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You come into work to find an unwashed, empty coffee mug, along with crumpled papers everywhere. Great. It’s Monday morning and you already have a headache. What a wonderful way to start work. You then open your inbox, only to find a dozen emails from your boss, highlighting all the issues you’ve been having with your performance lately. Just brilliant. We’ve all been there before. We’ve all had our...
Have we reached March already? Boy, 2020 is going by fast! As the days continue to slip out of your hands, it’s about time you begin your research and create integrated marketing strategies for the brand you were planning to launch mid-year.   To help you with your brand’s promotion, we did our research on the hottest marketing trends that are helping businesses enjoy great revenues. After in-depth discussions with...
Let’s be honest: asking “how much did you make at your previous job?” should be banned throughout the US . Employers use the figure you provide to make you an offer at the end of the recruitment process. They mostly low-ball an offer, in case you come across as a candidate who is too afraid to negotiate. Moreover, this is also one of the contributing factors of the gender pay gap in the US. In a world where women are...
Company culture plays a vital role  in long-term organizational success. To name just a few benefits, a well-thought-out company culture can help you stand out against competitors and increases employee retention. Company heads need to grapple with their urge to control or direct their companies’ culture—it needs to evolve and develop on its own.   Company heads can, however, promote certain ideas and values....
Not all of us have the credentials and qualifications  to make an eye-catching resume. Not all of our achievements are worthy of being presented—you might have come out a completely different person after that experience, but it doesn’t belong on your CV if there’s something else that overpowers it. When Harvard came up with the presumably perfect resume template , the experts at Jobslog realized where that...
Every bit of anxiety that you experience before a job interview is understandable. You’re being judged on your appearance, the way you talk and what you talk about. You’re being scrutinized for your tone, politeness, and body language. What’s there not to get scared about? But is it a good idea to let that nervousness seep into how you present yourself? The answer is no. Appearing confident is your priority at any...
All of us have experienced the overwhelming and unsettling feeling of not being able to find a job. Even the most successful professionals were once in your shoes. There are several reasons why a job search  can get tedious and exhausting. These can include not knowing why you were rejected if you were rejected or why you didn’t receive the follow-up interview call. You’re rarely aware of who else is in the competition...
Landing a job today isn’t just searching for it online and dropping in your resume. It requires effort and most importantly—successful networking. When it comes to job search , who you know matters more than what you know.  The first part of this statement “who you know” holds more importance. Of course, it’s essential for you to have a solid skill set, required qualifications, and experience to...
Looking for a job is a lot different now than it was even a few years ago, and things aren’t looking great. The number of job vacancies is increasing every day, while the number of jobless people remains constant. Despite a recent decrease in the unemployment rate in 2019, there are still 6-million open job vacancies, according to a 2020 report released by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics  (BLS). This imbalance...
They say you can’t trust everything you see on TV. But when you begin to read between the (story)lines, this statement doesn’t always hold water.   You can get career advice from everywhere; that’s why we dug deep and found five pieces of advice from your all-time favorite TV show characters. But before you read on, we’d like to warn you about two things: Spoiler alert! You may feel like watching all...
Your job has a huge impact on the quality of your life. If you have a job that you don’t enjoy, or even hate, you can see how those feelings flow in your day to day life. Though, it’s understandable that sometimes life puts you in circumstances, where you’re not left with any other choice. Maybe you chose a profession because your parents dreamt about it, or to pay back your student loan. Your career shouldn’t...
A management trainee program is designed for fresh graduates looking for accelerated career growth. Within a period of 6 months to a year, management trainees are required to go through intensive training sessions and rotations while stepping into the shoes of a finance expert, a supply chain expert, an HR person, a researcher and a brand manager. These are all departments that will help you understand the ins and outs of the company...