What we're reading: Career Insight July 2022

Written by: Marc Schultz
Published on: Jul 27, 2022

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Our favorite of-the-moment articles for jobseekers on trending workplace topics.

👋🏼 Even your boss wants to quit
The C-suite: They’re just like you? New research shows that executives are suffering with burnout, seeking wellness, and prioritizing benefits that improve employee well-being. (Axios)

💃🏾 Beyonce’s ‘Break My Soul’ is a sign the great resignation ‘has seeped into the zeitgeist’
The latest proof of the current labor movement’s popularity, urgency, and authority is a dance anthem from one of the world’s most popular artists. (CNBC)

💵 This is exactly how to ask for a raise no matter what your role
With inflation on the rise, here’s a practical guide to negotiating for better compensation – from prepping your case to conducting the conversation. (Fast Company)

☣️ If you answer yes to any of these 7 questions, your workplace is probably more toxic than you think
An eye-opening list of problematic workplace practices based on a proto-CIA field guide to organizational sabotage. (Inc.)

🤹 How skills-first hiring will win out over more traditional hiring models
Why your skills, not your degrees, will get you the job – plus ways to build them up. (Forbes)

✊🏽 Nonprofit, human services workers are starting to unionize
An on-the-ground look at the resurgent unionization movement’s entry into the nonprofit space. (Times Union)

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Find your workplace fit by interviewing with values in mind
The interview process can be the perfect way to discover whether an organization’s values are a fit for yours – whether those are philosophical, financial, cause-based, or connected to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here are four tips for interviewing with values in mind.

Marc Schultz is communications editor at Work for Good.