Career fairs can be a great option for job seekers, and including a career fair in your job search is a great way to make new contacts and have access to many different employers. Some career fairs will focus on a specific industry or types of positions, while others are general in nature and offer every type of position that participating employers may need to fill. They are also common on college and university campuses or at specialty schools like a medical or technical college. Career fairs can also be sponsored by various businesses and companies throughout the community that are searching for qualified candidates to fill their job vacancies. Many government-owned job agencies will sponsor career fairs to attract job applicants to fill vacant job openings.Read More
If you randomly ask about the number one reason people seek new employment, many will say compensation as their belief. Few observers, even the top experts, maintain that compensation level is unimportant. Obviously, all employees want to earn as high a salary as possible for all the usual reasons.
Yet, hundreds of studies and surveys show that better compensation seldom, if ever, ranks at the top of the list for changing jobs. In the opinion of most seasoned employees, there are simply more important reasons for being happy at one’s job..Read More
Inspiration to perform is wonderful when it exists. When your work life is devoid of inspiration, the challenge to be a high performer becomes more daunting. Learning how to generate inspiration to perform and not waiting for management or others to create it for you can change your job enjoyment and accelerate your career quickly.
If you know what you’re looking for, high performers are relatively easy to spot. These are the workers that exhibit perseverance, persistence and a consistent willingness to “go the extra mile” for management and the employer. They exhibit a high degree of self-motivation, confidence and enthusiasm for their jobs and every challenge they face.Read More
Let’s assume that you’ve been thinking about trying for a position at a wonderful company for quite a bit of time. You’re ready to apply, because this company has, quite simply, everything you’ve ever wanted. However, there’s only one problem, the company is your employer’s direct competition.
This might feel problematic, but in reality it’s usually okay to look for a job with a competitor to your company. But just to make sure that you approach the situation appropriately, let’s take a look at a few tips to help you move in the direction of your current employer’s competition for a job.