All Blog Posts Tagged 'job' (991)

4 Safety Issues Construction Workers Need to Be Aware of on the Job

As one of the most hazardous occupations in the nation, construction work can involve many different types of dangerous situations for workers on a daily basis. Though most employers make safety a top priority for their workers, that is not always the case. Because of this, workers…

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Added by Anica Oaks on May 4, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

Looking for a New Job? How to Network for Referrals

Lacking the right contacts and networking skills can turn any job hunt into a real nightmare. Even the most accomplished professionals still rely on referrals. Building and maintaining a professional social network makes it easier to identify and capitalize on future opportunities, generate more referrals and to ensure superior career growth in the days…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on April 21, 2021 at 11:00am — No Comments

On the Hunt: How to Make Finding a New Job Simple

Finding the right job can be challenging. You want something that challenges you, pays well, and makes you happy. You may never find the perfect job, but you can certainly find a good job if you put your mind to it. Here are some tips on how to make finding a new job simple.

Spruce up Your Resume

Your resume is the first impression that your…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on April 14, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

I'm losing great candidates! What is happening with the job market?

I’ve fielded not less than a dozen calls from clients, recruiters and investors in the past month. All with a common question – what is going on with the market? All are dealing with competing offers, ghosting and outrageous salary demands from candidates. We came out of the blocks on January 5 with a higher volume of open roles than any other January…

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Added by Kimberly Lucas on April 7, 2021 at 3:30pm — No Comments

How to Go About Getting a Job as a Traffic Controller

If you’re looking for a new job that puts you right in the thick of the action, you should consider pursuing a job as a traffic controller. Not only will you get to interact with people for the entire duration of every shift, but you’ll also be able to serve your community in an important area of need. Without traffic controllers, there’s no telling how many…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 24, 2021 at 10:30am — No Comments

4 Career Possibilities That Give You More Freedom in Life

Although money is important, it's also crucial to consider the lifestyle a career will give you when choosing your professional path. Some careers will offer you much more freedom than others in terms of both scheduling flexibility and the opportunity to work anywhere. Here are…

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Added by Anica Oaks on March 23, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

4 Avenues Recruiters Should Investigate When Scouting

Filling a new position, even for a reputable company, often isn’t as easy as you’d imagine. If you’re a job recruiter, then you’ve experienced this problem first hand. Sometimes, it seems you have to scour the Earth just to find a few decent candidates. With the right strategy, however, you can discover the types of talent you’re looking for. The key is…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 18, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

How to Get a Reliable Job as a Security Guard

If you’re looking to begin a new career, you should consider working in security. All around the world, businesses need competent individuals who can keep an eye out and protect the premises. You don’t have to be an ex-police officer or an aggressive person to work in the security field. With a patient personality and a willingness to undergo some basic…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 15, 2021 at 10:00am — No Comments

International Women's Day 2021

Today, March 8th marks International Women’s Day – a global day celebrating women. This is a day to celebrate and praise the achievement of women, to raise awareness about women’s equality, raise money for female-focused charities and push for gender parity. The first gathering for International Women’s Day was WAY back in 1911, this empowering movement has been going strong for well over a century! YES today is a today to celebrate all things women…

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Added by Charlotte Barrington on March 8, 2021 at 9:00am — No Comments

6 months of Zoek: The AI driven job board

Online job board Zoek US (pronounced Zook), launched its unique Artificial Intelligence (AI) job search technology in the US 6 months ago this March. Since then job seekers across the…

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Added by Robyn Hunt on March 5, 2021 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Prove You're Valuable to Potential Employers Even if You Have a Criminal Record

Getting a job when you have a criminal record may seem impossible, but you can do it if you accentuate your skills and positive attitude. You should also be prepared to explain how you were convicted. You'll never know if a company will hire you unless you try, and there are a few…

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Added by Anica Oaks on February 2, 2021 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How 2020 Has Rewarded Key Workers

The past year has been difficult for many of us, and is one we don’t want to repeat. This is especially true for key workers across the UK who have led the fight against the coronavirus. According to the ONS, around 33 per cent of the UK workforce were in key worker occupations and industries in 2020.

 

NHS staff, educational…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on January 28, 2021 at 11:03am — No Comments

4 Active Job Options That Give You a Chance to Help People Every Day

For some people, sitting behind a desk is a boring and dull way to make a living. If you crave a more active job that also allows you to take pride from helping others, there are several career paths that may be a good fit for you. Here are four of the top job options that will…

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Added by Anica Oaks on January 21, 2021 at 12:30pm — No Comments

How To Schedule Phone Interview: Recruiters' Guide For Efficiency

During this unprecedented time, we have witnessed the increase in both new virtual recruiting methods, including virtual career fairs, and the old but gold screening step called phone interview. As simple as it may sound, phone interviewing is one of the first important touch points between candidates and your company, and it can be…

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Added by Ngan Pham on December 29, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments

HR Certifications and Recruitment Career: The Close Connect

Breaking into your HR career, it’s considered enough of educational qualifications that you have an undergraduate or a master’s degree to your name in an HR-related subject discipline. But, that was the traditional thinking and eligibility requirements in the HR field. Nowadays, on top of the requisite educational qualifications, you need to acquire a few extra industry-relevant skills to bag an HR job role. For instance, HR tech skills are hot these days, and every other HR job…

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Added by Lucia Adams on November 12, 2020 at 12:06am — No Comments

Why a Career in the Construction Industry Provides Job Security

It is no secret that we are living in uncertain times. Technology is advancing so rapidly that certain occupational fields may even become obsolete far before anyone ever envisioned. This means that you will want to look for a career that provides you with a good feeling of job security. You want something that adapts to the changing times and continues to…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 14, 2020 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Right Way to Leave a Job

A 2018 Deloitte Survey which analysed 10,455 millennials, born between 1983 and 1994, from 36 countries across the globe, found that 43 per cent of people didn’t plan to stay in their job beyond the two-year mark — the ‘job-hopping’ generation. Furthermore, only 28 per cent of the people included in the survey expected to stay in their job more than the recommended five years. This pattern of behaviour was shown to be stronger in 2019, when a millennial manager survey found that 75 per cent…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on October 5, 2020 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects

Social media has been a world-changing phenomenon. Before Facebook’s founding in 2004 there was the likes of Bebo, Faceparty, and MySpace. However, the last 10 years have seen a huge spike in both users of social media and reasons for using it. In 2019, there were 3.486 billion active users on social media, equating to nearly half of the entire population having a social media presence. This was up by nine per cent since January 2018. But, with a lot of the world currently on lockdown due to…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on October 5, 2020 at 7:00am — No Comments

Top Tips on Virtual Interviewing: Preparing for the New Norm

Without beating about the hypothetical bush, the future of the labour market in the UK is looking rather bleak.

Reports suggest that we are on course for the worst recession in more than 300 years. The Institute for Policy Research meanwhile has warned that more than one million young people could be unemployed by 2021.

While those searching for work are going to be facing stiffer competition, there is an additional challenge — the virtual interview process.

Admittedly,…

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Added by Caitlin Purvis on September 7, 2020 at 7:38am — No Comments

Simple Networking Ideas To Find A New Job

https://www.market-connections.net/blog/simple-networking-ideas-to-find-a-new-job

We’ve all heard that the best way to …

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Added by Mandy Fard - CPRW, CMRW on September 4, 2020 at 2:49pm — No Comments

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