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The First 7 Seconds

The First 7 Seconds Studies show that, when forming an impression on someone new, a person can make their judgment in as little 7 seconds. Sometimes that’s before you can even get a word out. This means that it’s how you look, the energy you give off, even the way you smell that makes your impression for you. In the case of a job interview, it is critical that you make all of these things count. Visit Lindsay Eryn’s website…

Attention Recently Graduated Teachers

Have you recently graduated from college with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education? Are you searching for a position that will offer you a variety of opportunities and allow you to grow as an educator? It’s easy to become overwhelmed when searching for a job in the field of education. Finding a permanent position after graduation may be one of the biggest obstacles you could face in the beginning of your teaching career. You may take the time to make yourself…

Volunteering Can Help you Find a Job

Giving back to the community! Giving back to the community can be a very rewarding experience. Helping others gives one a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment. While it is important to consider volunteering no matter where you are in your career, what better time to do so than when you are unemployed. Not only will you reap the rewards associated with volunteering, as mentioned above, it may end up assisting you in your job search. Please see the attached article,…

Happy Medium

Staffing Companies are the “Happy Mediums” Between Employers and Job Seekers Because “traditional” jobs are becoming very limited in the workforce, more employers are utilizing staffing companies to recruit, pre-screen and refer qualified candidates to their companies. “Solopreneurs”, one who usually operates his/her business single-handedly, and do not require office assistants on a daily basis, find it convenient and cost effective to utilize staffing companies for daily, temp, and short term assignments when additional help is needed. At the same…

May Unemployment Stats

US Payroll rises by 280,000 jobs! Unemployment nationally remains unchanged at 5.5%. Wages begin to rise. www.bls.gov/home.htm

Job search First Impressions!

Did you know that job seekers actually make a first impression before they schedule a face-to-face interview? To make a good first impression, read these helpful tips. During the job hunt, your resume and cover letter are really your first impression. If you’re applying for a lot of jobs at once, or even just one position, honing your resume to match the position can go a long way.  Nothing highlights your lack of specific interest (not to mention your lack…

How Important Is Your Resume?

The first impression a potential employer gets of you is your resume. A resume should contain accurate and complete information about education, work experience, and pertinent skill sets. Gaps in work history should be explained on the resume or in a cover letter. To get your resume onto the “yes” pile, read this article by Allison Green, 8 Red Flags Employers See on Your Resume!

ATTENTION MANUFACTURERS – RESHORING – TO OFFSHORE OR RESHORE?

            There is a growing initiative to consider whether to continue to offshore a portion or all of a product or product line or bring it back home to the US – Reshoring. So it seems many manufacturers are coming to understand there are other expenses involved and increasing labor costs in countries previously thought to be advantageous and cost efficient. I attended a conference hosted by MANTEC (www.mantec.org) and heard about this and about…

The Importance of Attendance in Work Ethics

           According to the Tennessee Technology Center at Hartsville, attendance is among the 10 employee work ethics most valued by employers. Employees who show up for work on time, more often than not and give proper notice of absences or tardiness are practicing good attendance. Attendance as a work ethic includes sticking to work schedules, being ready to start work on time, remaining on the job during the workday to complete duties and limited use of…