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Congratulations: you’ve made it through to the interview stage. Getting this far is an achievement in itself, but the thing is that today’s job market is more competitive than ever. Employers are always looking for the cream of the crop to add to their team, and an interview is the best time to showcase how you’re the perfect candidate for the job. With some golden interview tips, you can win over your new employer in no time.
Denise Valente has a history of working in travel. She worked with a major U.S. airline for nine years as a ground operations crewmember before joining Cruises Inc. in May 2018 as an independent work-at-home travel agent. Her intense passion for travel has now translated into a career she loves. Denise shares the secrets to her success as a travel agent.
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The holidays are almost here. Along with all the joy of the season often comes the stress of bills and wanting more money to buy gifts for all your family and friends. With a new work from home opportunity, you can vanquish those worries and enjoy the holidays stress free. Now is the time to start thinking about the business opportunity that the Arise Platform has to offer. If you sign up now, you can be in charge for the new year!
Whether you’re looking to make a change or looking for a new role full time, it can be tempting to spend the holiday season on a break from your job search. No one hires over the holidays anyway, right? Wrong.
According to the data, December may be one of the best months of the year to look for your next work opportunity. Increased turnover, decreased applicant pools, and year-end hiring quotas are just some of the reasons you may want to consider transferring your job search from your post-holiday resolutions file and placing it front and center on your December to-do list.
“A little hard work never hurt anyone…!”
It seems like we heard that a lot growing up, either from a parent admonishing us to get busy doing chores, or an elder chiding us to get serious about earning a living. Either way, the implication was we were shirking around in a prolonged childhood, and needed to take on adult responsibilities. It would require a little work, but it wouldn’t hurt anyone in the end.
We’re grown up now, working in the 21st century economy, and we know better.
Day after day of doing even a little hard work adds up to a lot of stress, and often leads to devastating effects on health and wellbeing. In his recently published book, Dying for a Paycheck, renowned management professor Jeffrey Pfeffer pinpoints four major workplace stressors: work-family conflict, long work hours, low control over the work environment, and job insecurity.
In an earlier study, Pfeffer and his colleagues found that job insecurity increases the odds of developing a physician-diagnosed condition by about 50 percent, while long work hours increases mortality by nearly 20 percent. The overall effects of workplace stress on health is more acute for women than men.
Research also shows that it is actually healthier to be without a job than to continue in a highly stressful one. Leaving is often the best thing to do in a situation where your job is literally killing you. Taking positive action towards moving on, such as updating your resume, can help re-empower you while also addressing the stress of job insecurity. (A free resume builder can help should you move in this direction.)
Regardless of whether you work in a toxic environment or a healthy one, you will experience stress, both good and bad. Being aware of how it affects you and your emotions can make a big difference on your health and wellbeing.