In a competitive job market, a lot of people have the same hard skills that you bring to the table. That’s why soft skills are so important. Having the right hard skills might get you the interview, but your soft skills will set you apart from other candidates and help you win the job. Companies are looking for people who bring more to the job than just the hard skills listed in the job posting. But how, exactly, do showcase soft skills when you’re sitting across from the interviewer?
The recruiting process is an enigma for job seekers! Wouldn’t you love to know what human resource professionals are really thinking as they review candidates? Now you can get the inside scoop on what really matters to HR professionals. Human resource professionals have a set of rules, written and unwritten, and the more you know about these rules, the better you can compete and land your next role.
Do you ever look back at the beginning of 2020 and think… Wow, that was a long time ago? It certainly seems that way. Everything changes all the time, but this year has marked a period of unprecedented change and we really didn’t have any choice in the matter. The COVID pandemic has changed the way we live our lives, the way we do business, and the way we work. It’s even changed the way we look for a job. If you haven’t had to find a new job since before 2020, there are some things you should know about the job search today and how it compares to just 10 months ago.
The world is changing. As technology improves, we learn to do business in new ways. This fact, coupled with the concerns inherent in the current pandemic, may have forced us to change the way we work with one another sooner than expected. But technology was taking us there anyway. When this pandemic is over, we can’t expect to go back to the way things were. One technological advancement that was embraced in this time of social distancing that is sure to stick around is the proliferation of remote meetings.
Yes, you should include a cover letter and yes, you should write a custom cover letter! These are 5 things you should tweek!
Exchanging information and ideas within an organization is called workplace communication. However, effective communication only occurs when a message is sent and received accurately. Of course, this is true in every aspect of life both professional and personal. But effective communication in the workplace is central to all business goals.