National Job Action Day
National Job Action Day:
Observed annually on the first Monday in November, the National Job Action Day has been dedicated to encouraging people to find Jobs that satisfy them and one that is reasonable to pay their bills too. This day encourages people to take Job action by either applying for new jobs, getting in touch with companies for follow-up on their job application and Interview and as well as taking steps to grow in their current career!
|2020||2nd November||Monday||United States|
|2021||1st November||Monday||United States|
|2022||7th November||Monday||United States|
Why National Job Action Day?
- Happy people are more productive and Helping
The National Job Action Day is aimed to empower Job seekers to be brave and creative while looking for work. The objective is that Job seekers will feel more ambitious and focused when looking for the right job. Studies show that people who are happier with their jobs are more productive and kind to others!
Thus this day encourages all the Jobseekers to use it as a platform to seek jobs that fulfill their ambitions.
- Inspires People to follow their dreams
Many times, getting our dream jobs might not always be possible, therefore be passionate about any job that suits your educational qualifications and skills! This way you can always feel satisfied and happy about the job. However, this does not imply you stop looking for better job opportunities. For people who already hold a job, this day encourages them to be open to better job opportunities. So use this day to broaden your mind and get in touch with sources that will help you get in touch with your dream jobs.
- Motivates Employees
Many miss job opportunities due to a lack of skills. So job seekers are encouraged to be equipped with required job skills to land their dream jobs! Fresh Job seekers can approach career counselors to help guide you to choose the right career. You can also rethink your career plans if the existing career path is not something you would cherish in the long run.
How can we observe National Job Action Day?
Share everything you want to do today on Social media to encourage other fellow job seekers out there using hashtags #NationalJobActionDay and #JobActionDay
- Participate in a Job fair
Head to a job fair organized in your area. If you don’t have any idea about a dream job, you can enquire people to find out about the various jobs out there. If you know how your dream career looks like, job fairs help you to connect with experts of your desired field and learn more from them.
- Apply for new jobs
Use the entire day to apply for the various jobs that interest you. If you are unhappy with the pay or the current job, take some time off to tailor your resumes and apply for the posts you like. You can take the time to consider the offers and reject the ones you don’t want.
- Get an informational interview
This Job Action Day, reach out to a friend in the industry to give an informational interview if they have the time. This way you will be able to learn more about the industry and the job. Informational interviews help you come close to your dream job and is a great networking opportunity too.
- Explore options
If you already have a job, you can bring more passion and challenge to work! You can enroll for additional courses or take up new projects to enhance your career.
- Get in touch with a career counselor
Help is always available for everyone! You just need to look for it in the right place. This Job Action Day, meet a career counselor to help you find answers for your career option, help set realistic small goals, and motivate you. They might also be able to recommend you to recruiters and agencies to help get a suitable job in your interested field.
Interesting facts about National Job Action Day:
Here a few interesting facts surrounding job search and hiring
- Nearly 79% of the job seekers use social media for ideal job matches
- 94% of the sales executives consider base salary more important than the commission in their remuneration plan
- Nearly 70% of the job seekers tend to reject offers from low reputed companies even if they are unemployed
- Recruiters on average don’t spend more than 5 to 7 seconds in screening a resume.
History of National Job Action Day:
The National Job Action Day was created by Quintessential Careers in 2008. The founder and publisher of Quintessential Careers, Dr. Randall S. Hansen founded this day to empower job seekers and workers to take proactive steps to land in their dream career. However the details behind choosing the first Monday in November as National Job Action Day are unknown.