blog.jobsearcher.comDiversity in the Workplace: How to Update Your Hiring Practices to Attract More TalentGoogle, Apple and IBM are just some of the companies whose hiring practices no longer prioritize or require a university degree in their job descriptions. Instead, they’ve begun emphasizing employability skills, and moved towards skills based hiring for some of their roles as a better indicator of what would make a good employee. Likewise, in light of more recent events of racial injustice, harassement and gender inequality, many businesses are taking a second look at their recruitment strategy to build more inclusive workplaces.
blog.jobsearcher.comMoving for a Job: Is it the Right Choice?One of the big decisions you get to make in your adult life is where to set up your home base and establish yourself. Another significant decision you will face is whether to move that home base and relocate for a new job position, and this is not an easy one. You will probably be wrestling with many thoughts and factors to consider, and things get even more complicated if you have a partner and a family. You also need to find a way to cope with leaving your old job that minimizes the stress of this big decision. So, to help you along, we have the tips you can turn to when faced with moving for a job. Is it the right choice for you? Let's find out.
blog.jobsearcher.com6 Tips to Successfully Make the Leap From Employee to FreelancerOne employment trend that doesn’t seem to get discussed enough is the extent to which people have moved into freelancing in recent years. In 2020, the US had 59 million people who were self-employed, which was up from 53 million in 2014.
blog.jobsearcher.com4 Ways Remote Employees Can Protect Company Digital AssetsIn the last decade, the business world has seen an unfathomable increase in the collection and use of data in business operations. From tech companies to marketing agencies, data has become a major asset for success. In fact, the increased collection and use of data has made it a billion dollar industry. If you have ever seen the Netflix documentary, "The Great Hack", then you know that there is now a war for data. On one hand you have the sharing, leaking, and hacking of data, while on the other hand you have people concerned about their privacy being breached.
blog.jobsearcher.com6 Simple Tips to Write a Retirement LetterMoving onto retirement is a huge milestone, and should be celebrated. After working for years and contributing so much to your job, this is a time when you can finally take a well-deserved break and relax. Writing a retirement letter is required to let your manager and colleagues know that you are leaving your job. Doing so is seen as professional, and will be highly appreciated by the company you work with.