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WorkMonger Education Career Blog - The Next Best Steps What To Do After A Job Interview

The Next Best Steps: What to Do After a Job Interview

One of the most nerve-wracking parts of job hunting is the stretch of time after a job interview. We’ve all been there, and it’s tempting to just go home and sit in front of the TV or take a long nap — anything just to move on from the experience. But the hunt isn’t over yet, and following some crucial post-interview steps might just end up getting you that job! Here is what you need to do:

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WorkMonger Education Career Blog: Transferable Teaching Skills For Alternative Education Careers

Transferable Teaching Skills Employers Love

If you’re an educator looking to move out of the classroom, there are plenty of other alternative careers for teachers in the education world. You may not know which roles you’re qualified for or what you would enjoy doing. Way too many people leave the education sector when they’re done teaching because they don’t know what they can do within it. We don’t want you to be part of the flight! There’s a significant talent shortage in the education sector, so your skills do matter and can be utilized in a variety of roles out there.

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WorkMonger Education Career Blog: How To Catch A Unicorn: 3 Benefits For Hiring For Potential

How to Catch a Unicorn: 3 Benefits of Hiring for Potential

If you’ve ever hired someone, you know how the process starts. With your dream candidate in mind, you eagerly write out the job description. Master’s Degree. Ten years of total work experience and five years in a similar field. Management experience. Strong track record of success in a similar role. The list goes on. When you’re finally done, you step back, read the description, and smile. This person would be awesome!

Of course they would. When has someone dreamed up a candidate that would be terrible in a role? So, what’s the problem with setting the bar so high? Simple. This candidate doesn’t exist. Or, if they do, you’re likely to have a very hard time finding them or not be able to afford them.

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WorkMonger Employer Blog: 4 Hiring Traps Education Employers Frequently Fall Into

4 Hiring Traps Education Employers Frequently Fall Into

Hiring in the education space is hard. As employers, hiring managers, and human capital professionals in this sector, it’s imperative that we find candidates that not only align with our job descriptions, but that also line up with the mission and values we hold dear.

Sometimes, the process of finding such individuals can seem painful. But with each hire, we uncover valuable lessons that make the hiring process a little less daunting, a little more streamlined and much more successful. In this blog, we explore four common hiring traps we often see education employers fall into and how to avoid them.

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3 Ways To Reconnect With Your Why - WorkMonger Career Blog

3 Ways to Reconnect with Your Why

The timing around the end of the year and the beginning of the next always entails a great deal of reflection. We catch ourselves thinking about what went right, what went wrong; our victories, our defeats; what might have been and what might still be. This is especially true when it comes to our careers.

Whether your year went extremely well or it feels like you couldn’t catch a break, it’s always important to remember, revisit and reconnect with your Why before you transition into the new year.

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