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How do Professionals Make Career Decisions Today?

November 3, 2015

The world has changed! New age consumers explore a wide variety of information and insights to make intelligent choices. This is true for their career planning as well.  How do professionals make career decisions today in this rapidly evolving world and keep up pace with the change.

Whether it’s planning a vacation by reading reviews and comparing prices or looking for a good eating joint in a new city, new age consumers are switched on and connected with tools that allow them to quickly find reliable crowd-sourced information and insights.

Guess what! Competent professionals do similar research when planning their next move and advancing their careers. They remain on top of their professions by researching the best employers in their domain, reading up on their company reviews, going through their interview questions, researching their current openings, enhancing their own skills and benchmarking their skills and salaries with others in the industry.

Acknowledging these needs and demands of the new age career professionals, TimesJobs has developed an unmatched bouquet of tools and services, to flock experienced career-minded professionals flock to their website for job search.

“To establish how professionals come to TimesJobs and consume a wide variety of information and insights to make smarter career decisions, we have released the TimesJobs for Talent Video,” says Vikas Verma, Head of Product & Marketing, TimesJobs.com.

The TimesJobs for Talent Video platform helps professionals get personalised pages with recommended employers and jobs basis their background. It further reviews the career patches in the professional’s career span and sets career goals basis, through which the candidate gets recommendations on skills to acquire.

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Further the job seeker is able to benchmark salary, evaluate his technical proficiency against other Techies and even assess his behavioural strengths. He also gets access to read company reviews written by actual employees to find companies that are the right fit.

And then, once the right career opportunity with companies of his choice has been identified, the job seeker can prepare for the interview by accessing previously asked interview questions.

The TimesJobs for Talent video shows how TimesJobs is able to equip candidates to make smarter career decisions with the:

– Maximum number of company reviews

– Largest number of interview questions

– Highest number of jobs

– Skill assessment and enhancement resources

– Comprehensive salary benchmarking tool

…and how TimesJobs Portfolio helps answer queries with the seamless integration of:

– Information from JobBuzz.

– Insights from TechGig and StepAhead

– And the largest collection of Jobs from TimesJobs

The TimesJobs strategy has made it the successful career destination of choice for many corporate to post job vacancies and companies to find and hire the right talent for the right job.

The recruitment process has been eased to a certain extent with this one of a kind TimesJobs initiative to connect recruiters with the vast talent pool through video as a medium to bridge the communication gaps.

This is one sure shot way among others to help professionals looking forward to career switch make intelligent sound career decisions today.

Also read: 6 Tips to Make a Wise Career Switch

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