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upskill and connect to tech companies with Ox

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.

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update amidst coronavirus

Reducing the exponential spread of the virus will help the economy restabilize and keep companies from having to lay off workers to get by….That being said, it’s not unlikely that companies of all types in many sectors might have to trim down and lay off workers to get through this uncertain time. We’re already seeing businesses having to take strong measures by closing their doors and reducing their workforce to stay alive.

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how to fix your job search

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.

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What to learn from the October 2019 jobs report

The October 2019 jobs report is out and we thought we’d share the trends we are watching that could impact the next step in your career. For example, you might want to benchmark your hourly pay against the national average or know which jobs are growing the fastest. Check out our summary to get the trends that matter to you.

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5 tips to land a customer support job

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.

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5 job skills you need for the future of work & how to get them

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.

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Job Hunter’s Field Guide to Customer Success

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.

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How to Find Good Jobs Near You

Finding a job that’s a good fit for you is harder than it should be and it’s time for a better way. Start your job search by making a list of companies near you where you would like to work. To make the list, think about the companies you know of near you. Which you do like and why?

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Job Hunter's Field Guide to Marketing

Marketing is one of the fastest growing job categories and offers many benefits to workers. From an entry level marketing job, such as a marketing coordinator or a social media coordinator, you can build a career over many years with increasing responsibility and income growth.

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Asking for Help Getting a Job

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.

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