Following directions will lead you to employment.
In a former life, I worked as a recruiter. Now, I supervise a wonderful team of people who recruit daily to help people get to work. What I hear about recruiting now is consistent with my experience as a recruiter. People who want to get hired know how to follow directions. Continue reading “The Job is in the Details”
Business is slow, profits are lean, and drastic measures seem necessary to keep going. Many businesses have laid off employees and are now operating down to the bone. Cutting hours or pay of essential staff may be necessary to survive? How do you pick? Ask the Magic 8 Ball or draw straws? Continue reading “Down to the Bone”
How to market yourself when you have challenges in your work and personal history.
Tell me, is this you? Are you having a hard time finding a job because you have a criminal charge in your history? Do you find it hard to look for a job because you have three children that are not yet in school? Have you worked for a number of employers in the past couple of years and can’t seem to shake the job hopping? Continue reading “Don’t Let A Barrier Be Your Barrier”
Sometimes you do get a break for doing the right thing. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Program gives you, the employer, a federal tax credit that reduces your tax liability when you hire from nine different targeted groups: Continue reading “Getting a Little Credit”