Are you hoping that your new year includes a new job? Well, the first month of 2018 has flown by, and by now, many of your new year’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside. But you can’t abandon your career goals so soon. Whether you’re looking for a new job or your first job, 2018 could very well be your year. The job market is growing. Employers are placing you in the driver’s seat. It’s time to slip behind the wheel and rev up your 2018 job search.
So, what are the important job search trends to follow in the new year?
To improve your job search, you need to be up on the current trends relevant to the job market. That way, you can highlight in demand skills and present yourself as exactly what employers need. What are the jobs that are most available right now? How do your skills and education fit in. You’ll want to know the interview tactics that succeed in this job market, and you’ll need to prepare for new kinds of interviews. There’s a lot to think about.
Well, you don’t have to think alone. Join us this Monday evening, February 5th, for a deep dive into the trends, tricks, and tools that will enhance your 2018 job search. We’ll discuss everything from interview tactics to market trends. We’ll ask ourselves what employers are looking for and how we can provide it.
The Following Questions Will Guide Our 2018 Job Search Discussion…
Q1: Have job interviews changed that much recently? What do I need to prepare for that I haven’t seen yet?
Q2: Why do so many employers now focus on soft skills during the job interview? What specifically are they looking for?
Q3: During a job interview, how do I not only state my soft skills, but offer proof that I’ve mastered them?
Q4: I’m a little short on the experience I need for this job. During the interview, how can I overcome this objection?
Q5: How do we learn what’s most important to a specific employer? As I prepare, where should I target my research?
Q6: In today’s less-formal job interviews, what role does storytelling play? How do I know if I’m doing it right?
Q7: When it comes to behavioral or action-based questions, how do we best prepare? How do we best answer?
Q8: For those interviewing now, or who soon will be, what is your very best piece of non-cliche advice?
So, stop by and join the chat, and don’t forget to bring your own questions and concerns to the discussion.
Together, we’ll make 2018 the year your career takes off.