400

Turning happy clients into raving fans is the best driver of word-of-mouth results, and their testimonials are the fuel.


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America's Biggest Tech Hubs, By The Jobs

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 22:11:00 -0400

Recently, Indeed.com – a massive online job search platform – took a snapshot of where the jobs are in the world of tech and whether those positions paid handsomely. The top eight tech hubs, Indeed discovered, represented 27% of all tech job listings posted nationally in 2017.


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Another Reason To Hire Diverse Leaders At Work: Less Trash Talk

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 16:20:00 -0400

If companies care about their employer brand on social media, they also have a reason to pay attention to diversity.


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America's Top Tech Hubs In 2017America's Biggest Tech Hubs8. Boston7. Austin6. San Francisco5. Raleigh, North Carolina4. Seattle3. Baltimore2. Washington, DC1. San Jose

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:14:16 -0400

What makes a tech hub? Tech jobs and tech money, of course. According to Indeed.com, a massive online job search platform, these are the cities whose workforces consist if the highest percentage of tech work.

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 9.4%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: -6.8

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 9.9%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: -0.3%

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 10.9%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: -7.8%

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 11.1%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: -14.6%

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 12.5%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: 10.7%

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 12.9%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: 3.4%

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 17.4%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: 4.5%

Tech Jobs Among All Job Postings In 2017: 19.2%

Change In Share of Nat'l Tech Job Postings: -5.9%


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Here's Why We're Underestimating The Value Of English Majors

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:00:00 -0400

A survey points to the most — and least — regrettable college degrees in America.


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8 Ways Millennials Can Set Themselves Up For A Promotion

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:11:00 -0400

The promotion process takes time, potentially connections, hard work, and an increased skill set. Learn 8 tangible strategies to help you land a promotion within your current organization.


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'Dunkirk' And Why You Shouldn't Dumb Down Your Work

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:13:00 -0400

There is something to be said for not embracing the lowest common denominator, for creating something that requires work to consume, as anyone who has ever eaten a pomegranate or made it to the end of 'Infinite Jest' could tell you.


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The Occupations With The Most Pessimistic Employees 2017

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:02:00 -0400

PayScale polled U.S. workers from July 2015 to July 2017, asking them about their salaries and confidence in their employers’ future. Forbes homed in on occupations where the fewest number of people agreed with the statement, “I am confident my employer has a bright future” to create the ranking.


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3 Resume Summary Examples That'll Make Writing Your Own Easier

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:09:00 -0400

So…uhh…what exactly is a summary statement? Read on to find out exactly what the summary statement is, and why it should be on your resume.


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How To Be Professionally Persistent In Your Career and Sidestep The No's

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:32:00 -0400

How do you sidestep people who say, “no”? Is it better to be perfect or prepared? Are you “professionally persistent”? In this episode of Mentoring Moments, we’ve got stories to help you answer these questions. Plus: Find out why we’re done with the regret loop and giving away our power.


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The Occupations With The Most Pessimistic Employees 2017The 10 Occupations With The Most Pessimistic Employees 201710. Team Assemblers9. Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers8. Geoscientists (except hydrologists and geographers)7. Social Workers (all other)6. Postal Service Mail Carriers5. Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders4. Nuclear Engineers3. Materials Scientists2. Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers1. Dietetic Technicians

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 09:06:14 -0400

When real estate brokers and chief executives ponder the future of their jobs, they see a glass that’s half full, as we wrote recently. But what are the jobs where employees see a bleaker picture ahead?


Compensation site PayScale helped us find out. It polled U.S. workers from July 2015 to July 2017, asking them about their salaries and their confidence in their employers’ future. We homed in on occupations where the fewest number of people agreed with the statement, “I am confident my employer has a bright future” to create the ranking.

% strongly optimistic: 17.5%

Median pay: $30,300

% strongly optimistic: 16.9%

Median pay: $52,200

% strongly optimistic: 16.3%

Median pay: $60,100

% strongly optimistic: 16.2%

Median pay: $35,500

% strongly optimistic: 15.5%

Median pay: $39,600

% strongly optimistic: 14.9%

Median pay: $34,300

% strongly optimistic: 14.9%

Median pay: $89,500

% strongly optimistic: 14.6%

Median pay: $89,800

% strongly optimistic: 14.1%

Median pay: $20,000

% strongly optimistic: 12.2%

Median pay: $21,200


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