Could a position like this wash away your career worries? 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.
The economy is doing well in general, but what does that mean for you specifically? Finding a new job can be tough—there are plenty of hurdles that come with finding a new job, from family obligations and retooling your resume to competing with other job seekers and researching new companies.
To better provide you with useful content, we want to know what you think your job search will be like in 2020. Let us know by voting in our poll!
Do you have anything else to say about the job search in 2020? Let us know in the comments section below!
You’ve accomplished a major goal; why aren’t you happy?
You nailed the interview and got a job offer for a great position. So, everything should feel great! But it doesn’t.
You’re anxious. Not sure if you’re the right person for the job, not certain you’ll be able to handle all the responsibilities you signed up for.
A clinical research paper published in the Journal of Behavioral Science estimated that 70% of the population has experienced this feeling, known as imposter syndrome, so you’re not alone.
As noted by NBC News, psychologist Dr. Renee Carr defines those who experience imposter syndrome as “male and female achievers who are psychologically uncomfortable with acknowledging their role in their success.”
Here are a few tips on dealing with imposter syndrome when it comes to a new job.
Nearly half (49%) of employees are unsatisfied with their jobs. It could be due to a bad boss, lack of work/life balance, or simply that they don’t enjoy the work they do.
If any of that sounds familiar, it might be time to quit your job. But that means the uncertainty of a new job, a change in pay, and plenty of other complications. A solid plan is one way to cut down on those concerns.
Know what interviewers plan on asking before you’re even in the room
Interviews are nerve-wracking because many applicants don’t know what to expect. What questions will pop up? What kind of personality will their interviewer have?
If you’re worried about an upcoming interview, check out this quick video. We asked a few of our top recruiters what their go-to interview questions are, and they even detailed a few of their favorite answers.
Finding the perfect job isn’t easy. Understanding the current job market conditions, job applications, phone interviews, in-person interviews, and more—it can be a lot. To bring you up to speed on job seeker news this quarter, we’ve done our research and put job statistics and job search news all in one place.
Let’s dig in.
Here’s what you had to say.
Full-time work offers benefits, a dependable schedule, and stability, while part-time work offers flexibility and the freedom to work in various industries.
Neither one is objectively better than the other, but odds are that one of them is better for you as an individual.To discover which type of work our readers favored, we asked for your thoughts in a recent poll. Most of you, 62%, preferred full-time work, while 38% of you preferred part-time work.