It’s that time of year again…back to school. As the fall semester commences at colleges and universities across America, some students may be regretting their decision to forgo an internship. Unfortunately, getting back into a motivated mindset can be difficult after a laid-back summer vacation but it’s never too early to start preparing for the . . . Read More
What Tool Do Job Seekers Find To Be The Most Useful In Their Job Search? A. Networking B. Online tools C. Advertising D. Career fairs Answer: B. Online tools While advertising, career fairs and networking events all aid in the search for employment, recent research from Pew Research Center shows that online tools prove . . . Read More
The hunt is on – the job hunt, that is! Caught between the anticipated stress of your search and the excitement of new opportunities, you are likely scouring the Internet looking for desired positions, but perhaps you are interested in working at a specific company. My.jobs, powered by human resources trade association DirectEmployers, is comprised . . . Read More
Companies often reach out to organizations, like Easter Seals Dixon Center, to help find qualified veterans for their open positions. Learn from HUB International’s Charles Lilly on how they work with local veteran organizations to gain referrals, as well as tips on how to find a career you love.
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Sweaty palms, racing thoughts, shaking hands… These symptoms sound all too familiar if you’ve ever experienced pre-interview jitters – and chances are you have. Rather than letting your nerves get the best of you (and possibly having a negative effect on your interview), take the extra time to prepare. Perhaps the most important step of . . . Read More
As telecommuting becomes more and more common, it’s no surprise that the interview process is becoming increasingly more virtual as well. You may have been asked to do a phone interview (see tips for mastering the call) – but what about a video interview? According to a survey conducted among DirectEmployers Members earlier this year, . . . Read More
Learn more about the employment opportunities and services available at your state workforce agency from Iowa Workforce Development District Manager Mike Witt.
If you’ve searched for a job within the last few years, you’ve likely been asked to do a phone interview. No longer just for out-of-town applicants, phone interviews often act as a prequalification process for recruiters to see if you are a viable candidate they should pursue further. Sounds easy-breezy, right? Lying on your couch, . . . Read More
Did you know your state workforce agency offers free classes with tips on how to interview, as well as resume assistance? These and other in-person and online resources are available to help lessen the stress of your job search. See what Dennis Wimer from Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development has to say about the free tools at your disposal:
What is it like to be a mom, a wife and a boss? Sometimes it’s amazing and other times it’s a huge struggle. Being fully committed and responsible for communicating the company’s mission and vision as well as leading an extremely talented and accomplished marketing team is clearly a big job. In addition, raising a . . . Read More