Hello and welcome to the December 2015 Edition of Monthly Roundup on the topic of Job Search.
The articles in this roundup post have been selected based on the views & social shares that have been generated on the topic of Job Search.
Adam Grant shares us with an important insight that is often overlooked during the hiring process. Most candidates focus on job responsibilities, growth opportunities, income potential, benefits, etc. However, most overlook the importance of organizational culture and behavior of the Top Leadership. Getting this information will help you make the right decision when it comes to your career. And also save a candidate potential heartache in the future.
Sara Stibitz shares some tips and also case studies on how to assess a potential manager or boss during the interview process. This is something most candidates overlook during the hiring process. However, the relationship that one can have with their boss goes a long way in both charting a successful career, and also the day-to-day aspects of a particular job.
Most people actively pursue a new career or a job, only when something happens – layoffs, downsizing, etc. In this post, Sara McCord talks about the idea of passively looking for opportunities. About 75% of the jobs are filled via networking or referrals- hence it is imperative to keep in touch with those in our network, and also to ensure that we are constantly working on our brand.
Lydia Dishman shares some insights and data on how the process of job hunting will be different in 2016 for both candidates and employers. For instance, more candidates will use social media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook) to apply for jobs. Candidates will also reverse screen potential employers by researching peer reviews on sites like Glassdoor, Facebook, etc. If you are starting your job search process now, this article will provide more insights into the things you can do to stand out during the process.
I hope you fond this month’s Job Search roundup resourceful.