On the first day of my new corporate job, I expected a strategically laid out, step-by-step training plan, which would flawlessly transition me from timid newbie to confident, competent professional.
Job seekers often prepare for tough situations like no call-backs or hostile interviewers. But it can get even worse than that – like having your current employer find out that you’re going on interviews or having an offer fall through after you’ve already resigned your current job.
In today’s job market, older workers have a definitive edge over younger workers. According to a new survey by recruiting firm Adecco, hiring managers are three times more likely to hire a worker that is 50-years-old or older than hire a millennial.
So, you’ve spent the last couple of years at your gig honing your skills and getting great experience, and you’ve decided it’s time to move on and look for something new.
About 120 million people now use LinkedIn, and 1 million more join every week. But how many users have a professional profile that’s actually attracting interest from hiring companies? Research my company has conducted shows that 87% of companies use LinkedIn for recruiting, so it’s a good bet that your next employer will look for talent there.
Whether you’re being interviewed to be an intern or a CEO, you’re going to run into a few notoriously tricky questions—here’s a road map of what you’ll be asked, and how to craft impressive answers to even the toughest questions.
If you are pondering your career direction and how to get where you want to be, there are some simple steps you can take that will help you come up with a plan.