Congratulations, you landed the job…s! As we wade through the immense amount of online career postings, we can tend to get so caught up in the chase that we lose sight of where we are at. Suddenly, you’re looking at 5 job offers and a 40 hour week to work with…How do you choose the one that’s right for you? Whether you’re looking to work from home or get back into the office, recruiters here at IT/IQ are dedicated to helping you find the right fit. Keep reading for IT/IQs 5 tips on choosing the right job for you!
We all know that money is usually the driving force behind the job search process. Though we may enjoy our work, at the end of the day we are there to be compensated. When considering multiple job offers, look at which jobs offer initial, and advancing, salaries that align with your personal cost of living.
As they say, hard work pays off. When choosing between various job offers, it is important to look ahead to the potential advancement the position offers. Look for the companies that will nurture your professional growth and future potential.
Even with the current work-from-home culture of today, company culture is a key factor in job satisfaction. While the workplace is not necessarily intended to be a social space, the element of collaboration is essential to any team working environment. By assessing the company culture, you will be better able to gauge how the work style aligns with your own. It comes down to a simple question: Where will you be most productive?
Management is meant to be the backbone of the team, whoever that may be. Therefore, it is imperative that you consider what management styles you can trust to support your work through and through. Speaking to current employees and reading online company reviews is a great way to gain some insight into who you could be working for.
Not all careers are made equal, which is why it is so important to carefully consider every option before deciding to accept. Past looking at the big picture fit of a company, one should NOT overlook the details. From benefits to hours to emergency response, this gives you a look at how dedicated a company is to its employees. Look for employers willing to invest in you upfront, as they will likely be the ones to support your long-term growth overall.
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As tech continues to diversify, IT/IQ continues to serve our clients, candidates, and the entire technology industry. With locations in Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto we can help cover all your hiring needs – from in-person to remote needs. Visit us at it-iq.com to learn more.