Question of the Month: Finding a Job in 2022 Predictions

It’s hard to believe that 2021 is almost over. It’s already December! With the world starting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been a year of change many companies decided to permanently embrace remote work and new jobs were created. Work just looks different now.

And now it’s time to ask ourselves what 2022 is going to look like. Will finding a new job be easy, hard, or somewhere in between? Let us know by voting in our poll!

Nearly Two Years In: How Are We Handling the Pandemic?

Back in 2019, no one could have guessed what was in store. But here we are nearly two years later, and COVID-19 has changed the way we work, learn, and connect. For employment, jobs seekers don’t expect, or really event want, work to go back to the previous status quo. Here are some statistics about what the job search looks like now, courtesy of Job Journey polls and a recent The Harris Poll Survey commissioned by Express Employment Professionals. (more…)

Giving Thanks to Your Resume

It’s that time of year again. A time to eat turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and give thanks. It’s Thanksgiving Thursday! And what better way to celebrate the holiday than giving thanks to our favorite job search tool, the resume.

We thank our resumes for always being with us, and for traveling the unknown of the world wide web to meet with interviewers. But more than saying our thanks, we should show it with some resume updates, too! Here are a few ways to ensure your resume sparkles this holiday season. (more…)

Why Aren’t You Getting a Second Interview?

You put in the work and sent out plenty of job applications, and you had the opportunity to interview with some great companies. But for some reason, even when you think those interviews went well, you never get a second interview.

What’s going on? Is there something you’re doing wrong? Not necessarily, but there might be a few things you can improve. Here are a few reasons for not getting a second interview and solutions to help you move forward. (more…)

Poll Results: What Benefit Would Entice You to Upskill or Advance Your Hard Skills?

It can be tough to motivate ourselves to go through training when we already have a job or when we’re dealing with the other stresses of life. But sometimes, promotion opportunities are only available to those who take the time to upskill.

If there was one benefit you could get as a reward for taking the time to upskill, what would it be? We wanted to know, so we took a poll. Here are the results! (more…)