Ever take a job and it’s NOT what you expected? If the answer is ‘yes,’ you’re not alone.According to a Glassdoor survey, conducted online by Harris Interactive, 6 in 10 (61%) employees* say they’ve found aspects of a new job different than expectations set during the interview process.Interestingly, more men (65%) than
It’s finally summer. Summer is the time to relax and let some of your worries wash away. Use this philosophy to get rid of some of the fears that come with your job search.Here are seven job search fears to conquer this summer:1. Networking. Many job seekers are intimidated by the concept of networking. Introducing yourself
With the average unemployment rate plateauing around 7.6% Detroit and Los Angeles soar well above that average. It’s time we stand up to unemployment around the world. Join us in spreading the word by participating in Way to Work and our newest initiative Around the World in 80 Jobs.
When it comes to interviewing, it’s easy for job candidates to fake their way through certain questions, unless the company is throwing some behavioral inquiries their way.Often used to see if a person is a right fit from a cultural perspective, behavioral questions are designed to see if a job candidate’s past behavior will predict the future.
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Stepping Stone These days internships might be an essential stepping stone to your first job offer, but a stint (or several) as an intern is no guarantee of a paid job after graduation. In fact, new research from consultancy Millennial Branding and online career network AfterCollege found that while 79% of students have
By Scott Westcott What’s it take to attract millennial talent? More and more employers are asking that question as the 18-to-33 year-old age group fast becomes the largest percentage of the U.S. workforce. Yet employers are finding that it takes more than simply posting open jobs to attract talented
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If you are wondering how to handle strange first, second, or third interview questions, the following post has some advice.
Have you ever been asked an interview question that seemed completely crazy? Maybe something like, “If you could be any type of tree, what would you choose?” or “How would you get out of a toaster if you were only 2 inches tall?” Yep. These questions sound may sound crazy to you and me
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If you are not sure what questions to ask during your next job interview, the following post suggests four that you should ask.
When it comes to interviews, most people think their job is to answer questions not ask them. But an interview is a two-way street, and the more questions you ask the better your chances are of making a lasting impression.“It’s always smart to ask questions in an interview,” says Joel Garfinkle, author of Getting Ahead: Three
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The following post takes you through the process of an informational interview.
An informational interview is exactly what it sounds like: It is a way to learn information about a career path, an industry, a specific organization or even a specific job. An informational interview is not a job interview. Instead, it is an opportunity to talk to a person who has a job you are curious about. It can
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With some employers turning to video interviews, job seekers should make sure they take the time to prepare. Check out some tips in the following post.
Job hunting these days surely isn’t for the camera shy. More and more employers are turning to the ease, time-savings, and cost-effectiveness of video interviews for potential candidates. A recent article in Business Insider said video interviewing “is reaching a tipping point” and is fast becoming standard practice for many firms. “Until