5 Articles You Should Have Read In 2018

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is already coming to a close. As with any year, there are highs and there are lows, but as the new year approaches, we wanted to take the time and thank our readers, the candidates and clients we work with on a daily basis.

As we get ready to continue the momentum into 2019, we reflect on this past year and the articles that resonated most with our readers. Here are the top five most popular articles from 2018!

Are You Getting Ghosted In The Hiring Process?

“Ghosting” is a term that has been popularized by the modern age of dating. It refers to “the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication.” However, this is becoming more popular in the job search as well on both the employer and job seeker side.

While this is an unfortunate practice, it doesn’t make it any easier to take. In this article, we spoke to our recruiting team about their experience with getting ghosted by potential candidates and clients.

Outdated Job Search Tips To Ignore

Let’s face it. The job search has changed thanks to today’s technology. You can now find and apply to jobs around the nation and world with just a few clicks of the mouse. With the change in how we apply to jobs, so too should the advice we seek when looking for jobs.

Check out these outdated job search tips that you should ignore if you’re on the job search.

How To Use LinkedIn To Land A Job

LinkedIn is much more than a “Facebook for professionals.” Not only can you connect with other professionals in your industry, but you can find jobs just like any other job boards. Your profile can be considered a “living” version of your resume, and if used correctly, can help you find your next job.

Check out these top tips on using your LinkedIn presence to find and land a job.

How To Conquer Self-Doubt In Your Career

At some point or another, everybody doubts themselves and their abilities in certain situations both personally and professionally. There will always be people that have the skills or knowledge in other areas or are “smarter than you, because after all, “if you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.”

Although self-doubt lingers into our minds at times throughout our careers, there are some ways to conquer these feelings in both your personal and professional lives. Check out these three things to remember when self-doubt creeps into your mind.

Remote Working Side Effects

Working remotely has become one of the most popular workplace benefits. A Gallup survey found that 43 percent of Americans work remotely at least some of the time, which is a four percent increase from 2012. While there are benefits of working remotely, this perk might not be suitable for everyone’s personality or productivity. There can be side effects for your mental health and wellbeing. We go into detail of some of them in this article.

Wrap Up

Thanks so much for a great year in 2018! In the new year, we’d love for some feedback on what kind of articles you’d like to see from the content team. Feel free to leave a comment or let us know on Twitter what you would like to read!

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