Most find interviewing is the hardest part about changing jobs

In a recent poll on Monster.com many said they found updating cover letters and resumes difficult as well.

by monsterstaff, published 05/19/2014
Most find interviewing is the hardest part about changing jobs

 

Finding a new job can be daunting, but what specifically do job seekers feel stands in their way?

In a recent Monster poll which asked, “What is the hardest part to changing jobs?” most respondents said interviewing, followed by updating their cover letters and resumes.

The U.S. poll, which ran on the Monster.com homepage from April 21 to May 5, received 1,635 responses. Here is the raw data:

Of the below, what is the hardest part to changing jobs?

Interviewing: 536 (32.7%) Check out these interview tips

Updating your resume and cover letters: 465 (28.4%) Check out these resume tips

Leaving a familiar workplace: 437 (26.7%)

Change in your commute: 107 (6.5%) Here's how a few people deal with their long commutes to work

Handing in your notice: 90 (5.5%)

Total respondents: 1635

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