For different reasons people might leave the work force for pro-longed periods of time. Sometimes marriage, parenthood or even sickness could be a reason. Regardless of the reason, though, once you make the choice to reenter the job market there are a few things you should consider.
In an age where so much of the job application process is done online, with bots reading resumes to determine your appeal to an organization, the idea of writing a cover letter may appear to be wasted effort. In fact, some people feel it is a complete waste of time. However, cover letters remain a key component in the hiring process for many employers and should not be treated as afterthoughts.
If you’re like most people, you’ve probably daydreamed about working from home, being your own boss, making your own hours, and working in your pajamas. Freelancing is one way to make this daydream a reality. And there’s never been a more opportune time to do it.
Employers are seeking specific skills sets when they scan the managerial candidates. These skills sets are often more valuable to the employer than experience and tenure are. Here are three of those qualities that can make a person more desirable to potential employers for a managerial role.