Retail is big business and the field has a lot of great positions for job seekers. If you’re wondering who the happiest retail employers are CareerBliss has you covered with it’s annual list of happiest retailers to work for.
More and more people are using their phone for research, communication, and even to find jobs, so it’s no wonder job seekers need easy, on the go ways to search for a job.
According to surveys conducted by by Pew Research Center in association with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, nearly 2 in 3 Americans own smartphones, making the devices a key resource into the online world.
A big recruiting trend this year is having a mobile friendly application or platform as job seekers flock to their phones. Newer apps are emerging all the time as previous ones are updated to continue with the trends. These trends are targeting two key audiences: the young, emerging generations and ones who are low-wage earners.
The job search can be a long process, from researching jobs to applying, to the interview process, there is a lot that goes into landing a job. Even when you’re doing everything right, employers can take a while sorting through resumes, getting the proper info needed to move on, and go through multiple interviews before making a decision. If you play your cards right, you can expedite the process.
Below are some job search strategies that can help speed up the process.
You’ve sent the resume, what’s next? Do you just wait and see what happens? No, you follow up!
It can get discouraging when you send resume after resume and hear nothing in return, but that’s when you need to kick it into high-gear and be proactive. These resume follow up tips will help you feel comfortable reaching out and give you a chance to pitch yourself to hiring managers.
Everyone wants to be happy at work, but let’s face it….there is a lot more than large paychecks that goes into keeping employees happy. The key to job happiness includes feelings of usefulness, flexibility, your surroundings, and bonds with other employees. These factors all lead to better satisfaction in the workplace.
Job site, CareerBliss, analyzed users rankings for different areas to determine the happiest jobs in America. Reviewers on the site ranked job satisfaction on a scale of one to five using seven different categories: the person they work for, coworkers, support, rewards, growth opportunities, corporate culture, and the way one works and handles daily tasks.
Social media has become a secret weapon that many recruiting firms are turning to. While social recruiting is still foreign to a lot of staffing companies, there are some companies investing heavily in the new recruiting trend. In fact, recent survey from Jobvite, revealed 73% of hiring managers plan to invest in their social media presence in 2015.
Social recruitment is tough to ignore as most people are available on social media throughout the day. But the responsibility of learning the new technique goes both ways for hiring managers and candidates. This is the time were candidates should realize their online profiles need to reflect their professional experience and career goals while demonstrating a positive, put together person. Take time to clean up social media profiles so recruiters have a chance to get to know the professional behind the profile.
Daniel Ayele, Product Manager at LinkedIn recently wrote a blog about data-proven LinkedIn tips for job seekers. With nearly 2.5 million jobs on LinkedIn, it can get overwhelming when searching for opportunities but these tips are backed by data to prove it’s worth the while to focus on these to make you stand out.
Here’s a look at the to-do list to land your dream job in 2015:
2015 is all about new job opportunities and how job seekers really have the pick of the litter. While there may be more choices to choose from, there is also more competition so take every opportunity you can to discover that dream job of yours.
As we go full swing into the year, February has some promising ways you can fall in love with a new job opportunity. AOL Jobs released a list of places hiring this month and we wanted to share them with the hope you fall in love with a new career!
As we enter 2015, job seekers are probably wondering where to start? Making New Years resolutions of finding the career of their dreams or going after a better paying job. Well Adecco released a list of industries that plan to increase in 2015.
Marketing: According to a recent article from AOL, the need for marketing executives is steadily increasing, which in turn could create a higher demand for marketing analytic roles. There is also a high demand for mobile marketing as more and more mobile devices are released and more people spend time on their devices. Large companies are also seeking content and social media marketing as well as people who can work with web anatlyics. As the world becomes increasingly more technology based, these jobs will continue to flourish.