The following are the 7 deadly sins of post-pandemic job searching to be avoided so you, as the jobseeker, forego some of the pitfalls.
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The hybrid model offers the most flexibility for women and to recruit new employees in the future.
You need to break free from the limitations that are holding you back in your life and your career.
A growing, prosperous economy depends on a large and committed workforce, with women playing a vital role.
It is quite easy to become overwhelmed in our current times and to get lost in taking care of yourself because the demands are constant, front-in-center, and at home with us most of the time.
Our experiences help to shape who we are so it is important to remember that they will continue to play a role in how we handle stress and anxiety.
Many have been left wondering as they transition to remote work due to the pandemic, what implications this will have on their professional development.
Job searching during a crisis can be difficult but not impossible. In this case, it does mean that recruiting and hiring becomes digitized in order to protect yourself, your employees, and the candidates. While some companies are slowing or halting their hiring efforts until the situation improves, some are still actively seeking new candidates.
Whether we are ready or not, the technology in HR continues to expand. For some, it has already expanded so much that they are unclear and confused as to which tool is needed for a task. Some jobseekers are still becoming acquainted with ATS (Advanced Tracking Systems), which I discussed in my October 2019 blog on how it affects resume writing for jobseekers. To the dismay of some, Talent Relationship Management systems (TRM) are now being added to the mix.
When I hear from my millennial clients that they are leaving their jobs it is usually one of three reasons. The first is that they are feeling bored, stagnant, and underutilized. After all, 64% of millennials would rather make less at a job they love than make more at a job they find boring. The second reason is that the workplace is lacking learning and growth opportunities to enhance their career potential. This is also demonstrated by the 64% of millennials who state that they will leave their job if they feel that there is a lack of career growth. The third is that they are seeking flexibility within the workplace.