Job seekers know that looking for a new job takes a lot of time. It can often feel like a job within itself. To land that dream job, you need to put in the time and energy. Revamping your resume, studying job descriptions, knowing exactly where you want to go with your career, and more are ways to get ready for a job search.
What skills do you include in your resume? Have you ever really sat down to consider all your skills, as well as the skills that employers are looking for in a candidate? Typically, you can find the answer in the job description. But the marketing group, SimpleTexting.com, took it a step further.
The 2019 graduating class is fresh out of college and ready to join the work pool. Many of these individuals, while green, will have new ways of thinking and the very latest in education at their fingertips. This can make them a desirable hire. However, hiring Gen Z talent isn't always the same as hiring individuals from different generations.
Hiring companies are increasingly using online employment services, like LinkedIn, to connect and communicate with job candidates. While there are positive and negatives to almost any form of communication, it's important to know how to communicate in a way that is clear and concise, without being arrogant. This is especially true when networking with potential employers through online business and employment services.
According to a recent survey, for the first time in recent history, money is taking a back seat to the opportunity for career growth.
Now ranked number one on the list of the most important factors when searching for new job opportunities is career growth. It has surpassed prior priorities, including compensation, healthcare, and retirement benefits, among others.
The task of finding a new job can be difficult. It becomes even more challenging if you presently work a full-time job. Although your currently-employed status can look enticing to recruiters, an employer doesn’t normally like employees looking for other job opportunities and certainly not on their time. To be successful, you need to strategically plan how to find new job opportunities while remaining employed at the same time.