It’s been proven that hiring from employee referrals is less expensive for the business, it produces a better hire, and retention improves. LinkedIn is one of the best places to reach out to make those connections. You don’t have to be close to someone to get a referral.
Another option is to talk with your friends and family. Where are they working? What openings are at their company? Do they enjoy the people they work with and the culture they work in?
Make sure you are showing off your soft skills on your resume. To help you get started with that, here is a list of the top 10 soft skills: 1. Communication 2. Organization 3. Teamwork 4. Critical Thinking 5. Emotional Intelligence
6. Creativity 7. Collaboration 8. Flexibility/Adaptability 9. Time Management 10. Curiosity/Continual Learning
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times by now. Covid-19 changed basically everything. One of the most obvious changes has been how, and where, people work. There has been a lot of pushback about returning to the office, and rightfully so. There are plenty of
pros and cons to working at home vs. returning to the office.
Recruiters have dedicated their careers to matching the right talent with the right companies. They have connections beyond social media and take a lot of the job-hunting stress off your shoulders. Even better, recruiters are free for candidates.
The hiring process is now a two-way street. Employers are just as responsible to wow you as you are them. There is a lot to consider, too. They have to establish a solid work-life balance, competitive wages, superior benefits, economic responsibility, and more.
With such a highly competitive job market for employers, you don’t have to settle and there is more room for negotiations.