Category: Career Advice

Placers Presents: 5 Reasons to Apply for Temporary Jobs

by placers on May 21, 2018 in Career Advice, Job Search Tips, Staffing, Workforce

 

After graduating, many people aspire to work with prominent organizations. They send numerous job applications hoping to get positive responses. However, some continue to remain jobless for several years. Why not apply for a temporary position as you keep searching for your dream employer? Here are five reasons why you should consider a temporary job […]

Placers Staffing Presents: Resume Red Flags

by placers on May 14, 2018 in Career Advice, Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

Whether you’ve been job hunting for a while now or you’ve just started looking, you know your resume is a powerful tool that can either help or harm you during your search. Many people have no idea their resumes are often read by computers (applicant tracking systems) and discarded after a mere 6 seconds (it’s […]

7 Ways to Increase Your Value to Potential Employers

by placers on May 7, 2018 in Career Advice, Workforce

 

So, you worked hard in college, earned a degree and now you’re ready to step out into the workforce. Guess what? More than a million Americans graduate with a college degree each year.  How do you impress a prospective recruiter? What steps can you take to stand out? Use the following tips to differentiate yourself […]

5 Ways to Stand Out with a Cover Letter

by placers on November 9, 2017 in Career Advice, Job Search Tips

 

Everyone knows that sometimes it is super hard to stand out in a crowd. This is especially true in the world of temporary staffing and that’s why it’s such a good idea to impress with your first opportunity. While your resume is more of a factual document that you’ll present to your staffing agency and potential employers, […]

How Explaining Gaps in Your Employment

by placers on September 1, 2017 in Career Advice, Job Search Tips, Workforce

 

It is nerve-racking enough to be sitting in front of a hiring manager; now imagine being asked about a gap between employment on your resume. Your heart may sink, hands get sweaty, but why? You couldn’t hide the fact you there was a space between employment. It could be the lack of preparedness you have […]

Network for Success: Using Social Media to Net Your Dream Job

by placers on June 30, 2017 in Career Advice, Culture, Job Search Tips

 

While social media sites such as Snapchat and Instagram are best known for their individual engagement, LinkedIn, Facebook and even YouTube and Twitter offer a wealth of opportunities for the intrepid job seeker. Marketers have long practiced the art of self-promotion, but did you know that you can find all types of lucrative positions on social […]

Why should you Take a Contract Position

by placers on June 16, 2017 in Career Advice

 

Finding a job that you love can be difficult in a tight job market. When you work with a staffing agency and take on a temp job, you have choices. Based on your skill set, you will be able to work in various environments without having to make a commitment to a specific job over […]

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