A job fair, also referred to as a career fair or career expo, is an event in which employers and recruiters present company information and job openings for potential job candidates on the spot. Employers maximize the advantage of a job fair to increase the company’s brand awareness and also to save time in the screening process. Employers who attend a job fair have an idea of what qualifications they are looking for in a candidate. Continue reading “Making the Most of a Job Fair”
I Don’t Have Enough Time
Most job seekers don’t realize that they have the same amount of time that they had before. They work an 8-hour work day, sometimes 9 or 10, and are still required to run a household! Laundry, washing dishes, grocery shopping, cooking, household chores, dropping off and picking up kids from school, exercising and sitting in traffic (my favorite). Some people even find time to watch their favorite TV shows. How is that possible when life is hectic and our jobs take up so much of our day? Continue reading “Unemployed? Nope! You still have a job!”
Now that the NFL Super Bowl is over, the citizens of Houston are returning to their normal lifestyles, which means managing the realities of life without the fun and excitement of celebrities and fun activities associated with the big game.
Many are anticipating an uncertain future due to a pending job layoff. It’s a known fact that the job hunting process can be an unpleasant experience for those who are not prepared to deal with it.
I recently asked this question to a group of prospective job applicants, and I was astonished to hear some of their answers.
Many of them said it was perfectly fine to wear blue jeans or wrinkled clothes with their pants falling down. Some even thought it was acceptable to show up wearing a sweat suit and sneakers!
Just so you know, that’s not acceptable. Don’t do it!
Continue reading “Dress for Success”