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What Jobseekers Need to Do to Avoid Burnout

What Jobseekers Need to Do to Avoid Burnout – Careers in Government

This morning I watched the sun come up as I sipped my coffee. Peaceful. I love sunrises. Since starting my business, I find early mornings to be some of my most productive time. I oftentimes use it to write in my journal and meditate.

How To Boost Your Mental Wellness and Career During the Pandemic

How to Boost Your Mental Wellness and Career During the Pandemic – Careers in Government

Each one of us is feeling the impacts of COVID-19. The global pandemic has impacted our mental health in ways that we may not have ever dealt with previously. Many have reported being unable to sleep through the night, feeling more anxious or depressed than normal.

The Massive Upheaval of COVID-19 To Your Professional Development

The Massive Upheaval of COVID-19 to Your Professional Development

1 Always On Office Workers have the physical separation of an external workplace and the psychological cues of shutting down work and leaving the office while remote workers feel like they never leave work. This can lead to reduced productivity and burnout, and in a time when we have historically been under stay at home orders- it can make the issue even worse.

How to Ace Interviews in the Age of a Pandemic

How to Ace Interviews in the Age of a Pandemic

Job searching during a crisis can be difficult but not impossible. In this case, it does mean that recruiting and hiring becomes digitized in order to protect yourself, your employees, and the candidates. While some companies are slowing or halting their hiring efforts until the situation improves, some are still actively seeking new candidates.

Can The Increase of Tech Positively Impact Impact Jobseekers?

Can the Increase of Tech Positively Impact Jobseekers?

Whether we are ready or not, the technology in HR continues to expand. For some, it has already expanded so much that they are unclear and confused as to which tool is needed for a task. Some jobseekers are still becoming acquainted with ATS (Advanced Tracking Systems), which I discussed in my October 2019 blog on how it affects resume writing for jobseekers.

How To Motivate Your Millennial Employees for Retention

How to Motivate Your Millennial Employees for Retention

When I hear from my millennial clients that they are leaving their jobs it is usually one of three reasons. The first is that they are feeling bored, stagnant, and underutilized. After all, 64% of millennials would rather make less at a job they love than make more at a job they find boring.

How To Effectively Network Your Way Into a New Job

How To Effectively Network Your Way Into a New Job

One of the biggest mistakes I see jobseekers make is keeping their search confined to job boards. Some of the issues with job boards do lie with employers and their standard practices. ATS is becoming the norm, which is making hiring and recruiting a low-touch profession and it is wreaking havoc on the candidate experience.

Is Mainstream Cover Letter Advice Preventing Your Success?

Is Mainstream Cover Letter Advice Preventing Your Success?

One of the questions that I get asked the most is if cover letters are dead. The truth is, no, they are not. As I wrote about last month, ATS is scanning resumes for keywords to filter them more carefully.

The Powerful Truth About ATS Friendly Resumes

The Powerful Truth About ATS Friendly Resumes

HR departments receive more resumes than ever because job applicants have more options than ever to apply. This also means that resumes must be filtered more carefully. To handle the increase in applications, more and more organizations are turning to Applicant Tracking Systems, or ATS to scan resumes much more quickly.

What Happens When Soft Skills Kill Your Career?

What Happens When Your Soft Skills Kill Your Career?

I spend a lot of time listening to job seekers discuss their skills and accomplishments and expressing their concerns as to how those skills can help or hinder their job search and their careers. Unfortunately, not enough emphasis is put on soft skills, which are the most important ones.

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