Best Job Search Articles of the Week: June 6th

Every week thousands of articles are released offering tips, tricks, and advice on how to conquer the job search and land the next great opportunity. At Simply Hired’s blog we publish daily posts giving such advice. But with so much floating around the web it can get difficult to determine what’s worth reading, and what’s just noise. With that in mind, today we’re pulling together a few articles from the last week that offer great advice. If you’re only going to read a few articles this week, put these at the top of your list.

1. Call it a meeting…

The job interview has always been a key aspect of the job search process that makes people nervous. Interviews can be intimidating, but there are ways to navigate through the job interview, despite this, and find success. Jen Hubley Luckwaldt’s article from PayScale suggests a great way to avoid some of the interview pressure.

Nervous About A Job Interview? Call It A Meeting

2. What not to ask…

There’s so much written about what you should ask in a job interview, rarely do we focus on what you should avoid. Lauren Riley offers a list, via Business2Community, of topics that you shouldn’t discuss in your job interview. Sneak peak, don’t ask about working from home!

What NOT To Ask At A Job Interview

3. Stay positive…

The job search can be grueling, difficult, and exhausting. If you’ve been unemployed for a while, it’s easy to have these feelings. Aaron Hurst’s article, published on LinkedIn, shows how you can find meaning in your job search via relationships, doing something greater than yourself, and through personal growth.

7 Ways to Stay Positive While Finding a Job

4. Find your passion… 

Warren Berger published an excellent article this week, intended to help you discover yourself. If you’re not sure of a which direction to take in your career, look no further than this article for inspiration.

 Find Your Passion With These 8 Thought Provoking Questions

5. What email style says about you…

So many emails are sent in professional life that at times they get very little attention. This is a tremendous mistake. How you present yourself in email directly impacts the way you will be perceived. In his article, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic shows what email style can reveal about personality and professionalism.

What Your Email Style Reveals About Your Personality

Stay tuned as we continue to curate great articles to educate and inspire as you track down that next great career opportunity. Happy reading!