Considering a job

You’ve spent the last few months answering help wanted ads, visiting recruiters, and networking. You’ve sent out your resumes and gone on a bunch of interviews. And now the moment you’ve been waiting for is here. It’s your turn now. You have some job offers to consider. During those long days pounding the pavement, you didn’t think making a decision would be this difficult. But this is serious business. The job you take now may be yours for a long time to come. What about taking the so-considered best job in the world? Have a look at this advertisement:

Wouldn’t you like to apply for this job?  Too late! The position was covered by Ben Southall, who beat almost 35,000 applicants from around the world to fulfill a six-month contract on Great Barrier Reef island.

I’m sure, however, some of you are not so keen on a job like that. Job satisfaction comes from different places. For some people, their boss’s respect brings them job satisfaction, others get job satisfaction because of the money they make, some are satisfied with their jobs because they love what they do…  What about you? What’s the most important thing you consider when looking for a job?

Find here a list of the factors you mentioned in class worth being considered before accepting any job.

You may probably think no company would ever meet all the benefits you can think of. Well, there is one that exceeds them all: GOOGLE, which has been described as the best company to work for:

Google is not an exception: Fortune, a global business magazine, has listed the 100 best companies to work for, if you click on the name of the company, they will explain to you what makes each of them so great. Take it as a guide for trying to get a clearer picture of employment in such an uncertain time.

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