When job searching, you want to make sure you’re doing everything possible to better position yourself among the competition. Some individuals focus on perfecting resumes, while others divert their attention to networking. Today, we’re going to share 4 pivotal perspectives that can change the way you job hunt in 2020.
Did you know that 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source for potential candidates to fill their jobs? Yep, 95%! Hiring managers and employers use tools like LinkedIn to reach out to candidates, build connections, and present job openings to professionals who are open to new opportunities. In this blog, we’ll discuss six simple LinkedIn strategies that can help you attract employers so you can access the opportunity of your dreams.
Are you passionate about education but found that teaching was just not the right fit for you?
In this blog, we break down 20 awesome alternative jobs for teachers in PreK-12 education sector. Whether you want to work directly with students, provide support for teachers, hold an administrative role, impact the community, or directly influence policies, curriculum, and trends – there’s a job for you!
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Working in education, it’s important we’re always learning the best ways to build our professional skills so that we can better serve our children and the communities in which we operate.
According to The Balance Careers, Managers and Supervisors value employees with these top professional skill sets: planning, organizing, leading, coordinating, directing and managing.
If you’re interested in sharpening your skills and would like guidance on how to strengthen your competencies, we have seven specific self-management skills (and resources) that will help you become a more confident, calm and valuable contributor to your team.
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Whether your career-to-date is in ed-tech, sports, policy, government, non-profit, schools, or the private sector, at WorkMonger, we believe you can use your expertise and influence to impact a child’s education positively.
In this blog, we highlight 12 innovative, inspirational leaders in education who work tirelessly to provide the support, resources, and valuable lessons needed to better the education sector.
This summer, don’t let the heat drag your performance down.
As the temperatures rise and the days lengthen, you may find that you need an extra set of hands around the office.
Instead of hiring full-time seasonal employees for summer support, why not bring on an intern instead?
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:
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.
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.
Many of us assumed that once we were done with school, we were done with homework. Gone are the days of stressing over assignments that dictate whether we fail or pass at life. We said goodbye forever. Or so we thought.
More and more employers are implementing creative, enlightening ways to assess the skill sets of their pool of candidates. How are they doing this? Work samples.