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.
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.
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.
Here’s what you had to say.
The holidays are a wonderful time, full of cheer and excitement. However, that doesn’t mean they can’t be stressful, especially when it comes to juggling holiday responsibilities with work commitments.
But what exactly makes the holidays so stressful for working folks? We decided to ask you, our Job Journey readers in November, to find out.
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.
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.