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What Employers Want

Posted by Marie Catallo

Jul 27, 2017 2:03:00 PM

The first step in a job search may be to determine if you have the experience and skills for the position(s) you are seeking, but it is not the only step. Regardless of the industry or the position, employers are looking for more than ability; they want workers who exhibit the following traits.

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Topics: Job Seeker, Job Search, What Employers Want, Work Ethic, Teamwork

10 Free Tools You Should Be Using In Your Job Search

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Jul 6, 2017 6:52:00 PM

Beginning a new job search can feel overwhelming. While there are plenty of resources online to help you along the way, where do you start? We’ve composed a list of some of the best free tools that will help you land that next job, the no-nonsense way.

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Topics: Resume Tips, Resume, Job Seeker, Find a Job, Get Hired

Out with the Old, In with the New: 5 Ways to Spring Clean your Career

Posted by Mark Silverstein

May 25, 2017 9:42:38 AM

Longer days and rising temperatures remind us spring is right around the corner. With the anticipation of warmer weather comes the annual opportunity to throw out the old and welcome in the new. Your first thought about spring cleaning may be to drag out the broom and dustpan, but your home isn’t the only thing you can clean up this spring.

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Topics: Career, Accelerating Your Career, Resume, Job Seeker

How Strong are Your Soft Skills?

Posted by Lisa Dorrance

Apr 13, 2017 12:06:00 PM

Are you able to identify more than just your technical skills in an interview? Employers look for candidates who are not only capable workers but are also cooperative workers. A robust set of soft skills are highly valuable in the eyes of an interviewer. You acquire technical skills through training and experience (operating and driving machinery, set up machine and light facilities, keep daily logs, etc.). Soft skills are transferable skills that relate to communication, personality, and character. Employers value soft skills because you can teach someone how to perform a task, but you can’t instruct someone how to have good character traits.

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Topics: Soft Skills, Job Seeker, Career, Get Hired, Hiring Tips, Interviewing Tips, Job Interview

4 Ways to Be an Irreplaceable Employee

Posted by Marie Catallo

Apr 3, 2017 10:13:00 AM

What makes someone a great employee? It’s not that complicated and comes down to the answer to a simple question – If you left your job today, how much would your employer really miss you?

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Topics: Career, Accelerating Your Career, Productivity, Job Seeker

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