Category Archives: Employment Secrets

Uncommon ways to find jobs

two friends searching online

Are you in need of a job? If you are currently unemployed or possibly you’d just like to find a new job, one that pays better or one that you truly enjoy doing each and every day. You may be asking how you can go about finding new opportunities without getting many rejections. You know, sometimes temporary defeats tend to bring us up with a jerk and cause us to redirect our energies along a different path. Perhaps this setback is a way to strengthen you and would give you the necessary courage to act differently by choosing a totally different path in your life. However, when it comes to finding a job, you will find that you have a number of different options, some are obvious, like using online job hunting or check the employment section of a newspaper. There are other options that are fairly effective but uncommon, to find out more continue reading

Secrets to Positive Job Interview

Young woman during her Job Interview

Over the years, employers have organized all sorts of ways to “weed” out, job applicants in an effort to define as who is best fit for a job. A lot has changed from the days when the interviewers could ask anything they wanted to. With changes in laws regarding discrimination, new ways were developed to make decision on candidates. One of those ways is called Behavioral interviewing and the truth is you may not even know you are in this type of interview.

Like for any interview, you must prepare. You still need to go through the normal preparation such as researching the company, financial information, products, culture, etc. You can get most of this from the company’s web site. Subsequently you have the name of the hiring manger, do an internet search on him/her. Sometimes you can learn a lot about the person you will be interviewing with and possibly companies do the same thing on you too. You may want to do a search on yourself especially if you have a unique name to find out information about you. But if your name is Mary Stewart, you probably do not have anything to worry about.

Do You Want To Be A Nurse?

Healthcare staffs

There are many opportunities available for anyone who is interested in healthcare industry. As a matter of fact there is a big demand for healthcare authorities. If you are interested and considering to pursue in nursing career but not sure, simply study the course for a CNA or Certified Nursing Assistant, which is a short course less than a year. After the course, you can start a job as a CNA immediately, which allows you the opportunity to see if nursing is a career for you and then you can advance your study. The varying types of nurse jobs, and the great need for people to fill those jobs has offered the opportunity to have more variety in their careers. Consequently, knowing what type of nurse you want to be and seeking out the opportunity to fill that need would be a process. The following are some of the options available for anyone who is interested to pursue a career that is related in some way to nursing.

What Employers Want?

What Employers want

What do employers look for in prospective job seekers? That is the question that lot of Job seekers like to know. The secret formula to be successful with the prospective employers, could be different for every job seekers. Conversely, there are some universally known skills that employers look for in all job seekers, regardless if the job seeker applies for a management position or a clerical job. In this article we would list these skills and once you understand these soft skills, you would be able to improve them easily. If you want to be among the successful job seekers, it is necessary for you to know what employers are looking for and improve your weaknesses. The following are some of the critical employable skills, and if you like to know and identify them continue reading.

Why Salary Negotiation

Employment agreement

You need to understand it is important for you to sell yourself in a job interview or job performance review. If you think you are not worth more $ amount, then your employer won’t think it either. Perhaps if you focus on the value you bring to the company, when asking for a raise or moving to another employer, notice your accomplishments, then add time and money to them. However, if you’ve just starting in the workforce and you are a fresh graduate, show your enthusiasm instead and bargain for a bit more than what you initially offered.  Many of the job seekers unfortunately are taking huge pay cuts to get off unemployment because those bills are piling up and they have to bit the bullet. If you have been in this situation and have less confidence than many other people, for accepting a lower pay than expected salary for being unemployed for a long time, that is understandable. However, you need to remember that it could be years at a company who has only annual reviews, before you get paid what you actually think is fair.