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Michael Gardon

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Ways to get and keep a higher-paying job you love

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“There’s some “buyer’s remorse” in the labor market right now. 40% of people who changed jobs in the last 12 months are actively looking for another job. There are many factors, but if you find yourself as part of the 40% here’s my advice: 1. Slow down. Big, irreversible decisions require more thought and deliberation. 2. Think long term. Go beyond covid, and think through what you want to do and where you want to be in 5-10 years. Why? because . . . 3. There are switching costs. If you have to take 30 days in between jobs, that represents over 8% of your salary. Given inflation and everything else, you better be getting a 20%+ raise to switch.”


Latest on Here are a few of the recent articles from CareerCloud! 10 Of The Highest Paying Jobs In The US And How To Get Them [2022] The highest-paying jobs offer six-figure salaries, solid occupational growth, and often, a chance to learn a pretty exciting skillset. But if you’re hoping to land one of these top-dollar gigs, you should often be prepared to spend a significant amount of time and money furthering your education.

To read the whole article, click here!

The Ultimate Reference Letter Guide For Job Seekers [2022] A reference letter is great to have on your side if you’re a job seeker. You might have found a job from a free job site or an employee referral and you’d like to make your application stand out. Having a glowing letter of reference from a former or current colleague or supervisor will help you set yourself apart from the competition in a sea of job applications.

To read the whole article, click here!

The Best Cover Letter Examples To Get A Job [2022]

Cover letters are a critical part of the job application process. If you’re struggling with how to write a cover letter, you’ll like these cover letter examples we’ve put together. You’ll find cover letter examples for many different purposes and for a variety of job industries and work roles you’re applying for.

To read the whole article, click here!

Recent Episodes on Careercloud Radio ​The CareerCloud Radio podcast has featured some amazing guests!

The Future Of Work And How To Elevate Your Career Journey With Lisa Gevelber

Lisa founded and leads Grow with Google (, which is Google’s $1 billion commitment to economic opportunity for all. Since 2017, Grow with Google has helped over 6 million Americans and tens of millions globally grow their skills, careers, and businesses. One of her most significant contributions is the creation of Google Career Certificates, which provide access to in-demand, high paying jobs for people without college degrees. These certificates have provided significant upward mobility to tens of thousands and counting. Lisa also leads Google for Startups, which levels the playing field for underrepresented founders and helps startups thrive across every corner of the world.

How To Deal With Difficult Coworkers And Other Toxic Personalities With Peter Economy Peter Economy is a Wall Street Journal best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 100 books to his credit (and more than 3 million copies sold). Peter’s latest book is Wait, I’m Working With Who?!? published by Career Press. He is the Leadership Guy on and for more than a decade served as Associate Editor for Leader to Leader magazine—published by the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Forum in New York City. Peter taught MGT 453: Creativity and Innovation as a lecturer at San Diego State University, is on the National Advisory Council of The Art of Science Learning, and is a founding member of the board of SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes.

From Around the Web

As the security software company KnowBe4 weighed whether to require a return to the office, executives knew to anticipate a certain set of concerns from employees. Less flexibility. More time in transit.

Two of every five workers who switched jobs over the past year are looking for work again, according to a new survey published by Grant Thornton, a consulting firm.

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