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How to choose employment agency

How to choose employment agency

Career
When job seekers are looking for a new employment opportunity, it is important to utilize all their resources. And that just may include working with an employment agency. Now there are two types of agencies: temporary employment and regular placement. Temporary services are a good way to try out short- and long-term temporary positions in a variety of organizations in the job seeker’s area. However, temp work is not a guarantee of finding a full-time position. With a regular employment agency, the staffing representative or headhunter is focused on identifying each candidate’s skill sets with the hope of matching him with a current employer looking to fill a regular full-time vacancy. Candidates who have never used the services of a headhunter may not be familiar with how one wo...
How to recession-proof career with education

How to recession-proof career with education

Career
Wondering how to recession-proof a career is on many minds today. This is a result of the current state of the economy and the high unemployment rate in this country. Fortunately, some employment has bright areas, while others are searching for the light at the end of the tunnel – a recovering economy. As a result, many people are exploring continuing education opportunities for improving their job skills. Enrolling in continuing education programs provides the best opportunity to learn the latest trends in a career field, along with improving on the foundation of current employment skills. This is important regardless of trying to recession-proof a job or not. Employers retain employees who are aware of the latest industry trends which facilitate increased productivity and improve ...
How to finding jobs in today’s economic crisis

How to finding jobs in today’s economic crisis

Career
There is no doubt that many people today are experiencing some form of economic hardship amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Jobs are lost at an unprecedented rate and the unemployment rate continues to hover more. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the unemployment rate has surpassed a record set in 1982 of 9.7%. Depression and feeling isolated are normal, but may hinder progress in finding a job. Avoiding negative feelings and isolation are keys to finding work. While no one can predict the future, a positive outlook and engagement with people will increase any chance of success. Here are a few ways to find work. Find a Job with an Updated Resume Employers have minimal time to review resumes. A resume needs to highlight the job seekers accomplishments and strengths over time. ...
Health care careers provide renewed opportunities

Health care careers provide renewed opportunities

Health
Although the health care industry may have to scale back somewhat, the fact remains that people continue to need health care services. The population is aging and technology has made it possible to live longer, and to survive illness and disease that in the past would have taken lives at an earlier stage. That technology has also opened up many new career paths in the health care field.The outlook for health care jobs continues to be good well into the next decade, where as many of the other industries will not see a recovery. A Stepping Stone Approach The health care field offers a unique opportunity to many who wish to take a stepping stone approach to attaining their ultimate goals. For instance, beginning a career as a medical assistant, a phlebotomist, or a certified nursing ...
Pros, cons and loans in self employment

Pros, cons and loans in self employment

Business
The pros and cons of self employment are actually pretty great in number, and they might not even be the same for every professional who’s ever dabbled with work at home. For some, hours of working alone can be refreshing, invigorating and the perfect environment for finishing projects. For others, the sheer loneliness of self employment is a deal-breaker. What does it take to work at home? Self Employment: The Pros Who doesn’t want to call the shots, be the boss and make all the decisions? Sure, self employment is great for independence. But at the same time, even that could be considered a con. What are the pros of self employment, and do these positives make up for the negatives that might come with working on one’s own? Flexible Hours. Need to be three hours late next Wedn...
Learn using keywords in your resume

Learn using keywords in your resume

Career
Keywords are specific words or phrases used to describe an applicant’s skills or experience. They are often specific buzzwords that are used in a particular industry. For example, someone looking for a job in a writing field might use specific words like “copywriter” or “business writer.” A person looking for a management position might use words like “change management,” or “organizational leadership.” Why Should Applicants Use Keywords In a Resume? A resume is a marketing tool and is used to convince the recruiter or hiring manager that the applicant is a good bet and should be brought in for an interview. Considering that many recruiters spend 10 seconds or less reviewing resumes, that marketing message has to be powerful and quick. Keywords put an applicant’s skills into focu...