Summary Sunday: Issue #481
It’s been over a month since the last summary. In this issue you’ll find information about the workforce and job search.
Summer is notoriously slow for people looking for jobs. As a job search strategist, the summer lull is familiar and predictable.
In this week’s issue, you’ll find articles that address some of the hot topics in the news today – recession, layoffs, older worker challenges, and more.
Thank you to the many career experts who share these articles so we can all be in the know!
Enjoy and share with those who would benefit!
Career Experts Offer Advice For People Who Are Worried About Layoffs – WeCruitr
Some companies, but not all, are freezing hiring or laying off employees. See what recruiters and career experts recommend you should do during the upcoming months to be prepared for anything.
It Doesn’t Look Like A Recession To Me – Josh Bersin
Bersin writes “Yes, GDP dropped slightly in Q1, but employment keeps rising. I’d suggest something else is going on.”
See what industries are transforming according to Bersin’s research.
System failure? Automated hiring process may be in need of tweaks to help worker shortage – Spectrum
This is an interesting article about why so many jobs remain unfilled.
There are other HR professionals talking about problems with online applications and ATS too. Maybe we’ll see some changes.
Majority of U.S. Workers Changing Jobs Are Seeing Real Wage Gains – Pew Research
If you need proof that changing jobs is good for your wallet, here it is.
Gen Z admits to stalking bosses on social media. What they find could determine whether they join the team. – Fortune
Are you using social media to research people and companies like Gen Z is? Maybe you’ll learn something valuable.
Employers are still offering major perks to top job seekers – Yahoo! Money
You will still find employers offering remote work and other perks to attract candidates and cement offers. Meaning, it’s still a good time to look for work that better meets your needs/wants/desires!
Difference Between 50+ Y.O. Job Seekers vs. 50+ Y.O. Job Landers – Lisa Rangel, Chameleon Resumes
“If you feel like no one is calling you for interviews … and it’s never happened to you before … then this video is for you.
If you have been recruited, sought after, and promoted your entire career, and now your email account and phone are pingless…and you don’t know why… then this video is for you.”
A chat with Brenda Meller and John Espirian on “LinkedIn Groups.”
What’s the story with LinkedIn Groups? Learn from group managers how they work and more. Sure, LinkedIn Groups get a bad rap, but they still have value.
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Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.