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Do you believe employers aren’t hirnig in the summer? Well you’re not alone. Fortunately, for jobseekers this is a common misconception. According to CareerBuilder’s annual Summer Job Forecast, 29% of U.S. employers plan to hire workers this summer (up from 21% last summer).
Some other summer job hunting facts are from the survey include:
- 71% of employers hiring this summer said they’ll be considering some hires for permanent positions
- Employers in the following industries are expected to lead seasonal hiring:
- Manufacturing (45%)
- Hospitality (44%)
- Retail (34%)
- Finance (31%)
- 20% of these employers pay more than $16/hr
Still skeptical? The reason for these new found statistics stem from various reasons. Since summer is still considered the “slower season” employers have more time to interview. The interviewing process may also be sped up due to summer vacation schedules leading to quicker decision making than usual. Another incentive for employers is that the summer allows for a less hectic transition period providing job candidates an easier time get to know a company.
You may be thinking it’s too late, it’s already mid-July. The survey by CareerBuilder states that 19% of employers hiring this summer will hire in June and beyond. So don’t fret you can still enjoys those summer days at the beach and have plenty of potential job opportunities!
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Everyone has those mornings when you wake up feeling under the weather. Whatever it is that’s ailing you, you (hopefully) call your manager or boss, and let them know you will be out for the day. As a dedicated employee you forward your calls, have a co-worker put on your “out of office,” and you proceed to work from home.
With “calling out” being the topic of this particular Monday morning – we had one employee rushed to the ER, one coming in late due to a contact lens emergency, and another working through a lingering cough. All of these conditions are valid but you are bound to have a day when an imaginary sickness develops and you’ve taken a sick day when you should be taking a personal day.
According to Rosemary Haefner, Vice President of Human Resources at CareerBuilder says, “Six-in-ten employers we surveyed said they let their team members use sick days for mental health days. If you need to take some time away from the office, the best way not to cause yourself more stress is to be open and honest with your manager.”
So the next time you’re feeling ill take a day off to get better, no matter how guilty you may (or may not) feel. And if you’re feeling overwhelmed and need a day to decompress, be honest, take a personal day and come back fresh, healthy, and ready to work!
|Print article||This entry was posted by pyramid-admin on November 1, 2010 at 6:16 pm, and is filed under On The Job. Follow any responses to this post through RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback from your own site.|