Mathew asked on our blog: What's the best way to approach a store manager for a job? Hi Matthew - Great question! Walking into a business can be scary, but by being prepared it can really set you apart from your competition. First, practice what you want to say. The more prepared you are, the […]
It is almost impossible to find a job today where you aren’t required to know computer basics. Typing, Microsoft Office and Windows are standard requirements for completing most job postings and many employers don’t have the time to teach these computer skills. Don’t fret! You have options. The following places most likely play host to […]
Allison asked on our blog: “I was wondering if I should continue to look for and apply to jobs while I'm still pregnant? It seems they take one look and dismiss me.” Great question, Allison! The Pregnancy Discrimination Act states that with companies who employ 15 or more people, “…women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or […]
You may find yourself applying for positions in which you have much more experience than required. It could be because you’re not finding jobs that you are qualified for, or that you want to take your career in another direction. Either way, employers may look at you or your application with skepticism and think you […]
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!
Now that your summer job search has started, it’s time to start thinking about how you want to present yourself to your future employer! We recently conducted a survey of companies that are hiring summer help and asked them to rank what what they are looking for in that perfect summer hire….drum roll please…. #1 […]
Short answer - NOW. Your spring break recently came to an end and, chances are, your focus is on getting back into your normal routine and not on starting your summer job search. In between studying for finals, catching up with friends and debating the merits of “The Hunger Games’” Team Peeta vs. Team Gale, […]
We got a comment on our blog from Michael, a very frustrated job seeker. Though we can’t republish his comment (he was really frustrated), he said he had submitted what he felt were a lot of applications, and hadn’t heard back. We know that he’s not alone – for many people, job searches are taking […]