Each year, the recruiting industry forecasts “predictions” of what will happen in the following year. While it might seem like an interesting time to make predictions given how off the rails 2020 was, it’s still important for candidates to understand what to expect. Because of that, here are three recruiting trends we expect to see for […]
With almost everyone who is able working from home during the global pandemic, there’s a definite rise in the desire for many professionals to continue the remote work trend even once it is safe to go back into the office. In this article, I’m sharing a few strategies that can help you find—and land—a remote […]
Believe it or not, December is a great time to look for a job. It may seem counterintuitive, but a significant number of companies wrap up their fiscal year in December. This is a huge benefit to job seekers for a few reasons.
Resume writing can be tough. There’s no one right way to do it, and if you haven’t written a resume in a while (or ever), you might not be up-to-date on best practices. While having one or two mistakes on your resume is probably okay (especially if you’re a great candidate for the job), too […]
One of the most interesting insights from Jobscan’s Hiring Professionals Survey on Ageism was how many recruiters commented on the prevalence of reverse ageism, (age discrimination against young workers). Especially in economic downturns, young workers have to worry about ageism, too. In my last article, I shared 10 ways older workers can avoid ageism on […]
Ageism is alive and well in the time of COVID-19. Many employers have had to make the difficult decision to run super lean during this economic downturn, and both old and young job seekers are feeling the pinch. The most common reason for reductions-in-force (RIFs or layoffs) is generally financial. And the truth of the […]