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).
COVID-19 and the uncertainty that came with it has stress-tested millions of businesses in the past two years. While experience and industry knowledge are important in decision-making, they often fall short in times of crisis when existing rules no longer apply. This has pushed many to look at data driven decision making as a way to reduce risk and achieve business objectives.
There are many things to consider when applying for a job, but the truth is that the financial aspect of a job is generally very important to any candidate. Although you may want to pursue a job that you are passionate about, the chances are that you take the salary into consideration before even applying for a job. At the end of the day, employees have bills to pay and having enough money to live comfortably is something most job applicants need to consider.
jobsearcher.com/blogProven Tips to Prepare for Behavioral Interview QuestionsEmployers take risks with every new employee they take on board. Hence, it is not surprising that they tailor interviews to help them spot the best choices amongst the candidates that apply. Behavioral interviews are an important tool used in this process. In a behavioral interview, you are asked what we call "behavioral interview questions" that require you to explain a past scenario that highlights your skills and suitability for the position.
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.