Like you, I’m getting a bit tired of the over-used phrase, “Welcome to the new normal”. However, just because “we’re all in this together,” it doesn’t mean we can’t “pivot” from the norm and “think outside the box” when it comes to making work fun again.
In a word, yes. More than ever before, employers are likely to search your name on Google as well as take a look at your social media pages to get a sense of your online presence and professionalism. Whether it’s Facebook, LinkedIn or a host of other sites, employers will often view your information and base their hiring decision, at least in part, on what they see.
When this whole work-from-home business began (what seems like years ago), many of us greeted it with a collective “ugh”. The disruption of our daily routine was fraught with physical and emotional challenges. However, after a period of adjustments, the silver lining of this change of work venue has been the elimination of our daily commute.
With our ever-increasing usage of technology, our “spaces” now expand into the digital sphere. That's why we are focusing on the environment behind the phone or computer screen. A decluttered work email inbox or personal phone photo collection can contribute to improved mental health and productivity.
It can be easy to slip up and make a few costly errors when drawing up or editing a resume. To dodge avoidable gaffes that can derail your job search, we've come up with a quick list of common blunders to check against before sending your resume off to potential employers.
By this time last year, many of us started to organize holiday team celebrations, packed with food, fun and face-to-face laughter. This year is much different: we are racking our brains trying to figure out methods to show gratitude towards our coworkers in safe and fun ways.
Job experience is one of the most important components of a resume. This is where prospective employers look to learn just how well-qualified you are for the job. If you need to write a resume, there are a few key things to know about this component of the process.
Although we just celebrated Halloween, the holiday season is right around the corner. Quality time with friends and family, delicious foods, a break from work…these are just a small handful of things to look forward to in the future, especially during these seemingly bleak COVID-19 times.
Most of us can think of a handful of successful people off the top of our heads — at work, in our communities, in major industries all around the world. But what many of us may not think of right away is the one thing they likely all have in common: a mentor.
In today's virtual world, there are numerous online spots to search for your next career opportunity. But with so many available options, you might wonder what you should know before you start, which employment search engines you should use, and what role social media plays in job hunting.