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Plan Ahead: Take This Career Quiz

13 Feb

Where do see YOUR future career path over the next several years? Plan Ahead: Take This Career Quiz .

 

Plan Ahead: Take This Career Quiz

To assist in planning your career future, HubSpot devised a short, simple quiz. And based it on these factors:

“To help you plan confidently for your next five years, HubSpot has launched a brand new career assessment called The Next Five. Tell us your interests, strengths, and working style, and we’ll help you identify a next step that’s right for your long-term professional goals. Here are the five steps to this career quiz and some initial questions to ask yourself when deciding where to go in your career.”

 

Click the image to go right to the quiz. Then, answer the questions. And see what is recommended for YOU.

Plan Ahead: Take This Career Quiz -- What Do YOU Want to Do
 

Where Do See YOUR Future Career Path

12 Feb

So, how often do you think about this? Where do see YOUR future career path over the next several years? For many of us, we think about it often. While for others, we think about it sometimes. Yet, almost no one answers that they never think about it.

With this in mind, today’s post presents a quiz on this topic. And you can access it below.

 

Background: Where Do See YOUR Future Career Path

Whenever you do a personal SWOT analysis, your future career path must be considered. Because you need to ready for the future. Whether you stay at your current firm. Or decide to move on. Be prepared with a plan a, a plan b, and even a plan c in preparing for future future.

To begin, review these posts:

 

A Quiz: Where Do See YOUR Future Career Path

To assist in planning your career future, HubSpot devised a short, simple quiz. And based it on these factors:

“To help you plan confidently for your next five years, HubSpot has launched a brand new career assessment called The Next Five. Tell us your interests, strengths, and working style, and we’ll help you identify a next step that’s right for your long-term professional goals. Here are the five steps to this career quiz and some initial questions to ask yourself when deciding where to go in your career:

  1. Work Environment
  2. Work Challenges
  3. Happiness Level
  4. Skills
  5. Goals”

Click the image to go right to the quiz. Then, answer the questions. And see what is recommended for YOU.

Where Do See YOUR Future Career Path -- A Quiz

 

What Marketing Researchers Do – GRIT Report

26 Jan

Ever consider a career in marketing research? There are many opportunities. And the list is growing. Why Because of the greater uses of data analytics and research via the Internet of Things. See Thinking About a Career in Data Analytics? In addition, look at What’s Your “Dream Career”? Try These Personality Quizzes. Now, let’s move to today’s topic: What Marketing Researchers Do – GRIT Report.

The GreenBook is a Web site run by the American  Marketing Association. In general, it deals with a whole range of topics related to marketing research. At the site, these subjects are covered:

 

What Marketing Researchers Do – GRIT Report

On a regular basis GreenBook publishes a GRIT (GreenBook Research Industry Trends) Report. And you can download a free copy. Just click here.

As GreenBook’s Executive Director/Producer notes in the report:

“Welcome to the 22nd edition of the GreenBook Research Industry Trends Report, using data collected in 2017. As we continue our efforts to make the GRIT sample global, we completed 1,533 interviews with those from from 75 countries. As before, we consider this report to provide a meaningful and reliable snapshot of marketing research. Often, regional analysis is possible. Further, we make all data available to everyone.”

“For this edition, we explore some new topics. And some that readers depend on GRIT to cover. These include adoption of emerging methods, use of traditional methods, satisfaction with suppliers, perceptions of challenges & opportunities (and what to do about them), financial outlook and projected spending, how research professionals use their time and what tools they use to do their jobs, buzz topics such as automation or AI, and the next iteration of our industry benchmark.”

The following infographic presents a solid overview of the marketing research industry around the globe. This infographic looks at a typical day in the life of a marketing research. And it highlights several opportunities and complexities facing the industry today.

 

What Marketing Researchers Do - GRIT Report
 

Motivating Remote Employees

23 Jan

With more people telecommuting in the U.S. than ever before, we need to look at motivating remote employees . This is not necessarily easy to do.

Before moving on to our coverage of remote employees (telecommuters), take a look at these three posts:

First, we cover some background information. Then, motivational tools.

 

Remote Employees by the Numbers

Although remote employment (telecommuting) has been around a long time, it has really gained traction in the era of the Internet.

“The number of telecommuting workers has increased 115% in a decade, according to a report from Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs. That translates to 3.9 million workers, or almost 3% of the total U.S. workforce, working from home at least half the time in 2015, an increase from 1.8 million in 2005. ‘The impact of remote work is changing; employers really need to pay attention to it and not ignore it any longer,’ Sara Sutton Fell, CEO of FlexJobs. While more firms offer telecommuting options, larger firms are the most apt to offer the option to workers.”

GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com:

  • “50% of the U.S. workforce has a job that is compatible with at least partial telework. And 20-25% of the workforce teleworks at some frequency.
  • 80% to 90% of U.S. workers say they would like to telework at least part time.
  • A typical telecommuter is college-educated, 45 years old or older, and earns an annual salary of $58,000 while working for a company with more than 100 employees. 75% of employees who work from home earn over $65,000 per year, putting them in the upper 80th percentile of all employees, home or office-based.”

“We’ve culled through data to offer interesting stats about remote work. 1. Remote work can increase worker productivity. 2. It drives employee efficiency. 3. This lowers stress and boosts morale. 4. And it reduces employee turnover. 5. Remote work decreases real-estate costs and overhead. 6. Also, it often leads to greater employee engagement. 7. It positively impacts the environment. 8. It meets demands of younger workers. 9. It’s the future of work. 10. It’s a global phenomenon.”

 

Motivating Remote Employees

With the growth of remote workers, it becomes more challenging to motivate them across the board.

With that in mind, here is an infographic with motivational tips from

With more people telecommuting than ever, we need to look at motivating remote employees . This is not necessarily easy to do.

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