When you’re looking for a summer job, there are specific criteria to look for. First, since it’s only for the summer months, you want to find something that pays competitive wages. Second, you want to also be able to enjoy the summer, so the hours can’t be excruciatingly long. Third, you might want to find a summer job that will look good on your resume and help build your future career. Here are some tips for finding a summer job and ideas of jobs that might fit the bill.
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So you have the education and the know-how, but you lack one important thing on their list — experience. It seems kind of unfair that to get experience you must first get hired, right? But here’s the good news. With the right strategy, you can land that position even without experience — it’s all about how you present your credentials.
The Great Resignation or The Great Reshuffling, whatever you call it, continues in the United States as almost half of American workers continue to say they are looking for a new job.
The most iconic industrial jobs involve heavy equipment and massive footprints in sectors such as aerospace, chemical production, infrastructure construction, machine tool building, mining, oil and gas, shipbuilding, and steel production.
When you are interviewing for a new job, you only have one chance to make a first impression. This first impression can make or break your ability to get the job, so it is essential for you to make the most of this important opportunity. Read on to find out why first impressions are important, as well as what you can do to make a good first impression and maximize your chances of getting the position you want.
Thanks to the current COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever have been out of work for longer periods of time. There are many reasons for this, including having a compromised immune system and being unable to work in a traditional setting, being laid off due to COVID-19 cuts, or needing to stay home with children when schools shut down. Now that there is a vaccine, things are slowly starting to get back to normal, and people who have had a gap in employment are looking for employment.
In the past, it was hard to find a job after having a gap in employment, but that is less of a problem now. Here is what you need to consider if you have an employment gap.
Looking for a job? Time to update your socials. Employers today are increasingly tech-savvy and increasingly likely to look you up online. Here's what you need to know.
All too often job applicants put so much time and effort into landing their dream interview that they forget to prepare for it properly by arming themselves with the right questions to ask.
Heading into your interview with an arsenal of well-thought-out questions is not only key for getting the job offer but can help you decide if you want to work for the company that is hiring.
“You probably already know that an interview isn’t just a chance for the hiring manager to grill you with interview questions – it’s your opportunity to sniff out whether a job is the right fit for you,” says The Muse.
Job seekers may give a lot of time and thought to crafting perfect resumes and writing creative cover letters, but they should also pay close attention to another part of the application process, your job references.
The job of your dream may be within reach, a conditional offer in hand, when your prospective employer says they first need to run a background check on you.