Even for healthy job seekers, the coronavirus pandemic has changed job search around the world in only a short time.
The most popular job search resources on Pinterest in 2015. Credit Photo: theilr If pinners vote with who they follow, these boards have become the most popular places on Pinterest…
How common is it really? One of the most common job seeker complaints According to the AARP, in 2013 alone there were 21,396 claims of age discrimination filed in the US. Most people won't even bother to file, so you have to think the actual number of incidents is much, much higher. Those claims were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, based on the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, which "protects workers 40 and older from personnel decisions based solely on age in hiring, firing, layoffs, promotions or demotions." According to the Guardian, however, it's not only older people who have reason to be frustrated. The UK Department for Work and Pensions published a report in 2012 that found that "experiences of age discrimination were more common for younger groups, with under 25s at least twice as likely to have experienced discrimination than other age groups." Surprised?
Are you the same you that you were last year? Let's see. 2014 JobMob Census results On November 12th, 2014, I asked you guys to Please Take The 2014 JobMob Census. Thank you to everyone who responded. Last year was the first time I did a census and didn't really know what to expect. This time around, I can compare with last year's results to see how things have changed (or not). This one's for the stats geeks like me.
If you're a regular JobMob reader or subscriber, this is for you. Why do a census? To make JobMob better for you and for me. If I know who you are and what you want, it'll be a lot easier for me to help you. If I know that's helping you, I'm more likely to help others like you. It only takes a few minutes. I specifically set things up to be as easy and as quick as possible. There are fewer questions than last year's first ever JobMob census, and fewer open-ended questions than last year. The required questions are almost all multiple choice and should take 1-2 minutes to go through. There are also a few optional questions - which I hope you'll answer too - that are more open-ended.