There is nothing worse when you’re looking for a job than having to wait an excessive amount of time to hear from the hiring company. You interview and then what seems like forever you finally hear that they’re moving in a different direction or that yes, they’d like you to meet with another member of the team.
Hot weather drops productivity of people by 4 per cent per degree, a study suggests. Meetings, conference calls, internet, emails are known to be productivity killers at the workplace, but did you know that rising temperature can make people less productive as well?
As I’ve responded to readers’ questions these past months, I’ve noticed that many of you are dealing with difficult issues related to today’s hot job market. These issues are top of mind for those of you looking to land a new job or move to a better position, as well as those of you trying to find, hire and retain the best people.
That degree you paid too much money for, but are glad you have. The awards that take your resumé to an impressive level. Your ability to not only meet a goal — but to exceed it. All of these hard skills are important facets of your job, but as career expert and author of Confidence Creator Heather Monahan, they don’t hold a candle to one essential soft skill: confidence.
Before you consider a new benefit or program, think seriously about these three key areas. At a time with exceptionally low unemployment levels, Glassdoor research says that more than one-third of employers expect more employees to quit this year. How can you retain them?
Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist
Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.