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Poll Results: What’s Keeping You from a Promotion?

Poll Results: What’s Keeping You from a Promotion?

Last month we conducted a Movin’ On Up poll asking readers why they think they haven’t received a promotion. What Employees Say Just under 28% said it was because of favoritism, while 12% said there just weren’t any positons to promote to. “Other” took up 13% of the vote, with users submitting answers including “haven’t […]

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Will You Get a Job in 2018?

2018 is here! As you get your resume ready and look to the future, what is your outlook? Are you excited? Cautious? Scared? What do you think the job market is going to look like in the new year? Let us know by voting in our poll!

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Poll: Why Can’t You Get a Promotion

Wondering why you can’t seem to get a promotion no matter what you do or achieve? Perhaps it’s a sneaky co-worker that sabotages your efforts, or a jealous boss that won’t let you ascend the professional ladder. Or it could just be that you aren’t yet ready or your company doesn’t have the funds or […]

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Poll: How Do You Cope With Workplace Stress?

Poll: How Do You Cope With Workplace Stress?

Stressing about stress? How do you handle it? For most people, work is going to be stressful from time to time. Looming deadlines, angry clients, uncooperative co-workers — the list goes on and on. And stress has a huge list of associated health problems. Mayo Clinic notes stress can cause headaches, muscle tension, chest pain, […]

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Poll – What Are Your Career Goals for 2017?

Poll – What Are Your Career Goals for 2017?

The new year is just two days away! As you prepare for 2017, have you thought about your goals or made a list of what you’d like to accomplish? So that we can better help you reach those goals, we want to know what you’re setting your career sights on in 2017. Share your thoughts […]

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The Results Are In: How Do You Wish Your Company Showed Appreciation?

For many, the holiday season means receiving gifts at work. From cash to time off, there are multitudes of ways companies decide to show appreciation to employees. In a recent poll, we asked Movin’ On Up readers how they wish their employers, or future employers, showed appreciation this time of year, and the results are […]

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Poll: What Are Your Job Market Predictions for 2017?

Poll: What Are Your Job Market Predictions for 2017?

The year is almost over, which means it’s time to reflect on 2016 and look forward to a new year. Last year, we asked Movin’ On Up readers what they predict the job market will look like in 2016, and 34% believed the market would be stable enough to try for a new job, followed […]

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Poll Results: What Job Search Obstacles Have You Overcome?

Poll Results: What Job Search Obstacles Have You Overcome?

Everyone’s career path is different and often filled with unexpected twists and turns. Whether it’s a lay off or voluntary career change, it’s important to evaluate the situation and come up with a game plan for your job search. In October, we asked our Movin’ On Up readers what job search obstacles they have overcome, […]

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Poll- How Do You Wish Your Company Showed Appreciation?

Poll- How Do You Wish Your Company Showed Appreciation?

Why wait for Employee Appreciation Day or a generic pat on the back with a scripted, unenthusiastic ‘great job’ one-liner?  The truth is employees enjoy being appreciated year-round. In fact, those who are recognized for their work feel valued and part of the company. Some companies have gone above and beyond the norm to recognize […]

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The Results Are In: What’s Holding Your Career Back?

The Results Are In: What’s Holding Your Career Back?

The Results Are In: What’s Holding Your Career Back? While many people experience setbacks on their career path, every obstacle is different, and we wanted to know what you think is holding your career back. The Results Are In The number one thing holding careers back, according to our survey, is the “lack of job […]

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