Placers’ Insights

Placers Presents: How to Use Volunteer Experience to Land a Job

by placers on June 13, 2018 in Workforce

 

Could your resume use a little padding? Are you struggling to come up with accomplishments to mention in your interview? If you haven’t already talked up your volunteer experience, it’s time to start. Your efforts as a volunteer are worthy of praise, and they just might lead to your dream job — a study from the Corporation for […]

Placers Presents: How Writing on LinkedIn Can Get You Noticed

by placers on June 6, 2018 in Workforce

 

Today there are over half a billion LinkedIn users around the world, and the platform is one of the best ways to get you noticed. You can help promote your personal brand by posting updates and articles regularly. Writing quality articles on LinkedIn will help you stand out; it will help you differentiate your personal […]

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 […]

Being a lifelong learner: Good for your career; good for your health

by placers on November 16, 2017 in Workforce

 

We know that at any age, the brain can make changes for better or for worse. In the brain, blood flow is regulated to the neurons in the structures that are most active, strengthening and reinforcing these particular connections. To strengthen brain health and achieve career advances, one needs to be a lifelong learner. For […]

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, […]

The 4 Steps to Building an Effective Job Search

by placers on September 29, 2017 in Workforce

 

In Delaware (as with anywhere) finding a new job is a test of patience and fortitude, even if you use an employment agency. Very few aspects of job hunting are fun or enjoyable, so you have to prepare yourself if you want to have success. With four basic steps, you can build a plan for […]

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