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 […]
There isn’t much you can feel certain about when you go to a job interview. Yet, there is at least one thing you know for sure: you will be asked the “tell me about yourself” interview question at some point in the beginning of the conversation. Most of us are terrified by this “tell me […]
Where do you see yourself in five years? Ten years? What are your career goals? Most of us have some form of career goals in mind—trying to earn a certain salary, reach a specific position, or even to pursue a whole new career altogether. Our career goals keep us motivated to continue pushing forward, even on […]
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 […]
Meeting face-to-face for an interview is currently out of the question for most industries. However, interviews over the phone can be just as daunting as meeting in person. Why? They’re often short, so you feel pressured to make the most of the time. You can’t see your interviewer’s body language or facial expressions, which makes […]
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.
We surveyed over 100 recruiters and hiring managers and found that the vast majority (88%) believe age discrimination in hiring is a problem.
Writing a cover letter can feel like a struggle between simply checking all the boxes on your job application and using the opportunity to show what makes you a uniquely qualified candidate. One part of the process that often flies under the radar is how to end a cover letter. Your cover letter ending should […]
Like during the Great Recession, many have lost their jobs and are now dealing with an uncertain future. Because there’s bound to be some longterm effect on the job market, we wanted to know how job seekers can best prepare themselves. We looked to the strategies that worked during the Great Recession.
The job market and workplace are changing rapidly as the COVID-19 crisis forces more companies to operate remotely and layoff employees. Hiring has slowed and the unemployment rate continues to rise. We wanted to get an overhead view of the landscape, looking specifically toward employee sentiment, hiring trends, remote work obstacles, and the college recruiting […]
A few years ago, I was laid off and subsequently went a solid year before I went back into the workforce as a full-time employee. I didn’t plan on being out of the workforce that long but as weeks of searching turned into months, it became quite evident I needed to prepare for a lot […]
A seasoned remote worker shares her tips for a successful video interview.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis has hit workers, especially those in service industries, hard. As the effects trickle down, more businesses are implementing hiring freezes, furloughs, and layoffs to stay afloat. So, how can you tell if you’re in danger of being laid off? And what can you do now to prepare? Below, […]
Overall hiring has slowed significantly. However, many companies are still looking for candidates, while others have ramped up hiring to accommodate increased sales. Here are some tips for finding a job during the COVID-19 crisis.
This is an unprecedented time. I won’t go into details about the virus, social distancing, or toilet paper madness, but about how this economic impact could affect our employment and income.
We’ve put together a few tips to help you personalize your cover letter, whether you know the hiring manager’s name or not.
College resumes differ from traditional resumes in that they lean heavily upon coursework, internships, and other college-level achievements to demonstrate a candidate’s value. In this article we’ve provided suggestions for what to include on your college resume, resume writing tips, and advice from our community of recruiters, hiring managers, and job coaches.
If you’re job search is taking too long, it’s time to figure out where the issue lies: your resume, interview skills, or where you’re looking.
It’s a new year and a new opportunity to take your job search to new levels. Find out how to make finding a job a resolution you can keep.
Social media in the workplace can be awkward, but the good actually outweighs the weird.