It’s the first Monday of 2017 – have you been thinking about doing some different job search activities for this new year? Attending networking events is a great way to get back into your job search for the New Year. Many job seekers find them helpful and a great way to meet people who are willing to encourage them to continue with their job search. Or, how about checking out what your local library has to offer? Libraries are a wonderful source for your job search needs. Let’s look at both of these options. Continue reading ‘What to do This Year?’
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The interview can be a very stressful experience for applicants, particularly for ex-offenders. This is true because employers tend to view criminal records as negatives when considering applicants for employment. They feel comfortable when hiring workers with no criminal records and are reluctant to gamble when it involves trust and dependability issues. Continue reading ‘Tell it Like it is’
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The Best Employer Invention Since Sliced Bread An apprentice learning under a master is one of the oldest forms of training in the history of the subject. Also, one-on-one training is one of the fastest ways to learn or teach a new skill. Workforce Solutions is now providing resources to allow you to hire talent and train them the way you want them to be trained. Continue reading ‘On The Job Training’
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I love the month of March because on the first Friday in March every year, bosses and supervisors in the United States show their workers/staff how much they’re appreciated. Continue reading ‘Employee Appreciation Day’
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Nobody can have too many skills. Building or updating your skill-sets may be exactly what’s needed to make you more attractive to employers. Continue reading ‘The Gift of Grants’
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When thinking about Mother’s Day, most of us reflect on the things our mothers have done for us over the years and the sacrifices they’ve made to help us become who we are today. But how does that relate to employment? Continue reading ‘Job Market Lessons From Mom’
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Technology can be amazing, and often it can help make our lives a little easier. Sometimes, however, the hard part is trying to figure out “how to apply” this technology so it does help. Many people find this true when it comes to searching for a job. So while I don’t believe there can ever really be a “one stop shop” to answer all your questions, here are some resources that may prove helpful in providing some answers and direction to your job search efforts.
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