While many workers fall under the large category of “administrative professional,” duties and work environment can vary greatly. Finding the right niche can play a huge role in job satisfaction. Here’s a look at a few of the options:
Today, we continue our interview with syndicated columnist and career consultant Andrea Kay whose new book THIS IS HOW TO GET YOUR NEXT JOB: An Inside Look at What Employers Really Want explores the notion that applicants are rejected because of how they seem based on behavior before, during, and after an interview. If you missed yesterday’s installment, click here.
We know many of you are seeking a new (or better) job, so to help you uncover valuable opportunities, we'll be spotlighting a job of the week. This week, we’re featuring an opportunity for an executive assistant to the CEO at Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics.
Given that candidates get to select who to list as a reference, it would seem that hirers must be hearing words of praise about every applicant. Not so, according to a CareerBuilder study. Sixty-two percent of employers said that when they contacted a reference listed on an application, the reference didn’t have good things to say about the candidate.
With so many job seekers ready and willing to work, why do positions remain unfilled? This question bothered syndicated columnist and career consultant Andrea Kay, so she set out to find answers. The results make up her new book THIS IS HOW TO GET YOUR NEXT JOB: An Inside Look at What Employers Really Want. Here, she discusses her project:
TOP: Why did you decide to ask employers why they rejected the last 10 people they interviewed?