How to Land a Part-Time Job

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jul 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Are you interested in joining the 27 million Americans who are employed on a part-time basis? Perhaps you are in school, retired, looking to earn extra money, stay at home with children or have other care responsibilities. Whatever the reason may be, working part-time may be the best fit for your current lifestyle. Consider these concrete tips when trying to find a part-time job that meets your career preferences and needs.


Skype Interviews: How to Recover from a Bad Connection (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 27, 2019 11:34:01 AM

Skype interviews are a common way for a hiring manager to connect with a potential candidate. It saves time and money for both parties as an effective use of modern technology. However, it is common to run into technical glitches while trying to utilize programs such as Skype. This can cause embarrassment and frustration, leaving a candidate looking unprepared for their first impression.


Tips to Help You Seamlessly Re-Enter the Workforce

Posted by Brianna Puccia on Jun 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM

If you have taken an extended period of time away from work and then eventually decide to get back into the workforce, you may be experiencing feelings of anxiousness and stress. Maybe you decided on taking a break to go back to school, care for your little ones, travel cross country, or to simply avoid burnout. Whatever the case may be, at some point after your hiatus, you may decide that jumping back into the workforce is the best option for you. For insight on how to help you seamlessly re-enter the work world consider these five tips!


How to Handle Multiple Job Offers

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jun 4, 2019 11:02:58 AM

Have you found yourself faced with more than one job offer? Although this situation sounds pretty ideal, it can leave you in a tricky situation when deciding what to do with multiple offers on the table and how to manage the process.


The First Three Steps You Should Take After Losing Your Job (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on May 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Regardless of the reason, losing your job can take an emotional and financial toll on yourself. While it is common and recommended to take a few days to process the situation, it is important to identify strategies that will help you get back into the workforce.


Techniques for a Successful Mock Sales Call

Posted by Madison Norman on May 28, 2019 10:58:39 AM

If you’re looking for a job within the sales or the marketing field, chances are you’ve probably encountered a mock sales call during the interview process. While intimidating, these mock calls offer you the opportunity to showcase your selling skills and secure the job or move onto the next round of interviews. These calls allow the employer to learn your selling techniques, personality and fit within the role. The following techniques will help prepare you for a mock sales call so you get one step closer to a career in sales.


How to Answer: Tell Me About Yourself

Posted by Kathleen McEnaney on May 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Whether it’s a phone interview or an in-person interview one of the most common first questions a hiring manager will ask is “tell me about yourself.” It can be a terrifying open-ended question that makes any job seeker nervous. My initial reaction was always, “how do I sum up my life and career in a few sentences?” By preparing yourself for this anticipated question, the nerves will be pushed aside and you will be able to show the hiring manager why you are the perfect candidate for the job.


How to Use Your Transferable Skills to Change Careers

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on May 14, 2019 10:58:08 AM

Thinking about changing careers but not sure how you would land a new job with little to no experience? Often forgotten, your transferable skills are fundamental when considering working in a different field of work. Transferable skills are the capabilities you’ve gained from previous positions or experiences that are transferable to a different type of career or industry. For example, employers seek candidates who possess organizational or time management skills, qualities you most likely have developed from your past professional experiences. Follow these strategies to seamlessly transfer your skills as you make your move from one industry to another.


Career Advice for Recent College Graduates

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 30, 2019 11:00:03 AM

As the school year comes to a swift close, many college graduates are on the hunt for entry-level positions. Finding a job can be difficult, especially for recent-grads that may have little to no experience. However, with a four-year diploma and the right mindset, you can land your first ‘real world’ job right out of college.


Common Interview Questions for Temporary Jobs

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Apr 23, 2019 10:58:06 AM

In today’s labor market the demand for temporary workers continues to rise and shows no sign of slowing down. Temp jobs are very attractive for both job seekers and employers, as these positions typically last for a limited time period but also have the potential to turn into a full-time opportunity. No matter your reasoning behind deciding to temp, you need to be prepared when interviewing for these roles. To impress the decision maker, review these common interview questions so you portray that you are a dependable candidate who will make a great temporary employee.


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