As we enter a new decade, many job seekers are hoping to change careers or find employment. To get an idea of how the job market looks to our readers, we asked you what you thought the job search might look like in 2020.
There’s been a large trend recently in companies shifting to a more flexible work schedule. In Japan, for example, a 4-day workweek experiment saw productivity jump 40%.
As noted by Upwork, Apple hires “At Home Advisors” to help out with customer support, while Dell offers a “Connected Workplace” that includes a wealth of flexible work options, from remote work to flextime and more.
But are flexible work schedules better for everyone? And what are the advantages? Let’s dig in.
Impressing someone you can’t see.
Phone interviews are often the first step to getting your dream job. But it can be difficult to express yourself without seeing your interviewer’s face. How do you steer the conversation if you don’t know how your interviewer is reacting?
Luckily, some of our top Express recruiters are here with tips to help you succeed in your next phone interview.
Companies care about culture, and you want to show your personality fits right in, even over the phone. Now you’re ready to do just that.
Get that dream job this year with these top tips
Here at Job Journey, we want you to ace your interviews and get the job that’s perfect for you. That’s why we write blog after blog chock full of interview tips, job search hacks, and other great expert advice.
To get your interview skills revved up and running this year, we’re collecting a few of our top articles all in one place. Ready. Set. Go!
Fix up your career with a mechanic position!
Despite already having experience with several jobs, many working adults are unable to answer the age-old question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”
Our Job Spotlight monthly blog series is designed to help answer that question. In this series, we review all the basics of specific jobs, from pay and duties, to why people do the jobs they do.
Do you believe your age has been a factor in your job search?
It could be that you’re young and experienced, but employers just don’t believe you know what your resume says you do. Or you could be a tech-savvy, more seasoned employee confronted with hiring managers that assume you don’t know how to use simple programs.
Regardless of your age, we want to hear from you. Let us know if you believe age has been a factor in a hiring decision for a job in our poll!
Tell us why you believe your age has or has not been a factor in a hiring decision.
Is there such a thing as being too punctual?
The big day is here, and it’s time to head off to your interview. But how early should you get there? Is it okay to be a bit late because of traffic?
The answers to these questions are incredibly important because your punctuality could make or break your getting the job. Here are our suggestions.