Whether it’s keeping up with friends or searching for a job, social media is used every day. While many job seekers use social platforms to connect with recruiters, scope out jobs, stay up-to-date on job postings, there are a few things you need to take into consider when trying to find a job.
Work-life balance is declining as more employees are reporting a decrease in satisfaction over the past few years. While it’s becoming harder to find that perfect balance, some positions offer a better work-life balance than others.
Each year, more and more companies focus their efforts on veteran hiring. Veteran’s have skills that any company would be happy to have but there are some companies out there that go above and beyond to hire and train vets.
The job market continues to flourish after the Great Recession ended six years ago. Since the end of the Great Recession, the number of jobs have continually increased while the unemployment rate has decreased. Even though most areas have bounced back, there are some cities that have recovered more quickly than others.
Tech jobs are booming and rightfully so! The industry is becoming a hot commodity as many people turn their interest to tech companies and the perks of the jobs.
Stemming from the 50 best companies to work for in America, Business Insider broke down the 25 top tech companies in America. Companies were ranked from the 2014 Fortune 500 list using PayScale’s survey database. Factors included: job satisfaction, low job stress, telecommuting options, job meaning, experienced median pay, and salary delta. Pay had double weight attached.
Interviews can be a nerve wracking thing and there are some questions that you never know quite how to answer. Some of those dreaded interview questions include, “What is your biggest weakness?” – “What would you like to be doing in five years?” – “Why do you think I should hire you?’ and ” Tell me about yourself.” These are all questions you need to prep for so you have fluidity and confidence when answering.
The Tell me about yourself interview question is one of those staples that many interviewers use, so it’s best to practice before hand. While there is no “wrong” way to answer the question, interviewers are trying to get to know you professionally and get a grasp on your experience and career goals.
When you combine all the factors that go into a job, money and prestige don’t always get you happiness. CareerCast recently released thier annual best and worst jobs report where they rank a list of 200 occupations. The results are in and some of the jobs might surprise you.
Having strong friendships and connecting with others can benefit you in more ways than you think.
In a time where it’s more about who you know, employers are looking for referrals, recommendations and word of mouth to help guide them in the right direction for candidates. And your friends, might just be the ammo you need to land the job of your dreams.
Talent management and recruiting are at a turning point and there are 2015 recruiting trends that are changing the way things are done.
The Millennial generation is becoming the workforce of today as more and more are entering the workpalce. According to Pew Research, the Millennials will overtake Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation so trends will change as they enter the real world. Here are a few key factors that are changing the way recruiting is done.