Reader Surveys

Have You Ever Deleted/Censored Social Media Posts While Job Searching or Working for a Company?

It might seem harmless to tweet about the awesome party you went to last night, but it could also cost you a job. The fact is, employers check social media before bringing applicants in for an interview. According to CareerBuilder, 70% of employers use social media as a screening tool.

Knowing this, it’s not surprising that job seekers sometimes delete a post or two when they’re sending out job applications. If you’ve ever deleted social media posts while job searching or working for a company, let us know by voting in our poll and tell us why!

 

Poll Results: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Per Week?

Too many or just enough to get the job done?

Every day, in offices and workspaces across the globe, and now remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies are having meetings. Some of these meetings are necessary and productive, while others are not.

But are we having too many meetings? Hopefully not, since according to the State of Meetings Report put out by Doodle, poorly organized meetings can cost businesses as much as $399 billion in a given year.

We asked you how many meetings you attend per week, and whether you believe the majority of those meetings could have been accomplished by email.

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Question of the Month: Do You Believe Your Company Has Done Enough to Improve Overall Workplace Safety in Response to COVID-19?

With the economy starting to reopen in many states this week, many companies are beginning to implement workplace safety procedures, from requiring employees to wear masks to mandatory temperature tests.

But are they doing enough? We want to know what you think about your company’s efforts to improve overall workplace safety in response to COVID-19. Let us know by voting in our poll!

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How Are You Staying Busy at Home During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

With shelter in place becoming the norm across our country, there’s plenty of extra free time.  From cooking and arts and crafts to home improvement projects and relaxing, there are numerous activities to engage in. We want to know what you’re doing to help pass the time.

Let us know by voting in our poll: https://expresspros.survey.fm/quarantine-activity-survey

Is it Important For You to Work For a Company That Has an Emergency Preparedness Plan in Place For When/If a Crisis or Disaster Occurs?

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is changing the way we live and work. Many are working from home, while others find themselves unemployed.

While many companies were prepared for a crisis in some capacity, some others didn’t have a general plan in place. We want to know if you think working for a company with an Emergency Preparedness Plan is important. Let us know by voting in our poll!

 

Question of the Month: How Many Meetings Do You Attend Per Week?

No matter what job you have, meetings are inevitable. Your boss wants to make sure the entire team is on the same page. But that doesn’t mean that all meetings are productive. According to the State of Meetings Report put out by Doodle, poorly organized meetings can cost businesses as much as $399 billion in a given year.

We want to know how you feel about meetings at your job ,and if they could have been more accomplished through an email instead. Let us know by voting in our poll!

Poll: Compared to When You Entered the Workforce, What Does the Employment Landscape for 2020 Graduates Look Like?

The job market changes constantly, which means that college graduates face different challenges as the decades roll by. Depending on when you got your cap and gown, you might have a different opinion regarding what the employment landscape for 2020 graduates looks like now.

We want to hear from you! Let us know your thoughts on the 2020 graduate employment landscape by voting in our poll.