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The Employment Expert blog

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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Recent Grad? Try These Pandemic-Era Job Seeking Tips

on Aug 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Job Search Graduate Coronavirus
According to a recent study by financial provider Affirm, 80% of graduates have rescheduled their post-graduation travel, most shifting their plans to 2021 instead. But why wait?
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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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5 Job Prep Tips for May 2020 Graduates

on Apr 16, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Graduate
When college graduation is over, a flood of new talent enters the workforce. In the past, these recent grads have often had a job lined up pending graduation. But with the current state of the workforce in Spring 2020, that is less likely. Now is the time to remind your grads of valuable lessons and have them recommit to their most ambitious goals. Here are four tips for seniors looking to enter the workforce soon.
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Don’t Rely on Luck to Find Your Next Job

on Mar 17, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Search Student
Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First Bank of Nigeria once said, “Always remember that those who create the future do not surrender to luck or circumstance; planning the future is the first step in defining it.” Don't rely on luck or fate in your career. Professional success is about putting yourself in a position to create opportunities. Here are some techniques that can help you find your next job.
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