We all know what managers do because we’ve all worked under at least one (if not many) over the course of our careers. And, boy, can they impact our lives – both at the office and personally. On one hand, a bad manager can torpedo morale and even drive us to seek a new job. Someone who is good at managing others, on the other hand, will inspire and motivate us. In the same way, managers – good and bad - directly impact our happiness at work (and in life).
Choosing the right person for a competitive job role or position often comes down to the interview. While many candidates may seem very similar on paper, the interview gives hiring managers and decision-makers insight into who the applicant really is. For high-level candidates, acing an interview comes down to preparation, and one of the questions savvy job seekers should be ready to tackle is “What are your weaknesses?”
U.S. spending is skyrocketing, businesses and industries are rebounding, unemployment claims are plummeting, and the future of the economy is looking good. The state of the country is looking promising… almost too promising. What could possibly be the problem when things are going so well?
jobsearcher.com/blogWhat is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?I think I speak for everyone when I say there are times in our lives when we are so overwhelmed with work, school, raising children, finding a job, etc. that we forget to take time for ourselves. We immerse ourselves in everyday life to make sure everybody else’s world is still spinning. While we’ve managed to keep them going, we are stuck in limbo. So what do we do? We either choose to ignore the lack of time we take for ourselves or we are willing to sacrifice something very important to our health and well-being… like sleep.
jobsearcher.com/blogNetworking with Social Anxiety- 4 Helpful TipsDid you know that over 40 million Americans are affected by Anxiety Disorders, and 38% of those same Americans are affected by Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD). That is over 15 million people!
jobsearcher.com/blog9 Brilliant Tips to Excel in Your Video InterviewsMore and more recruiters are switching to video interviewing for many reasons. Meanwhile most job seekers have never had an interview online before and don’t know what to do. Maybe you’re in that boat. If you have an interview coming up and don’t know any rules for interviewing online, don't fret. Job Searcher is here to the rescue. We’ve compiled a comprehensive guide to video interviewing skills for your job search. Be sure to read the bonus tip at the end!
jobsearcher.com/blogMost Promising Los Angeles CareersWhen we think of careers in Los Angeles, most people’s minds go straight to Hollywood. You’re either an actor or an aspiring actor (or an aspiring director, production designer, or costume designer). But the truth is that Los Angeles is a BIG city and the film industry, though famous, is a very small part of it. If you’re looking for a promising career in Los Angeles there are other routes you can take that will be more practical, more lucrative, and more reliable.
jobsearcher.com/blogMost Popular Jobs in New YorkWith over eight million people that call New York City home and almost 20 million across the state itself, New York is a land of opportunity as well as competition. It's only the 27th largest state, but it's the fourth most populous with two-thirds of the entire population of the state living in the New York metropolitan area, which includes New York City.
jobsearcher.com/blogTips on Finding Your Next JobLooking for a new job isn't what it used to be. In the past, you'd put some feelers out to your network, check out some job listings and apply to a handful of positions. After a few days you'd hear from a couple and work your way through the interview process. With any luck you'd have a new job nailed down in no time at all.