- For those who recently left or lost their jobs, getting back into the rhythm of interviews is more vital than ever.
- A survey of more than 500 professionals shows the most common interview questions companies are asking.
- Here’s the best way to respond to the five most popular questions.
One thing is clear: Workers are leaving their jobs, and looking for new ones.
There were 10.9 million job openings at the end of July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Despite this record-breaking number-the largest amount of openings in 20 years-a study from management software firm Qualtrics predicts openings will continue to soar. More than half of leaders and 44% of all employees said they plan to look for a new job in the next year, according to a recent Qualtrics survey.
As the market floods with competitive talent, the number of job seekers vying for the best-paying, most enticing roles will increase – meaning for those who recently left or lost their jobs, getting back into the rhythm of job interviews is more vital than ever before. Especially with COVID-19 moving many hiring processes toward a new online format.