Tag: transition

Skills Training Platform Raises $3.6M to Help Workers Transition to Health Care Roles

SEATTLE, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — NextStep, a mobile-based training and job placement company aiming to radically expand the supply of qualified Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to address the nation’s caregiver shortage crisis, today announced a $3.6 million investment round from health and education technology-focused investors including Springrock Ventures, JAZZ Venture Partners, Learn Capital’s LearnStart fund, and the managing directors of Pioneer Square Labs. “Our health care system was…

Upwork Announces Leadership Transition

This post was originally published on this site SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Upwork Inc. (Nasdaq: UPWK), the largest online talent solution, as measured by gross services volume, today announced the initiation of a leadership transition. Stephane Kasriel, President & Chief Executive Officer, has informed the Board of his decision to step down at year end 2019, and the Board has appointed Hayden Brown, current Chief…

We’re Helping U.S. Military Veterans Transition to Civilian Life

As a human resources professional, I often witness recruiters struggle to find job candidates with the technical skills and experience their company needs. I also know that scores of military veterans have these skills but struggle to find work in the private sector because they are uncertain about the positions that are strong fits with their backgrounds. Recruiters often emphasize traditional corporate experience, yet…

“In Transition” Isn’t Helping You Find a New Job!

I know you’ve seen this on resumes and profiles over the past few years! Someone is looking for work and they title their profile “In Transition”. Quick – without taking five seconds to think about, be honest, what do you think when someone says, “In Transition” on their resume, cover letter, LI profile, etc.? Put it in the comments! My guess is, like me,…

Job Transition > Enjoy Limbo While You Wait For Your “McRib”

I am currently in a job transition.  However, this time, before I jump back into the fold, I’ve decided to take a breather from corporate HR.  It’s been a new and enlightening experience for me.  This is the first time since 1996 I’ve had the opportunity to take time between full-time jobs.  That’s a mighty, mighty long time. Interestingly, although I’ve chosen to take…

All Change Will Be Resisted, So Focus On the Transition

Change is never easy. Change and transition is a bumpy process. But why is change so hard? Change is hard because it is an emotional experience for most. An emotional experience, particularly an experience one often has little choice in being part of, creates resistance. Resistance is a natural emotion, though an emotion that can make change even harder.

'I was exhausted' and 'freaking out in my head' — inside one dad's paternity leave and transition back to work

Like many working parents, Jared Crafton is familiar with the work-life juggle.  The 34-year-old is a father of two young boys, ages 3 years old and 9 months. He’s also a senior manager at professional services giant EY, formerly known as Ernst and Young, leading its forensic technology practice in Boston. He manages up to 80 people at a time, including eight full-time employees…