Category: Job Hunting

How Your Company Handles a Pandemic Speaks Volumes

How Your Company Handles a Pandemic Speaks Volumes

In my last post I talked about the fact that people are starting to pay more attention to how companies of all kinds treat their employees. I said:

They’re starting to make note of sick leave and work-from-home policies. They’re asking if workers are being provided with things to help keep them safe, regardless of whether or not they come into contact with customers. People are questioning when companies deem themselves “essential” and they don’t seem like they are. They’re noticing companies who have shifted production to things we need now: hand sanitizer, masks, and ventilators. People are starting to reconsider whether-or-not they should be supporting companies who aren’t taking this pandemic seriously and aren’t treating their employees right during it. And that’s going to, no doubt, have lasting effects on all companies after this is over.

And it’s true. But people aren’t just evaluating a company’s response to this pandemic as consumers. They’re looking at those things as current employees, and will no doubt be evaluating them as potential employees when that time comes for them. Continue reading “How Your Company Handles a Pandemic Speaks Volumes”

Five Things Not to Say to Someone Who’s Job Hunting

Five Things Not to Say to Someone Who’s Job Hunting

Every one of us has been on both ends of the job hunting story: looking or know someone who is looking. And no doubt every one of us has received well-meaning advice from someone who hears we are looking. Having begun searching myself not too long ago, I was on the receiving end of quite a bit of advice, tips, suggestions, and more. Some of it was helpful in one way or another, but other commentary proved to just frustrate me further. So I decided to put together a list of five things you should avoid saying to someone who’s looking for a new job. Continue reading “Five Things Not to Say to Someone Who’s Job Hunting”

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