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Poll Results: What‘s the Number One Consideration You Make When Assessing Job Opportunities?

We’re in a job seeker’s market, so if you’re looking for a new job and have a few options on the table, what would it take for you to accept an offer?

In May, we asked about the number one consideration you make when assessing job opportunities. Here’s what you had to say:

The Results

Twenty-six percent of those polled said they want competitive pay, while 20% would like a positive workplace culture. Another 17% would consider a new job if remote work options were available. A shorter and easier commute, growth opportunities, and generous benefits are some other top considerations that might make a job opportunity more attractive. (more…)

Question of the Month: How Have Current High Gas Prices Impacted Your Work Commute?

If you’ve been to the gas station recently, you’ve probably noticed that the new cost of filling up your tank is much higher due to rising gas prices. As summer approaches, gas costs will continue to climb. While some employees can work remotely, others must continue to travel to the workplace, increasing the cost of the drive. We want to know how you’re dealing with increased gas prices and how they’re affecting your commute.

Let us know by voting in our poll!

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Poll Results: What Benefits Could Your Company Add/Modify to Build Stronger Loyalty Among Their Employees?

We’re still living in a job seekers’ market, which means that companies face intense competition for hiring job applicants. One way for them to compete is by offering better benefits. We wanted to know what benefits mattered to you, our readers, so we held a poll. We also asked employers what benefits they were offering in this tight labor market. Let’s see what you had to say! (more…)

Question of the Month: In the Current Job Market, What Is the Number One Consideration You Make When Assessing Job Opportunities?

We’re still in a job seekers’ market, which means that there are more job opportunities available than qualified applicants to fill them. This means that job seekers can afford to be a bit pickier when choosing the company they want to work for.

We want to know what is most attractive to you when looking for a new job opportunity. Is it competitive pay? Generous benefits? Or maybe something else? Let us know by voting in our poll! (more…)

Poll Results: During a Job Interview, What Red Flags Would Make You Reject an Employment Offer?

Interviews aren’t just about deciding if the job applicant is the right person for the job; they’re also about the applicant discovering if the job and company is right for them.

For both sides, company and applicant, red flags can pop up to show this might not be a work relationship worth considering. However, the job market is currently competitive, and employers are willing to overlook some qualities they would have seen as red flags in the past. To figure out what these red flags were, we asked both employers and job seekers about job search red flags. Let’s dig into the results. (more…)

What Are the Top Factors That Keep You at Your Current Job?

The job market is currently a job seeker’s market, which means that there are more open positions than there are qualified employees to fill those positions. In order to compete, companies have to offer competitive pay, great benefits, and more to keep top talent.

We want to know the top factors that keep you at your current job. Let us know by voting in our poll!