Tricks of the Trade

3
Mar

Pitfalls and places you should avoid on your job search When job seekers are out on their own and sometimes do not think long enough before they jump into an opportunity, that might come few and far between, it can sometimes backfire and in turn hurt them emotionally and financially. These are some tips to read about some of the jobs out there that aren’t worth pursuing. 1. Unpaid internships with small companies who have

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2
Mar

Shh…I’m Looking For a New Job (How to search for a job while maintaining your current one) How to search for a job while maintaining your current one There was a period where workers actually stayed on with an employer for a long time. Long enough to earn the famous “gold watch.” Unfortunately times have changed and that is no longer an option for the majority of the workforce. Another underlying issue is for the

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1
Mar

Should I be wary of a temporary employment agency that doesn’t test my skills before matching me with positions in my presumed skill set? While working at a staffing company in my past, one of my duties was to find temporary contractors for short contract stints lasting anywhere from 1 night to 1 year. Sometimes the company hiring us to find these people just needed bodies to do simple small part separation from one bin

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29
Feb

Who Do We Hire For the Future of HVAC? The growing trend of Baby-Boomers retiring from the HVACR industry has forced many companies to scramble to find candidates to replace those seasoned service technicians and journeymen mechanics. Without a doubt, the best way to find potential employees is through referral networks. Managers and HVACR contractors must always be on the lookout for new talent, even if they are not actively hiring. Companies that are not

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29
Feb

Phone Etiquette For Job Seekers – When speaking to or leaving a message for hiring managers or recruiters, it’s important to follow some basic etiquette rules. 1. Always sound professional and ready to speak to the hiring manager/recruiter… but also be prepared and have a well memorized or written out message in case you need to leave a message 2. If you leave a message, always leave your name and number twice…name at beginning and

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