Poll Results: What Is the Most Challenging Part of Job Searching in Today’s Work Environment?

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.

  1. I feel overqualified for the jobs I want to try.

It can be tough to change careers when you’re truly overqualified. Check out this blog for tips on taking on the issue.

  1. The job search websites are confusing.

There are a ton of job search websites out there, and many are less than intuitive. Here are our tips on using some of the most popular ones.

  1. COVID-19 still makes it tough to find a job.

It’s hard to know if an employer is really following COVID-19 guidelines. Ask these questions so you’ll be informed before you accept a position.

  1. Ageism is hard to deal with.

Sometimes employers can’t see past your age. Maybe they think you’ll retire too soon, or that you can’t handle technology. Whatever the reason, here are a few ways to deal with ageism in the job search.

  1. Interviewing remotely is difficult.

If you’re having problems with interviewing remotely, we’ve got you covered! Here are a few tips on navigating the new interview normal.

  1. It’s hard to get a remote job.

COVID-19 changed the way we work, and there are more remote jobs now than ever before. But the competition for those positions is also high. Here are some remote jobs you might not have considered.

And that’s that! Thanks again for responding. We’ll be covering these topics more in depth in future Job Journey blogs, so keep an eye out!

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