In today’s digital age, job interviews have transitioned from in-person meetings to virtual encounters. We foresee that staying the same in the future. While the setting may have changed, one crucial aspect remains the same: the significance of body language. Body language is a form of communication. Many job seekers underestimate the power of non-verbal communication during virtual interviews, assuming that only their words matter. However, hiring managers still pay close attention to your body language, even through the screen. Here’s why it’s crucial to be mindful of your body language during virtual job interviews.
At AppleOne, we believe every candidate deserves to be at the center of the universe regarding their job search journey. Our commitment to providing an exceptional candidate experience is unwavering, and we strive to empower job seekers through three key areas: resume writing, interview capabilities, and career transition.
Are you in the beginning phases of your job search or right smack in the middle and not getting any hits? It could very well be your resume. Crafting resumes can be one of the most daunting steps in the job-hunting process. It can be tedious and meticulous, but having a strong resume is necessary to getting a hiring manager’s attention. For many job seekers, creating or updating a resume can be very challenging. There’s an art to resume writing, and it’s very well possible to master this craft. We want to help ensure you find ease in the process, so check out three tips for crafting a stellar resume.
Climate change is an uncomfortable reality: the earth is over two degrees hotter than the late 19th century. Although scientists overwhelmingly attribute increasing temperatures to carbon emissions, reducing carbon output poses a global challenge.1
As new technology revolutionizes the world around us, there is an increased need for skilled workers to build, maintain, and operate these cutting-edge products. While popular culture may associate these jobs with higher education, particularly advanced university degrees, a wide range of these careers are available for those without a traditional four-year education. For these jobs, training and certification can occur outside the classroom, with on-the-job training and apprenticeships helping to get workers quickly up to speed.
Here are four examples of cutting-edge new jobs that don’t require a four-year degree.
Virtual interviews are the new normal, and it looks like they are here to stay. According to a Gartner survey, 86 percent of organizations have conducted video interviews during the COVID-19 pandemic. Pair this with a LinkedIn study showing that 71 percent of companies will continue this practice post-COVID-19, and it becomes apparent that job seekers should expect a majority of their interviews to take place virtually.
While they aren’t exactly a new phenomenon, many job seekers don’t feel comfortable interviewing via webcam. Here are five tips that will help you master your virtual interview:Continue reading “Five Tips for a Successful Virtual Interview”
The threat of automation is not a new thing, nor are the worries that come with it. In the early 19th century, textile artisans in the Luddite movement fought automation for fear of losing their jobs and livelihood. They worried that newly developed automation (think basic machinery) would leave them jobless. While it’s true that changes did occur, by the time the 20th century came along, employment-to-population ratios rose despite these technological advances. The workforce generally is good at adapting to new technology, and while automation will continue to take over new tasks as it evolves, humans don’t have as much to worry about as they may think. As a job seeker, here are three things to know about automation:Continue reading “The Reality of Automation and the Future of Work”
As effects of the COVID-19 pandemic ripple through the economy, both recent graduates and seasoned professionals are searching for opportunities to advance their careers. Current social distancing measures are limiting face-to-face contact, but how will going virtual change employment prospects both during and after the pandemic? Will business continue to utilize virtual recruiting methods to reach more candidates and cut costs? Most importantly, what does the online recruitment revolution mean for you? Despite the uncertainty, there’s good news for candidates and companies alike. In the future, virtual platforms and progress in AI will help connect savvy candidates to recruiters—regardless of how physically distant they may be.
As we deal with an economy that seems to get more challenging every day, the question on many job seekers minds is a fairly simple one: is this the right time to search, and apply for a job?
The answer, unequivocally, is yes.
Networking has always been a vital aspect of your job search, and recent events have made it even more important. Studies have shown that up to 85% of all jobs are found by networking. With companies needing to fill a variety of open positions in the near future, it’s more important than ever to reach out to those around you to get a jump on these opportunities. Here are four tips for using online networking to find your next job: