Recently we held an open-answer poll asking you what the toughest part of the job search is in today’s work environment. It was a popular question, and we received over 100 responses. You guys had a lot to say! Here are a few of the most popular answers and some Job Journey blog articles to help out. (more…)
You’ve had several jobs in three years. It wasn’t because you were fired; maybe you were just finding your way, or the pandemic caused consecutive layoffs. Whatever the reason, your resume makes you look like a job-hopper. Traditionally, this has been a red flag to employers; they want to know you’ll stay dedicated to their company so they don’t spend time and money training you only for you to leave a few months later.
However, job hopping is much more common now than it was in years’ previous. It can be beneficial for workers to work under a variety of leadership styles and industries.
Nevertheless, there is still a stigma attached to job hopping. If the topic comes up in an interview, you’ll want to both explain the benefits of your job hopping and detail how this company is different. You won’t be leaving in a few months. Here’s how to do that. (more…)
Previously, we looked into how some of your favorite heroes would approach the job search. But now it’s time for the villains to shine. Kidnapping the hero’s love interest and causing mass mayhem are easy. But if some of the dastardliest rule-breakers in fictional history decided to turn over a new, much more legal leaf, what challenges would they encounter in the job search? (more…)
You apply for job after job and hardly ever hear back. When you do get an interview, something seems off. Maybe your interviewer doesn’t actually seem interested in you as a candidate, or you realize your resume isn’t what the company is looking for. No matter what it is, all the rejection is starting to get to you. You’re getting burnt out from the job search.
Rejection makes it tough to stay motivated. But there are a few things to keep in mind to make things easier. (more…)
You’re encountering barriers to career success, which could include struggling to find available work, only getting job offers from positions with too little pay, or not feeling safe due to the pandemic. Whatever your barriers are, we want to help. And that starts with asking you about the barriers you’re facing. (more…)
Last time we checked in on how Disney Princesses were doing with their job search, and now it’s time to take a look at how Marvel heroes might approach their own hunt for a job. Sure, they can save the world, but if you take away their powers and fancy technological gizmos, can they still survive the job search? (more…)
Looking for a job isn’t exactly a fairy tale. Getting the job of your dreams requires hard work and persistence. But what if we took some of the most famous Disney princesses and threw them into the modern job search scene? How would they cope? (more…)