It's been said time and time again: you can never redo a first impression. From the moment the interviewer sets eyes on you, game on! We've put together a list that employer's tell us are some of their biggest pet peeves in interviews…and are so easily fixed! Try these quick, simple tips to tip the scale […]
The hunt for the perfect summer job is heating up. According to our research, about 80 percent of summer employees will be hired by the end of May. Don’t be left in the dust. The odds will be ever in your favor if you begin your search today! Apply now!
You’ve been told time and time again that following up on an application is very important. But what about the details – Do I go in person? Should I call? Email? Following up face to face can be nerve racking, but can also be extremely valuable. Kelly commented on our job seeker blog with some […]
We’ve heard from lots of people over on our “How to explain being fired” article. Many folks were fired because of their own mistakes, and in those cases there is a clear strategy for talking about termination that can still appeal to potential employers. But there’s one group of people who really wind up awkward […]
Joe asked on Snagajob’s Facebook: “Can jobs really discriminate against me because of my hair? I have dreadlocks, and I’ve heard it looks unprofessional, or its too long, but I could wear a hair net or hat – plus I saw females working with very long hair.” While dreadlocks shouldn’t prevent you from getting a job, […]
Everywhere you go people are coughing and sneezing, and you just know that sooner or later you’re going to become one of them. Especially in jobs with lots of customers or coworkers, you’re practically guaranteed to be exposed to illnesses. Stock up on tissues, and follow these three steps to avoid getting sick: 1. Don’t […]
Snagajob members sometimes report that when they follow up on a job application, the employer says the company isn’t hiring. Understandably that sometimes leaves people confused and irritated – why post a job that’s not available? But it’s not a waste of time to apply to these jobs; employers have unpredictable hiring needs, and we […]
You've spent weeks or even months preparing for this moment. It seems like you completed hundreds of applications. You've incessantly bugged anyone with a heartbeat to read over your cover letters and practice answering interview questions. You're prepped. You're ready. It's time to shine because today you have a job interview. You put on your […]