20, Jun, 2019
From Peace Corps To Hospitality, This Career Changer Built Her Business Abroad

Career

Katie Meyers was raised in Oregon, studied history at Earlham College in Indiana, and started her career in the Peace Corps, working with orphanages in Costa Rica. Thirteen years later, Meyers is still in Costa Rica, currently as a real estate agent, boutique hotel owner and vacation property manager in Tamarindo. […]

I’ve had the privilege of delivering cloud training to over 300,000 students globally. Along the way, I’ve worked with both teams and individuals who are trying to adapt to the modern era of cloud computing. Some of the most common questions I’ve found myself answering revolve around transitioning into roles […]

Pace your career by decade, not accomplishment.JONATHANBORBA/UNSPLASH When it comes to managing our careers, we tend to think of our five year plans more than our long-term legacy, and that can ultimately hold us back in ways we don’t initially realize. Though there’s certainly no one set of prescriptive advice […]

Mindler aims to organize the highly fragmented and unorganized career counseling space, especially in tier II & III towns in India. Prateek Bhargava, Founder & CEO, Mindler talks to BW Businessworld about the presence of career counseling space in such cities and transformation into different streams. What audience does Mindler […]

For those over 50 and gainfully employed, a new study says you have a 56% chance that you’ll be let go before you’re ready to retire, risking substantial income loss. The study supports my own observations via client work that there is no real job security, only “career security.” In a sense employees […]

Wells Fargo will continue to operate under a Federal Reserve restriction on its growth through the end of this year, its CEO said on Tuesday, longer than previously estimated. Shares of the San Francisco bank fell nearly 3 percent on Tuesday. Earlier, Wells reported fourth quarter profit of $1.21 a […]

Pete Najarian The short-term outlook of many in the options market has veteran trader Pete Najarian holding the fewest number of trades in his career, he told CNBC on Wednesday. “I have the smallest amount of equity in the options world that I’ve ever had since I’ve been trading,” Najarian, […]

Terry Crews’ career path has been anything but ordinary: He went from sweeping floors for $8 an hour to playing in the NFL to Hollywood stardom. Today, he stars in NBC shows “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “America’s Got Talent,” and he hit the big screen in popular flicks like “Sorry to […]

American illusionist David Blaine has spent more than two decades stunning audiences and amassing a notable fortune with his extreme — and even unearthly — endurance feats. But when it comes to managing his career, he follows one very down-to-earth rule. “Whenever I make a decision, I always try to […]

Perhaps the hardest part of being a member of the workforce today is predicting which skills and which jobs jobs will be needed in the economy of tomorrow. On Thursday, the Brookings Institute released a sobering report that details the impact technologies such as Automated Intelligence (AI) will have on […]

Information technology professionals in Asia are set for a lucrative future, according to a new report that found tech wages in the region are on the rise. U.S.-based software management firm Puppet surveyed 3,000 IT professionals globally and found that salaries in Asia Pacific outpaced Europe in 2018. IT practitioners […]