#Friday5 – what do you want to be when you grow up?

By April 13, 2018For Talent

It’s the most wonderful time of the week. The #Friday5 is our weekly round up of the top picks from the Jobbio blog this week.

Is your job recession proof?

Considering a career move? You might want to consider working in healthcare. According to a recent study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics it’s the least likely sector to take a dip in times of economic downturn. It’s not just doctors and nurses, the majority of emerging healthcare roles are in manufacturing and administration.

Workplace wellbeing

Looking after your physical and mental health shouldn’t be an out of office activity. More and more employers are prioritising workplace wellness initiatives to ensure employees are happy and healthy at work. Here’s how to inject a little wellness into your working day. 


1/5 sexual harassment complaints are made by men

Movements like #MeToo have brought sexual harassment cases to the forefront this year but the focus has been very much on female victims. However, figures from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) show that nearly one in five of complaints filed come from men.

What do you want to be when you grow up?

From banker to goalkeeper to Olympian, we spoke to 8 founders about their ultimate career ambitions as children, featuring Lucinda Kelly of Popertee, Elizabeth Lindsey of Byte Back and Conor Wilson of Sproose.

How to cope with critique

It can be tough hearing critical feedback, particularly if you’re in your first career job. In this piece we explore how to handle criticism gracefully and stay positive in the wake of negative comments.

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Author Aoife Geary

Aoife Geary is the Content Editor at Jobbio specialising in the areas of Workplace Culture, Diversity, Startups and Digital Trends. She's partial to a burrito, a bad pun and living way beyond her means.

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