In this busy, digital age where everything is “go, go, go,” keeping yourself healthy is more important, yet more difficult, than ever. While some of us are content lifting weights or going on long runs, others look for new and different ways to get fit. That’s where startups like these come in. Many of these companies help the general public find inspiration, stay motivated, and get healthy in all sorts of unique ways. Check them out: They’re all hiring for non-technical roles and they all include fitness benefits!
Whether you’re a beer snob, a self-described wino, or just a person who knows how to appreciate a well-aged scotch, one thing we can all agree on is that humanity and booze go way, way back. From the Parthenon of Athens to the Fertile Crescent of Mesopotamia, the alcohol industry has continued to play an important role in how we interact with each other, and with the economy.
It’s easy to see why finding the right job is said to be a lot like dating: first you have to weed out the “right” ones and then search for compatibilities. A good first impression is a first-class ticket to success.
There are many reasons you might be thinking about a new job. Are you fresh out of college and looking for your first “real” job? Do you wake up in the morning, dreading the commute and whatever bullshit life is gonna feed you that day? Maybe you feel ready for the next step in your career but there’s no room for upward movement at your current company.
Conventional wisdom says the best time to leave a job is when you already have a new one. Easier said than done, right? Searching for a new job is a time-consuming and frustrating process, made all the more complicated when you still have to be in the office every morning at 9 am.
So how do you look for a job while you’re still employed? Well, there are a few things you can do to navigate through the chaos of working and applying. Check out these five tips:
The first thing I do when I’m reviewing a potential candidate for a job I’m recruiting for is check who I might have in common with that person on LinkedIn. It’s a really valuable exercise - especially if I see the candidate is connected to the hiring manager for the open role, for example. I might even reach out to that hiring manager to get an opinion prior to putting that person into the interview process.
So you’ve made it through the endless emails and countless phone screenings and have finally been called for an in-person interview at the company of your dreams. You’ve spent time doing your research and preparing for this interview, and are ready to answer whatever questions they throw at you with increasing confidence...until the part where the team looks at you and says, “So, what questions do you have for us?”
Brick-and-mortar stores are a thing of the past. In the Internet age, the majority of people do their shopping online. After all, it’s quick and easy: click, type, ship. These days you can order just about anything from the comfort of your couch. It’s no surprise then that eCommerce startups are booming. These ten startups sell everything from underwear to concert tickets and better yet, they’re all hiring for non-technical roles. You don’t have to be an engineer to get your startup life on. Check them out.
Perception matters in hiring. While employer brand will help you attract candidates, the main way a candidate interacts with your company is through the hiring process. And their experience during the process can make or break their decision to work at your company.
We all dread job interviews. They are, after all, intimidating! You’re going to a place you’ve never been before, to meet with someone you don’t know, to try to prove that you’re the right person for the position they’re hiring for.
Striving for perfection, in any area of our lives, is paralyzing. From spending countless hours on one e-mail to putting off that big project because... fear, it’s clear getting things just right does more harm than good.
Just because I’m a recruiter, doesn’t mean I haven’t been on the other end of the rejection conversation. I’ve left interviews pumped up and sure I had it in the bag, only to hear the thunderous sound of silence that followed. Here’s how to handle rejection gracefully:
We all have that one friend who seems to have done everything right. You know, that so-and-so who landed themselves on the right career path from day one of school and rolled into a fulfilling career afterwards. Not a hint of an existential crisis to be seen within miles of their pristine desk (and leather swivel chair).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American spends 100 hours every year commuting. 100 hours, every year. That’s a whole lot of time. Whether your commute is two hours long or a mere 30 minutes (lucky you), commuting is stressful, frustrating, and a waste of time.