Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) can present many challenges and can even be difficult to understand. I mean only 4-5% of adults in the US are diagnosed, but it is estimated that very few adults get diagnosed or treated for it. Therefore, there's no way to know how many working adults actually suffer from high-functioning ADHD in the workplace.
Business leaders and HR experts are taking a closer look at shifting employee needs and for a good reason. Happier employees not only contribute towards a more positive work environment. They’re also an important factor in improving employee retention and driving business success:
Writing a resume from scratch can be a daunting task. There is a lot to consider, such as what to include and how to organize skills to put on resume documents! Having a well written and developed resume is key to getting your foot in the door. It can be tricky to know what should be on a resume, especially if you are revisiting your resume after some time.
blog.jobsearcher.comLearning About Job Titles for Professional PositionsJob titles can tell job seekers and prospective employees a lot about a particular company and position, but job titles have gone through many changes throughout the years. While traditional corporate titles like “Senior Vice President of Marketing” still remain, many company leaders are looking to appeal to younger workers with modern job titles like “Sales Ninja” and “Social Media Guru.” So with things being constantly being shaken up, this is everything job seekers and employees need to know about job titles.
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.comHow to Get a Job With a DisabilityDisabilities can, of course, take many forms. They can be obvious or invisible, certain in their impact or uncertain. While there are obvious differences between disabilities and the impact that they can have, this article isn’t intended to give specific advice for every disability. Instead, it’s intended to raise and discuss certain points that may or may not apply to you or the disabled people you employ, or otherwise work with. It is also for people wondering how to get a job with a disability.
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.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.