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The Employment Expert blog

Sarah Perlman

Recent Posts

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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What NOT To Ask During a Job Interview

on Mar 5, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Job Description
What Does Your Company Do? Asking this, or "What does this job entail?" shows that you have not committed to learning about the company and the position. If you are unclear about something you've researched, phrase your question differently. Example: "I saw in the job description that this position is responsible for [X]. Could you tell me what that looks like on a typical day?"
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4 Benefits of Getting an Internship

on Feb 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Internship Student
When I was in college, my department required each student to complete two internships to graduate with our major's degree. There were prerequisite courses that had to be taken before each internship. And to top it off, one of the internships had to be completed during a semester (so you couldn't do two summer internships).
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How to Have a Great First Day of Work

on Feb 20, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | new hires Professionalism First Day
Within seven seconds, people form an impression of who you are. According to research conducted by Princeton, people decide on your trustworthiness in a tenth of a second. These snap judgments stick with you and your reputation will be established.
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How to Make the Most of Attending a Job Fair

on Feb 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Job Fair
A crowded room full of strangers who hold your job prospects in their hands... sounds terrifying, right? But attending a job fair doesn't have to be intimidating. With the right preparations and planning, you can be confident that you're getting the most of your experience.
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6 Ways to Attract and Retain Millennial Employees

on Jan 30, 2020 10:49:58 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Retention hiring Management Millennials
In recent years, there has been much research and many articles written about Millennials and their role in the workforce. Back in 2016, Millennials became the largest generation in the labor force. Projections show that they will represent 75% of the workforce by 2025.
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How Far Would You Go To Get a Job?

on Jan 23, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers hiring Job Search Portfolio Resume Cover Letter
What's the craziest thing you've done when trying to get a job? There are some, ahem, interesting gimmicks and tricks reported in SimplyHired's recent survey. The blog asked over 500 hiring managers and over 500 job seekers to see whether these crazy tactics actually worked. The results are pretty surprising!
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Ten Things You Didn't Know About Employment Enterprises, Inc.

on Jan 16, 2020 10:11:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Company News Company Culture
10.    The mother-daughter team of Jana Yeates and Lovey Hammel started Temporary Solutions,            Inc. (TS, Inc.) in 1980. At first, they worked out of a church basement and got started with an            initial investment of $10,000. (The company now grosses in the millions in annual revenue.)
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Polish Your Business Communication Skills

on Jan 9, 2020 10:44:09 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | communication Professionalism
Have you ever had a misunderstanding with someone, either in person or through a written conversation? Good communication is the sharing of clear information between two or more parties where it is received as intended. But in any conversation, there are plenty of ways to get off track and be misunderstood. So how does this affect a business?
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