There’s a lot of advice out there for folks who are writing their seventh or eighth resume, but what about writing your very first one? You might think you don’t have anything to put down since you’re looking for your first job, but there’s plenty you can do.
Facebook is a great way to stay in contact with friends and family, but the social media site is also a useful tool for your job search. And we don’t just mean networking; Jobs on Facebook is here, and it just might change the job search game.
So, what exactly is Jobs on Facebook? As noted by the website itself, Jobs on Facebook allows employers to “reach qualified candidates where they’re already spending their time—on Facebook. Job postings appear on and link to your Facebook business Page. Potential employees have the chance to learn more about your business and the job opportunity before applying, ensuring you get informed job applicants.”
So, Jobs on Facebook is another job search website you can visit to find interesting positions to apply for. However, there are a few easy-to-make mistakes unique to the platform you should avoid.
Working from home gives workers more flexibility but can also be more distracting. Kids, pets, chores, lawnmowers—there’s just a lot going on. We wanted to check in with our readers and see whether they are having difficulties holding themselves accountable when working remotely, so we held a poll. Here’s what they had to say.
Contact Tracers help support the efforts in stopping the spread of respiratory illnesses, such as COVID-19. Contact Tracers contact individuals who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and those who may have come in contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19 to collect and provide information. This job may work remotely or on-site.
But what is it really like to be a contact tracer? To find out, we interviewed a contact tracer team supervisor to better understand their role, the challenges they face, and which skills help them and their team be successful in their job. (more…)
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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 monthly Job Spotlight 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.
2020 has been a wild ride of a year! Nobody is quite sure what work will look like in 2021, and the way we experience work is constantly changing. One thing that’s likely to look different this year? The annual holiday party.
Depending on where you work, it might not be time to break out the eggnog and holiday ham just yet. We want to know what your circumstances look like; is your company planning to host their annual holiday party this year? Let us know by voting in our poll!
When a hiring manager wants to decide whether to bring you in for an interview, your resume is the first thing they’ll check. That’s why it’s so important to keep your resume updated, use strong action words, and list any relevant certifications,
However, even if you’ve done all that, a great resume can still be rejected due to mistakes hiring managers see as red flags. Let’s take a look.