Reader Surveys

Question of The Month: What Job Search Topics Do You Want to Learn More About on Job Journey in 2021?

2020 is finally over and done, and it’s time to set our sights on 2021. We’re prepping our content calendar, and we want to know what job search and career insights you want to see more of.

Whether it’s interviews, resumes, hot jobs, or anything else, we want to know what you want to learn about in 2021. Let us know by voting in our poll! (more…)

Poll Results: How Do You Prefer to Interact with the Companies, Stores, Etc. That You Patronize?

Companies want to reach you so they can persuade you to buy things or use their services. That’s why we get a daily barrage of emails, text messages, phone calls, and more, filled with ads and price tags.

We wanted to know your preferences when it comes to interacting with companies that you patronize, so we asked about it in a recent poll. The results might surprise you. Unwanted ads are annoying, right? Well think about how this data could apply to how your interviewer feels about unwanted inquiries. (more…)

Question of the Month: In 2021, Finding a New Job Will Be:

For many, 2020 was difficult. The COVID-19 pandemic, political and civil unrest, natural disasters, and more made finding a job incredibly tough. However, with a new year comes hope for change.

We want to know what you think the job search will look like in 2021. Will it be better? Worse? More of the same? Let us know by voting in our poll!

Question of the Month: How Do You Prefer to Interact with the Companies, Stores, Etc. That You Patronize?

Sometimes companies seem to try every method they can to stay connected with you: email, apps, texts, and more. It can get a bit frustrating when you’re consistently bombarded with sales and discounts.

That’s why we want to know how you prefer to hear from businesses. What method should companies focus on to communicate with you? Let us know by voting in our poll! (more…)

Poll Results: Why Don’t Companies Offer the Benefits Employees Want?

Previously we asked readers what benefits, not including health, they valued most from employers.

The Results

Having a flexible work schedule led the pack with 17.57% of the vote, while generous/unlimited vacation time and opportunities to work from home/remotely followed in second and third, with 12.83% and 11.85%, respectively. The rest of the results were as follows:

  • Access to Training/Certification Classes:10.18%
  • Casual Dress Code:9.76%
  • Profit Sharing/Stock Options:8.23%
  • College Tuition Reimbursement:6.56%
  • Opportunities to Travel:5.02%
  • Company Gym/Membership Discount at Local Gym:4.74%
  • Other:3.07%
  • Cafeteria Programs:2.79%
  • Community Service/Volunteer Opportunities:2.79%
  • Professional Organization Memberships:2.51%
  • Child Care:2.09%

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