In This Issue
It may sound rote, but we really can't start the New Year without talking about resolutions. Have you made yours? If you are still on the job hunt, currently employed or looking to embark on a new career altogether, January is the perfect time to take a step back, reassess, look at the tactics you have been employing - and ask yourself "what's worked," "what do I need to change," and "what do I need to do to achieve success."
This month, our experts have outlined a full array of articles to assist, beginning with Top Resolutions for the New Year. If you are looking for assistance on how best to reach your career goals this year, it's a must read.
As January progresses, do you find that you're overworked and overextended? With reductions in work-staff, this attitude is not unexpected. But there are things you can do to work smart and work less this year. Contrary to popular belief, even in today's streamlined workforce, you may not have to put in 12 hours days. Read Accomplish More by doing Less for some useful strategies.
And lastly, for those job seekers who are looking for untapped job opportunities, one area you may want to consider is the area of compliance. Every hiring company needs to have a hiring strategy in place to ensure they meet Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action hiring mandates - so many large companies have compliance specialists in-house that focus on these issues. And according to the Department of Labor, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) employs more than 750 employees nationwide, most of which are Equal Opportunity Specialists. Read A Career in EEO/OFCCP Compliance - Is It for You? for more information.
Best of luck with your career goals this year; we look forward to providing you with ongoing advice and job resources to help you achieve success.