Tips for Job Seekers Archive
Remember back in the day when companies would be willing to do interviews without scheduling appointments? Those were the times when trust and credibility were most easily attained. The times when wearing a business suit had a major impact on your professional evaluation and the decision makers performing that judgement. If you took the time
I am an intern at one of the Midwest’s leading staffing and human capital companies. I am very grateful to learn so much about such a fascinating and expanding field and to get to work with some amazing individuals. I get the opportunity to meet and help hire many unique and talented people every day
“Can I cancel my interview?” “What should I do? I have an interview scheduled and I can’t make it.” These are questions candidates frequently ask. Some people would rather just do a no-call, no-show than actually call the employer to cancel. The one thing employers want to advise candidates on is that you are NOT
Everyone will make a first impression, but only a few will make a lasting impression. So what really does a lasting impression come down to? Many say appearance. Few will say how you made them feel. In my opinion, they are both correct.
You may have heard the phrase "candidate is king" being tossed around in the employment market in Nebraska. Simple economics teaches us that when supply is low and demand is high the price of goods will increase. In the employment world our "goods" are people and their skill sets. Not only are the employee's rates
Have you ever worked with a staffing company and wondered why you weren’t being called for jobs? It’s their job to find you something, right? Not entirely. Before you blame your recruiter for not finding you that perfect opportunity, stop and think. Have you reached out to them lately to see what new jobs they
In an economy where more and more companies are hiring, it's not hard to justify that finding the golden candidate for the job is a challenge. Companies are realizing that their benefits package, salary, work-life balance, flexibility, and opportunity for growth need to be more competitive to attract job seekers.
When you begin job searching you always have high hopes with every interview you go to. You leave the interview feeling confident and saying to yourself, “I can’t wait for that phone call to offer me the job.” But there are times where that phone call never comes or you get an email from the
What did you accomplish this past year? We all set goals for ourselves such as weight loss, saving money, buying a new car, home updates, etc. Now how many of us actually stick with these goals? As 2015 begins, I encourage all of you to look back and think about what you’ve accomplished, how you’ve
Social media has definitely arrived to stay. It is not a fad anymore. We spend uncountable hours on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and others. Social media has become part of our daily lives, and I have to admit I am a social media junkie myself. If you are in the job market, the time you