Google, 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.
When companies publish a help wanted ad, they are likely to get tons of responses. People may submit resumes even if they think they have an inkling of a chance to land the position. This leaves recruiters with the task of sorting through possibly hundreds of resumes to find the best applicants, and most of them will lighten their load by starting with the resume summary.
If you really think about it, we aren’t actually either introverts or extroverts. Instead, we’re all on a spectrum as ‘Big Five’ personality tests characterize. Someone more on the side of extroversion would enjoy social contact more, especially large group projects and company parties. It seems as if modern workplaces seem tailor-made for extroverts with the open plan layouts, which removes barriers between people. However, it seems there are very few options that would be perfect jobs for introverts that don't always require working from home.
blog.jobsearcher.com17 High Paying Jobs That Don't Require a DegreeAfter graduating high school, many students' first thoughts aren't focused on trying to find the highest paying jobs that don't require a college degree. Many go to college to further diversify their skills so they can get a high paying job, but college is not for everyone. Some people can’t afford to continue their education at a university. Others may just not like going to school.
blog.jobsearcher.comHow to Respectfully Put in Your Two Weeks NoticeThe best reason for leaving a job is finding a new one. Whether you hate your job and can't cope, you’ve found someone who pays more, or you’ve found a way of advancing your career, it just may be time to leave. But how should you do it? Do you need to write a two weeks notice letter? If so, what are you supposed to write?
blog.jobsearcher.comWhat to Expect in a Job Offer LetterReceiving a job offer with an offer letter is a great step in the right direction during your job search. It is a sign that the job application process went really well, and you shined amongst the rest of the candidates. If a company wants you to work with them after doing a series of interviews, personality tests, and so on, you will receive a job offer letter.
blog.jobsearcher.comI Hate My Job! 3 Ways to Cope with a Job You HateWhen we start a job, our expectations are that we will love it, or at least enjoy it. From our early days of school, we are told to “work in a job you love”. As lovely as this sounds, this is life and nothing in life is as straightforward as we hope. There are bumps on the road, and this extends to our work lives too. Unfortunately, many people throughout their working years will find themselves thinking "Wow, I hate my job."
blog.jobsearcher.com4 Tips to Write the Perfect Job Application EmailJob application emails are a necessary part of your job hunting checklist. Applying for jobs can be done in many different ways, such as online platforms, by email, and if you like to be old school, you can drop off your resume by hand. In current times, applying for jobs through email is a popular method. With this in mind, it’s important to know what exactly a job application email should include and how to compose one. So let’s break it down bit by bit and gain a better understanding of job application emails. This article will equip you with everything you need to write a perfect professional job application email in no time.