Workforce Trends

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 […]

Get Noticed with a Creative Cover Letter

by placers on September 22, 2017 in Workforce

 

It’s easy to gloss over or even neglect to write a cover letter. A resume is good enough, isn’t it? Without a good cover letter, a lot of hiring managers won’t even look at your resume. Put yourself in the perspective of a hiring manager. Your company is depending on you to find the perfect […]

8 Online tools to help create a better resume

by placers on September 8, 2017 in Workforce

 

Writing a resume can be difficult, especially if you have never done it before or if it is specific to a particular job or position to which you are applying. Though you can manage to write a resume on your own, in a day and age where we have more tools than ever before, why […]

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 […]

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