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Sarah Perlman

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4 Myths – and One Truth – About Working for a Staffing Agency

on Sep 17, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Staffing Agency
September 14-20, 2020 is National Staffing Employee Week, and we want to thank our staffing employees for choosing to work with Temporary Solutions!
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Don’t Just Fit In to An Organization’s Culture – Help Shape It

on Sep 10, 2020 12:56:10 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Company Culture Job Seekers Job Search
In the last decade or so, many businesses have used their organizational culture as a measure for hiring new employees. If a candidate meshes well with the interests and personalities of the current employees, the hiring manager takes it as a sign that the candidate will thrive.
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Expert Advice for Job Seekers Straight From the “Shark Tank”

on Sep 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers hiring Job Search
On ABC’s show “Shark Tank,” entrepreneurs showcase their ideas to the business experts (called “sharks”) who give them honest feedback and, if they are lucky, back their ideas with cash. Who better than these experts to give advice to job seekers?
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Up Your Job Seeking Game on Facebook

on Aug 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Social Media Job Search Networking
Facebook probably needs no introduction. After all, 85% of internet users have a Facebook account - that's more than 1 billion users worldwide. Even those who choose not to have an account have heard of the world's most popular social media site, which was originally created in 2004 for college students. In 2006, the site was opened to anyone over 13 with a valid email address, and the rest is history.
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Job Seekers: Market Yourself on LinkedIn

on Aug 6, 2020 12:18:17 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Marketing Job Seekers Social Media Personal Brand
Whether you're an intern or a CEO, LinkedIn is the best tool for professional networking in the digital age. You network with people by adding them as "connections," just as you'd make a friend request on Facebook. You can contact them in a private message or by the contact information they've provided. On your profile, all your experience, education, and achievements are presented for others to view.
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3 Reasons to Take a Job You're Less Than Passionate About

on Jul 30, 2020 10:05:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Flexibility Graduate
My niece, Vivienne, wants to be a graphic designer. Specifically, she wants to work for herself and have her own firm. She even planned to pursue this dream right out of college, but—given the current economy—she had to put that dream on hold. Now she feels like she is stuck taking a job she doesn't love just to pay her bills.
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YOU Could Save Lives as a Contact Tracer

on Jul 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Senior Job Seekers
Are you interested in the medical field? Do you have experience counseling people through a crisis? The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is looking for you to join their team of contact tracers!
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A Case for Diversity

on Jul 9, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Diversity
As a small, woman-owned business, of course we are champions of diversity in the workforce. We encourage others to utilize diverse companies and strive to foster diversity in our interactions. But what is the business case for prioritizing a diverse workplace?
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3 Reasons To Find a Job NOW

on Apr 30, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Unemployment Job Search Coronavirus
Many essential jobs are offering reduced hours and pay that dips below the current unemployment rate. So why should someone who is unemployed take a job that pays less than their available unemployment benefits?
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An Interview with Lovey Hammel

on Mar 12, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Anniversaries Interview
We're celebrating our 40th anniversary all year, but this week we are feeling especially nostalgic. On March 10, 1980, Temporary Solutions was founded by Jana Yeates and Lovey Hammel, and began serving the Prince William County area of metropolitan Washington, D.C. Lovey Hammel agreed to an interview to allow us some insight into the foundation of the company and where we are headed next.
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