You'd think a salary negotiation is the last place you'd want to crack wise, but there is one type of joke that can actually influence your salary offer for the better. It all comes down to the "anchoring" effect.
The gig economy — the on-demand, mobile workforce leveraged by the likes of Uber — seems like the dream: whenever you feel like working, you simply turn on your phone, accept the jobs that you want, and ignore the ones you don't. There's no office to go to, and no boss to answer to when you haven't shown your face for a while.
But, as I would discover when I went undercover as a Deliveroo delivery driver, the gig economy is not a one way freeway to wealth and happiness, it's a two-way street.
The tech industry may be booming, but that doesn’t mean finding a job is a cakewalk. Fortunately, you can score some extra help with landing that coding gig by picking up the Interactive Coding Bootcamp.
Today is Wednesday 23rd November, and that means it's national Go Home On Time Day all across Australia. Sure, it's one of those made-up holidays - it's an initiative from think-tank The Australia Institute - but you should still take the opportunity to justify yourself leaving the office on time. Otherwise, you're effectively having wages stolen from you as unpaid overtime.
There are plenty of resume templates floating around online and many of them have a section where you can list out your hobbies and interests. While it's easy to detail your qualifications and work experience, talking about your hobbies could prove more difficult because it's hard to see how your personal interests will help you land a job.
You may be tempted to scrap that section all together. But according to experts (and my own personal experience), it's definitely worth including extracurricular activities on your resume. We go through five different hobbies that can make your resume more attractive to potential employers.
ASI Solutions is an IT service provider that specialises in implementing short-term gaps in skills or resources availability across big data, cloud services, mobility, BYOD, security and disaster recovery. Its Sydney head quarters boasts a range of unique features, including white board tables, monthly barbecues and a Star Wars bobble head collection. Here are the photos!
Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins at 2am on the first Sunday in October, when clocks are put forward one hour. It ends at 2am (which is 3am Daylight Saving Time) on the first Sunday in April, when clocks are put back one hour. This semiannual ritual shifts our rhythms and temporarily makes us groggy at times when we normally feel alert. Moreover, many are confused about why we do it all. (Spoiler: It has nothing to do with farming.)
Hey Lifehacker, I work in IT with a core skill set as a .Net Developer. I have noticed a slowdown in work and there has generally not been many jobs advertised. I started looking for work overseas in New Zealand and south-east Asia — but how does anyone get a job overseas, let alone uproot themselves and move? Especially when we have commitments here such as mortgage/car/other half. Any suggestions?
Positions at Google are extremely competitive given that the company is known for all the work perks it gives to its employees. The technology giant is picky with who they interview but one entrepreneur has created a resume that not only piqued the interest of Google but a number of top tech start-ups as well. Here's what the resume looks like and some sage advice on how to write your own.
Not everyone is fit for the 9-to-5, but we live in a time where it’s becoming easier to make it as your own boss. The Silicon Valley Tech Startup Launchpad Course & Certification can help you build your own tech business to do just that.
It’s never too late to learn a new skill. Or in the case of the Pay What You Want: Learn to Code 2016 Bundle, it’s never too late to learn nine new programming skills either.