Job search will test your communication and decision making skills. It will also be a challenge to your persistence.
In this week’s summary, you’ll see articles that I hope will enlighten and educate you on some of the finer aspects of job search.
- Messages to help you stay in touch with hiring managers
- Email subject lines that catch attention
- Interviewing red flags
- Discussing salary
- Valuable skills
- Work from home research
Follow the authors and publications mentioned below to help you keep current with job search trends and to enhance your skills.
5 ways to revive that job offer that COVID-19 put on hold | Fast Company
Susan Peppercorn lays out the steps her client took after the company she interviewed implemented a hiring freeze. These 5 steps are things any job seeker could try after meeting someone or a delayed interview process.
Jacob Share invited recruiters on Twitter to share the answer to this question: “Of all emails you’ve ever had from job seekers, which had the best title?” See what they said the best email subject lines were.
Is your future employer trying to hide something from you and other signs to watch out for during the interview process?
With more cities and states instituting salary transparency laws, it’s a good time to think about this.
Meredith Dietz writes “Before you dive into sharing numbers, be strategic about having a larger discussion first. Open the doors to chatting with your coworkers about why you think pay transparency is something you all should strive toward.”
Scott Steinberg lists the 5 skills he feels are vital moving forward plus where to find free training.
WORK FROM HOME
Work From Home Briefing – March 2022 | WFHResearch
I stumbled on this site and research not too long ago. It’s a good way to keep track of WFH trends. There is much more data than this to dive into in the March research summary.
FUTURE OF WORK
12 Years Ago I posted this on Facebook. How did I know?
DID YOU MISS THESE
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.