Since March we’ve all been struggling to deal with the many changes the pandemic has brought to our lives. In past polls we’ve asked how COVID was affecting your work life and what changes to you expect to see as businesses reopen. This time we just wanted to know how you’re doing. And we were very happy to hear from so many of you – we had a record-breaking 18,982 votes this month!
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released encouraging data in the June Employment Situation Summary for 2020. The US unemployment rate declined to 11.1%, down 2.2 percentage points. US employment rose by 4.8 million in June, compared to May’s increase of 2.7 million.
We’ve written at length about in-person interviewing for candidates and employers – all that preparation still applies to all parties involved, remote interviews just add some key steps:
We’ve recently discussed how to spot good and bad bosses during the interview process, so we were curious to hear your reasoning for the last job offer you rejected. We had a solid turnout of 9,121 votes this month!
It can be hard enough to spot red flags in your job hunt but how do you recognize a really good boss when you meet one? Look for these hallmarks of a solid employer in your next interview!