This weekly summary is all about lists…best jobs, companies, Boomer websites and interview questions, so please, read on!
Summary Sunday is a round up of some of my favorite job search and career posts that I found and shared on the web this week.
25 Best Jobs In America for 2015 | Glassdoor
Wondering what jobs are hot? Glassdoor compiled their list of the 25 best jobs using three factors: earning potential based on average annual base salary, career opportunities rating and number of job openings.
A couple of things you should note: First, these are generally not entry-level jobs. Second, if any of these jobs sound interesting, do some research online about degree and experience level required, find other related job titles as not all companies use the same terminology, and most importantly, talk to people in these jobs to get their perspective/advice/insight.
10 Companies That Are Just as Cool as Apple (and Hiring Now!) | The Daily Muse
When you think about cool companies, who doesn’t think of Apple? But there’s a lot of competition. Why not look at these 10 cool companies where there’s less competition? Oh, by the way, these companies are hiring too! Please go read the article so you can learn more about what makes these companies cool!
Want To Get Hired? 5 Highly Insightful Questions to Ask the Interviewer | Jeff Haden on LinkedIn
You know you should be asking “good” questions during the interview. Read why Jeff believes these are the 5 best questions a job seeker can ask during an interview. Are you asking some version of these?
1. “What do you expect me to accomplish in the first 60 to 90 days?”
2. “What are the one or two things that really drive results for the company?”
3. “What are the common attributes of your top performers?”
4. “What do your employees like to do in their spare time?”
5. “How do you plan to deal with…?”
Top 8 Baby Boomer Career Websites | by Marc Miller, Career Pivot
If you are a Boomer, you need to understand the nuances associated with being more a mature, seasoned, experienced job seeker. These resources are geared specifically for you! I hope you bookmark them, or better yet, use Feed.ly to organize your daily reading.