Would it surprise you to learn that — according to Glassdoor – the number one job for young adults is marketing manager? :-)
As reported by Aaron Taube and Skye Gould for Business Insider:
“As young people determine who they’re going to be, one of the top concerns on everybody’s mind is finding a job that will make them happy. That’s why Glassdoor set out to determine the 10 best jobs for people in their 20s. To compile the list, Glassdoor looked at job reviews left on its site by employees between the ages of 20 and 29 over the past three years. In each of the reviews, employees rated their job satisfaction on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being very dissatisfied and 5 being very satisfied.”
“Twenty-somethings gave marketing manager an average satisfaction rating of 4.0, making it the top job for young professionals. Glassdoor community expert Scott Dobroski says its appeal lies in the way it gives young people the best of both worlds: a clear, defined career path alongside the opportunity to be creative in a collaborative environment.”
Take a look at the infographic prepared by Business Insider.
Post suggested by Ana Luiza Loures
Pardot, a B2B marketing automation provider and part of salesforce.com, has developed an interactive, provocative Web site on jobs that people have/do:
“How many hats do you wear? Marketing automation has many features and capabilities that can simplify the lives of marketers. But if you’re an army of one, wearing a million hats and running your company’s marketing department with limited manpower and resources, the prospect of learning and maintaining a marketing automation system may not sound simple at all — in fact, it may sound impossible. But consider this: Pardot’s own marketing team started as a one-woman powerhouse, backed by nothing more than our own marketing automation product. Let’s take a look at a few of the ways that marketers with limited time and resources can use marketing automation to accomplish the work of a much larger marketing department — and hopefully start shedding their multiple ‘hats’ one by one.”
Click the image to check out the hats many people wear at work. Where do YOU stand? :-)
We’ve talked a lot about career planning over the life of this blog. One theme that has been constant is that job search strategies must adapt to the times. Companies have adopted many new techniques. And so must you!!
Ariella Coombs, writing for Careerealism, presents a good short quiz on “Is Your Job Search Strategy OUTDATED?”
You should really take this quiz, see how you do, and adapt your approach suggested in the video tips from CareerHMO.com.
[Note: The link on the last page of the quiz leads to a free series of video tips from CareerHMO.com. There is an E-mail sign up and you do not have to buy anything to view the videos through the quiz link. Each video is about 1.5 to 2 minutes.] To bypass the E-mail sign up, click here to access the video tips.
The Hollywood Reporter has an interesting story today on Hollywood salaries — including actors, agents, directors, game show hosts, publicists, studio chiefs, writers, and many more jobs in entertainment.
If you are interested in a career in entertainment, this is must reading!
Click the chart for the full story.
[It's nice to Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson.] :-)
ReKruiTIn, an India-based recruitment firm, has put together a nice YouTube video on marketing careers. This video is valuable for anyone considering a career in marketing, regardless of their country or region. :-)
Job-Interview-Site.com has also developed a useful video interview of a career in marketing.