Ox job guide.
where we break down the world of jobs and skills for everyone to understand
We’re building Ox to make it easy for you to get the skills you need to get started in a tech job. The skills you need for so many jobs have changed and now the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated that shift overnight. There couldn’t be a better time to prepare for how jobs are changing by acquiring the skills you need to get started in technology. Nearly every kind of job in the future will require technology skills in some way. By expanding the skills you have quickly, you can position yourself for new kinds of jobs that emerge.
Starting a job search sucks and everyone is doing it wrong. Not doing it wrong on purpose, but doing things that aren’t actually effective, like applying to hundreds of jobs online at once. There’s a ton of bad advice out there so we put together the Job Search Crash Course to help you figure out how to fix your job search and get into a job that is growing and pays well for your job skills.
Work is changing so fast and technology is changing jobs and the ways that companies operate. We want everyone to have access to tech-enabled jobs which is why we’re talking about the future of work in the tech industry in this podcast on the Band of Coders show.
Are you sharing your 223s on TikTok and killing your follower count on Instagram? You’re likely building skills that can get you a high paying job in social media marketing. Find out what it takes to get started in social media marketing.
In our first year building Ox we drank a lot of coffee, haven’t slept much, and have had the time of our lives helping people navigate the job market and gain valuable job skills. We’ve endlessly studied job trends and skills trends, met with leaders in workforce development, education, and industrial relations, put on workshops at community colleges, and spoke at summits for career counselors all while video-chatting with job searchers and career growers across the country.
Are you detail obsessed and organized? Then quality assurance could be a good job path for you. Quality assurance workers, also known as QA workers, ensure that every part of a company’s product works as expected without mistakes from beginning to end.
Kenji is the Head of Customer Support at Front and he shares how to get started in Support and some of the skills he looks for when he’s hiring for his team. Kenji has navigated the in's and out's of Customer Support and the teams he’s built from the ground up have won awards for their out-of-this-world level of care.
Danielle started out as a photographer and used that skill and passion area to build a big career in digital marketing. Now, as part of her daily job, Danielle helps technology companies get found online, through ranking high for keyword searches on Google and also through different types of online advertising. Learn how she did it.
There’s no question that work is changing. Workers in every industry including retail, healthcare and manufacturing will experience the need for new job skills to be productive as automation becomes a more integrated part of work. We sat down to talk about some of these shifts and here are a few of the must have job skills that are popping up across industries as the future of work changes.
It takes a lot of effort to write a great cover letter and many job seekers wonder how to make it worth the time. In this post we’ll share 11 ways to improve your cover letter, without spending too much time on it, and increase the odds that you’ll get noticed and get a great job.
Josh and Kristen cover how to think about interviewing, tips and tricks help you prepare for interviews, including how to overcome anxiety, and a few things to remember and a few things to try and avoid.
Learn how to judge a job by the job description, how companies make job descriptions and what they’re looking for when they review resumes that match against a job description. Josh shows you how to search for a job you’re looking for and then analyze the descriptions that pop up.
Customer success has emerged over the past few years to become one of the fastest growing jobs in many types of industries including technology, manufacturing, healthcare and hospitality. The role of customer success is to ensure a company builds and nurtures great relationships with its customers.
Something you start right away to make progress towards getting the job you want is practicing asking for help in your everyday conversations. If you ask someone for help in person, they are 34 times more likely to help you than if you ask them through email or some other way.