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Improve Your Work-Life Balance

You’re ambitious, hard working, and trying to make a name for yourself in your professional life. Unfortunately, you’re also trying to live a life filled with friendship and relationships. While a proper work-life balance may seem impossible, the right strategies can significantly improve your mental health and overall happiness in both arenas. Work Stay Organized. […]

Myth or Fact: Job-Hopping is Bad for Your Career

Listing too many jobs on a resume within short time frame was once considered a red flag for recruiters, suggesting an employee was a poor worker, unreliable and potentially in possession of poor relationship skills that could cause conflicts at work. Any working IT professional can say with certainty that times have changed. The contrasting […]

How to Quit Your Job – Gracefully

While we’ve all had fantasies of quitting our jobs in a dramatic fashion, it’s rarely a good idea to do so. The way you quit your job can have long-range consequences on your career, that’s why it’s important to resign on good terms. Learn Your Company’s Policy on Resignation Take time to review your employee […]

Did You Lose Your Job?

Did You Lose Your Job?

How do you explain how you lost your job. This article does a good job of helping you find the best way to explain. If you’ve lost your job – or are going to lose your job – the last thing that you want to talk about is “why” you lost your job. In fact, […]

Insurance Career Paths: IT Jobs

Insurance Career Paths: IT Jobs

IT support or IT management professionals should consider a career in the insurance industry. Insurance companies and insurance agencies have jobs available for Web developers, network systems, technology management and other IT support specialists. There’s never been a better time to find an IT support or management job in insurance.

8 Great Pieces of Career Advice

We’ve collected the best pieces of advice we found online to help propel your actuarial career. Learn from those who’ve been in your position with these 8 great pieces of career wisdom. Starting Out in your Career: “If you’re working at a place you don’t see yourself being for a long time, think about your next move and […]

Are You Burnt Out? Common Symptoms of Job Burnout

Are You Burnt Out? Common Symptoms of Job Burnout

According to multiple studies, the majority of Americans experience stress in the workplace – from a few stressful hours during the workday to several weeks at a time. But how do you know when your stressful period has surpassed the typical experience into a condition that’s known as burnout? ITJobsWeb.com has compiled a list of […]

Should I Quit My Job?

Should I Quit My Job?

Sometimes the decision to quit a job isn’t as clear as you’d expect. It could be months or years before you realize you’ve outgrown your role. Just like a relationship, its important to recognize when you’re dissatisfied and when its time to move on. You’re always stressed, angry or negative Let’s face it; we spend […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 3

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 3

From networking, to following-up after a job interview, here are the past week’s top career articles you may have missed.  Your New Favorite No-Nonsense Guide to Preparing for an Interview Prepare for your next job interview the right way with these tips. How to Get the Perfect LinkedIn Profile, No Matter Your Role! Wether you’re […]

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 21

Weekly Actuarial Career Advice: 21

  Every week, the Actuary.com Employment Blog reviews top career articles to help you soar professionally. This week, we turn our focus to termination and job-hunting.   Ask A Manager: I Was Fired For Taking Initiative (And Undermining My Manager) When does taking initiative turn into undermining your manager? This reader found out the hard way.   […]