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Job search strategies

Looking for a job isn’t as easy as just googling “jobs” or scrolling through Indeed and LinkedIn. You might see thousands of available jobs, but are you qualified for them? Are you even interested in them? Many people apply for whatever jobs they see available, even if they don’t meet the qualifications. Casting the widest… Read more »

Have you just graduated? The job market can feel daunting when you don’t have experience in your desired field, especially when the entry level job descriptions you see require two or more years of experience. As TopResume says, “Employers expect college graduates to enter their first job after school and hit the ground running. In… Read more »

Questions to ask an interviewee

Whether you’re an interviewee or interviewer, interviewing requires a lot of time and effort. The interviewer needs to ask questions that are actually going to assess whether or not a candidate is going to be a good fit. Do your homework. As Workable points out, an interviewer should identify what skills they are looking for… Read more »

According to flexjobs, a job hopper, “stays at a job for approximately one to two years.” Although a popular move for millennials, many employers consider job hopping a bad move. Why? Because employers spend a lot of money on new hires. Applicants with job hopping on their resume might discourage a recruiter from reaching out…. Read more »

More people than you might think have gaps in their employment history, whether they took time off to raise a child, care for a sick family member, experienced unemployment, or just needed some time off. If you have a gap in your work history, especially if it’s recent, you will need to address it at… Read more »

Whether you feel dissatisfied in your job or deciding to pursue your career dream, changing careers is daunting. Making a career change can require many sacrifices. Here are some things to consider as you strategize. 1. Understand your goals. Whether you know what career you want to pursue or are still deciding, consider your goals…. Read more »

Taking an empathetic approach to management requires a high level of emotional intelligence. While empathy is a part of our biology, according to nebo, it also requires practice. As you reconsider or try to define your management style, here is a how-to guide for taking an empathetic approach. Focus on listening. Listening is a key… Read more »

How to prevent employee burnout

According to Jennifer Moss writing for the Harvard Business Review that burnout has always been an issue facing workers but that the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened cases of burnout among employees. In a Harvard Business Review survey, 89% of workers said their work-life was getting worse, 52% said their job demands had increased, and 57%… Read more »

Most recruiters actively recruit on LinkedIn, so one way to catch recruiters’ attention is to promote yourself on this platform. If recruiters note that you are available to work and you fit their job description, they may reach out and invite you to apply. This is a huge benefit for job seekers. Here’s what you… Read more »

How to prevent employee burnout

Job seekers always face challenges: too few jobs and too many talented candidates, listings that don’t quite fit their skills or applications that fall through the cracks. While the first two issues are a result of the job market, the latter is something recruiters can avoid. We recommend looking out for some of the following… Read more »