Posts Tagged 'job seekers'

Veteran’s Day 2014

On November 11th, Veteran’s Day, we commemorate the service of past and present military men and women. To honor their sacrifices, many communities hold parades and some businesses offer special discounts.

In addition, veterans who are looking for work can attend job fairs specifically designed to help veterans transition their military experience into the civilian world. Here are three job fairs for veterans to pay attention to and attend:
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Let your Light-Saber Shine

CorneliusTips for a Successful Job Search

I’m a huge fan of the Star Wars films. Now, I admit that even the thought of this topic for a blog makes me seem like a nerd, and that’s perfectly fine with me. I am cool and confident enough to accept the title of “nerd.”

You might be wondering what connection Star Wars could possibly have to job searching?
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Scary Good Job Searching Tips

It’s that time of year again when “strangely” dressed youngsters knock on doors in hopes of getting candy or “treasure.” Whether you agree with the Halloween tradition or not, there are lessons that can be learned from trick-or-treaters.
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Who Cares about NDEAM?

CorneliusNDEAM stands for National Disability Employment Awareness month. Held each October, NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. The theme for 2014 is Expect. Employ. Empower.
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Turning a Temporary Assignment into a Permanent Job

JoAnn Kawamoto“It takes a job to get a job.” This is an old adage with truth behind it.

Joyce Russell, President of Adecco Staffing US, has said that now is a great time to take on a temporary position, and many hiring agencies are in agreement.
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Successful Interviewing

Photo 57 (2)Identifying Employer Wants and Needs
Congratulations, job seeker! You attended several resume seminars and had your resume proofed by eight different counselors that were all in agreement; you are a genius with a targeted resume for every occasion. Your confidence is at an all-time high as requests for interviews explode. You gave the employer what they needed to determine you deserved an interview. Now give the employer what they want to determine if you’re right for the job.
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What’s In Your Closet Now?

Photo 57 (2)In a previous blog, What’s in Your Closet?, I discussed the importance of company culture and “fit.” Have you taken inventory of your closet since then? If not, I encourage you to do so! As you do, keep these tips in mind for cost effective ways to stretch your wardrobe while creating your own personal brand: Continue reading ‘What’s In Your Closet Now?’



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