Tag: job search tips

Why You Should Partner with a Staffing Agency

by placers on September 27, 2016 in Workforce


Whether you are just out of college, between jobs, or new to the workforce, finding a job can be a very difficult process. It can be very stressful trying to find something that is not only in your field, but also that you know you would enjoy; particularly true in the current economy and job-seeking climate. Looking at job […]

Delaware Shows Excellent Growth In Key Jobs Sectors

by placers on September 13, 2016 in Workforce


The State of Delaware enjoys a $63 billion per year gross product and ranks No. 17 on the Forbes list for Best States to Do Business. Expectations are that employment growth over the next year will continue to rise at a rate of 1.9 percent and the state’s economy is expected to increase by 3.4 […]

Top 6 Job Search Tips for Temps

by placers on July 21, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


If you are considering finding a job as a temporary employee, here are a few things to consider before you start your search that can help you get a better understanding of what you can do to find the right job quickly. Determine your interests Although a temporary position is not permanent, it doesn’t hurt […]

Is your email address hurting your chances of landing a job?

by placers on June 17, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


After placing your name at the top of the page, the next easiest thing about drafting your resume is adding your contact information. Email, phone, location — you’ve been memorizing this information since your preschool days. Easy, breezy, right? Not so fast. Go back a few keystrokes. Is that really your email address!? Have you […]

What does your voicemail message say about you?

by placers on June 1, 2016 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Have you ever thought about what your voicemail message says about you? Are you making a good first impression? When you’re on the hunt for a job, you post, email or submit your resume with the goal of getting a call back. When that time comes, the recruiter or hiring manager will punch in the […]

Practical Advice for Temp Applicants – Admin, Sales, & More

by placers on May 10, 2016 in Workforce


There’s lots of advice out there for job seekers for what to put on a resume, how to prep for an interview, what questions to ask during your interview, and so on. This advice is all very helpful, but sometimes you need specific advice for the role you’re applying for. Aren’t you always wondering what […]

How do you choose your next employer?

by placers on December 1, 2015 in Workforce


Blog post by Chris Barton, Outside-In® Team Member and the Founder of Barton Career Advisors (an Outside-In® Partner) This video blog is part of a series addressing some of the most compelling questions for those that are beginning a career search. During the last 6 years, we have been asked hundreds of questions related to […]

What should I bring to my job interview?

by placers on November 10, 2015 in Workforce


After you settle from the excitement about your upcoming interview, some reality sets in. My work is not done yet, time to get prepared, you think. You start thinking about the types of questions your interviewer will ask you and plan to make sure your suit is clean and pressed. And hopefully you don’t wait […]

Seasonal Jobs in Delware

by placers on November 3, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Hoping to earn some extra cash this holiday season? Good news for you – each year as we approach Black Friday and Holiday shopping, the demand for seasonal temporary workers increases. Employers start posting seasonal jobs for the winter in late August or early September and continue through the start of December. But according to […]

I keep landing temp jobs but I want a perm job

by placers on October 20, 2015 in Job Search Tips


Blog post by Outside-In® Team Member, Kelly Hocutt Temp jobs are well-suited for some lifestyles. Some like the flexibility and others like temping with different companies for the variety. For some, contract jobs offer the best roles for their unique skill set. But sometimes, temp jobs seems to be the only jobs you can get. […]