Ox job guide.
where we break down the world of jobs and skills for everyone to understand
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.
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.
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.
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.