The past year and a half has been rough. For many of us, the pandemic changed the way we worked. Even if you loved working from home and had family around and dogs to hug, you still experienced a life-changing event. Regardless of your work environment, we all experienced some level stress adjusting to our new routine. (more…)
As employees return to the workplace this year, workplace dynamics are going to look different. But will this change be good or bad? We wanted to know what our readers thought, so we asked in a poll. Here’s what you had to say! (more…)
Although many businesses are returning to the traditional in-person workplace, work looks different than it did before the COVID-19 pandemic. There are new barriers to employment.
Recently, we asked our readers what barriers they were facing to career success, from not feeling safe in the workplace due to COVID-19 to not being able to find work. Here’s what they had to say. (more…)
Although some workplaces are starting to return to in-person working conditions, the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way we worked. According to a December 2020 poll from the Pew Research Center, prior to the pandemic just 20% of those surveyed were working from home. That number jumped to 71% during the pandemic.
But were employees working the same number of hours remotely? In April, we asked our Job Journey readers if they were working more or less hours from home as compared to when they were in the workplace.
In January, we asked what topics you wanted to see on Job Journey in 2021, and your responses were off the charts! From more interview tips and resume help to specific job questions, you had a lot to say.
Here are a few of the top topics you were interested in that we’ll delve into this year! (more…)
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…)
Previously we asked readers what benefits, not including health, they valued most from employers.
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%
- Cafeteria Programs:2.79%
- Community Service/Volunteer Opportunities:2.79%
- Professional Organization Memberships:2.51%
- Child Care:2.09%