It’s no secret that Covid changed the world of work for many. There were some who lost their jobs, and others who left of their own accord. Known as the great resignation of 2021, a large number of Americans – over 47 million – voluntarily quit their jobs. And the trend continues in 2022. CNBC recently reported that the Willis Towers Watson’s 2022 Global Benefits Attitudes Survey showed that 44% of employees are “job seekers”.
You landed an interview with a company you really want to work for. Congratulations! Now the question is how do you look presentable and make a great impression? When you’re interviewing in-person, make sure your attire is professional and that you are looking fresh and clean in your outfit. The hiring personnel are going to immediately look you up and down before they have a chance to question you, so walk in confident and feeling good in your outfit.
When considering a career path or job; consider the possibility of evening or overnight work. For some employees, working at night is a personal preference because that’s when they feel more alert, it’s quiet and they can get more accomplished. For others their spouse may work during the day, and they are with the kids. This makes working at night ideal so there is no need to pay for daycare. In some fields, working at night results in a higher salary. And let’s face it – those evening shifts might have the extra benefit of less traffic on your commute!
If you are looking for a career that allows the benefit of nighttime work; here are some jobs that are ideal for night owls.
When looking for employment, job engines are a great resource. These sites include job listings, company information, interview and career advice, help for uploading your resume, easy apply buttons and more.
When applying for positions, it’s best to join multiple sites, sign up for email alerts and check in frequently to keep up to date with the job posting. Be sure to write down all the jobs you applied for and on which site so that when contacted, you know which job they are speaking about and the company that is hiring.
Below are some of the more popular job search engines:
Indeed - very easy to navigate and apply.
LinkedIn - your professional profile page, you can network and find open job positions.
Remote schooling has been introduced into almost every household within the past couple of years. For some, it is a beneficial way to study and learn, and for others it is a struggle. What we have learned is that you can set yourself up for successful remote learning with the right tools and study environment.
Selecting a degree or deciding what career training path is ideal for you can be difficult. Don’t waste time and money going after a career that won’t fulfill you. Understanding a little more about your personality and temperament will narrow down choices and direct your path toward a job that can make you happy!
The 16 personality types were created by Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs, developers of the MBTI® assessment. Myers and Briggs created their personality typology to help people discover their own strengths and gain a better understanding of how people are different from one another.
The ability to take courses online and study from home now-a-days is a huge benefit when you’re trying to better your future. This is a time in your life when you’re growing as an individual – both for yourself and for your family! While taking personal enrichment courses, career training or working on a degree, your time is precious.
Let’s delve into some life hacks that will help you while you’re juggling both schoolwork and your personal life.
If you’re jumping back into a program for school or personal development you may recognize that there are a vast majority of degrees, classes, and certification programs available remotely, now more than ever before. These study hacks for remote learning are going to change your study life dramatically in the best way possible (maybe your everyday life too).
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As the economy continues to shift during the pandemic, some careers are becoming obsolete, while others are seeing a rise in demand. Essential industries, such as healthcare, need more workers than ever. Careers in online sales, shipping and delivery are also seeing substantial growth because of consumer habit change.
The pandemic forever altered the world of work. Companies who successfully made the transition to remote work are re-evaluating the need to bring employees back into the workplace. Whether for health concerns, to meet the demands of employees, or to reduce costs, remote work is here to stay.
A survey of 278 executives by McKinsey & Company in August 2020 found that on average, companies planned to reduce office space by 30 percent. Shifting to flexible workspaces and bringing fewer workers into the offices each day will allow companies to reduce overhead costs. But at what expense?